Tai Chi for Beginners

These classes are suitable for complete beginners and will include a brief introduction to the Shen Long school of Traditional Tai Chi and how it may differ from other schools. Emphasis will be on correct posture, breathing, balance and, most importantly, relaxation. Students will learn basic Tai Chi exercises including the Five Animal Play (五禽戲)and study the Traditional Taoist Tai Chi 37 Forms as handed down by Grandmaster Cheng Man Ching in his final years. The course is divided into two twelve-week terms, each lesson reviewing the previous week’s content and adding step-by-step each following lesson.

Beginners I (Level P1)

Students will learn several Tai Chi exercises and part of the Tai Chi 37 Forms of Grandmaster Cheng Man Ching. This term will include the forms from Preparation to Single Whip.

Eligibility: No previous experience is required for this course but students should be prepared to practice daily on their own even for as little as 10 minutes per day.

Beginners II (Level P2)

These classes are a continuation of Beginners I and will include revision of previously learnt exercises and forms. New exercises will be added and this term will include the forms from Lift Hands to Cross Hands/End Tai Chi.

Eligibility: Completion of Beginners I (Level P1) course.

Beginners Repeats

Students who have completed Beginners II can choose to repeat these classes at a discounted rate (optional). Premium members only.

Duration : Each class lasts 1½ hours, for 12 weeks
Venue : Brighton Wellness Centre, Mile Oak
Dates, Times and Booking Options

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Important Notice: These classes require a minimum number of attendees, therefore, registration does not require payment until it has been approved. You will be notified whether or not the class will go ahead prior to the first class.


  • Tuesday Mornings
    11th February 2020 - 5th May 2020
    10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Thursday Evenings
    13th February 2020 - 7th May 2020
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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