Winter Sun Tai Chi Retreats 2014-15

August 26th, 2014 - No Comments

Exciting news about new Tai Chi Retreats we are running this winter in sunny Tenerife.

We invite you to click here (www.taichi-retreats.com)
and start dreaming about a warm sunny winter in wonderful surroundings…
practising Tai Chi, Meditation and Dao Yin Breathing, meeting interesting people,
eating great food and relaxing on the beach or in the mountains…

5 Day Retreats are running in
December 2014,
January 2015, February 2015 and
March 2015

To make it easy for you to treat yourself we are offering
a huge 30% early bird discount off the normal price if you
act fast and book now!

Take a moment to browse the beautiful images
and descriptions of the relaxing activities on offer and
imagine how much better your winter will be
with some winter sun and energising Tai Chi.

We are ready to answer any questions you might have
so please do explore the site and get in touch if
you are tempted to join us
for a relaxing and rejuvenating
tai chi retreat this winter.


“We had such an amazing time with you all,
and we really wanted to thank you.
Our time with you was a real gift and we came
home feeling nourished both inside and out.“
Jill & Sarah, Bristol, UK


Chang Ming Recipes

August 26th, 2014 - No Comments

We’ve just discovered that two of the recipes in our Kindle version of The Ch’ang Ming Cookbook were reformatted during the process of uploading to amazon and this meant that some of the ingredients were missing.

If you have already bought the cookbook then please find the full recipes for Butter Bean Crumble and Vegetable Casserole below.

We have now updated the version of Kindle online so if you’d like more delicious healthy recipes in line with Chee Soo’s Ch’ang Ming guidelines then click on over to amazon and download your copy now.

With over forty Ch’ang Ming recipes covering Soups, Mains and Desserts it makes cooking and eating healthy meals, quick, fun and easy.

Butter Bean Crumble


125 gr (5 ozs) wholemeal flour
60 gr (3 ozs) veg margarine
50 gr (2 ozs) walnuts, chopped

2 leeks, sliced
2 teaspoons mixed herbs
1 stick of celery, chopped
75 g (3 ozs) dried butter beans, cooked
1 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon yeast extract
75 g (3 ozs) mushrooms, sliced
20 g (1 oz) chickpea flour
350 ml (7 fl.ozs) vegetable stock
300 ml (5 fl. ozs) carrot juice


1. Make the topping in a large bowl, by rubbing the margarine into the flour, until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in the chopped nuts and set aside.
2. Heat the oil in a wok, then sauté the leeks and celery until soft.
3. Stir in the mushrooms and cook for 2 -3 minutes.
4. Add the water, carrot juice, yeast extract and herbs to the wok and bring to the boil, stirring occasionally.
5. Mix the flour with a little cold water and mix until smooth, then remove the wok from the heat, add the flour to the wok, replace on heat and continue to stir as the mixture comes back to the boil.
6. Add the butter beans, then place mixture in an ovenproof dish, top with the crumble and bake for 12 minutes at 190 º C (375º F; Gas Mark 5).

Vegetable Casserole


150g (6 ozs) rolled oats
50g (2ozs) margarine
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
1 teaspoon mixed herbs
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds

2 small leeks, sliced
Soya sauce
2 carrots, sliced
1 teaspoon yeast extract
100 g (4 ozs) mushrooms, sliced
1 turnip, diced
½ small cauliflower, cut into florets
500 ml (1 pint) vegetable stock
1 tablespoon gram flour


1. Put the vegetables in a saucepan with the stock and bring to the boil.
2. Mix the flour with a little cold water, then add to the vegetables and bring to the boil, then simmer gently for 2 -3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Put the contents of the pan into a deep casserole dish with a lid. Cover and cook in the oven for 20 minutes at 180º C (350º F; Gas Mark 4)
4. While the casserole is in the oven, prepare the topping. Mix the oats, margarine, herbs and seeds together in a basin with a fork.
5. When the casserole has baked for 25 minutes, remove from the oven and add the topping. Return to the oven and bake for a further 25 minutes.

Remember, if you’d like more delicious recipes click on over to amazon and download your copy now.


Discover a more natural way of life….

August 8th, 2014 - No Comments

Discover a more natural way of life….

…with Lishi Tai Chi.
www.lishi.org/classes for details of a class near you


Beginners Tai Chi in Sheffield

August 8th, 2014 - No Comments

6 Week Tai Chi Beginners course starting in Sheffield in October – Will you be going?


New Lishi Tai Chi classes in Polmont Falkirk

August 8th, 2014 - No Comments

Check out the details of our new Lishi Tai Chi classes in Scotland
You can get full details at http://www.lishi.org/classes/polmont-falkirk
Polmont, Falkirk
10am – 12noon Saturdays
10.30-11.30am Wednesdays
Polmont Old Parish Church Hall
Main St, Falkirk FK2 0PT

Denny, Falkirk Area
7-9pm Tuesdays (12 week course starts 16th September – must book in advance)
Denny High School
Mydub Road, Denny, FK6 6EE

Larbert, Falkirk
7-9pm Wednesdays
10.30-11.30am Fridays
Larbert West Parish Church Hall
Main Street, Larbert, FK5 3JF


Lishi Tai Chi at Northern Green Gathering 2014 – Lovely Little Video

August 7th, 2014 - No Comments

A few Lishi Tai Chi students ran daily sessions for participants at the Northern Green Gathering 2014. Check out the video below and if you want to find a class near you then use our class finder here



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November 29th, 2012 - No Comments



Volunteering Opportunities in London

July 9th, 2012 - No Comments

For information about exciting volunteering opportunities and free entry to weekly classes in Hackney and Southgate in London, take a look at the fliers below.

For more info contact:
Hackney – Mem: 07981589881 or mem[at]lishi.org
Southgate – Ron: 07950179022, ron[at]lishi.org




London Lishi Summer Course 2012

July 5th, 2012 - 1 Comment

Click here for your booking form



St Gabriel’s Hall, Glasgow Terrace
Churchill Gardens, Pimlico SW1V 3AA

London Lishi Arts is a registered charity number 1114627

The London Summer Course promises to be loads of fun this year. There will be four full days of Lishi taught by the world-class coach Xiansheng Alex Boyd plus a range of events in the afternoons and evenings.

Sign up below to experience Lishi: a Taoist system encompassing Yoga, Tai Chi and Soft Kung Fu.
Relax and invigorate your body with our unique exercises which are performed alone and with other students.

If you’ve never tried Lishi before, this is a great opportunity to immerse yourself in a full 4-day taster course, or if you prefer try it for one or two days.

On the Thursday afternoon, we will be heading off to the coast to spend the evening practising Lishi on the beach, then early to bed (after a nice supper) and up at dawn for more time on the beach and a relaxing morning session.

On one of the other afternoons we will be visiting the lido in London Fields for some ‘aqualishi’, followed by a meal at a local restaurant.
…and much, much more!!

Email: londonlishi@gmail.com or call Lesley on 07786 927035 for more details.

Click here for your booking form


Free Workshop in Pimlico, London

May 21st, 2012 - No Comments

Free Lishi Tai Chi Workshop in London May 2012

If you would like to try Lishi and can get to London on Saturday (26th May) we are running a special workshop for everyone who has an interest in Lishi.

The class will be delivered by senior instructors and will give you an excellent experience of Lishi.

There will also be some special guests from Weihai in China.

To book your place, please email lesley@lishi.org

The class is free although you will be asked to give a charitable donation if you would like to contribute.

The class will take place on Sat 26th May from 3 – 5pm at St Gabriels hall, Churchill Gardens, Pimlico, London SW1V 3AA (map here)

Please share this with your friends as everyone is welcome to attend.

You can download a pdf of the flier by right clicking on the image above