with Derek Bates
Wednesdays: 7 - 9 pm
Spanda Studio, on the ground floor
(Until 25 July, re-start 5 September)
Cost: £6 per session
Suitable for all. Please call in advance.
Derek has 30 years experience of Tai Chi &traditional Chinese arts. He has studied with a variety of teachers , both western & oriental. He practices Yang & Chen style Tai Chi & Bagua. For the past 20 years, Derek, has been a member of The Zhong Ding International Martial Arts Association. He has studied with Masters , Nigel Sutton , Tan Mew Hong , Tan Ching Ngee , Lau Kim Hong & the late Liang He Ching. He has also studied Bagua with Master Gao Jiwu. Both in UK & South East Asia.
He is an ongoing student of Master John Fowler and is presently a 4th Duan Master Instructor for the Association. Derek is teaching Cheng - Man - Ching style Tai Chi , with all the traditional elements , using a modern friendly approach. All classes include Chi-Kung as an integral & complimentary art to the practice of Tai Chi.