Surrey and Hants Tai Chi and Qigong

Surrey and Hampshire's authentic Tai Chi and Health Qigong school. Classes for beginners and above near Aldershot Farnham Farnborough Camberley. Our teachers are students of Master Wang Haijun. You'll love what we do!

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For the teaching breakdowns for some of these sets see relevant teaching sections below.  Beginners should review the teaching videos first for safe practice and approach their practice slowly, without forcing or straining 

Yang Sheng Gong -13,14,15 Follow Me 

Yang Sheng Gong -10,11,12 Follow Me  

Yang Sheng Gong - 7,8,9 Follow Me    

Yang Sheng Gong - 4,5,6 Follow me 

Yang Sheng Gong 1,2,3 Follow me  

Shi Ba Shi, SECOND Set: 18 Movement Taiji-Qigong- first half  

Shi Ba Shi, First Set: 18 Movement Taiji-Qigong  

Traditional Yi Jin Jing - Muscle Tendon Metamorphosis

Ba Duan Jin - 8 Sections of Brocade / 8 Pieces of Gold / 8 Precious Treasures

 Wudang 13 Yang Sheng Gong- Wudang Life Force-Nourishing exercises 

Qigong mixed-sequence from 2017 classes 

Brushing the Shoes, Separating Heaven & Earth, Phoenix Heralds the Dawn  



NEW Joint loosening everyday routine- easy to follow  

Seated 5 Animals -  one exercise for each animal  

Five movement Qigong sequence using movements from ShiBaShi2 

MaWangDui Opening Movement - great for soothing the mind  

Returning to Mountain- Energy boosting set part 2  

Embracing Tiger - Energy boosting set part 1 

What is Qi, Qigong & Tai Chi (a talk) 

Chair Based Meditative Stretches for all 

Joint Loosening Exercises / warm up - everyday practice 

Ben's Qigong- we often finish our classes with this lovely soothing set  

Lung Qi Fortifying Exercises

Brushing the Shoes

Separating Heaven and Earth

Phoenix Heralds the Dawn 



Follow along Shi Ba Shi 2- first half of the form, to #9  

Follow along sequence of 8,9,10  NEW 4/8

10. Pull the Bow to Shoot the Eagle NEW 2/8 

9. Yellow Dragon Displaying Claws  NEW 30/7

8. Holy Crane Worshipping the Moon  NEW 30/7

Follow along  sequence of 4,5,6,7 + music  

7: Daoist Boy Extinguishes Fire / Stretching the Leg 

6: Immortal Points the Way  

5: Fisherman Casting Net  

4: Searching for Needles at Sea Bottom  

1,2,3: Regulating Qi, Circulating Qi, Wind Blowing the Willows 

Qi Theory:  Yin and Yang Flows and Pathways  




13,14,15 Geese, Crane, Phoenix -Follow Along   NEW 1/8

15. Phoenix Salutes the People  NEW 1/8

14. White Crane Flying in the Sky  

13. Wild Geese Landing on Beach Tutorial  

10,11,12 Double Fish, Dragon Claws, Golden Rooster -Follow Along  

12. Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg Tutorial  

11. Yellow Dragon Displaying Claws Tutorial  

10. Double Fish Hung on a Wall Tutorial 

7,8,9 Blue Dragon, Rhinoceros, Old Horse  - Follow Along      

9. Old Horse is Stabled Tutorial  

8. Rhinoceros Gazing at Moon Tutorial 

7. Blue Dragon Hiding in Water Tutorial 

4,5,6  Swirling clouds, Brushing Shoes, Ji Chang shoots a louse 

1,2,3,Opening/ open door/ swirling water and Lotus blooms and bows to earth  



This set of videos is now complete

Please study the movements from videos 1-12 before attempting full set

 FULL SET - for those who have learnt the movements below (You Tube link)

12 Phoenix Heralds The Dawn /Body Bending Zhi Yin (Liver Meridian) 

11 Exhaling with Head Raised - Yang Hu - (Gallbladder Meridian)   

10 Crane Dancing - He Wu - (Triple Burner Meridian)   

9 Wild Goose Flying - Yan Fei - (Pericardium Meridian)   

8 Stretching the Waist - Yin Yao (Kidney Meridian)  

7 Hawk Glaring -Chi Shi (Bladder meridian) 

6b Stretch Abdomen - supplemental info (leading the energy) 

6 Stretch the Abdomen - Yin Fu (Small Intestine Meridian) 

5 Bird Stretching Wings (Heart Meridian) 

4 Dragon Flying - Long Deng (Spleen Meridian) 

3 Wild Duck Swimming - Fu Yu (Stomach Meridian) 

2 Stretching the Back - Yin Bei (Large Intestine meridian)

1 Drawing a Bow - Wan Gong (Lung meridian) 

 Opening Movement - Qi Shi 




This set is now complete 

Yi Jin Jing  full set Beginners should follow the teaching videos for details 

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #15 Splashing with Water & closing   

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #14 Looking Behind to Search for Foes   

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #13 Tiger Seizes Prey   

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #12 Pulling 9 Cows by the Tails  

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #11 Wagging The Tail part 2  

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #11 Wagging The Tail part 1  

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #10 Ghosts Drawing Swords 

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #9 Pushing the  Mountain 

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #8 Dragon Rolling in the Clouds 

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #6b/ 7 Picking up Sacks of Grain 

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #6 Lifting 1000lbs 

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #5 Flying Like a Crane 

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #5b Flying Like a Crane (additional info)

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #4 Beauty Combing Hair 

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #3 Pluck a Star Exchange a Star Cluster 

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #2 Wei Tuo Presents the Pestle 2 & 3 

Yi Jin Jing Breakdown #1 Wei Tuo Presents the Pestle 1




(Taught in our Thursday pm / Fri am  Zoom classes)

Shaolin Powerful Guardian Warrior Palm 

Please watch the INTRO video and learn the Closing and Preparing movements before attempting to learn the numbered movements of this set 

Throwing Palm (#7) Demonstration only NEW 2/8

Twisting Palm (#6) - to follow 

Grinding Stone Palm (#5) - to follow 

Repelling Earth Palm (#3) & Lifting Sky Iron Palm (#4) NEW 2/8

Opening, Pushing Water Palm (#1) & Separating Bamboo Palm (#2) NEW 2/8

Closing Movement - learn me first and ALWAYS close the set to finish

Info about this set - please watch me first 




12 Threading the Golden Needle  NEW 4/8

11 Immortal Points to the moon  

10 Connecting the Three Treasures  

9 Serpent Ascends to Third Eye Explained by Cherry  

9 Serpent Ascends to Third Eye   

8 Crouching Tiger Explained by Cherry 

8 Crouching Tiger Lifts It's Head 

7 Blooming Lotus Bows to the earth  

6 Dragon Sits On Tail - Explained by Cherry  

6 Dragon Sits On Tail  

5 Dragons Morning Stretch - Explained by Cherry 

5 Dragons Morning Stretch  

4 Clouds Circle Mountain - Explained by Cherry  

4  Clouds Circle Mountain 

1, 2 & 3 Explained by Cherry 

3  Opening The Secret Gate  

2  Golden Pearl Drops to Sea Bottom 

1  Connecting Heaven & Earth 




This set is now complete 

 Ba Duan Jin FULL SET.....with official Health Qigong voice-over music 

8: Raising and Lowering the Heels to Cure (100) Diseases 

7: Thrusting Fists and making eyes glare to enhance strength 

6: Holding the Feet to Strengthen the Kidneys  

5: Swinging the Head and Lowering the Body to relieve Stress  

4: Looking back to prevent sickness and strain & to tonify Liver Qi 

3: Holding one hand aloft to regulate functions of Stomach & Spleen 

2: Posing as an archer shooting left & right handed to fortify Lung Qi 

1: Holding the hands aloft to benefit the san jiao / triple burner (internal organs 



More coming soon! 

Expressions and Emotions - Changing how we feel    

Floor based stretches/relaxation/joke/ story/ meditation & Cat 

Mudras (power hand seals / positions) for Meditation 

Inner Smile (Sunset Visualisation) Meditation - 15 mins 

Seated Exercises 2 - Five Animal Health Qigong (partial) 

Seated Exercises 1 (also appears as Chair Based Exercise in Qigong section) 

Morning meditation in the garden  

Listening to Sounds meditation 

What causes suffering / discontent and can we stop it? 

Metta - Loving Kindness meditation  

A 15 Minute Meditation- energy centres 

Eckhart Tolle - a meditation for times of crisis 

Starting a meditation practice & a 10 minute meditation 


10. BEIJING 24 Tai Chi - Beginners and Improvers 

 Click here for the names of each movement in English and Chinese THEN click the arrow at the end of each name to hear the Chinese pronunciation 

The videos below cover the whole form, starting at the bottom

Master Tary Yip (Faye's husband) performing back view B24 Form

 Master Faye - performing  the whole Beijing 24 Form 

Master Faye- -Needle to sea bottom to end of form

Master Faye -  Needle to Sea Bottom

Master Faye -Fair Lady Working at Shuttles 

Beijing 24   Snake Creeps Down & Golden Rooster Stands on one Leg, L & R  

Beijing 24   Turn, kick with left heel & prepare    

Beijing 24   Box Ears and Right Heel Kick  

Beijing 24   High Pat on the Horse   

Beijing 24   Cloud Hands &  2nd Single Whip 

Beijing 24   Single Whip 

Beijing 24  Grasp The Sparrows Tail L & R 

Beijing 24   Step Back Repulse Monkey   

Beijing 24  Playing the Lute 

Beijing 24   White Crane Spreads Wings & Brush Knee Press Forwards  

Beijing 24   Opening & Part Wild Horses Mane  


 Beijing 24 Other stuff - joint loosening / principles/group practice

The Principles of Tai Chi #4 CHEN- Sunken, Heavy and Rooted  NEW 25/7

The principles of Tai Chi #3 DING Upright, Head Suspended  NEW 25/7

The principles of Tai Chi #2 PENG  Expanded outwards like a ball 

The principles of Tai Chi #1 SONG- Loosen the Body & Relax 


Alternative Joint loosening / warm up exercises for everyday 

Standard Joint Loosening Exercises / warm up - everyday practice 

B24 Form Practice 18/3/20-The last time we practiced together! 

B24 Form practice from 18 months ago - see the improvement since then! 


11: CHEN TAIJIQUAN - For experienced learners 


Chen Juan - Chen TJQ Ba Fa chan si jin (8 methods silk reeling)  

Cloud Hands 

Master Wang Haijun Seminar Farnborough (Nov 2015) 

Xie Xing - Diagonal Posture 

High Pat on Horse - Gao Tan Ma 

Flash Through Back (Master Wang leads group) 

Shan Tong Bei - Flash Through Back   

Green Dragon out of the water

Form demonstration at SHTC (Feb 2018)  


Chen Taiji Videos by Cherry

The Principles of Tai Chi #4 CHEN- Sunken, Heavy and Rooted  NEW 25/7

The principles of Tai Chi #3 DING Upright, Head Suspended  NEW 25/7

The principles of Tai Chi #2 PENG - Expand & extend

The principles of Tai Chi- #1 SONG - Loosen & Relax  

NEW Joint loosening / warm up routine, for a change!   

London Tai Chi Competition - Silver Medal Group Form - SHTC Students 

London Tai Chi Competition - Gold Medal Group Form - Cherry & Chums 

Cloud Hands - supplemental info- watch first before the one below 

Cloud Hands corrections from my WHJ notes (but these principles apply in so many other places!) - 25 mins 

Silk Reeling- Peng Lu Ji An- follow me 

First 5 movements of Laojia Follow me slowly 

A peek inside my notebooks #1: Body requirements and standing meditation 

Joint Loosening Exercises / warm up - everyday practice 

More Energetic Basics 

A Brief History of Chen Taiji and a peek at my practice space (2013)

Chen Broadsword Form - A slow walk and talk through  

New videos coming soon - let me know what you enjoy most / want more of! 



Coming during August/ Sept-

a video blog of Cherry and Pat's China trip 2016

 a spoken blog with photos of Cherry first trip to China - 6 months in 2009 


 Link to 2011 and 2013 Training in China Blogs - (not a video) NEW 2/8

Billy the Cat gets a haircut   

Floor and Gym Ball based stretches  

Archery! Come down to the woods with me! 

The Power of the Mind - looking at some of my books on the topic 

Face Qigong / Yoga!  

Lockdown Training - Me and a friend messing around! 

Another look around my garden 23 April - 4 weeks on 

A peek at my Tai Chi & Qigong book collection 

Me, relaxing  (Warning! cute cat / soppy smile content) 

A really good stretch 

A lesson from an almost-dead fish! 

Bedroom Deep Breathing! (Lung strengthening exercise) 

Stretches for legs and core strengthening postures 

Chinese Park Life  

A quick look around my very small garden  

Don't try this at home #1 ( contains brief vulgar language)! 

Don't try this at home #2  (Yay me!) 



14. Links to the music we use in class

Hanshan Temple  (Beijing 24) 

Wudang 33 (Beijing 24)  

Om Mane Padme Hum ( Tai Chi Qigong Sanctuary) 

Longtime Sun (Qigong End Music)  

Aad Guray (Qigong/ Meditation) 

Laojia Yi Lu with spoken form names in Chinese - (Chen Taijiquan) 



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3-23 Joint Loosening Exercises / warm up - everyday practice
3-23 Joint Loosening Exercises / warm up - everyday practice