Community Tai Chi Classes

Chris Manchester demo fadeJoin Chris on Tuesday lunchtimes, Thursday and Friday mornings, relax your body and mind with her London community tai chi classes. They focus on improvements to posture, balance, coordination and increasing strength, to help in the avoidance of falls and give an increased sense of wellbeing and relaxation.

Tuesday Lunchtime Community Class in Camden
Chris is teaching Foundation Chen taijiquan in this class, with an emphasis on relaxation, posture correction and increasing strength, gaining an understanding of the basic principles and the health benefits of training. When the silk reeling and preliminary exercises are more familiar we will teach the Chen Nine Part form created by Chen Xiao Wang for beginners to tai chi. We  finish the class with seated relaxation.

TIME: 01:00-02:00pm
FEE: £3.50 per session
VENUE: St Paul’s Church Hall, Camden Square, London, NW1 9XG
email queries to Chris: [email protected]

Thursday Class at the Meritage Centre – Hendon
This over 50’s class will help to relieve tension and stiffness, build strength in standing and improve coordination and balance. The session  will contain warm-ups, some standing practice and silk reeling exercises, for graining strength and improving balance, the Tai Chi Qi Gong 18 set and we finish with relaxing seated meditation.

TIME: 11:00-12:00 noon
VENUE: Meritage Centre Church End, Hendon, London NW4 4JT
FEE: £3.50 per session

Contact  Age UK Barnet: 020 8432 1420
Or email Chris: [email protected]

Friday Tai Chi Class in Notting Hill
Chris is teaching Foundation Chen taijiquan in this class. It is primarily  standing Chen Foundation hand and stepping exercises to help balance, strength and coordination. The class can be practiced seated if necessary. We finish this class with a seated relaxation.

TIME: 11:00-12:00 noon
FEE: No fee
VENUE: Essex Unitarian Church off Notting Hill Gate, W11

This class is sponsored by the Kensington & Chelsea Forum, so please contact them to book a place.

Kensington and Chelsea Forum
155A Kings Road, Chelsea, SW3 5TX
T: 0845 463 2683
CIO Registered Charity No: 1158108

All classes can be practiced seated if necessary.
Best to wear lose comfortable clothes/trousers for gentle exercise and flat shoes or trainers for maximum comfort.