class info

Hi everyone, its unfortunate that the lockdown has meant we have to stop classes for the time being.

As soon as we are given the all clear classes will resume.

River Exe

Sunday sessions   1 til 3 pm

St Lukes Church Rooms

School Lane , Exeter

Regular practice :

strengthens the muscles

solidifies bones

stimulates the heart and vital organs

supports the immune system

sustains sexual functioning

settles the emotions

stills the mind, soothes the nerves

stretches ligaments and sinews

straightens the spine

activates a deeper mind intelligence

The Sunday class is aimed at partnerwork (push hands).

Open for all to attend but some experience or knowledge of the Form is very helpful.

5 loosening exercises

Short Form 

Push Hands and internal force development.

About Aaron 

I first learnt the Cheng Man Ching short form from my now good friend and training partner Luke Shepherd.

Some would say fate lent a hand , as i was introduced to 2 of Master Huang Shen Shyans students at a a very early Taiji age ; Patrick Kelly and Wee Kee Jin.

Both outstanding exponents of the art. Everything was about to change.

I continued practising under the guidance of PK for the last 20 years , Italy France and UK and a trip to Shanghai where he runs the 9 clouds taiji school.

Continuing my training and exploration i am now very grateful to be able to train regularly in the UK attending workshops and week long retreats with Wee Kee Jin.

It has also given me a chance to begin learning the White Crane system .

photo : training in Shanghai 2015


form correction with Wee Kee Jin 

circa 1999/2000

Mind - Body

Learning to quieten the busy overthinking mind is essential.

We always begin the class with softening of the mind, an exercise to bring the mind back into the body so we can be present with our practice. Far beyond just a movement based exercise .

Recommended reading...

 " Relax , Deep Mind "    author : Patrick Kelly.

 " True To The Art "          author : Wee Kee Jin

Both books available as an " ibook "

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