Des Lawton

Tai Chi Chuan & Chi Kung teacher

Based in
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
Also teaches in ayrshire, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire
Des Lawton | Tai Chi Chuan & Chi Kung teacher

Make an enquiry Phone: 01355266011

Des Lawton has been a practising martial artist for over thirty years and is, since its inception in 1989, the Principal Instructor of the San Bao Martial Arts School . He has teaches a network of Taiji and Taijiquan classes in and around the Glasgow area and has developed a diploma course in Healing Qigong. He is also in great demand for his work, teaching Taiji and self-defence, both for Community Education projects and within resource groups for people with learning difficulties and special needs. In addition to this he also carries out consultancy work in the field of complimentary medicine and stress management. In 1996, after three and a half years of study with the Glasgow School of Shiatsu, Des qualified as a Registered Shiatsu Practitioner (M.R.S.S.) and is a Member of the Shiatsu Society. He now runs a successful practice in East Kilbride . He is also one of the four original researchers, known collectively as The Blue Group, who among their other channels of research were responsible for the initial developement of Waveform Energetics.

Des is clearly at the cutting edge of Energy work today, and his sensitivity, humour, and instructional abilities integrate beautifully. This has enabled him to teach at all levels, bringing oriental thoughts/concepts to occidental minds, making these concepts tangible, and demystifying them. concepts tangible, and demystifying them.

One-to-one lessons

Group Classes

Self Defence classes

The self defence classes are geared towards teaching methods that work. Tuition is from experienced self defence instructors who have constructed a course of lessons that enable the student to gain confidence and ability in a shorter time frame and have an awareness of increased personal safety. Participants are not required to be super fit as the methods taught are not reliant on strength and fitness. If you are interested in learning a system that hones the mind as you learn no-nonsense self defence technique, come along and have a try.

more details on our website at http://www.sanbaoschool.co.uk/self-defence-classes/

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
John Wright Sports Centre, East Kilbride
Location: 
Calderwood, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Tuesday nights from 9:00 till 10:00
Rates: 
£30.00 per month

Self Defence classes

The self defence classes are geared towards teaching methods that work. Tuition is from experienced self defence instructors who have constructed a course of lessons that enable the student to gain confidence and ability in a shorter time frame and have an awareness of increased personal safety. Participants are not required to be super fit as the methods taught are not reliant on strength and fitness. If you are interested in learning a system that hones the mind as you learn no-nonsense self defence technique, come along and have a try.

more details on our website at http://www.sanbaoschool.co.uk/self-defence-classes/

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
John Wright Sports Centre, East Kilbride
Location: 
Calderwood, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Tuesday nights from 9:00 till 10:00
Rates: 
£30.00 per month

Taiji and Qigong at the Stewartfield Community Centre

This class concentrates on learning the Taiji form in depth. Along with this, students are taught various Qigong sets and Qi awareness, push hands and some basic applications from the form.

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
Stewartfield Community Centre
Location: 
Stewartfield, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Every Thursday from 8.00 till 10.00pm
Rates: 
£30.00 per calendar month

Neijia at the John Wright Sports Centre

This class is purely geared towards the martial side of Taiji and the internal arts. Participants are required to be reasonably fit.

Neijia stresses the use the of the Yi (mind) to coordinate movement, leverage and structure while keeping the muscles relaxed rather than using Li (strength) alone.

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
John Wright Sports Centre
Location: 
Calderwood Road, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Every Tuesday from 10.00 till 11.00 pm
Rates: 
£30.00 per calendar month

Taiji and Qigong at at the United Reformed Church, East Kilbride, South Lanarkshire

This class is geared towards retired people who wish to learn the Taiji form and Qigong in a relaxed atmosphere.

Taiji has a beneficial action on all the body’s systems. The Skeletal system Being a low-impact exercise, Taiji can increase the bone density and according to one source (American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation) “evidence suggests Taiji may be an effective, safe, and practical intervention for maintaining BMD in postmenopausal women.

It's a: 
class
Venue: 
United Reformed Church
Location: 
Old Coach Road, East Kilbride, Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
Date and time: 
Every Monday from 12.00 till 1.00 pm
Rates: 
£30.00 per 10-week block

Services

Aimed at: Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.
Online teaching offered

Make an enquiry Phone: 01355266011

Last login: 1 year 15 weeks ago


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