Master Ding Academy (MDA) offers authentic, traditional Yang style Tai Chi Chuan classes.
Beginners and experienced practitioners are all welcome at any of our clubs. To take part, no particular level of fitness is required.
We believe in developing a friendly, supportive learning environment in our classes and provide various social events and local workshops throughout the year.
We also welcome opportunities to work with community or corporate groups on an ad-hoc or long-term basis.
All instructors listed on this website are certified to teach by the Master Ding Academy and must renew their registration annually. In addition, they are required, in a programme of continuous development, to improve their skills and understanding of Traditional Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan through regular training with Master Ding.
MDA Teeside provides authentic Yang style Tai Chi Chuan classes in Hartlepool, Darlington and Stockton-on-Tees
Instructor: Mike Watson
Total Fitness, Mandale Triangle, Middlesbrough Road, Stockton, TS17 7BN
Monday : 9.30am - 11.00am Club members only
Wednesday : 5.00pm - 6.00pm Club members only
David Lloyd Leisure, Teesside Barrage Way, Thornaby, Stockton-on-Tees, TS17 6QA
Monday : 11.30am - 12.15pm. Club members only
Wednesday : 7.30pm - 8.15pm Club members only
Thursday : 9.15am - 10.00am Club members only
Dolphin Centre, Horse Market, Darlington, DL1 5RP
Monday : 1.15pm - 2.45pm
Bannatyne Health Club & Spa, Haughton Road, Darlington, DL1 1SS
Monday : 3.15pm - 4.45pm. Club members only
Tuesday : 12.45pm - 1.45pm. Club members only
Friday : 9.30am - 10.30am. Club members only
Darlington Friends Meeting House, 6 Skinnergate, Darlington, DL3 7NB
Monday : 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Tuesday : 10.00am - 11.30am
Friday : 11.00am - 12.30pm
The Wilson Centre, Manor Gate, Long Newton, Stockton-on-Tees, TS21 1DD
Tuesday : 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Grange Road Methodist Church, Tankerville Street, Hartlepool, TS26 8DU
Tuesday : 6.00pm - 7.30pm
Thursday : 1.15pm - 2.45pm
Hart Village Hall, Front Street, Hartlepool, TS27 3AW
Wednesday : 9.30am - 11.00am
Friday : 2.00pm - 3.30pm
Spennymoor Settlement, O’Hanlin Street, Spennymoor, DL16 6RY
Wednesday : 12.30pm - 1.30pm
Bannatyne’s Health Club. Myton Road, Ingleby Barwick, TS17 0WA
Wednesday : 3.30pm - 4.30pm
St Andrews Church Hall, Haughton-le Skerne, Darlington, DL1 2DD
Thursday : 10.30am - 11.30am
ARC Stockton Arts Centre, Dovecoat Street, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 1LL
Thursday : 7.30pm - 9.00pm
If you are interested in starting Tai Chi class, do contact our instructor: