How Our Cheadle Tai Chi Class Works

Our Tai Chi class in Cheadle features the following elements...

Warm-up

To activate the muscles, we'll perform shoulder circles, head turns and exercises to loosen up the muscles and joints. We'll do some breathing exercises to get you into a focussed, clear mindset.  

Tai Chi

We'll practise both short form movements which are small and slow, and long form movements which are higher in quantity and done at a faster pace. If you're new, or recovering from injury, stick with the short form movements until you get comfortable with the class.

Qigong (or chi kung)

Translated as "breath work" or "energy work," we'll spend a few minutes focussed on gentle breathing with slow movements to relax the mind and instill calm throughout the body.