The Harrogate T’ai Chi Club teaches all of the Taoist Arts originally taught by Chan Kam Lee and later by Chee Soo:
Relaxed flowing exercise to improve health and well being. Suitable for all ages and recommended for all who wish to continue to exercise as they grow older to retain their mobility and strength and lead a full and active life.
Exercises to alleviate stress and tension and to activate the body’s natural energy.
Respiration therapy, used in China as prescription exercises from doctors instead of pills / drugs, to relieve the symptoms of illness and help to rectify musculo-skeletal weaknesses.
Sticky Hands, Whirling Hands and Whirling Arms – Partnered exercises to improve awareness of posture and tension, but also used to learn the underpinning principles below.
- Yin and Yang.
- The 10 Principles of External Posture.
- The 10 Principles of Internal Posture.
- The 8 T’ai Chi energies – Peng, Lu, An, Ji, Tsai, Lieh, Zhou, Kao.
- The 6 harmonies.
- The 4 gates.
- Central core movement.