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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2017

December

- no classes this year from 1 December (All closed for the annual Winter Break)

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


Happy Xmas holidays!

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2018
The school reopens and classes start Monday 29 January.

February

Saturday - 10   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Friday - 16 14:00 - 16:00 Pushing Hands for women see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Saturday - 17   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
14:30 - 18:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 18 10:30 - 17:30 start of the new three-year Qigong Practitioners Course

March

Sunday 4 10:30 - 13:30 Xinjia Paochui Chen Xinjia Cannon Fist Form - part 1
Saturday - 10   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 11 Qigong and Chen Taiji Pushing Hands - Oxford :   see External Seminars for further details
Friday - 16 14:00 - 16:00 Pushing Hands for women see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Saturday - 17   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
14:30 - 18:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 18 10:30 - 17:30 start of the new three-year Taijiquan Instructors Course
Weekend - 24/25 Chen Taijiquan & Qigong - Edinburgh :   see External Seminars for further details

April

Sunday - 8 10:30 - 17:30 Qigong - Dragon Qigongs
Saturday - 14   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 15 10:30 - 13:30 Xinjia Paochui Chen Xinjia Cannon Fist Form - part 2
14:30 - 17:30 Spear Shaking Chen Taiji Spear/Staff shaking for dantian power development
Saturday - 21   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
14:30 - 18:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 22 10:30 - 17:30 Taijiquan Instructors Course
Weekend - 27-29 Yiquan, Qigong and Taiji retreat - Carmelite Retreat Centre, Boars Hill

May

Weekend 4 - 7 May Chen Taijiquan long-weekend-retreat - Bournemouth
Saturday - 12   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 13 10:30 - 13:30 Xinjia Paochui Chen Xinjia Cannon Fist Form - part 3
14:30 - 17:30 Tui Shou Chen Style Pushing Hands-1
Friday - 18 14:00 - 16:00 Pushing Hands for women see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Saturday - 19   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
14:30 - 18:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 20 10:30 - 17:30 Taijiquan Instructors Course

June

Weekend - 2/3 Chen Taijiquan & Qigong - Edinburgh :   see External Seminars for further details
Sunday 3 10:30 - 13:30 Xinjia Paochui Chen Xinjia Cannon Fist Form - part 4
Saturday - 9   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Friday - 15 14:00 - 16:00 Pushing Hands for women see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Saturday - 16   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
14:30 - 18:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 17 10:30 - 17:30 Taijiquan Instructors Course
Saturday - 23 10:30 - 17:30 Qigong - Tai Xu & Tree Qigong
Sunday - 24 Principles of Movement in Taijiquan, Qigong and Pushing Hands - Cholsey :   see External Seminars for further details
Weekend - 30 June/1 July 10:30 - 17:00 Guandao - Chen style Taiji Guandao/Dadao form - part 1

July

Weekend - 7/8 Pushing Hands by the Sea Bournemouth
Saturday - 14   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday 15 10:30 - 13:30 Xinjia Paochui Chen Xinjia Cannon Fist Form - part 5
14:30 - 17:30 Long 13-Pole Chen Taiji Long Pole form
Saturday - 21   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
14:30 - 18:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 22 10:30 - 17:30 Taijiquan Instructors Course
Weekend - 27-29 Yiquan, Qigong and Taiji retreat - Carmelite Retreat Centre, Boars Hill

August

Saturday - 11   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 12 10:30 - 17:30 Qigong - Tiger qigong
Friday - 17 14:00 - 16:00 Pushing Hands for women see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Saturday - 18   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
14:30 - 18:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 19 10:30 - 17:30 Taijiquan Instructors Course
Weekend - 25/26 10:30 - 17:00 Guandao - Chen style Taiji Guandao/Dadao form - part 2
Weekend - 31 August-2 September Advanced Chen Taiji Residential weekend retreat - Carmelite Retreat Centre, Boars Hill

September

Saturday - 8   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 9 10:30 - 17:30 Chen Taiji weapons Revision only of any of the six Chen Style Taiji weapons taught
Friday - 14 14:00 - 16:00 Pushing Hands for women see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Saturday - 15   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
14:30 - 18:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday 16 10:30 - 13:30 Xinjia Paochui Chen Xinjia Cannon Fist Form - part 6
14:30 - 17:30 Tui Shou Chen Style Pushing Hands-2
Weekend - 22/23 10:30 - 17:00 Guandao - Chen style Taiji Guandao/Dadao form - part 3
Weekend - 28-30 Yiquan 2 & Chen Taiji Residential weekend retreat - Carmelite Retreat Centre, Boars Hill

October

Sunday 7 10:30 - 13:30 Xinjia Paochui Chen Xinjia Cannon Fist Form - part 7
Saturday - 13   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 14 Qigong and Chen Taiji Pushing Hands - Oxford :   see External Seminars for further details
Friday - 19 14:00 - 16:00 Pushing Hands for women see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Saturday - 20   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
14:30 - 18:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 21 16:00 - 18:00 Demonstration of Internal Martial Arts at Swallowfield Village Hall
Weekend - 27/28 10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taiji Fan - Part 1 (with Eva)

November

Weekend 3/4 Chen Taijiquan & Qigong - Edinburgh :   see External Seminars for further details
Saturday - 10   8:30 - 10:30 Xingyiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 17:30 Yiquan see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday - 11 10:30 - 13:30 Chen Taiji Fan - Part 2 (with Eva)
Friday - 16 14:00 - 16:00 Pushing Hands for women see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Saturday - 17   8:30 - 10:30 Baguazhang see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
10:30 - 16:30 Chen Taijiquan - Laojia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
14:30 - 18:30 Chen Taijiquan - Xinjia see monthly classes - Swallowfield, Reading
Sunday 18 10:30 - 13:30 Xinjia Paochui Chen Xinjia Cannon Fist Form - part 8
14:30 - 17:30 Tui Shou Chen Style Pushing Hands-3

December

- no classes in December and January -

December - January Winter Sun - further details after June residential training in Morocco - contact CIAA for details


Happy Xmas holidays!