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Yang Style 108 Workshop - Downton

Yang Style 108 Workshop - Downton

If you are serious in your pursuit of Tai Chi (taijiquan) knowledge, then sooner or later you will have to begin your study of the traditional forms, which contain all the details passed on through the Tai Chi family lineages.

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Most of us would acknowledge that modern Yang style Tai Chi comes from Yang Cheng Fu, the grandson of Yang Lu Chan (1799-1872), who founded the style. The lineage continues to this day through Grandmaster Yang Jun, Cheng Fu's grandson. Our study of the 108 hand form comes from our teacher Sam Masich, founder of MIAM (the Masich Internal Arts Method). Master Masich is a formal disciple of Grandmasters Liang Shou-Yu and Dr. Yang Jwing-Ming, with other important early influences including Jou Tsung Hwa and Yang Zhenduo (Yang Cheng Fu's son).

For the first time, we will begin teaching the traditional Yang style Long Form (108), which we started to introduce during our very successful Wu 108 workshop last July. This workshop introduces you to the principles of Tai Chi movement and begins the study of the Long Form; future workshops will be one day format and held every 4-6 weeks, and the study is likely to take several sessions to complete, depending on student ability. 


Saturday / Sunday 10am - 4pm (1hr for lunch)

  • Sat morning: introduction to the basic stance work required to study Yang style.
  • Sat afternoon: beginning to study the form.
  • Sun: continuing study of the108 form, with an overview of the 1st Section (there are 3 Sections in total).

Cost £96 - a £16 advance deposit will secure your place.

Who can attend

  • Any absolute beginner but we would like you to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. first to make sure this workshop course is suitable for you.
  • Any experienced Taijiquan practitioner who has some form experience, either studying with us or another teacher.

Travelling from further away?

The are several accomodation possilibilities in and around Downton village, and we can accept a limited number of people willing to 'rough it' in the house or camp in comfort in the garden. Please  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need more information.

Event Properties

Event Date Sat 25th Apr 2020 - 10:00 am
Event End Date Sun 26th Apr 2020 - 4:00 pm
Individual Price £96.00
Location Downton, Memorial Hall

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