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.

Pre to Covid-19, Chris was teaching Community Classes for Tai Ji Circle on Tuesday lunchtimes in St Pauls’ Church, Camden Sq, and a class for those with Parkinson’s Disease at the Edgware Hospital in North London on Thursday afternoons. She was also teaching classes at the Meritage Centre in Hendon for Age UK Barnet on Mondays and Thursdays, and a Friday morning classes in Notting Hill, run by The Kensington and Chelsea Forum for Older Residents.

Due to current restrictions she has been teaching online with Zoom twice a week.