Our New Session of Weekly Beginners Tai Chi classes starts with a free introductory lesson at
100 Merrylee road
on Wednesday 8th January 2020 at 7pm.
No need to book, just come along and give it a try!
For more information contact Jamie on
07712523876 or by emailing
Tai Chi, also known as Taiji, or T’ai Chi Ch’uan (Tàijíquán) is an exercise to unify body, mind and spirit and can be practised for its health benefits; as a meditation and a highly regarded Chinese martial art.
Tai Chi Classes
Beginner’s Tai Chi Classes in Glasgow. Classes are suitable for complete beginners and all levels of ability. Tai Chi Chuan is normally taught as a sequence of movements called a Form. The Form is usually done slowly and with minimum use of physical strength. New students at Autumn River Tai Chi classes start by learning the Form You can join a class at any time although most people prefer to join within the first couple of weeks of teaching. It is possible to start later in the form as there is always plenty of revision to allow you to catch up.
Autumn River Tai Chi
Autumn River Tai Chi, based in Glasgow, Scotland, offers teaching in the principles of Tai Chi through practice of the Cheng Man-ching Form, Push Hands, Sabre Form, Sword Form and Fencing
Tai Chi for Health
Taking the form of a series of slow, meditative body movements that were originally designed for self-defense Tai Chi promotes stress reduction and fosters greater physical awareness improving balance flexibility and strength. In addition to improving general health research suggests that Tai Chi can be of benefit to sufferers of many common health conditions.
Tai Chi & Meditation
Tai Chi is an exercise for the body and mind, offering a way to achieve a natural state of relaxation and a sense of inner peace and calm. It can also be treated as a Spiritual practice providing a way or path (Tao/ Dao) to help deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world we live in.
The Martial Art
As a martial art Tai Chi teaches us a method of dealing with conflict employing its central tenets of relaxation and balance. “The softest in the world overcomes the hardest.
The insubstantial can penetrate where there is no opening.”
Tai Chi Teacher
Autumn River Tai Chi- Glasgow South
Jamie has been practising Tai Chi since 1999 and is the Tai Chi teacher for Autumn River Tai Chi Classes on the Southside of Glasgow. He first encountered Tai Chi with the Friends of the Western Buddhist Order in Glasgow, where he had been practising yoga and meditation for a number of years while attending Glasgow School of Art. After graduation Jamie moved to the West End where he was fortunate enough to begin studying seriously with his current tai chi teacher Jan Kauskas in 2001. in 2015 Jamie opened the Southside branch of the School, "Tai Chi Glasgow South". Jamie continues his study of the Art with Jan in addition to his teaching commitments. Jamie is also a fairly well known Scottish Artist, his Scottish Landscape Paintings and prints of Scotland can be viewed at his website Simpson Fine Art.
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