to Aug 21

Cheng Hsin Summer Retreat

Cheng Hsin Summer Retreat 3 day Residential Workshop

Great Malvern, Worcs 18 - 21 August

For anyone interested in:

  • Consciousness work
  • Skilful physical interaction
  • Genuine communication


To completely immerse in Cheng Hsin training. The emphasis of the retreat will be to develop a deep and genuine state of being:

  • Relaxed
  • Grounded
  • Centred
  • Calm
  • Whole and Total

This retreat will include multiple approaches to developing skill through realizing princi- ples and being authentically present. The day will be structured into both physical and contemplative practices to empower participants to delve deeper into Cheng Hsin by combining various aspects of the work we do.

Note: This retreat will not have mats and so the Art of Effortless Power training will not include throwing and will not be physically strenuous.


The retreat will be held at St James School in Great Malvern at the foot of the Malvern hills.

The school is located directly opposite Great Malvern train station approximately one hour by train from Birmingham New Street Station.

Schedule & Cost

  • Early Morning Training: 6: 30am—7: 30am. Chi Gung, Tai Chi
  • Breakfast: 7:30am—8:30am
  • Morning Training 1: 9—10:30. Stretching and Body-Being Training
  • Morning Training 2: 11am—12:30. Art Of Effortless Power
  • Lunch: 12:30pm—1:30pm
  • Afternoon training 1: 2:00—3:30. Art Of Effortless Power
  • Afternoon training 2: 4:00—5:30. Art Of Effortless Power
  • Dinner: 6pm—7pm
  • Evening Training 7:30—9:30. Consciousness Training


Note: The venue has to be secured with a large minimum non-refundable fee. Therefore those whose pay a non-refundable deposit of £150 will receive a 33% discount

Includes accommodation*, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Fee: with deposit: £250 for 3 days

The retreat will start on Friday 18th evening with dinner at 5:30 pm followed by con- sciousness work at 7:30 pm. The retreat will finish at 5:00 pm on Monday 21st to allow some participants to catch the last trains home. People coming for only one or two days must start on Friday evening or Saturday morning. *Dinner and/or accommodation on Monday night is available at extra cost. Inquire for rates.

Instructor: Kevin Magee

After studying martial arts intensively in Japan for many years. Kevin was dissatisfied with his own level of skill. In a fortunate encounter with Peter Ralston, he discovered a Master who was teaching the principles of being effortlessly effective. Such was the impact of Ralston’s teaching, Kevin dropped his studies in Japan and apprenticed with Peter for several years. He now teaches Cheng Hsin martial and ontological workshops throughout Europe.


For more information please contact Kevin by email:

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to Mar 26

Cheng Hsin T'ui Shou Workshop

Open to complete beginners and experienced players alike, this workshop will introduce and expand on the principles and dynamics of Cheng Hsin T'ui Shou - The Art of Effortless Power.

The human body has a specific design that functions most powerfully and effortlessly through principles that are studied in this work -- relaxing, grounding, being whole, centered, and calm.

Also covered are: aligning with gravity, how to structure the body, and appropriate states of mind. Training leads us to develop an effortlessly effective body-being, applicable to activities ranging from walking and meditating to dancing and boxing.

Taught by Europe's most experienced Cheng Hsin instructor, this promises to give insights and experiences to give a deeper understanding of interaction, mind and body.

Kevin Magee is a Senior Apprentice and holds the rank of Degree Four in the Cheng Hsin Arts.

For more information on Cheng Hsin, and it's Founder, Peter Ralston, please click here

Venue: Port Tennant Community Centre, Wern Fawr Road, Swansea, SA1 8HQ

Times: Saturday 09:30am-4:00pm, Sunday 09:30am-3:30pm

Fees: £80 for the weekend, £45 for one day (see note below). £30 deposit required to book place.

NOTE: Beginners must attend the Saturday if opting for one day training. Training is progressive and Sunday won't make any sense on it's own unless you're experienced

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to Nov 13

Cheng Hsin T'ui Shou Workshop

Kevin Magee, Senior Cheng Hsin Apprentice and teacher in Europe, will be teaching a full weekend in Cheng Hsin T'ui Shou, The Art of Effortless Power.

  • Discover how to be effortlessly effective
  • Find out about Intrinsic Strength
  • Be introduced to interactive skills

All in a friendly environment, with tea and coffee provided.

Venue: Port Tennant Community Centre, Wern Fawr Road, Port Tennant, Swansea, SA1 8LQ

Times: 9:30-5:30 on Saturday, 9:30-3:30 on Sunday

Fee: £80 for the weekend or £45 for a day. Beginners must start on the Saturday.

Limited Spaces, Please Book Early





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