A week of Tai Chi, Qigong & Chinese internal arts in the heart of Scotland

25th Anniversary and Covid-19 – Update November 2020

With all the recent news about potential vaccines we have received a number of queries about next July’s event. The situation at present in Scotland is that it is hoped to start a vaccination programme in December, with potentially significant easing of restrictions by spring next year. This clearly gives us hope that the 25th […]

Tai Chi Caledonia discount on music for your class

The website https://workoutmusic.co.uk/collections/tai-chi-music has a varied selection of reasonably priced music suitable for using in your classes. If you see anything you like then just use code TAICHICALEDONIA20 to benefit from a 20% discount.

Links to the Recordings of the 2020 Online Workshops

EACH TITLE BELOW IS ITSELF A LINK TO THE RECORDING =============================================================== The Role of the Spine and Connectedness in Qigong and Baguazhang – Sonja Schillo =============================================================== There’s No Place Like Home – Tina Faulkner Elders =============================================================== Stance Phases: Modern and Traditional Approaches – Sam Masich ………………and a little bit of hip track too =============================================================== 360º […]


We have hit a little snagette. Barry McGinlay is experiencing a time issue and so the Tuesday evening and Wednesday midday workshops will change as follows. PLEASE NOTE THIS CHANGE OF TIME. THERE WILL NO LONGER BE A 1800 WORKSHOP ON TUESDAY Tuesday evening – 2010 (BST) Barry McGinlay – The State of Taiji Today […]

Links for Online Workshops.

Here are the links for the online workshops next week. There is one link for the midday workshops and another for the evening ones. Please note that the same link is used for all the midday ones and the other link for all the evening ones.Depending on your device/settings the link should take you straight […]

Practising Taijiquan in uncertain times

Sasa Krauter was going to teach at Stirling this year but is unable to join our zoom sessions so she has translated this timely article instead. Thanks, Sasa. Lao jia yi lu (老架一路, lǎo jià yī lù), translated word by word, means ‘old frame first form’. This form, called the 75 form because it consists […]

Tai Chi Caledonia 2020 – How To Access The Online Programme

A week from today we should have been kicking off the 25th Tai Chi Caledonia meeting. Since we cannot physically meet we are going to have a series of workshops during Cally Week, starting at midday BST (GMT+1) on Saturday 11th July. These will be conducted on Zoom. Please note that, due to the generosity […]

Tai Chi Caledonia 25th Anniversary 2021 – Teachers Confirmed

A bit of good news for a change. All this year’s teachers have confirmed that they will return next year (9 – 16 July 2021).My plan would be to take this year’s programme forward to next year but we haven’t yet discussed this so it may even be a new improved version in 2021 (How […]

Tai Chi Caledonia Postponed until 2021

I am sure it will come as no surprise that, sadly, because of Covid-19 we are having to cancel this year’s Tai Chi Caledonia.We did consider an alternative option but there is too much uncertainty to postpone the event. The restrictions currently in place in Scotland, which do not look like being lifted by mid-July […]

Payments Update

It has been pointed out to me that the emails acknowledging your deposits said balances were due by 24 May. Because of the current pandemic we have, as I have previously indicated here and on the Facebook page, an agreement with the university that we don’t need to make a final decision on whether this […]