Beginner Tai Chi Wilmslow


QI GONG & TAI CHI (Chen Style)

Beginners Courses • Small Groups • Personal Instruction • Corporate • Well-being Days • Events


BSc Hons Instructor & TCM Acupuncturist

Tel: 0777 623 4575
Fitness • Movement • Mindfulness • Breath • Health • Vitality • Clarity • Calm • Energy


Improve immunity, cognitive function, neurotransmitters, reduce stress hormones, enhance memory, fitness, co-ordination, brain health, sleep, lung health, cardiovascular health, organ health & longevity of life


  • When

    Every Thursday:
    Wilmslow Tai Chi Sister Club, Women's Beginners 6pm-6.55pm & Advanced Beginners 6pm-7.30pm

  • How

    Free Taster Class, Class Block Bookings - click Book Now for availability and/or text Jenna

  • Where

    Wilmslow Preparatory School Sports Hall, Grove Avenue, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5EG (Parking available outside Sports Hall or on-street)

  • More

    Virtual Qi Gong also available as corporate well-being and private sessions


What are the health benefits of Qi (Chi) Gong & Tai Qi?
Qi Gong & Tai Chi diagram


1 hour live stream lesson: £40
1 hour private session for 1 to 2 people @ Wellbeing Studio: £45


QI GONG at private outdoor locations or indoor groups.
Contact Jenna for further info.

Corporate business, Well-being, Team bonding, Large group instruction workshops.

Wilmslow CAM Studio

Chi For Life with Jenna

Chi For Life – an ancient Chinese system medically proven to improve your mental and physical wellbeing. Mindfulness-breath-postures with Jenna Robins. Beginner’s Tai Chi in Wilmslow.

When exploring the world of holistic wellness practices, many people wonder, ‘Tai Chi, what is it?‘ – Tai Chi is a graceful form of exercise that combines slow and flowing movements with mindfulness, offering a myriad of physical and mental health benefits. Here are more of the most commonly asked questions about Tai Chi and Qi Gong.

Beginner Tai Chi Wilmslow - FAQs

Tai Chi and Qi Gong are both ancient Chinese practices that promote holistic well-being, but they differ in their focus, movements and origins.

What is Tai Chi? Tai Chi emphasises a series of slow, flowing movements and postures. It integrates physical exercise, balance and meditation, making it a dynamic mind-body practice. In contrast, Qi Gong primarily centres on cultivating and balancing the body's vital energy through specific exercises, breathing techniques, and meditation. It is often performed in a static or stationary manner.

Both practices offer profound physical and mental benefits, but the choice between them depends on individual preferences and goals.

Jenna offers both Tai Chi classes from Wilmslow Urban Studio and virtual Qi Gong classes are also available as corporate well-being and private sessions. Click Book Now (in the main site navigation) for availability and/or text Jenna to get on the waiting list.

Practicing Tai Chi and Qi Gong offers a wide range of health benefits.

These ancient Chinese disciplines promote physical, mental and emotional well-being. Physically, both Tai Chi and Qi Gong enhance flexibility, balance and strength, which can reduce the risk of falls, especially in older adults.

They also improve posture and coordination, alleviate joint pain, and enhance cardiovascular health. Mentally, these practices reduce stress, anxiety and depression while enhancing cognitive function and promoting relaxation.

Tai Chi and Qi Gong have been found to boost the immune system, improve sleep quality and lower blood pressure. These practices encourage mindfulness, helping you cultivate a deep mind-body connection that can lead to an overall sense of vitality and harmony in your life.

Jenna's Tai Chi classes or a Qigong course can help with many health concerns and there's evidence to suggest that both are beneficial for overall muscle strength, joint health, flexibility and improving balance and coordination.

Both Tai Chi and Qi Gong are suitable for beginners and offer gentle entry points into the world of mind-body practices.

Qi Gong typically involves simpler movements and exercises and many routines can be practiced while standing still or sitting, making it a great choice for individuals with limited mobility or fitness levels. On the other hand, Tai Chi, while beginner-friendly, involves more intricate and flowing movements that may take some time to master. Nevertheless, many Tai Chi instructors offer beginner-level classes with step-by-step instructions to help newcomers grasp the basics.

Ultimately, the choice between a Tai Chi course or Qi Gong for beginners depends on personal preferences and physical abilities, as both practices offer numerous health benefits and a welcoming atmosphere for newcomers to explore at their own pace.

Contact Jenna to learn more about Qi Gong for beginners or beginners Tai Chi.

Finding a qualified Tai Chi or Qi Gong instructor is essential to ensure a safe and effective learning experience.

You can start by checking local community centres, fitness studios or martial arts schools, as they often offer classes taught by certified instructors and offer a beginners Tai Chi course and Qigong.

Additionally, consider seeking recommendations from friends, family or healthcare professionals who may know of reputable instructors in your area. When evaluating potential instructors, look for their certifications, experience and teaching style to ensure they align with your learning preferences and goals. Attending a trial class or consultation can help you gauge their teaching approach and determine if it's a good fit for your Tai Chi or Qi Gong journey.

Jenna Robins has successfully completed the Instructor Training Course supervised by Grandmaster Liming Yue. She approved as a qualified Level 1 One Instructor of Tai Chi and Qigong.

Jenna's certification
Tai Chi and Qi Gong have shown promise in helping individuals manage and improve specific health conditions and ailments.

Numerous studies and anecdotal evidence suggest that these practices can be beneficial for conditions such as chronic pain, arthritis and fibromyalgia by enhancing joint flexibility and reducing discomfort. They have also been found to aid in stress reduction and improve mental health, offering relief from anxiety, depression and insomnia.

Additionally, Tai Chi and Qi Gong may help individuals with balance issues, reducing the risk of falls, especially among the elderly. Furthermore, these practices can boost cardiovascular health by lowering blood pressure and improving overall fitness. While practising Tai Chi (or attending a Qigong course) are not a replacement for medical treatment, they can complement conventional therapies and provide a holistic approach to wellness, making them valuable tools for individuals seeking to improve their health and quality of life. To conclude, Qigong classes can all most certainly help with specific health conditions or ailments

Qi Gong, also known as qigong or chi gong, is a traditional Chinese mind-body practice that focuses on cultivating and balancing one's vital life energy, known as "Qi" (pronounced as "chee").

The variations in spelling, such as "qi gong" and "chi gong," can be attributed to differences in transliteration from Chinese characters into the Roman alphabet.

The term "Qi Gong" is typically used to represent the practice in pinyin, the official system for transliterating Chinese characters into the Latin alphabet. In pinyin, "Qi" represents the same concept as "Chi," which is another common Romanisation of the Chinese character for "Qi." Therefore, "Qi Gong," "qigong," and "chi gong" are essentially interchangeable and refer to the same ancient practice of harnessing and harmonising the body's life force energy for health, wellness and spiritual development.

The variation in spelling mainly depends on the preferred Romanisation system used by different individuals, teachers or organisations. With this in mind, you might notice that we use different spellings in different areas of the site, but regardless of the spelling, the fundamental principles and benefits of the practice remain consistent. So, whether we write qigong classes or qi gong classes, we're talking about one and the same.