youtube logo sm
  logo facebook1logo pinterest1logo twitter1

Contact Us

pf jl headshot

If you have a question about what we offer or your suitability to study with us, please feel free to contact us!

Email us now

or call
+44 (0)1725 514546

Want a private online lesson with a Longwater teacher?

Lesson Request Form


  • Christmas Break
    12th Dec 2021 - 10th Jan 2022
  • Online Zoom sessions 
    Tuesdays only from Sept 21 2021

Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi

"I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed my first class this week.  I felt so at peace with myself afterwards and this lasted all day".
- Sue, Wilton

Our most popular classes are based on the very popular health qigong set called "Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi". The movements are performed with music and are relaxing and easy to follow. In our evening classes Shibashi is taught with a focus on being a useful foundation for learning a tai chi form with us. This makes it an ideal class for beginners who just want a regular exercise class or are not sure about committing to a traditional class where form is taught progressively.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Sun Style Tai Chi

Gina Davenport at class

Tai Chi for Arthritis (TCA) and Tai Chi for Health (TCH) are specially designed programme by Dr Paul Lam (a family doctor and tai chi master) for people with joint pain and health issues. Based on Sun style Tai Chi, the special features of this unique programme make it easy to learn, enjoyable, and provides many health benefits in a relatively short period of time. We are curently teaching this style in St Leonards and St Ives, Dorset - see the diary.

Continue Reading

Print Email

Five Section Taijiquan

 jfl mike sword

The Five Section Taijiquan program material is designed to be flexible and fun, ideal for beginners to get a well grounded introduction to traditional Tai Chi, who may then decide to take on the more difficult challenges of the full curriculum. It is also possible within this curriculum to just focus on one aspect of Tai Chi that you are particularly interested in, e.g. solo sword, without having to commit to learning the partner work.

Continue Reading

Print Email