Tai Chi Classes

Our acclaimed Tai Chi class which explores Qigong and training in the Chen style of Tai Chi is ready to welcome you. Come and shake off the stress of daily life with us!

Tai Chi Feb

About the art of Tai Chi:

The original system of Tai Chi was developed as an internal form of martial arts. However, as the need for self defence lessened and the health benefits of Tai Chi have become apparent, most people now practise it solely for health reasons. Tai Chi is gentle, graceful and often described as ‘meditation in motion’, but when used as a martial art it is deceptively powerful. Age is no barrier and it can be practised by everyone.

There are many health benefits to the practice of Tai Chi. These include relief from various conditions and general physical benefits such as joint mobility, improved posture, ligament and muscle strength, improved balance and the aiding of concentration. Ongoing research is adding to our knowledge about the benefits of Tai Chi.

About our teacher:

Deborah McCall training with double broadsword with Grandmaster Chen Xiao Wang
Deborah McCall training with double broadsword with Grandmaster Chen Xiao Wang

Deborah McCall has 15 years of experience learning and teaching Tai Chi and has trained with masters of the art. Her classes include warm up exercises, Qigong training in the hand forms (a very old training system which helps to generate a flow of Qi and circulate this within the body), and one of the 5 animal Qigongs with posture correction.

Date: 8 February 2024

Price: £110 general public - £90 university staff

Time: 1 hour 30 min/session, timetabling on Thursdays 19:00 - 20:30,

Location: Diamond Building, Workroom 3 - 205 (on the second floor)

Please email confucius@sheffield.ac.uk, or call 07593502130 with any inquiries 

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For more information, please contact Confucius Institute:

Email: confucius@sheffield.ac.uk

Mobile: 07593 502130

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