About Matthew

Dr Matthew Brewer is the founder and head instructor of Daoist Internal Arts and is a full time internal arts teacher. He is a qualified B. K. Frantzis Energy Arts instructor and is a Registered Instructor with the Tai Chi Union of Great Britain. He has studied Tai Chi and related practices since 1994.

His first teacher was the much loved Brian Cookman, the first head of The Tai Chi and Chi Kung Forum for Health. Matthew and Brian started training with Master Bruce Frantzis in 1999.

He holds instructor certificates in:

 LevelYearLevelYear
Opening the Energy Gates of Your Body1200122010
Longevity Breathing 12002
Dragon & Tiger Qigong1200322017
Heaven & Earth Neigong22004
Gods Playing in the Clouds1200722016
Wu Style Tai Chi Long Form- Provisional22008
Wu Style Tai Chi Long Form 22011
Wu Style Tai Chi Short Form22011

He is one of only three instructors in the UK with level 2 qualifications from master Frantzis in the Short and Long forms of Wu Style Tai Chi.

He holds a PhD in Theology and Religious Studies from the University of Kent at Canterbury where for many years he taught Chinese Philosophy part-time on two M.A. courses.

He is the designer, coordinator and lead instructor of the Tai Chi for Chronic Pain Service for Kent Community Health NHS Trust.

Contact details

Telephone: 01227 365236