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Wu Wei Studio has been established as a dedicated tai chi and internal arts development and practice space by Juergen Kurtz.

Juergen Kurtz

CPE (Cambridge), BD Hons (London), PGCPSE (Open), Instructor (TCUGB)


Juergen was born in Germany and has lived in the Shetland Isles since 1999, where he has been involved with the development and delivery of community services. He has a study background in languages, philosophy, religions, education, psychology and internal martial arts. He is also a seasoned marathon runner and plays volleyball with his team Globetrotters.


For many years Juergen has been studying advanced full curriculum Yang Style Tai Chi (solo & partner, bare-hand & weapons) with Master Sam Masich, one of the most accomplished mid-generation internal martial arts practitioner in the world and IWSD recognised 8th Level Black Belt. Juergen is one of Sam's instructor students and spends regular intensive study time with him. Juergen is also a fully licensed and insured qigong, health and martial tai chi instructor with TCUGB


Juergen's holistic body-mind tai chi courses and his integrative coaching approach can make tai chi and the internal martial arts physically and intellectually accessible to anyone that would like to explore their deeper aspects as a rich source for personal development.


If you are interested in working with him, come along to meet him and find out more during one of the open studio sessions Saturdays 2-4 pm. You could also email info@wu-wei-studio.eu to pre-book a place on a course or arrange a private appointment.

Events this summer...

6th July - 13th July in Stirling

Tai Chi Caledonia

A week of Tai Chi, Qigong and Chinese Internal Arts in the heart of Scotland

27th July - 1st August in Shetland

Pole to Pole Taiji Summer Camp

(Exchange programme Brighton/Shetland for students of the Masich Internal Arts Method

Tai Chi Class schedule

A1 - Beginners: Thurs 6-7(8)pm

A2 - Beijing 24: Thurs 8-9pm

A3 - Long Form 108: Tue 6-7pm

B1 - Push Hands 1: Thurs 7-8pm

B2 - Push Hands 2: Tue 7-8pm

B3 - Push Hands 3: Sun 7.30-8.30pm

C1 - Sabre:  Sun 5.30-6.30pm

C2 - Sword: Sun 6.30-7.30pm

Next 8-Week Tai Chi Beginners Course

Start: Thurs  6th Sept 2018 @ 6pm

Please email to book a place or come along to a free Open Studio drop-in session on 1st Sept between 2-4pm to find out more.

Open Studio

Saturdays 2-4 pm (next session 1st Sept)

Free Drop In - Meet the Instructor

Info & Course Enrolment

External study Links

Brennan Translation (Translations of Chinese martial arts manuals)

Kung Fu Tea (Chinese martial studies - academic posts and resources)

Yang Family Tai Chi (Tai Chi history, philosphy, theory & practice)

Health Benefits of Tai Chi (US Department of Health & Human Services)

Contact us

Wu Wei Studio

Unit 5.2 (upstairs)

Toll Clock Shopping Centre

26 North Road

Lerwick, Shetland


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