Monthly Archives: May 2017

Summer Tai Chi @Winchester Road Methodist Church

Dao Lu is piloting an 8-week Tai Chi project for the local community in Highams Park in parallel with a new Tai Chi project for people with learning disabilities at the same venue.

  • From 15th June to 3rd August 2017
  • Every Thurday, 7-8pm
  • Total 8 sessions
  • Block rate of £40 for 8 sessions, pay in advance; drop in £8 per session
  • At Winchester Road Methodist Church, Winchester Road, Highams Park, London E4 9JP
  • To book a place, please contact Oliver, the caretaker, on 020 8531 8663, or contact us.

There is a poster (PDF) for publicity.

We’d like to say a big thank you to Oliver Shykles, the caretaker, and the Minister to help initiate and pilot this project to bring more activities into this vibrant and accessible community hub.

Related projects:

Tai Chi for people with learning disabilities at Winchester Road Methodist Church

Tai Chi for people with learning disabilities at Winchester Road Methodist Church

Dao Lu is piloting an 8-week Tai Chi project for people with learning disabilities. Dao Lu is working in partnership with Days 4 U 2, a voluntary organisation running a day centre for people with learning disabilities, and hoping to set up a sustainable weekly session for more people with learning disabilities in the near future. This was a result of a free taster session on 26 April 2017 which was well received.

  • From 24th May to 12th July 2017
  • Every Wednesday, 11:30 – 12:30
  • At Winchester Road Methodist Church, Winchester Road, Highams Park, London E4 9JP

Here is a PDF poster for publicity.

To find out more about this group or to book a place, if you work with people with learning disabilities, please contact us.

Related projects:

Tai Chi taster session for people with learning disabilities at Winchester Road Methodist Church

Tai Chi for young people with learning disabilities at PIP

 

Tai Chi for young people with learning disabilities at PIP

Dao Lu is running a weekly Tai Chi taster session for young people with learning disabilities, following our work there two years ago and a recent re-introduction session on 12 April 2017.

  • From 5th May 2017
  • Every Friday, 14.30 – 15.30
  • At Pursuing Independent Path, 4E Warwick Court, Shirland Mews, London W9 3DY
    Indoors and outdoors (weather permitting during warmer weather)

To find out more about this group or to book a place, please visit their website: http://piponline.org.uk/

Related projects:

Happy Easter 2017: Tai Chi for young people with learning disabilities

Flow like a cloud 5: Tai Chi for people with learning disabilities

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

 

Dawn Chorus & Tai Chi 2017

FREE Saturday 27th May 2017, 5-8am

Part of Wildlife Day programme, 5am to 9pm

The early bird catches the worm! In 2016 we had a wonderful morning in Lloyd Park. This year we are moving to Chingford Pimp Hall Nature Reserve on Saturday 27th May, 5-8am.

We will have an early morning stroll aroundChingford Pimp Hall Nature Reserve while learning how to identify bird calls with a bird expert. After a light breakfast we will do Tai Chi to the Dawn Chorus!

Meet outside the Learning Lodge at 5am. Have a light breakfast (pastries/refreshments provided) after round 6.30-7am. Tai Chi session at 7-8am. FREE to attend.

This is part of Wildlife Day programme. There will be other nature related activities throughout the day. Here is a poster with full information, including events later in the day

Related projects:

Tai Chi at Dawn Chorus in Lloyd Park

 

Dementia Awareness Week: FREE Tai Chi for people in supported living

Friday 19th May 2017, 12.00 – 13.00

Part of celebrating Dementia Awareness Week 2017 (14th-20th May)

  • Friday 19th May, 12.00 – 13.00
  • Windmill Court, 4a Weale Road, Chingford, London E4 6BP
  • FREE for residents, family carers and support workers
  • A poster (PDF) is available if you would like to print it out, for publicity

This is part of celebrating Dementia Awareness Week in Waltham Forest.

Related projects:

Tai Chi at Dementia Awareness Week: All Together Now

Green Tai Chi Corner for people affected by dementia, family carers and support workers