Walled Garden Baumber

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Tel. 01507 578763

Email: walledgardenbaumber@yahoo.co.uk


The Walled Garden, Baumber, Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Access from the A158 only between Baumber and Wragby

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About Ian Houghton

Our Tai Chi instructor Ian Houghton is known as a 'Sifu', which comes from the Chinese word meaning teacher, skillful person or master. He has been practising martial arts for 39 years and Tai Chi for 34 years. He has a black belt in Shaolin Kung Fu, and teaches Wing Chun Kung, the art of self-defence.

He is also qualified to teach Yang Tai Chi, Chen Tai Chi and several forms of martial arts, to a very high standard.

He is currently studying Lau family Hung Gar and Dim Mack with a renowned Master, Steven Burton, developing his skills in the ancient martial arts which develop combat strength, power and health.


Here in the Walled Garden Baumber, Ian will be teaching Yang Tai Chi. This is the most popular and widely practised form of Tai Chi involving fluid slow movements. Steady movements help practitioners relax and feel the flow of energy within their bodies. With its grace, emphasis on relaxation and smooth internal energetics, the Yang style attracts and retains many students each year. Also introducing for May 2018 Dao Yin this form of exercise is  a comprehensive therapeutic exercise system that combines integrated physical movement, mental cultivation and regulated breathing. Known for relieving aches and pains, working the whole body, it can be done seated,

Ian Houghton will return to teach in the gardens on Thursday May 3rd 2018.


                                             Classes will run weekly.


                                               TAi CHi - 12 till 1pm

     Steady movements to help relax and feel the flow of energy within the whole body  




                                              DAO YIN - 1pm - 2pm

  Known to help relieve aches and pains, working the whole body, can be done seated.  


                           £6.00 per class, no need to book, pay as you go.

                            Both classes suitable for all ages and abilities.


             Afterwards treat yourelf to one of our delicious homemade cakes in

              The Potting Shed Tearoom, enjoy the rest of the afternoon in the garden.

TAi CHi and DAO YIN Classes

Restart on Thursday May 3rd 2018