University for Health Qigong in the UK and Europe

The British Health Qigong (BHQA) is regarded and viewed by many Qigong enthusiasts as one of the best Institutes and respected by great number of professional instructors as a University for Health Qigong Instructors and official body for Health Qigong in the UK and Europe. We are the UK official members of the International Health Qigong Federation (IHQF), the only governing body for Health Qigong in the world with thousands of instructors in 70 countries.

The British Health Qigong Association (BHQA) was founded in 2009 dedicated to the education, training, grading and development of  "Health Qigong®" system in the United Kingdom and beyond. In the last 11 years the BHQA have trained more than 200 Heath Qigong Instructors from the UK, Europe, Israel, USA, Australia and Argentina. Our Instructor Course trainers are some of the most respected Qigong Masters in the world.

As offical body recognised and approved by the Chinese Health Qigong association China as the governing body for "Health Qigong®" in the UK. The BHQA is committed to support the founding of the International Health Qigong Federation (IHQF).

Our organisation has professional instructors throughout the UK and Europe actively promoting this great system to people from all walks of life. We are also working in close partnership with Chinese Health Qigong Association China, the NHS, Tai Chi Union for Great Britain (although our organisation do not directly work with the union, many of our instructor members  are members of the Union, thus making us indirect partners) so and many other leading organisations in an effort to promote healthy living, active life and physical and mental well-being to wider community.

Our Moto is "Standard, Professionalism, Integrity".

We regularly organise workshops and seminars conducted by highly reputable master trainers all over the UK, hundreds of enthusiasts have participated.

The BHQA also represented the UK to attend the international Health Qigong Festival 2009 in Shanghai and put Health Qigong UK firmly in the World Health Qigong stage.

BHQA is a professional organisation holding the highest authority and expertise on (Health Qigong®) in the the UK, and we offer educational programmes:

  1. Seminars and workshops open to enthsiasts of all levels
  2. "Health Qigong®" programmes for NHS patients suffering from various medical conditions, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Cardiac vascular problems, MS etc.
  3. Certified Health Qigong Instructor courses for Tai Chi and Qigong enthusiasts, sport and exercises professionals as well as health workers and specialists in the medical field.
  4. Study and exchange trips to China.

We welcome practitioners and enthusiasts of all levels to join us and become a part of BHQA. We offer Associate membership, Instructor membership as well as club membership.


Our Structure:

President - Master Faye (Li) Yip (MBA) -

Highly respected Tai Chi and Qigong Master in the UK and Europe, Master Faye has taught for over 30 years in various countries in Europe, UK, New Zealand, Australia, Japan and China.

She is co founder of the Deyin Taijiquan Institute (International), member of the technical panel and executive member of the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain, Lineaged bearer for Yang and Sun Style Tai Chi, 6 Duan Health Qigong Grand Master and executive member of the International Health Qigong Federation.


Chairman - Master Tary Yip (MBA)

First person to have been awarded a Health Qigong 6th Duan Master by the IHQF, Europe's leading Tai Chi & Qigong Grand Masters, president of Wudang Wushu Association (UK), Head Coach for the Notional Tai Chi Team and Chief Judge in Tai Chi Union Competition, National Coach for Health Qigong Squad UK.  Master Tary travels throguhout Europe, UK, Australia, USA, China to teach Tai Chi and Qigong, for over 30 years he has taught thousands of enthusiasts and help them gain benefits through learning Tai Chi and Health Qigong. 

Master Tary is also the Co founder of Deyin Taijiquan Institute (International), President of Sport association of the UK Chinese Business Federation, Lineaged Bearer for traditional Yang and Sun Style Tai Chi.


Secretary - Diane Brindley

 Diane is a level 2 Health Qigong Instructor qualified since 2009. she is also a senior Tai Chi teacher with more than 20 years of experience in Tai Chi and Qi Gong. 

As membership secretary, she is responsible for membership application, renewal and update of member status.



British Health Qigong Association is a UK member and representative of International Health Qigong Association, world governing body for Health Qigong.



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