Tai Chi

Tai Chi Summer School One Day Workshop

Date:            Friday 24th August
Contact:       Email Teresa Connor
Cost:            £6 Full Day    £4 half day please stipulate Morning or Afternoon
Schedule:    A wonderful way to end your day. Download the schedule here: Summer18 Tai Chi Or see below


Workshop 1: 10.30AM – 12PM

Introduction Talk, Demonstration, and guided relaxation

(Experience Tai Chi without leaving your chair!)

This will include information on:

The history of Tai Chi

Underlying concepts

Modern culture of Tai Chi

What it can be used for

The link between Tai Chi and Chinese Traditional Medicine.

Demonstration will include:

The Tai Chi Fan form (A colourful performance, and treat for the senses)

Then see the contrast of a traditional open hand form

Short audience participation guided relaxation


Workshop 2: 1.00PM – 1.30PM

Tai Chi Warm Up and stretching

Simple exercises for health

Short memorable sequences

Increase vitality and flexibility

Workshop 3: 1.45PM – 2.15PMW

Fan Workshop

Learn how to manipulate the Tai Chi fan (fans supplied)

Learn a short sequence

Workshop 4: 2.30PM – 3.00PM

Guided relaxation and Self massage

Learn how to energise / calm yourself at will

Mostly suitable for seated practice




Jane Burke

Jane Burke is from Holywood. She runs Jade Maiden Tai Chi and Holistic Therapies. Studying Yang and Chen style Tai Chi for nearly 20 years, and has taught for well over a decade. She intensively trained with her old teacher Zhu Changhai for 9 years. Jane is a 4th Duan, and trains regularly with the Chen Xiao Wang World TaiJiQuan Association, qualifying with Grand Master Chen. She regularly commutes to Donegal to further her knowledge and skills with Master Chen, his son, Chen Ying Jun, and Gill Keogh. Jane won a gold medal in Qingdao, China in 2002, and ranked 21st in the World Championships in Beijing in 2007. Teaching is a passion for Jane, focusing on the health and well being benefits Tai Chi.