About the BHQA

The British Health Qigong Association (BHQA) is a non profit organisation founded in 2009 dedicated to the education, training, grading and development of  "Health Qigong®" system in the United Kingdom and beyond.

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 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 and many other leading organisations in an effort to promote healthy living, active life and physical and mental well-being to wider community.

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 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)

Honourary President of the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain, 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.


©BHQA 2019
Official Member of the International Health Qigong Federation
United Kingdom Official Body for Health Qigong