Monthly Archives: January 2015

Women’s Tai Chi Corner

As a result of a Big Lottery Funded Ultimate Wellbeing programme – female sessions, we have now set up an ongoing Women’s Tai Chi Corner in Lloyd Park to help more women train in long term.

  • Fridays 10:00 – 11:00am
  • Term times only
    • 22nd January – 15th July 2016 (except half terms)
  • At the Bowls Community Pavilion, Lloyd Park, Forest Road, E17 (see maps)
  • First session free
  • £3 per session for Dao Lu students*
  • To book, please see Aileen or use the contact form

* The Dao Lu student fee of £25 per year offers numerous benefits including half price classes for all Dao Lu classes (e.g. £3 for Women’s Tai Chi Corner) and eligibility for grading. The cost for those who have not paid the annual student fee is £6 per session.

Clothing – flexible and weather-appropriate. We prefer participants wear a white top, or Dao Lu white T-shirt, and black jogging trousers (or similar). Footwear – plimsolls or lightweight trainers. Drinks – please bring a small bottle of water.

We have a poster for Women’s Tai Chi Poster if you would like to print out or help display or forward to your friends.

Low Cost Living at Lloyd Park!

LBWF launched We Love Low Cost newsletter and website. A photo of Senior Tai Chi Corner  taken at the Walthamstow Garden Party on 23 July 2014 was featured in the article, Low Cost Living at Lloyd Park!

We Love Low Cost Living is all about people in Waltham Forest sharing, growing and nurturing their resources. You can read more here.



Flow like a cloud 4: Tai Chi for young adults with learning disabilities and support workers

Dao Lu has been awarded a grant from the Mayor of London FreeSport Winter-Spring programme 2015 for Londoners! Ours is one of many sporting activities funded by the Mayor of London that are available to Londoners of all ages over the winter-spring 2015.

Mayor of London logoCoca-Cola Parklives logoWe’ll run a 10-week Tai Chi project for young adults aged 18 to 25 with learning disabilities and support workers. This project is free for the young people and their support workers in City of Westminster and we are working in partnership with Pursuing Independent Paths (PIP), an organisation supporting adults with learning disabilities to achieve their potential.

  • Tuesdays 9.30 – 11.00 am
  • 27th January – 31st March 2015
  • Total 9 sessions over 10 weeks, no session on 17th February (half term)
  • FREE for young adults aged 18 to 25 with learning disabilities and their support workers who are using PIP services
  • In the open studio at PIP office, 4E Shirland Mews, London W9 3DY

Please note this project is for young adults with learning disabilities who are currently using PIP services or who are referred to PIP by other organisations working with people with learning disabilities. To book, please contact Camilla at PIP on 020 8960 4004 or

Here is a PDF poster Final poster with all logos – Tai Chi for people with LD at PIP if you would like a print copy of the project.

Over the summer 2014, we also ran a Mayor of London FreeSport summer programme, Standing Like a Tree: Tai Chi for older people at Morley Centre. You can read more here.