About The Teacher
Claire Turner Reid is a movement artist and educator with a background in dance, theatre, and internal martial arts. Claire is a certified Spiritwind Internal Arts Qigong and Taijiquan instructor, a certified Level II Radiant Lotus Women's Qigong instructor, a teacher candidate with the Axis Syllabus International Research Network, and a faculty member at the Ontario College of Traditional Medicine where she teaches Qigong. She currently teaches classes and workshops in Toronto, Guelph, and the GTA. Among her work with various communities, Claire teaches Taijiquan to teens enrolled in the program at Trails Youth Initiatives, has volunteered teaching Taijiquan at the Christie Ossington Neighbourhood Men’s Shelter, and has been a fundraising auction contributor for the Toronto Environmental Alliance. Drawing on her diverse experience in movement, performance, and healing arts, Claire continues to explore new ways of moving, being, and learning. She uses movement and healing practices as a way to deepen awareness, honour the integrity of the body, and enrich inter-relational possibilities. Claire's greatest joy is helping people discover deeper connections and empowerment through movement.