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Beginners are always welcome

Below is a listing of all our regular classes that are suitable for complete beginners to join. In some classes you will be practising alongside more experienced students as well as in your own beginners group. Select 'Workshops' category from the menu for mini (2 hour), half day and full day events - and don't forget to view events by location to see all future events near you.

Weekly classes run throughout the year, except on bank holidays and special times like Easter, August holidays and Christmas. Check our news page for the latest information on when we are not teaching.

Tai Chi Qigong Drop-in, Fordingbridge

Just follow along to music with our very popular Tai Chi Qigong drop-in (a.k.a. 'Waves and Clouds'), which includes both Tai Chi and Qigong (energy work) principles. Everyone is welcome - there is no floor-mat work and you can sit at any time. Suitable for complete beginners, all age groups and levels of fitness - you won't know how nice it is until you try it!

Why not bring a friend?

Just under 60 minutes of gentle exercise. Cost £7

Event Date Mon 14th Oct 2019 - 10:30 am
Individual Price GBP7.00
Location Fordingbridge, Avonway
Tai Chi Qigong Drop-in, Verwood

Just follow along to music with our very popular Tai Chi Qigong drop-in (a.k.a. 'Waves and Clouds'), which includes both Tai Chi and Qigong (energy work) principles. Everyone is welcome - there is no floor-mat work and you can sit at any time. Suitable for complete beginners, all age groups and levels of fitness - you won't know how nice it is until you try it!

Why not bring a friend?

Just under 60 minutes of gentle exercise. Cost £7

Event Date Mon 14th Oct 2019 - 12:00 pm
Individual Price £7.00
Location Verwood, St Michael's
Tai Chi Foundations, Ringwood

FREE Tai Chi Session on 17th Sept 2019 prior to course starting.

Starting 24th September 2019, Tai Chi Foundations is taught as a course of 20 weekly sessions which comprise a 45 min warmup session learning basic principles of movement, followed by 45 mins of study and practise of the ‘24 Step Foundation’ sequence.

2pm to 3.30pm: £210 for 20 weeks, payable in week 1 (£110) and week 11 (£100). 

Warmup session only 2pm to 2.45am: this is open to all as a drop in class for £6 per session, but is included in the 20 week course fee.

Taught by Gina Davenport.

Event Date Tue 15th Oct 2019 - 2:00 pm
Individual Price £210 for 20 weeks, £25 deposit to register
Location Ringwood, Greyfriars
Tai Chi Qigong Drop-in, Wilton 10am

Beginners welcome

Just follow along to music with our very popular Tai Chi Qigong drop-in (a.k.a. 'Waves and Clouds'), which includes both Tai Chi and Qigong (energy work) principles. Everyone is welcome - there is no floor-mat work and you can sit at any time. Suitable for complete beginners, all age groups and levels of fitness - you won't know how nice it is until you try it!

Why not bring a friend? 

Just under 60 minutes of gentle exercise. Cost £7, which can also be done seated.

Additional session at 12 noon.

Event Date Wed 16th Oct 2019 - 10:00 am
Individual Price GBP7.00
Location Wilton, Comm Centre
Tai Chi Qigong Drop-in, Wilton 12pm

Beginners welcome

Just follow along to music with our very popular Tai Chi Qigong drop-in (a.k.a. 'Waves and Clouds'), which includes both Tai Chi and Qigong (energy work) principles. Everyone is welcome - there is no floor-mat work and you can sit at any time. Suitable for complete beginners, all age groups and levels of fitness - you won't know how nice it is until you try it!

Why not bring a friend?

Just under 60 minutes of gentle exercise. Cost £7

Also available at 10am


Event Date Wed 16th Oct 2019 - 12:00 pm
Individual Price GBP7.00
Location Wilton, Comm Centre
Tai Chi Foundations, Downton

FREE Tai Chi Session on 11th Sept 2019 prior to course starting.

Starting 18th September 2019, Tai Chi Foundations is taught as a course of 20 weekly sessions which comprise a 45 min warmup session learning basic principles of movement, followed by just over an hour of study and practise of the ‘24 Step Foundation’ sequence.

6.30pm to 8.30pm: £275 for 20 weeks, payable in week 1 (£150) and week 11 (£125). 

Warmup session only 6.30pm to 7.15pm: this is open to all as a drop in class for £7 per session, but is included in the 20 week course fee.

Taught by Jane and Patrick Foley.

Event Date Wed 16th Oct 2019 - 6:30 pm
Individual Price £275 for 20 weeks, £25 deposit to register
Location Downton, Memorial Hall
Tai Chi Foundations, St Ives

FREE Tai Chi Session on 12th Sept 2019 prior to course starting.

Starting 19th September 2019, Tai Chi Foundations is taught as a course of 20 weekly sessions which comprise a 45 min warmup session learning basic principles of movement, followed by 45 mins of study and practise of the ‘24 Step Foundation’ sequence.

10.30am to 12pm: £210 for 20 weeks, payable in week 1 (£110) and week 11 (£100). 

Warmup session only 10.30am to 11.15am: this is open to all as a drop in class for £6 per session, but is included in the 20 week course fee.

Taught by Gina Davenport.

Event Date Thu 17th Oct 2019 - 10:30 am
Individual Price £210 for 20 weeks, £25 deposit to register
Location St Leonards & St Ives, Braeside
Tai Chi Foundations, Fordingbridge

FREE Tai Chi Session on 12th Sept 2019 prior to course starting.

Starting 19th September 2019, Tai Chi Foundations is taught as a course of 20 weekly sessions which comprise a 45 min warmup session learning basic principles of movement, followed by 45 mins of study and practise of the ‘24 Step Foundation’ sequence.

2pm to 3.30pm: £210 for 20 weeks, payable in week 1 (£110) and week 11 (£100). 

Warmup session only 2pm to 2.45am: this is open to all as a drop in class for £6 per session, but is included in the 20 week course fee.

Taught by Gina Davenport.

Event Date Thu 17th Oct 2019 - 2:00 pm
Individual Price £210 for 20 weeks, £25 deposit to register
Location Fordingbridge, Avonway
Tai Chi interActive, Salisbury

FREE Session on 12th Sept 2019 prior to start of course.

Starting September 2019 in Salisbury, Tai Chi interActive is taught as a course of 20 weekly sessions which comprise a 45 min warmup session learning basic principles of movement, followed by just over an hour of partner-based training.

6.30pm to 8.30pm: £275 for 20 weeks, payable in week 1 (£150) and week 11 (£125). 

Warmup session only 6.30pm to 7.15pm: this is open to all as a drop in class for £7 per session, but is included in the 20 week course fee.

Event Date Thu 17th Oct 2019 - 6:30 pm
Individual Price £275 for 20 weeks, £25 deposit to register
Location Salisbury, St Osmund's School
Tai Chi Qigong Drop-in, Fordingbridge

Just follow along to music with our very popular Tai Chi Qigong drop-in (a.k.a. 'Waves and Clouds'), which includes both Tai Chi and Qigong (energy work) principles. Everyone is welcome - there is no floor-mat work and you can sit at any time. Suitable for complete beginners, all age groups and levels of fitness - you won't know how nice it is until you try it!

Why not bring a friend?

Just under 60 minutes of gentle exercise. Cost £7

Event Date Mon 21st Oct 2019 - 10:30 am
Individual Price GBP7.00
Location Fordingbridge, Avonway