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

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

Don’t Believe the Hype!

New Games Event 2013 Now you may well have heard about Tai Chi Caledonia and have picked up a programme or looked at our website to find out more what’s on offer. Now on reading the publicity information it would be reasonable to wonder about how much of what is said is true. Over the […]


Some time ago Nils Klug and I as part of our Taiji Europa project created a special dvd on the theme of relaxation. Simply entitled “Relaxation” the DVD features 8 of Europe’s key instructors proving simple, yet highly practical exercises designed to relax the body, calm the mind and stimulate the body’s natural healing energies. […]

European Competition

European Tai Chi Competition The Taijiquan & Qigong Federation for Europe (TCFE) announce that the 7th TCFE Competition will take place in Latvia over the weekend of October 3-5 2014. We will update you with more information as soon as its available.

Gianfranco Pace shows Fajing

Gianfranco Pace, on of our weekend instructors, who no doubt will remain with us for the week, demonstrates the smooth transition from soft, smooth qigong to explosive fajing!  

Keeping in going….

As bookings are starting to come in I’m continuing to look for ways to make our event more accessible with including more meaningful and easy to comprehend information on our website. I’ve just updated our “Week” page and added a few more images and have contacted other instructors to get their’s too. If there is […]

Still Working….

I recently returned from the 14th Push Hands Meeting in Hannover (Click here for my review) where I spent some quality social time with Barry McGinlay and Emma North of Tai Chi Life and Gianfranco Pace & Margherita Padalino of the International Taijiquan KungFu Association. We also discussed the possibility of adding some additional aspects to this […]