CIAA Diary of Events

The following is a date ordered diary of events. In most cases you can navigate to see further details. See classes for a list of regular weekly classes. Weather permitting, the events often take place out in the open (so wear appropriate clothes).

We also give seminars to other schools and associations both in UK and abroad. Anyone interested in organizing such a seminar should contact CIAA.

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2019

December

- no classes in December (all closed for the annual Winter Break)

1 - 14 December Winter Sun - residential training in Morocco - contact CIAA for details
16 December - 17 January Winter Sun - residential training in Goa - contact CIAA for details


Happy Xmas holidays!

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2020
The school reopens and classes start Monday 20 January.

February

1 - 8 *holidays*
Sunday 9   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes
Friday 14 14:00 - 16:00 Push Hands for women see monthly classes
19:00 - 21:00 Laojia Paochui see monthly classes
Saturday 15   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes
14:30 - 17:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes
Sunday 16 10:30 - 17:30 start of the new three-year Qigong Practitioners Course

March

Sunday 1 Push Hands 1 An opportunity to progress in Taiji by exploring push-hands.
Saturday 7 Chen Taijiquan & Yiquan - Bristol :   see External Seminars
Sunday 8 10:30 - 17:30 start of the new three-year Taijiquan Instructors Course
Saturday 14   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes
Friday 20 14:00 - 16:00 Push Hands for women see monthly classes
19:00 - 21:00 Laojia Paochui see monthly classes
Saturday 21   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes
14:30 - 17:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes
Sunday 22 Qigong and Chen Taiji Push Hands - Oxford :   see External Seminars
w/e 28/29 Chen Taijiquan & Qigong - Edinburgh :   see External Seminars

April

Saturday 4 Principles of Taiji and introduction to Push Hands - Southall, London : see External Seminars
Sunday 5 Push Hands 2 An opportunity to progress in Taiji by exploring push-hands.
Saturday 11   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes
Friday 17 14:00 - 16:00 Push Hands for women see monthly classes
19:00 - 21:00 Laojia Paochui see monthly classes
Saturday 18   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes
14:30 - 17:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes

May

w/e 1 - 4 Chen Taijiquan long-weekend-retreat - Bournemouth
Saturday 9   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes
Friday 15 14:00 - 16:00 Push Hands for women see monthly classes
19:00 - 21:00 Laojia Paochui see monthly classes
Saturday 16   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes
14:30 - 17:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes
w/e 22-24 Yiquan, Qigong and Taiji retreat - Carmelite Retreat Centre, Boars Hill

June

Saturday 6 Introduction to Yang 24 Form - Southall, London : see External Seminars
Sunday 7 Push Hands 3 An opportunity to progress in Taiji by exploring push-hands.
Chen Taiji Pole Develop dantian for explosive power (Shaking/Form)
w/e 13/14 Chen Taijiquan & Qigong - Edinburgh :   see External Seminars
Saturday 13   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes
Friday 19 14:00 - 16:00 Push Hands for women see monthly classes
19:00 - 21:00 Laojia Paochui see monthly classes
Saturday 20   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes
14:30 - 17:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes
w/e 26-28 Yiquan, Qigong and Chen Taiji weekend retreat - Carmelite Retreat Centre, Boars Hill

July

Saturday 11   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes
Friday 17 14:00 - 16:00 Push Hands for women see monthly classes
19:00 - 21:00 Laojia Paochui see monthly classes
Saturday 18   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes
14:30 - 17:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes
Sunday 19 10:30 - 13:30 Chen Taiji Sabre   - revision only
14:30 - 17:30 Chen Taiji Spear   - revision only

August

Sunday 2 Push Hands 4 An opportunity to progress in Taiji by exploring push-hands.
Saturday 8   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes
Friday 14 14:00 - 16:00 Push Hands for women see monthly classes
19:00 - 21:00 Laojia Paochui see monthly classes
Saturday 15   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes
14:30 - 17:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes
Sunday 23 Push Hands 5 An opportunity to progress in Taiji by exploring push-hands.
w/e 28-30 Advanced Chen Taiji weekend retreat - Carmelite Retreat Centre, Boars Hill

September

Saturday 12   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes
Friday 18 14:00 - 16:00 Push Hands for women see monthly classes
19:00 - 21:00 Laojia Paochui see monthly classes
Saturday 19   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes
14:30 - 17:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes
w/e 25-27 Yiquan 2, Qigong & Chen Taiji weekend retreat - Carmelite Retreat Centre, Boars Hill

October

Sunday 4 15:30 - 17:30 Demonstration of Internal Martial Arts at Swallowfield Village Hall
Saturday 10   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes
Sunday 11 Qigong and Chen Taiji Push Hands - Oxford :   see External Seminars
Friday 16 14:00 - 16:00 Push Hands for women see monthly classes
19:00 - 21:00 Laojia Paochui see monthly classes
Saturday 17   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes
14:30 - 17:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes
Saturday 31 Principles of Natural Movement - Southall, London :   see External Seminars

November

Sunday 1 Push Hands 6 An opportunity to progress in Taiji by exploring push-hands.
Saturday 14   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes
Friday 20 14:00 - 16:00 Push Hands for women see monthly classes
19:00 - 21:00 Laojia Paochui see monthly classes
Saturday 21   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes
14:30 - 17:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes

December

- no classes in December (all closed for the annual Winter Break)

Winter Sun - residential training in Morocco - contact CIAA for details


Happy Xmas holidays!