Master Ding Academy (MDA) offers authentic, traditional Yang style Tai Chi Chuan classes.
Beginners and experienced practitioners are all welcome at any of our clubs. To take part, no particular level of fitness is required.
We believe in developing a friendly, supportive learning environment in our classes and provide various social events and local workshops throughout the year.
We also welcome opportunities to work with community or corporate groups on an ad-hoc or long-term basis.
All instructors listed on this website are certified to teach by the Master Ding Academy and must renew their registration annually. In addition, they are required, in a programme of continuous development, to improve their skills and understanding of Traditional Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan through regular training with Master Ding.
Contact Number: 07916 334670
|The Space East
Arch 439 Cramner Road
London E7 0LA
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Gemma Leary has practiced Tai Chi Chuan with the Master Ding Academy since 2005, building on years of martial arts training from childhood. She loves every aspect of the art and is grateful for the balance it has brought to her life in so many ways.
Whether you are looking for a gentle form of exercise, to improve your health and wellbeing in a relaxed environment or looking to explore some of the more challenging aspects of Tai Chi, Gemma will work with you to get the most from each lesson, regardless of age, ability or experience. The aim is always that you will leave each lesson feeling relaxed, energised and - most importantly - with a smile.
Gemma also works for an older people’s charity. She strongly believes age shouldn't be a barrier to trying new things or staying active and knows that the sense of community a shared interest can bring is so important.