Learn the ancient Oriental art of tai chi with Bao’s Lung Fei Tai Chi trained coaches. Experience the benefits of tai chi exercises, such as increased vitality, flexibility and better general well-being. Experience the harmony and calm induced by practicing tai chi exercises, as used by the Chinese for at least 400 years.
Bao’s Lung Fei Tai Chi runs regular classes in Sherborne and Beaminster in Dorset and Chard, Crewkerne, Langport, Wellington and Yeovil in Somerset, catering for a wide age-range of students from many different backgrounds, young and old, ranging from experienced martial artists to those with health difficulties. We emphasise the health and fitness aspects of the practice, and incorporate elements from other health-orientated disciplines, such as energising warm up exercises to increase and maintain flexibility and qigong/chi-kung to increase general vitality.
All Bao’s Lung Fei Tai Chi classes run the same programme, so you can catch up any missed sessions in the other classes anytime during the same term.
Bao’s Lung Fei Tai Chi principally covers the tai chi forms endorsed by the Chinese “State Physical, Cultural and Sports Commission” and qigong/chi-kung from the “Chinese Health Qigong Association.”
It also incorporates qigong/chi-kung and tai chi routines from a variety of other well-respected tai chi and qigong/chi-kung teachers.
Some of the tai chi forms covered so far are:
10 forms – Yang style tai chi (also know as 8 forms)
16 forms – Yang style tai chi
Standard 24 forms – Yang style tai chi
32 forms – combination of styles tai chi
40 International Competition forms – old Yang style tai chi
88 forms – Yang style tai chi – the long form
18 sword forms – Yang styles tai chi
32 sword forms – Yang style tai chi
Broad sword – Wu style tai chi
Double fan tai chi
Some of the qigong/chi-kung sequences/forms covered so far are:
18 movements of Yang style tai chi qigong – by Sifu Lin Hou Sheng.
18 movements of Chen style tai chi qigong – some based on Chen style tai chi forms
Zhi Neng qigong – by Dr. Pang He Ming
Winter Brocade – qigong for the winter – water element and kidney chi.
Yin & Yang Brocade qigong – for balance of yin & yang energies.
5 Elements qigong – working through the TCM 5 elements
Baduanjin qigong – working through the TCM 5 elements
Wu Qui Xi qigong – 5 Animal play qigong
Liu Zi Jue qigong – 6 sounds qigong
Yi Jin Jing qigong – stretching the muscles, tendons and ligaments
Zhan Zhuang – standing still postures, i.e. standing like a tree