Meet the Teacher Profile:

The 'Meet the Teacher' profile of Steve Goodeve (Tao Heart Tai Chi Instructor) is published in:

The Journal of the Tai Chi Union for Great Britain, and can be seen in the

Winter 2014 Edition #44 of Tai Chi Ch'uan & Oriental Arts magazine.



Curriculum Vitae:

Steve's 'New Participant Impressions' of British Health Qigong Association (BHQA) Instructor Training can be seen in the BHQA Reports June 2015 & Newsletter #3 September 2015



Instructor Registration Web Links:

Senior Instructor Tai Chi Union Great Britain:

Natural Energy Academy (Hong Kong) / Daogong UK Instructor:


Tao Heart Tai Chi also has experience of teaching classes and Workshops as follows:

  • Wellbeing initiatives for school teaching staff, both regular weekly and for Inset programmes;

  • PE/PSHCE curriculum weekly classes for KS2 pupils;

  • Reception and KS1-2 Healthy Schools programmes;

  • Enrichment Learning opportunities for KS1-4 pupils & Post-16 students;

  • Qigong, Breathing Exercises, and elements of Tai Chi to encourage and promote wellbeing for service users within Drug and Alcohol Dependency Rehabilitation;

  • Seated and moderated standing Qigong with Breathing Exercises to encourage gentle activity and relaxation within specialist classes for persons with respiratory difficulties, including Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), chronic Asthma, and Cardiovascular Disease (CVD);
  • Fit for Life: Youth (18-25) Programme - Introduction to Qigong;
  • Women's Institute (WI) - Tai Chi Presentation & Introduction to Qigong;
  • Workplace Qigong to promote a happy harmonious working environment with potential to increase productivity;
  • Festival Events, including National Trust Barefoot Festival @ Godolphin House (Cornwall);
  • Presenting Tai Chi & Qigong demonstrations;
  • Cornwall Tourism healthy activities - Tai Chi promotional video;
  • Cornwall & Isles of Scilly Health Service, Health Promotion - Introduction to Qigong;
  • Firefighter Beneficiaries Charity - Qigong 'Taster', discussion and demonstration.
  • Tate St Ives, Cornwall - Staff Wellbeing 'Phoenix in Graceful Clouds of Blessing' Qigong Classes (Summer 2019)
  • Tai Chi on the beach 'Taster' presentation for Ch5 TV - Susan Calman's ‘Grand Week By The Sea’ with Gyles Brandreth - Season 1 - Episode 3 / St Ives, Cornwall (June 2021)

  • Tai Chi/Qigong Fundraising Event @ Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens (Cornwall) in support of the Disasters Emergency Committee (DEC) Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal 2022
  • Qigong (Dao Yin) Masterclass @ U3A Hassocks (Mid-Sussex) 2024

Steve Goodeve: Tai Chi @ Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens