Full curriculum taught: Yang and Chen style T'ai Chi - hand forms, Qigong for health, weaponry, partnerwork, Ba Gua, Hsing Yi, meditation and philosophy. Private lessons for more experienced players. Our aim is to provide a balanced practice using t'ai chi principles that can be applied to all areas of life.
Lakes Tai Chi has run successful classes for more than 15 years.
We offer classes and seminars in the South Lakes and North Lancashire area - Windermere, Kendal, Ambleside, Staveley, Arnside, Broughton in Furness, Milnthorpe, Warton, Lancaster.
* NEW SUMMER 2014 courses now up on the courses page! *
Senior Instructors: Dee Swift and John Bolwell
Dee Swift has been a Tai Chi and Qigong instructor for 20 years, the last 15 in the Lake District and Cumbria. She has taught many other tai chi instructors on the Certificate in Tai Chi for Health course for the Tai Chi and Chi Kung Forum for Health.
John Bolwell is Hon. Vice President Tai Chi Union of Great Britain and has over 30 years martial and healing arts experience. He has been a full time teacher for most of those years with Pennine T'ai Chi, and was a founder member of the Tai Chi and Chi Kung Forum for Health. John and Dee were married in 2009 and both continue to share their skills in Tai Chi and Qigong.
Above: Senior Instructor John Bolwell
Registered Instructors: Hazel Hunt, Mike Leese and Steve Tomlinson
Hazel, Mike and Steve are registered instructors with the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain.
Hazel is a qualified nurse and as well as the usual curriculum, specialises in working with elderly client groups or groups with special health needs.
Mike's classes are open to all based in the Furness area, and Steve's to those in the Ambleside and Windermere area.
All our teachers are fully insured.
Above: Hand Form class at the Leisure Centre, Kendal, open to all, beginners included