WaterWays Taiji (Tai Chi) & TaijiNature

Cape Town, South Africa


Richard Jordi has been practicing and teaching Tai Chi and Qigong since 1996. He originally studied under the late Sifu Leslie Reed of the International Taijiquan and Shaolin Wushu Association. Richard collaborates with his teacher Faith LeLievre, a long-time Tai Chi and Qigong practitioner and instructor from WaterWays Taiji, Hilo, Hawai'i. Richard writes about Tai Chi and Qigong and has been published in an international journal.

Richard teaches Taiji, Qigong, and Liu He Ba Fa (Water Style). He runs regular classes in the Muizenberg and Noordhoek areas of Cape Town and runs short courses and workshops. Richard occasionally collaborates with Katja Abbott, a Sheng Zhen Qigong teacher based in Redhill, Cape Town. 

"circles of breath and mist return"

Katja Abbott, Shen Zhen Qigong teacher

Richard is currently developing workplace, school, and university classes through the Taiji-at-Work project. He is designing TaijiNature workshops that can stand alone, or be a component of meditation retreats, or self-development, organizational development, and wilderness programmes. Richard can also be contacted to set up private Taiji-at-Home classes.

Richard lives in Muizenberg, Cape Town. He holds a Masters Degree in Environmental Science and works in an occupational health unit that provides services to trade unions and workers. Richard also studies and writes in the areas of  philosophy and adult education.

WaterWays Taiji (Tai Chi)

Classes, Workshops & Retreats in the Arts of

Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan), Qigong, Bagua, Xing Yi,

Liung Yi,  Liu He Ba Fa (Water Style) & Kung Fu

In Hilo, Hawai’i Contact Faith at faith@taijinature.com

In Cape Town, South Africa Contact Richard at richard@taijinature.com

©Copyright Faith LeLievre and Richard Jordi, 2010. All Rights Reserved.

Richard is studying the practice of TaiYi Swimming Dragon under Sensei Hans Menck of the Freedom School of Martial Arts