~ TOM COLLINGRIDGE & HELEN KINGDON
Helen started practicing Tai Chi in 1998. Following two years of Yang style,
she started Chen style in 2000.
Helen has also studied other martial arts and currently teaches Tai Chi and Kung
The Exeter School of Tai Chi teaches authentic Chen style Tai Chi, following the teachings of the current Grandmaster,
Chen Xiao Wang.
The School's instructors are highly
experienced and are registered with the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain.
The School firmly believes in providing high quality teaching, and therefore the instructors continue to train diligently
with leading Tai Chi masters from the UK and China, including Grandmaster Chen Xiao Wang (19th Generation), Ben Milton (20th
Generation), Karel & Eva Koskuba (20th Generation) and Malcolm Droy.
The School believes that Tai Chi is accessible and beneficial to everyone, and has taught diverse groups including
elderly care home residents, people with disabilities and young people with behavioural problems. Our students range
in age from 16 - 101.