Infecting the City 2012
The Jewels - Tai Chi

A graceful, meditative martial art that originated in China


Sensei Ndlovu


Jewel Route 2: Tues 22 at 11h00 and 13h10
Fri 25 at at 11h00 and 13h10


Jewel Route 2 begins in the Golden Acre Foyer

For his work around tai chi, Sensei has chosen to work with Chris Hanche, the Sifu (instructor) who has been practising this Eastern martial art for 24 years. Of the five main styles of tai chi, Chris’s expertise lies in the Yang style which, he says, ‘benefits the body from the inside out’. This is due largely to its consisting of ‘lots of slow, continuous movements which allow for the working of the body’s core muscles and increases blood-flow’.

‘The Infecting The City Festival is a great opportunity because it will allow people to see tai chi demonstrated openly, the way it is done in China: in parks and other open areas,’ enthuses Chris.

Sensei Ndlovu

Sensei Ndlovu

Master multi-tasker, performer, teacher, multi-award winner, accredited assessor, trainer and facilitator, Sensei has been a professional stuntman and stunt coordinator for over 15 years. Ndlovu is the Managing Director and founder of the first and the only accredited stunt-training institution on the African continent, established in 2002, named the Dimensional Stunt School. He has been called a master of movement, a hot stepper and “Empower read more...