In his teaching capacity, Glyn Williams has worked with athletes, musicians and people who spend a large proportion of their time seated at work. He has encountered many physical discomforts and ailments. All the disciplines he teaches encourage deeper levels of relaxation and increased levels of mobility.
Glyn has worked with stroke victims, muscle injury clients and people with general physical wear and tear. All of his clients have been helped with their specific conditions and have gained knowledge and insights which have helped them improve the way they function.
Glynís Tai chi training started in the Yang Long Form tradition with Ursula Smilde in London, she studied with Master Tang Liang Thia in Bangkok. Glyn then went on to study the Cheng Man-Chíing Short Form from John Eastman, a direct student of Grandmaster Cheng when he taught in New York.
Glyn also studied Chi Kung in London with Franklyn Sills who studied with several teachers including Fong Ha and Professor Yu Pen-Shi in San Francisco.
Glynís Alexander Technique training was at the School of Alexander Studies in North London under the directorship of Paul Collins and then Robin Simmons. Glyn gained his MSTAT while studying there.
Glynís main musical training was at the Royal Academy of Music in London. His teachers there were Gwydion Brooke, Ronald Waller, Philip Martin, Jeremy Brown, Philip Fowke and Peter Uppard. While studying at the Academy, Glyn gained several musical diplomas - LRAM, ARCM, FTCL, FLCM.
Glyn has freelanced professionally as a musician with orchestras which include London Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra and BBC Symphony Orchestra. He has played abroad with Orchestra Symphonica Emilio Arturo Toscannini, in Parma and Ravenna, in Italy as well as the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra.
Glynís other training encouraged him to study in America which led him to be the first person in England to be qualified as a Structural Consultant, a method developed by the American teacher and author, Robert Fritz. Structural Consulting is a system for analysing the structures involved in the creative process in business, the arts, science and life in general.
With all this knowledge and experience Glyn has been able to help people from all walks of life. He has featured in radio and television programmes in connection with all aspects of his work.
Glyn is Chief Instructor of the Jun Chi Tai Chi Chuan Association. He is also tutor in charge of Red Dragon Retreats. He is the director of VG Productions, which produce educational DVDs and videos designed to help people improve their health and wellbeing. He is also a Director of Urban Chi Download, the web-based health guidance company.
The Jun Chi Tai Chi Chuan Associationís aim is to teach Tai Chi, Chi Kung and other health-related arts as a way of improving the quality of life and as a way of helping people realise their individual potential. The exercise and approaches taught in the classes will have originated from many sources, predominantly from the East.
Glyn is also author of the book ďTai Chi Chuan and Chi Kung for Health and WellbeingĒ.
You can find out more about Glyn here: www.healthytaichichikung.com
ABOUT GLYN WILLIAMS
Glyn has been practising Tai Chi Chuan and Chi Kung since 1981. He has been teaching both these forms of exercise since 1988. He has been qualified as an instructor by the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain. Glyn has also been qualified as a teacher of the Alexander Technique since 1984.
Glyn is also a freelance musician and a teacher of several musical instruments.