School

Wuguan La Chaux-de-Fonds  (photo Loni Liebermann)
Wuguan La Chaux-de-Fonds (photo Loni Liebermann)

Aim and function of our school

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Six out of the ten weekly classes are split level, two are introductery classes and two courses are reserved for advanced students only.

Our school functions by membership. Newcomers are following introductery classes (at a special rate) and become full members with all the benefits on recommandation of their instructor and after having participated in an initiation workshop. Members pay a monthly fee and have free access to all classes . This system allows players to train more or less intensively according to their own needs and disponibilities. Each person takes responsibility for their own progress. The school provides a pleasant setting with all convienences, dedicated guidance and extends its welcome to people of all ages and walks of life. The split level classes encourage a friendly exchange between old and new members. It allows the beginners to see where they are heading to, and the old members to re-examine their practice all the time. We have participants between the ages of eighteen and eighty-two, women and men, practicing together. This mirrors our school's aim in Tai-Chi Chuan, which is self-cultivation with respect and compassion to all.

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We periodically invite guest teachers to work with us in order to widen our horizon. All serious players are welcome to exchange with us. So next time you are in our neighborhood, please, do visit our school.

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Genealogy of the school

Li King Lin

Founder of Wu Dang System
"Magic Sword Li"
Fu family
Li family
 
Fu Chin Shung

Founder of Fu Style Tai Chi
and Pa Kua Dragon Palm
Li Yu Lin
 
Fu Wing Fay

Vice President Guangdong Wushu Association
Li Tian Ji
Secretary General of National Wushu Department Developed Combined Tai Chi Chuan and Simplified Tai Chi Chuan
 
Bow Sim Mark

Teachers and instructors

Cornelia studied Tai-Chi Chuan since 1971 with the Masters Bow Sim Mark, W.C.C.Chen, John Chung Li and T.T. Liang

Cornelia Gruber

Cornelia Gruber

I was born in the German part of Switzerland in the year of the dragon. Later I lived in the USA for seven years where I fell madly in love with the art of Tai-Chi Chuan. I took up studies of Tai-Chi Chuan at the age of 18 in chinatown, Boston, my first teachers being John Chung Li, T.T. Liang, William C.C.Chen.

Thereafter I became a student of Bow Sim Mark who's school's lineage I am currently carrying on in my own Tai-Chi schools of Neuchâtel and La Chaux-de-Fonds in Switzerland, where I live with my family.

I like to express my everlasting gratitude to my teachers who guided me on this wonderful path.

I am a member of SGQT (professional association of Taijiquan and Qi Gong of Switzerland) and the TCFE (Taijiquan and Qi Gong Federation for Europe). I regularly teach workshops in Switzerland and Europe.

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Instructors

Jean-Pierre Schorpp

Jean-Pierre Schorpp

 

I discovered Tai-Chi Chuan in 1993 and ever since I am studing and refining my technique. I am always looking for the precision in the circular movements by concentrating on working with the center.

Tai-Chi Chuan gives me a different approach to my day to day living as well as a certain philosophy. I am grateful for all these riches and also to Cornelia who is my guide on this path.


Anne Gisep

Anne Gisep

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Tai-Chi is not just a kind of gymnastics for keeping in shape. Tai-Chi is teaching me patience, perseverance, humility and concentration.

Tai-Chi is improving my balance and body conscience.

Tai-Chi is helping me to be stronger in everyday life.

It is an existential approach, a philosophy of life.

 


Thierry Gumy

Thierry Gumy

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Because nothing lasts forever, nothing is the same forever....

After Aikido..... Tai-Chi Chuan....

A first approach of a magnificient path of perpetuel discovery where roots, Qi and balance meet.

I dare you to take a first step and let yourself be surprised!!

Heartfelt thanks to Cornelia who is making us discover all these riches.


Chantal Kolly

Chantal Kolly

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In 2006, I began Tai-Chi.

I persevered in learning of the form.

Exciting discovery, Tai-Chi brings me appeasement and enrichment.

It is useful in the gestures of every day.

This practice is a road without end.


Elba Chevalley

Elba Chevalley


I practice Tai-Chi Chuan since 1999 with Cornelia Gruber. Many thanks to her for initiating me into the art of Tai-Chi Chuan and giving me the chance to deepen my understanding of its techniques.

I have participated in different workshops of other teachers from Switzerland and other countries during the meetings and workshops organized by Cornelia.

I love the sea. Every year I spend the summer in Mojàcar, Spain and practice at the beach of " La Sierra Cabrera". If you would like to join my classes, I am there for you.


Katia Biloni

Katia Biloni

 

The discovery of Tai-Chi Chuan in 2002 led me to Qi Gong, but today I cant live without either of them - the two feeding each other. Physical, mental and spiritual planes are affected by these practices. It is a path...

In my experience, these arts allow us to express strength, beauty and serenity that are within us.

From April 2015 on, it will be my joy to help discover Qi Gong to all those who wish to maintain or improve their physical and mental health, independent or in addition to any sport or martial art, in the premises of the school of Cornelia, whom I thank for her support and her teaching.

 


Josué Haefliger

Josué Haefliger

 

 

Tai-Chi Chuan... is a formidable martial art which brings me rooting, flexibility, balance, energy and much more yet... Every day, every minute, every second of practice makes me discover new possibilities and an unlimited universe.

For more information about my classes in Delemont :  taichi-jura.ch

 


Nathalie Quartier

Nathalie Quartier

 

Almost 15 years of tai chi practice behind me and always the same pleasure to repeat endlessly the same gestures,to discover new sensations and new subtleties, to enter the infinitely small to realize the infinitely large. Over time, tai chi has become the common thread around which my life is wound. I created and run a qi gongclub on my workplace. We meet regularly to practice during the lunch break. I also teach qigong in an adult education center.


Sanae Takahashi

Sanae Takahashi

I am Japanese and have lived in Switzerland for 20 years.

While in Japan, I had the opportunity to watch people practice Tai-Chi Chuan in the park. I have asked myself what was hidden behind those slow movements. In 2003 I started to study Tai-Chi Chuan with Cornelia who helped me discover the world of this martial art.

It still is difficult to analyze what lies behind these movements; maybe my body knows more about it. When I practice Tai-Chi Chuan, I am here, I feel my body and my mind is calm.

Knowing that I am still at the beginning of my path, I have decided to give classes in the Val-de-Ruz which will help me advance as well. I thank Cornelia for her support.

For more information about my classes in Cernier, don't hesitate to contact me at 076 255 74 06.


© Tai-Chi Chuan Cornelia 2006-2017