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Lishi Tai Chi and Kung Fu

Eldon Leisure Centre, Newcastle Upon Tyne

Run by: Lishi International

Lishi includes tai chi, kung fu, yoga and qigong, using internal energy, or qi, to make you stronger.


Suitable for any age

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  •  Dogs are not welcome at this location
Lishi - ancient movements of magic

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If you have ever wanted to learn more about tai chi, kung fu, Chinese yoga, taoism, qigong, meditation, Chinese aikido or how to use your chi energy, come along and try lishi, it has the lot and much more besides!


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Other Dates

This activity also runs on these dates:

  1. Thu 9 Apr 18:15–20:00
  2. Thu 16 Apr 18:15–20:00
  3. Thu 23 Apr 18:15–20:00
  4. Thu 30 Apr 18:15–20:00
  5. Thu 7 May 18:15–20:00
  6. Thu 14 May 18:15–20:00
  7. Thu 21 May 18:15–20:00
  8. Thu 28 May 18:15–20:00
  9. Thu 4 Jun 18:15–20:00
  10. Thu 11 Jun 18:15–20:00
  11. Thu 18 Jun 18:15–20:00
  12. Thu 25 Jun 18:15–20:00


£8.00 for two hours. Free 6 week beginners courses for 16 to 25 year olds available.

Skill Level

  1. Beginner
  2. Intermediate
  3. Advanced


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Eldon Leisure Centre

High Friars, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 7XY

Meeting point: Meet in the spin studio.

About this location

Leisure centre hosting a range of activities.


This activity is organised and run by Lishi International.

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