Participating in Tai Chi and Qigong in 2004 during a skills training course for clients with physical and mental health problems Hannah began training Tai Chi and Qigong herself in earnest in 2007 and up until 2010 trained intensively with Shi Xing Fa, (disciple of Shaolin Laymonk, Shi De Lon), with whom she began her teacher training and practice and to whom she extends warm thanks and appreciation for her learning.
She received accreditation as an instructor to teach Chen style Tai Chi and Qigong from Grandmaster Liming Yue (indoor student of Grandmaster Chen Zeng Lei) with whom she continues to train.
Hannah has 18 years experience in teaching anxiety management and relaxation techniques in her role in Occupational Therapy for the NHS receiving a BSc (Hons) in 2009 and had been a Reflexologist practising part time for 10 years, having qualified with the International Federation of Reflexologists in 1999.
She is a Full Instructor member of the Tai Chi Union, International Federation of Reflexologists, the British Association of Occupational Therapy and the Health & Care Professions Council.
Apart from open classes, one to ones and workshops Hannah has conducted tai chi & qigong sessions in several NHS Acute Mental Health inpatient settings regularly over 5 years, and provided one off sessions for health and education services.