Welcome to the Master Ding Academy (MDA) – Black Tortoise Tai Chi website.
We are a Tai Chi Club that teaches traditional Yang Style Tai Chi in Dublin city centre. We have weekly classes in Dublin City Centre and run regular beginner classes. These classes are suitable for complete beginners. Classes are also available for more advanced students. Please see our classes page for details of times and locations.
We are a proud member of the Master Ding Academy (MDA) of Tai Chi.
Master Ding Academy Tai Chi is characterised by a strong emphasis on
building health, power and understanding of internal energy through experiential study of Tai Chi’s concepts and principles. The result is a system that we hope teaches you strength and calmness in the face of all life’s aspects, lightened by a true joy for living.
We teach the entire traditional Yang style tai chi syllabus, so no matter how deeply you want to look into Tai Chi, we will be there for you. In addition you will benefit from the unique skills of this generation’s Master Ding Academy teachers and masters who work hard to make the process fun, flexible and inclusive. To us it is all about transmission of the real skill of Tai Chi which is carried from generation to generation by the proper understanding and execution of its concepts and principles. If you are after more from your Tai Chi, look no further.