Qigong, Wing Chun, Tai Chi and Shaolin Fist  – Classes in Hexham

Study the Traditional Chinese Health and Martial Arts systems of Dayan Qigong, Ip Man Wing Chun Kung Fu, Chen Tai Chi and Chun Yuen Shaolin Fist.

Classes in Hexham, near Newcastle upon Tyne

with Sifu Christine Barbier


dayan-qigongDayan Qigong

Dayan (Wild Goose) Qigong is a Chinese health exercise made up of gentle movements that connect with the acupuncture points and meridians of our body. Using relaxation and breathing along with these special movements, we have Qigong.

Classes: Weds 6.30 – 7.30pm in Hexham


wing-chunIp Man Wing Chun

Ip Man Wing Chun is one of the most practical styles of Chinese Martial arts to exist. It is an ingenious system that teaches you how to overcome a bigger, stronger opponent using skill, technique and sensitivity. Its principles are based on directness & simplicity & how to use the opponent’s strength against themselves.

Classes: Weds 7.30 – 8.30pm in Hexham

Chen Tai Chi ChuanChen Tai Chi

Tai Chi Chuan or Taijiquan, is widely known as an ancient health exercise but originally it was created as a means of self defence and was a powerful martial art skill. The original style of Taijiquan is Chen Taijiquan which was created by the Chen family.

Classes: Weds 7.30 – 8.30pm in Hexham

chun-yuenChun Yuen Shaolin

Chun Yuen Quan Shaolin Fist is a skill that originated in the Northern Shaolin temple in Henan Province, China. However the skill then passed down through the Beijing Opera. The forms have retained more of their martial qualities than modern Wushu and have more intricate weapon forms such as the long-tasseled sword and long flag Dao.

Classes: Weds 7.30 – 8.30pm in Hexham

Recent News

  1. Special Classes – 12 Dec 2018

    The last teaching week of the year will be on Wed 12 Dec 2018. On that night, we will have special classes: Qigong (6.30 – 7.30pm): Healthy Slapping Gong Chen Taijiquan (7.30 – 8.30pm): Single hand...
  2. All classes resume on 5 Sep 2018

    All classes will re-start on Wed 5 September 2018: Qigong: improve your overall health with these gentle and effective exercises Tai Chi: develop your coordination, leg strength and reduce stress Chun Yuen Quan: improve circulation, develop...
  3. Seminar – Hexham – 17 Oct 2018

    Sigong Martin Gale returns to Hexham to give a seminar on Qigong, Wing Chun, Tai Chi and Chun Yuen . Existing students and new students are all welcome. Seminar time:  Wed 17 Oct, 6.30pm – 8.30pm...