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  • 16.3.20 - Corovirus update - classes suspended

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    Unfortunately the guidelines have escalated since yesterday regarding the Corovirus, and advice to avoid 'clubs and unnecessary contact' has been given by government.

    Glasgow Tai Chi Classes are therefore suspended until further notice.

    I'm sorry to do this, but think it is for the best for now. I'll keep you informed of any change.

    In the meantime, keep up your practice !
  • 15.3.20 - Corovirus

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    HI All,

    I'm sorry to add to your day by mentioning the dreaded virus, but obviously it may affect the class, so here’s my thoughts at present.

    My intention is to hold the Tuesday and Thursday classes as normal. As I said last Thursday, I would ask that members act in accordance with current guidelines, and with respect for other class members…

    1. Don't come if you have had symptoms or are in contact with someone with the virus
    2. Please wash your hands immediately before class and after. Bring along a sanitizer if you wish.
    3. Use hankies once and dispose of them after use.
    4. Please leave a week or more gap before attending class if you have been abroad

    Beyond that, assuming the halls remain available, the classes will proceed. I understand if you feel you do not want to come, and thats your decision obviously.

    I am happy to discuss postponing the Sunday 22nd class if folks want to do that, although equally happy to proceed. You can let me know at class.

    If the situation changes, i will let you know

    Regards
    Stephen
  • 17.7.19 - Next Workshop date

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    The next Workshop/seminar will be on Sunday 3rd November. Open to all class members - please stick in your diary now !

    It is possible Ian Cameron will hold a seminar before the end of the year. If there is a clash then the above will most likely be postponed to allow attendance at Ian's, as these events are rare these days.
  • 17.7.19 - Archive photo gallery link

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    I had almost forgotten about this gallery, set up probably 10 years ago or more on a google site, and linked to both Edinburgh and Glasgow.
    Link to Archive Gallery

    Content includes Ian cameron Meadowbank seminars, Cheng Tin hung in Edinburgh 1985 and others, Derek's photos from the Hong Kong Tai Chi academy, China trips, Tai Chi holiday in San Francisco, Application & Drills photos, Ronnie Tamburrini's hand created martial sculptures, and more if you dig about.

    Takes a bit of navigating, but have a look
  • 1.7.19 - Sunday Workshop

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    Thanks to everyone who made it along to the extended Sunday Workshop yesterday.
    Next seminar is provisionally booked for November 3rd.
    Rick took a few more pictures at the end of the class which I will; post up later in the week once received.
    A good day, and by way of reminder for those present, we covered
    Hand Forms
    Detail on the last section of square form
    Push hands (square, 4 corners, 7 stars, Cai Lang, Free pushing)
    Cheng's five step path
    Hand form application, slap the face with variation, single sweep the lotus, grasp the birds tail
    Weapons forms and application (open window look at moon, Pick a star on the left, Sweep a thousand soldiers)
  • 18.2.19 - Seminar update

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    Thanks to everyone who attended the seminar yesterday. I hope to get some more photos soon, and will probably put them up on facebook later this week. Sorry if you are not in this picture, it was taken late in the day….
    I will find a date for another seminar soon, and let everyone know.
  • 15th Feb 2019 - web site launch & what to expect

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    Launched the new website today, and I hope you will go and have a look and give me some feedback.
    It is intended to provide the information necessary to inform about what we do, and how to find us. There is more to do, but I wanted to get it started. I will be renewing the blog page in the coming weeks with a load of stuff I will eventually get to, and introducing a new gallery, so keep an eye out. Significant changes will be posted on Facebook, so sign up if you have not already
    @FiveWindsGlasgow

    I would really appreciate feedback on anything that you think could be improved. Send me a message on the
    contact form (and I'll find out if it works!).

    Thanks Stephen
  • 21.3.19 - New category Blog adds

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    New category added '"Quotes & Thoughts" which included 3 new articles. They are from the previous web site , so you may or may not have seen before, but a good (re)read in any case.
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