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

Payment details – please do not use bank transfer until new account details are available

We would ask that anyone thinking of registering with a bank transfer payment postpones this until May. The bank account is currently being changed and the new details will be available on request at that time. Cheque and cash payments will in the meantime be gratefully received in the true spirit of Ronnie!

Tai Chi Caledonia 2016

We are delighted to announce that our full program for Tai Chi Caledonia 2016 is now on our website. The printed program should be ready soon and we’d be delighted to send you copies my mail should you prefer. Above is an image of our program and if you click on it you’ll get access […]

Tai Chi Caledonia 2015

If you happen to come across this news item on the home page don’t be concerned, I’m just trying to figure out how it got here. All the menus are now in place for next year’s big event and when I get some assistance to help me find the new home page it will be […]

Tai Chi Caledonia 2014 Images

Hi Folks I finally got the time to complete the editing process for the images I took at this year’s Tai Chi Caledonia. You can view them here: Tai Chi Caledonia 2014 Images

What is Tai Chi?

A question that is often asked, with many differing answers, “What is Tai Chi?” is dealt with in a novel way by Barry McGinlay and his team from Tai Chi Life, who’s workshops are booking up nicely for this year’s event.

Twiddling Your Thumbs….

  When people have nothing to do they are often accused of “Twiddling Their Thumbs”, here is a short article and video clip of a simple, yet effective series of Qigong Finger Exercises by one of this year’s teachers, Franziska Rüscher from Austria.

What’s to Discuss?

  At a recent Tai Chi Caledonia we spent an interesting hour or so considering the aspect of ‘Spirit’ in Internal Chinese Arts. What it meant for practitioners and what role this concept played in their practice. You can view the full transcript on these Taiji Europa pages and also get a short introduction to […]

Bagua Classics – Ben Morris

Ben Morris has kindly given us a sneak preview of his new book, “Singing the Bagua Classic” to allow participants to his weekend teaching slots get a clearer sense of the workshops he offers. Click here to download a pdf of his article.Bagua Classics

Tui Shou – San Shou with Gianfranco Pace & Margherita Padalino

Two of this year’s teachers display a lovely little sequence of movements showing the gradual, smooth and natural progression from gentle push hands sensitivity to a free-flowing fighting applications. Click here for a link to the short article and video clip on Taiji Europa.

Caledonia Clothing

. For many years those who have attended Tai Chi Caledonia have been able to purchase our branded clothing such as T-Shirts, hoodies and tote bags. Now we are making them available to all – just click here for our online shop