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Beginners Tai Chi and Qi Gong

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Falling leaf Tai Chi and Qi Gong are opening all our classes to beginners. Following the success of our Tuesday beginners class, Falling Leaf are encouraging beginners to join all our classes both Tai Chi and Qi Gong. New beginners to Tai Chi will at first be led one to one by an instructor before [...]


tai chi meets tango

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

On Saturday 20th December 2014 Bill Hailey taught a class called Using Tai Chi Techniques to Improve Your Tango. 24 students of the tango school Tango Journey ( experienced the many similarities between Tai Chi and Argentine Tango by exploring the state of WuJi; the art of shifting weight and moving forward; the importance of [...]

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Class Calendar for Christmas at Shepperton

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Clive and Bill would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a healthy and happy New Year, we would also like to extend a special thanks to Eric Rollinson for his help in teaching our beginners. Our last class before the Christmas break will be 7.30pm on Tuesday 23rd December; we return in [...]


Thursday evening time change

Monday, September 29th, 2014

Tai Chi and Qi Gong classes on Thursday evenings will now begin at 8.15pm. Times will remain as usual on all other classes.


New Yang Style Tai Chi Class for Beginners

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Falling Leaf Tai Chi and Qi Gong Club have started a new Tai Chi beginners class at Staines Community Centre. You can enjoy easy to follow instruction in a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Everyone is welcome, just wear flat shoes and comfortable clothing. This new class will run every Tuesday from 1.30pm to 2.30pm throughout [...]


Andy’s Yoga, Wraysbury

Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Andy’s YOGA! Come and learn how to harmonise your mind and body with exercise, breath control, and relaxation in a warm and friendly environment. On Friday mornings from 11.00 till 12.00 noon, and Tuesday evening from 7.30-8.30, I run weekly Yoga classes in the Boxers Barn at The George Pub, Wraysbury. These classes are suitable [...]


Open night at Thamesmead Sports Centre

Wednesday, January 8th, 2014

Free Tai Chi and Qi Gong Taster Sessions at Thamesmead Sports Centre. Falling Leaf Tai Chi home-base Thamesmead Sports Centre are holding an open day on Thursday 16th January 2014. Qi Gong and Tai Chi taster will run from 7.30pm to 8pm. Doors are open to try everything, a great opportunity for new members and [...]


Sainsbury’s Verterans Tai Chi

Monday, September 24th, 2012

We would like to thank Sainsbury’s Veterans Group at Addleston for the warm welcome they gave Bill Hailey Falling Leaf Tai Chi and Qi Gong instructor. On the 18th of September Bill was invited to speak to the group on the benefits of Tai Chi and Qi Gong exercise for health. Bill emphasized the benefits [...]


Tai Chi Classics

Monday, August 6th, 2012

What is the meaning of Peng energy? It is like the water supporting a moving boat. First sink the ch’i to the tan-t’ien, then hold the head as if suspended from above.The entire body is filled with springlike energy,opening and closing in a very quick moment. Even if the opponent uses a thousand pounds of [...]


Tai Chi Classics

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

What is the meaning of An energy? When applied it is like flowing water. The substantial is concealed in the insubstantial. When the flow is swift it is difficult to resist. Coming to a high place, it swells and fills the place up; meeting a hollow it dives downward. The waves rise and fall, finding [...]