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During this current Coronavirus crisis all our classes are instead happening live and interactive online through Deeper Being’s Online Program. CLICK FOR  INFO. 

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photo at the end of Chi Kung practice with the setting sun behind.

We're still busy offering online Tai Chi and Meditation with Deeper Being. Rachael, Joe and I have been running our live Zoom classes online since before the lockdown became official and they still remain the safest way to have meaningful training with others and guidance from one's teachers.

However we are also now offering private 1-1 sessions in public areas at 2m distance, in the same way that personal fitness trainers have been allowed to for a few weeks now. If you feel this is of benefit, or you would like to sign up to the classes we're running online, just get in contact. We are actively monitoring risk at all times and are ready to retract into more stringent observation of social isolation at a moment's notice.
#taichi #online #meditation #chikung #qigong #personaltraining #outdoorfitness
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photo at the end of Chi Kung practice with the setting sun behind.

Were still busy offering online Tai Chi and Meditation with Deeper Being. Rachael, Joe and I have been running our live Zoom classes online since before the lockdown became official and they still remain the safest way to have meaningful training with others and guidance from ones teachers.

However we are also now offering private 1-1 sessions in public areas at 2m distance, in the same way that personal fitness trainers have been allowed to for a few weeks now. If you feel this is of benefit, or you would like to sign up to the classes were running online, just get in contact.  We are actively monitoring risk at all times and are ready to retract into more stringent observation of social isolation at a moments notice.
#taichi #online #meditation #chikung #qigong #personaltraining #outdoorfitness

Our live online Zoom classes offer something every day of the week with tuition by experts full of deep specialist knowledge and experience. It's £40 for all of the classes, £30 for one a week or try for a drop in fee of £9.

Next session is standing Chi Kung and Stretching from 10:00-10:45am, followed by meditation at 11:00-11:30am.

Best wishes to you all.
#online
#taichi
#meditation
#chikung
#qigong
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Our live online Zoom classes offer something every day of the week with tuition by experts full of deep specialist knowledge and experience. Its £40 for all of the classes, £30 for one a week or try for a drop in fee of £9.

Next session is standing Chi Kung and Stretching from 10:00-10:45am, followed by meditation at 11:00-11:30am.

Best wishes to you all.
#online
#taichi
#meditation
#chikung
#qigong

Morning Chi Kung and Stretching at 10am. Meet the day waving. Not wavering.
Want to join in? You can. Online Tai Chi, Meditation and Chi Kung. Live and interactive every day via Zoom.. Do contact us for more info.
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Morning Chi Kung and Stretching at 10am. Meet the day waving. Not wavering.
Want to join in? You can. Online Tai Chi, Meditation and Chi Kung. Live and interactive every day via Zoom.. Do contact us for more info.

Chi Kung, Stretching and Strengthening at 10am.
Compassion Practice at 11am
Live and interactive on Zoom.
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Just walking up to the Deeper Being Training Cabin to set up for the 7pm Tai Chi class on Zoom. ... See MoreSee Less

Just walking up to the Deeper Being Training Cabin to set up for the 7pm Tai Chi class on Zoom.

Does Tai Chi know the difference between troubled and untroubled times? In Tai Chi we engage in opening from the centre (the Tan Tien). To fold and collapse is to expand out. When this occurs there is no broken spirit. Because like the waves lapping on the sea shore, as a wave does break, the next is already formed. Endlessly through time there is a constant opening. Opening is opening, closing is opening, Chi always circulates.
So perhaps brokeness is not to be feared. If you go with the flow perhaps the apparent loss of form can only lead to form. This is nature and life's experience.
Forging unbreakable spirit is key.
Hence, Master Ding Academy is a strong community. There is as much chance of breaking us as there is to slap a body of water and call it broken.
Following this philosophy my wife and I swiftly switched to an Online Program combining what is done with Tai Chi with what is done with our Meditation classes.
Rachael's meditation lineage is so similar in philosophy to the Tai Chi. Everything I have said could be written by someone from her similarly ancient lineages, merely replacing Tai Chi with Meditation or Compassion. Her teachers and gurus expound the same wisdom through different training systems. They are also labelled warriors.
Formlessness cannot be broken.
Allow the folding of one's Ego, allow the breaking and reforming of self.
Community is a key. We have that, I feel it. Anyone can join and feel this.
I know some of you do not feel comfortable yet in your Tai Chi Forms, having not had time to acquire them before lock down. We are adapting as we teach online to bring the same depths as received in face-to-face classes, irrespective of wether you know the exact Form. This is a product of 'Teng Jing'; listening energy.
We may be socially distanced, yet each day the depth of meaningful social sharing we see online increases.
We are happy and glad to be in the privileged position to share this with you.
Best wishes from the Master Ding Academy team in Northampton.
Nick Cheang
Rachael Cheang
Joseph Beckett.
#taichi #meditation #online
#taichionline #meditationonline
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Does Tai Chi know the difference between troubled and untroubled times? In Tai Chi we engage in opening from the centre (the Tan Tien). To fold and collapse is to expand out. When this occurs there is no broken spirit. Because like the waves lapping on the sea shore, as a wave does break, the next is already formed. Endlessly through time there is a constant opening. Opening is opening, closing is opening, Chi always circulates.
So perhaps brokeness is not to be feared. If you go with the flow perhaps the apparent loss of form can only lead to form. This is nature and lifes experience.
Forging unbreakable spirit is key.
Hence, Master Ding Academy is a strong community. There is as much chance of breaking us as there is to slap a body of water and call it broken.
Following this philosophy my wife and I swiftly switched to an Online Program combining what is done with Tai Chi with what is done with our Meditation classes.
Rachaels meditation lineage is so similar in philosophy to the Tai Chi. Everything I have said could be written by someone from her similarly ancient lineages, merely replacing Tai Chi with Meditation or Compassion. Her teachers and gurus expound the same wisdom through different training systems. They are also labelled warriors.
Formlessness cannot be broken.
Allow the folding of ones Ego, allow the breaking and reforming of self. 
Community is a key. We have that, I feel it. Anyone can join and feel this.
I know some of you do not feel comfortable yet in your Tai Chi Forms, having not had time to acquire them before lock down. We are adapting as we teach online to bring the same depths as received in face-to-face classes, irrespective of wether you know the exact Form. This is a product of Teng Jing; listening energy. 
We may be socially distanced, yet each day the depth of meaningful social sharing we see online increases.
We are happy and glad to be in the privileged position to share this with you.
Best wishes from the Master Ding Academy team in Northampton.
Nick Cheang
Rachael Cheang
Joseph Beckett.
#taichi #meditation #online
#taichionline #meditationonline

The online Tai Chi and Meditation program teamed up with Deeper Being is going very well. Do think about signing up. This morning's Tai Chi had 9 participants and this evening's had 11. It was ace, just got it in from it. There was delightful banter, people worked hard and we also paused to go off and bang things in support of NHS staff. Which was great to experience as a Zoom Conference.
Very good. Well done all.
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Just had a quick peak at the online class Joseph Beckett is running at the moment for our www.deeperbeing/online-program.
Going brilliantly. It's a new Saturday morning class that was scheduled to begin just as lock down and social distancing began....6 online participants already!
Very good.
Want to join in? You can: just contact Rachael and I at info@deeperbeing.com, nick@masterdingacademy.com or through Facebook or whatever means and you can sign up to our online classes.
Best wishes to you all,
Nick.
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Just had a quick peak at the online class Joseph Beckett is running at the moment for our www.deeperbeing/online-program.
Going brilliantly. Its a new Saturday morning class that was scheduled to begin just as lock down and social distancing began....6 online participants already!
Very good.
Want to join in? You can: just contact Rachael and I at info@deeperbeing.com, nick@masterdingacademy.com or through Facebook or whatever means and you can sign up to our online classes.
Best wishes to you all,
Nick.
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