Tai Chi - Promoting Health and Wellbeing

Ref: C3672207

Soft and gentle movement combined with a set breathing pattern that helps you experience a feeling of relaxation and peace. It is good for balance, co-ordination, flexibility and a great way of relieving stress. You will be amazed how good you will feel and it's fun!

Additional information about this course

Please note this course is for service users at the centre only

Course aim

To progress the learner's Tai Chi in a supportive and nurturing manner in order to encourage and stimulate stamina, better control of body, aid general health and well-being, inner peace and manage stress in a natural and non-intrusive manner

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • This course is for students who attend a specific centre only. For more information please call 0300 303 3464

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Perform all warming-up exercises taught
  • Carry out, aided by tutor when required, Tai Chi forms and patterns as per schedule
  • achieve a sense of calmness and ability to relax from Tai Chi itself and the relaxation session
  • Follow the safety instructions as laid down by the tutor

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Nothing else is needed
  • All materials will be provided

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course

Download full course outline

Tai Chi - Promoting Health and Wellbeing Course Outline


You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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