Rachael

Founder/Director



Rachael is a 16th generation daoist disciple of Master Yuan Xiu Gang and Wudang San Feng Pai. She was born in Edinburgh and trained first as a yoga teacher alongside studying taiji, qi gong, zen buddhism and shamanic practices. Rachael's work with people in need of health and wellbeing is her full time work as director of the Soen Ren School and teacher of eastern forms of exercise and spiritual development.






Anais Trope came to Edinburgh from France as a student and has a background in chinese martial arts having also studied in Wudang with Rachael and Master Yuan Xiu Gang. She has just completed a three-year teacher training programme in the Soen Ren School and is currently studying on Bai Ma Shan in China.

 

 

 


Sandie Benzie is an assistant teacher in the Taiji for Over-50s class and has an extensive background teaching karate as well as visiting Wudang twice with the Soen Ren School in the last few years to work on her Taiji, Qi Gong and weapons skills.

News


Nov 2017

 

Rachael has just begun her maternity leave, thank you to everyone to came along to classes this Autumn and looking forward to seeing you all when able to teach again

 

Sept 2017

 

Two classes a week running until mid-Oct, private sessions also available

 

20 April 2017

 

Classes on break for the summer starting May 12th

 

11 Jan 2017

 

Chinese New Year Workshop on Sat 4th Feb

 

24 Nov 2016

 

Kidney Workshop on December 11th - all welcome!

 

22 Feb

 

School Open Day on March 20th!!! All welcome...performances, food and stalls

 

9 July

 

Ba Duan Jin Qi Gong this weekend and new Soen Ren Circle open to students

 

24 May

 

Summer workshop and weekend class timetable now up