TERRI OWEN (formerly Terri Goron)
Tai Chi Union Registered Instructor
Deyin Taijiquan Institute level 2 Instructor
Tai Chi Background and Affiliations:
Qualified Tai Chi Instructor with Deyin Taijiquan Institute where I have trained with Master Faye Li Yip and Master Tary Yip since 2008 in Yang style and Sun style: Forms include Yang 8 step, Yang 16 step, and Yang 24 step, Yang 16 sword and Yang 32 Sword forms. Sun 13 Introductory form and Sun 38 Short form
Current (Level 2) Instructor member of Deyin Taijiquan Institute. (2019)
Currently Registered Instructor with Tai Chi Union (2019)
Qualified Instructor with the British Health Qigong Association: Current Instructor member (2019).
Five Animals Qigong (Wu Qin Xi),
Dao Yin Yang Shen Gong 12,
6 Healing Sounds (Liu Zi Jue).
Certified by Master Wing Cheung (2007) to teach Taiji Qigong 18, also known as "Shibashi" .
I've worked extensively with set 1, and can also offer set 2 and 3.
I have a City and Guilds FE teaching certificate. I am an ex State-Registered Podiatrist and have worked in the NHS, so have a good understanding of health issues in the older population. I first studied Tai Chi in the 1990s with local and international teachers (Cheng Man Ch'ing short form, Bagua and Qigong). After a break of a few years I returned to tai chi and became an instructor with the Tai Chi For Health Institute, also gaining additional training with the Tai Chi and Qigong Forum for Health TCCKFH before discovering Masters Faye and Tary Yip in 2008.
In addition to private classes: I led classes for Age Concern for five years between 2005 and 2010; I've taught regular classes at the Tytherington Club; one-off events such as the 50+ show and workplace away-days; led funded courses for local U3A groups and senior citizens, and sessions for disability groups of all ages eg David Lewis Centre and South Manchester mental health resource centres. I have specialist experience in Parkinsons Disease having led weekly sessions of Taiji Qigong for Macclesfield Parkinson society "ALEX" group in Bollington from Jan 2011 to July 2018.