Dave Ashbey

Tai Chi Chuan instructor

Based in
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Also teaches in Derbyshire, Nottingham
Dave Ashbey | Tai Chi Chuan instructor

Rates: Please see my website for latest rates


Make an enquiry Phone: 07981488890

Hi folks,
I've been practicing Tai Chi since the early nineties - originally Yang style, then I discovered Chen style & stuck with it ever since. I try to teach in a relatively informal way, with an emphasis being on enjoying learning, although I also encourage students to work hard if they want to obtain the most benefits from Tai Chi.

I cover short & long Chen style forms, chi kung, applications, weapons, push hands & the occaisional meditation when I don't get carried away with whatever else we're doing that evening (a bit rare).

I run weekly classes in various locations & new students are always welcome - have a look at my website http://chentaichi.webs.com/ to see if what I teach is the sort of thing you'd like to learn - see the link below or google 'dragon river chen tai chi'.

Group Classes

Alfreton: Chen style Tai Chi Chuan for health, balance & relaxation

This session is generally aimed at health and relaxation - if you can cope with light exercise, you can do this one.

The classes are aimed to be relaxed, informal, and have an emphasis on enjoying learning rather than being straightlaced and serious, although this may be more down to the attitude of the teacher than a reflection on Tai Chi generally!

Dave.

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
Alfreton Community hall
Location: 
Top of Mansfield road, Alfreton, Derbyshire, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Tuesday afternoons, 1:30-2:30pm
Rates: 
£3 / session

Stonebroom: Chen style Tai Chi Chuan for health and relaxation

This session is generally aimed at health and relaxation - if you can cope with light exercise, you can do this one.

The classes are relaxed, informal, and have an emphasis on enjoying learning rather than being straightlaced and serious, although this may be more down to the attitude of the students....

Dave.

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
Stonebroom Community Centre
Location: 
Stonebroom, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Tuesday mornings, 10-11:30am
Rates: 
£4.50/session

Nottingham (Arnold) Chen style Tai Chi Chuan for health, fitness and self defence

This is a class for people who want to work a little harder - with an emphasis on health, fitness and a little self defence

Students start with the Chen foundation form and modern 18 posture form, then progress to the traditional long form and fast forms & weapons. We do a little push hands & self defence applications pretty much every week.

Many more details about the class & the Chen style on my website http://chentaichi.webs.com

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
Arnold Hill school
Location: 
Arnold Hill school, nottingham, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Monday evenings, 7-8:30pm
Rates: 
£6 / session

Experience

Training experience

Since starting Tai Chi in 1993, I've trained with various instructors, including my main teacher - Jay Rossi, and also Master Liming Yue, Master Wang Hai Jun, Grand Master Kongjie Gou, Grand Master Chen Zheng Lei and several weeks training in the Chen village in China, where Chen style Tai Chi was invented, being taught by the school headmaster - Grand Master Chen XiaoXing.

Hopefully in all that time, some of all that talent's sunk in!

I've taught quite a few Tai Chi classes over the years - small groups, large groups, one off sessions, one on one sessions, conference sessions, classes for young people, classes for more mature people - so whatever you're looking for, I can probably provide it - give me a call :-)

Dave.

Dates: 
Jan 1993

Teaching

Services

Aimed at: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.

THE SMALL PRINT

Nope - no small print! What you see is what you get - if you're interested, contact me & come along to a class to see what we do. Different Tai Chi classes teach different things & in different ways, so shop around & find a style & teacher that suits you.
Happy hunting ;~)

Make an enquiry Phone: 07981488890

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