'From Stillness to Movement' was a Workshop for for people with interest in either Tai Chi or the Alexander Technique who wante to explore the relationships between them.
The day was led by Kamal Thapen focussing on the Tai Chi Yang Style short form, with aspects being explored to give depth to participants practice. Also included were the 5 Gates Qigong, a Tai Chi Warm-ip, Ba Gua Jin Qigong and Tian Shou. Movement interspersed with periods of stillness.
Claire Rennie introduced the Alexander Technique and gave participants 'hands-on' Alexander Technique awareness and guidance while being led through their Tai Chi by Kamal Thapen. The day ended by applying the the Alexander Technique in a sitting imeditation.
The day took place in a quiet and beautiful garden near Clapham South with the benefit of periods outside and inside, and the pleasure of enjoying a 'Bring and Share' lunch! With a marquee, the day went ahead without disruption even with the intermittent showers of the British Summer!
"A really good day, glad I came - thank you."
"Great to have the Tai Chi and Alexander links."
"Beautiful garden. Great location and outdoor space."