Chris Jones

Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang, world renowned 19th generation lineage heir of Chen Taijiquan with Chris, before an invitation to the Chinese Embassy in London.

As well as managing and running the Tai Ji Circle charity, Chris assists with teaching Chen Taijiquan and has taught tai ji and qi gong in a variety of places from Triyoga in London, to a P&O cruise ship.

For many years until the onset of Covid-19, she taught weekly day-time classes with Age UK for the elderly, originally supported by MIND in Enfield through the Big Lottery fund. In 2015 Chris completed an NHS recognised course ‘Tai Chi for Rehabilitation and Falls Prevention’ and has set up Living Tai Chi to extend her work in developing community tai ji classes for those who are a little older or less able. In 2016 she also completed a Practitioner Course in NLP, with certification from The Society of Neuro-Linguistic Programming. In 2017 Chris also gained a Sacred Energy Arts, Yoga Alliance recognised Teacher Training Certificate in Yoga & Qi Gong from Master Mathew Cohen in Los Angeles, California.

Chris teaches Community Classes for Tai Ji Circle on Tuesdays in St Pauls’ Church Hall, Camden Sq, and online Zoom twice a week from 11:00-12:00.

Pre to Covid-19, Chris was teaching taiji classes, for those with Parkinson’s Disease at the Edgware Hospital in North London. She also taught twice a week at the Meritage Centre in Hendon for Age UK Barnet, and Friday morning classes in Notting Hill, run by The Kensington and Chelsea Forum for Older Residents. Since the Covid-19 pandemic many of her previous class participants have been joining her online twice a week with Zoom.