Wanstead Tai Chi & Chi Gong Classes

Our face-to-face Classes have been cancelled due to the restrictions imposed by the U.K. government to reduce the threat of infection by Coronavirus. These restrict the number of people meeting indoors for exercise. However......

We are offering
On-line Classes via Zoom
as a substitute.You do not need a zoom account to participate, it works via your existing browser.



The Classes are taught by Sifu Don Spargo, chief instructor at Wu's Tai Chi Chuan Academy Archway Academy and cost £5 per hour. Click on the blue link to find out more about them

There are 2 classes,Qi Gong and Tai Chi

Qi Gong from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Wednesday mornings

Qi Gong literally translates as 'Breath Work' i.e. breathing exercises. The class consists of a top to toe warm up session, followed by various Qi Gong routines or sets. The aim of Qi Gong practice is to cultivate and circulate internal energy, relieve stress and promote relaxation and awareness.

Tai Chi Classes are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. on Wednesday mornings

The Tai Chi Classes will consist of warm up exercises, Tai Chi Walking, practice and tuition of Tai Chi Forms. Tai Chi Chuan consists of a series of movement sets or forms that are played in a specific order, the complete set of movements is known as "The Form". Below is a link that shows the first 14 movements of The Form

New beginners will learn the 12 step form. To see a demonstration of the 12 step form performed by members of Wu's style Tai Chi Chuan Academy, Hong Kong click here. The commentary on the movements and actions is by Grandmaster Wu Kwong Yu.

On-going beginners will learn the long Form of Wu's style Tai Chi Chuan of which the first 14 movements can be seen here.

    if you have further enquiries contact us:

  • by E mail: Wanstead Classes
  • by Telephone: 07789 703408

Wanstead United Reform Church


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