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(B)

Nigel Brett - Hayle, Cornwall Region: South & West

Long Yang style; Qi Gong.

Contact: 07777 695 656
email: Nigel Brett

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(I)

Bob Denny - Newquay Region: South & West

White Dragon School of Kung Fu

Certified instructor of Dr Lam's Sun Style TCA programme, Yang and Chen styles, combined 42 form and sword forms. Qigong and Chinese yoga taught prior to tai chi movements.
Class:
Bishops C of E Primary School
Treninnick Hill
Newquay
Cornwall
TR7 2SR

Class times 6 - 7.30pm

Contact: 142 Polwhele Road
Newquay
Cornwall
TR7 2TN
01637 850495
email: Bob Denny
http://www.bacloonggar.co.uk

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(S)

Steve Goodeve - Redruth, Penzance, Newlyn, St Ives & Carbis Bay, CORNWALL Region: South & West

Tao Heart Tai Chi

Cheng Man-ch'ing (Zheng Manqing) Tai Chi, Qigong, Zhan Zhuang ('Pole Standing'), 18 Hands Tai Chi, Taiji Straight Sword (Jian), Taiji Walking Stick (Zhang), Silk-Reeling Exercises (Chan Ssu Jing) and Pushing Hands (Tui Shou).

Classes: Redruth, Penzance, Newlyn, St. Ives & Carbis Bay

Contact: 07714 766901

http://www.taohearttaichi.co.uk

http://www.taohearttaichi.co.uk/contact-us.php

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(B)

Bob Harrisson-Daniels - Region: South & West

Tai Chi Nation

Teaching Dao Yin and Qigong.
Mini Qigong. 24 compact form, yang style. Cheng man Ching 37 form -
classes in Okehampton in Devon, and Pensilva in Cornwall

Contact: Wyside
Thornton Cross
Okehampton
Devon
EX20 4NF
01837 861586
0794 9763256
email: Bob Harrisson-Daniels


(A)

Roderick Jacob - London Region: South & West

Wudang Tai Chi Chuan

Contact: 58 The Shrubberies
Porthleven
Cornwall
01326 565806
07957 418046
email: Roderick Jacob


(I)

Tony O'Rourke - Wadebridge Region: South & West

Phoenix School of Tai Chi

Play Tai Chi at our friendly classes Cornwall at Padstow and Wadebridge: Cheng Man Ching, Beijing 24 step and Yang long form and Yang broadsword.

Contact: 9 New Park
Wadebridge
Cornwall
PL27 7PL
01208 812297
email: Tony O"Rourke


(I)

Katherine Revell - Plymouth Region: South & West

Tai chi and Shiatsu, Cornwall

Tai chi and Qigong classes in South East Cornwall. We study chen style Tai chi, Laojia 74 form. Laojia means "old form" and 74 is the number of sequences. Qigong exercises include "Ba Duan Jin" or 'Eight pieces of brocade', " Wu Qin Xi" or 'Five Animals Qigong', "Da Wu" or 'great dance', and "Shen Jin Ba Gu" or 'stretch ligaments, open joints'. Weekly classes in Liskeard, Looe, Downderry and Trewidland. Fortnightly classes for people with MS in Plymouth.

Contact: Kath Revell
01579 340591
07729 907056
email: Katherine Revell
http://www.ninjagranny.org
Fb Ninja Granny

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(A)

Phil Wright - Launceston Cornwall Region: South & West

North Cornwall Tai Chi Class & Tai Chi for Schools.

I am an advanced practitioner of Tai Chi & QiGong and been practising for 30 years. I teach Yang style Chen Man Ching based Short Form and Dr Chi Chiang Short form, Yang style Long Form, Straight sword, sword fencing and Push Hands as well as other partner exercises. I teach White Crane GiGong as well as other respected sets for standalone practice or to enhance Tai Chi. I also have created and run Tai Chi for Schools, bringing Tai Chi into Primary school curriculums. In addition, I teach seated Tai Chi in Care Homes. I specialise in one to one (or 2 to 1) bespoke lessons as well, for individual needs and requirements, including visitors to Cornwall.
Classes are in Launceston (and shortly Bude). Evening class is 7pm on a Tuesday night in St Mary's Church Hall; Sword form is 8pm and Push Hands class, 8.45pm. The Day class is 10am on a Wednesday morning, with a half hour Push Hands class at 11am. Everyone is welcome, from complete beginners to advanced practitioners and classes are informal.
Tai Chi for Schools brings Tai Chi into the Primary school curriculum. If you are interested, please contact me or see my website below.

Contact: email: Phil Wright
07891188813
http://vitaltaichi.co.uk
http://facebook.com/vitaltaichi
Schools: http://taichiforschools.co.uk

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