Tai Chi Qigong Isle of Wight

Tai Chi Qigong Isle of Wight

Instructor Nicola of Earth Balance Tai Chi teaches Chen Tai Chi, Qigong, Hibernating Bear and Taoist meditation across the Isle of Wight. Join evening classes in Ryde and Newport, weekend workshops and 121 classes in the studio in Ryde, and 121 outdoor private tuition across the island. Any questions, get in touch here.


IOW and Online Schedule May 24

Qigong Class Ryde Isle of Wight

Qi Gong

Join our Qigong classes on Monday lunchtimes in Ryde. Learn the ancient art of integrated body movements, embodied awareness, structural efficiency, energetic sensitivity, somatic relaxation and breath work. Where slow movement meets mindfulness.

Day/Time: Mondays at 12.00pm - 1.00pm.

Spring Dates:  Monday 15, 22, 29 April and 13, 20 May.

No Classes: Bank holiday Mondays.

Cost: £9 per class.

Advance Bookings Only: Booking essential, this class is not a drop-in.

Payments: Via PayPal.

Number of Students: Limited to 8 places. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Level:  Everyone welcome. No experience needed.

Studio Etiquette: Indoor shoes, socks or barefoot only in the studio please.

Location: The Studio, Ryde Chiropractic, 81 George Street, Ryde, PO33 2JF.

Parking: Free on street parking directly outside (unlimited on clinic side and 4 hours on opposite side). Further free on street parking in the surrounding residential areas. The Co-op car park is free for 1 hour and £2.40 for 2 hours.

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Tai Chi Class Ryde Isle of Wight

Chen Tai Chi

Chen Tai Chi classes cover the traditional syllabus of silk reeling and form training. Develop posture and alignment awareness, movement choreography, Tai Chi principles and breath work. All levels practising and learning together, new beginners welcome, join anytime.

Day/Time: Tuesdays at 6.30pm - 7.30pm

Upcoming Dates: 19, 26 March, 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 April, 7, 14, 21, 28 May, 4, 11, 18, 25 June.

Cost: £8 per class (cash or contactless credit/debit card).

Format: Drop-in, pay as you go.

Contact: Instructor Nicola to be added to class email list.

Location: Prep School Hall, Ryde School with Upper Chine, Queen's Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 3BE.

Directions within the School: Enter through the gate to the right of the inner car park barrier. Follow that building line on the right down a path until you reach a corner. There are signs on the wall opposite and the wall on the right with "PREP years 3-6" written on. These are arrows to the Prep School Hall. Turn into the alley on the right and head for the building entrance, it's a curved bay front with double doors.

Parking: Limited visitor parking to the front of the school. On street parking in the local area, that is free after 6pm.

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Tai Chi & Qigong

Chen Tai Chi and Qigong movements to promote health and wellbeing. To calm the mind, strengthen the body and nourish through breath. All levels practising together, new beginners welcome, join anytime.

Day/Time: Wednesdays at 7.00pm - 8.00pm.

Upcoming Dates: 20, 27 March, 3, 10, 17, 24 April, and 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 May.

Cost: £8 per class (cash or contactless credit/debit card).

Format: Drop-in, pay as you go.

Contact: Instructor Nicola to be added to class email list.

Location: Newport Methodist Church Hall, Quay St, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5BA.

Directions: To the right of the main church door are iron gates that will be open when you arrive. Follow the alley to the first set of double white doors. Use the side door to come into the main hall. If you reach the double doors at the end of the alley you have gone too far.

Parking: On street short stay in Quay Street. Parking tickets via app "Pay by Phone" or via the pay and display machine, after 6pm £2 charge for the evening. Coppins Bridge long stay is free after 6pm, short walk to the venue.

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Isle of Wight Workshops

Women's Qigong Workshop

Earth Qigong for women is a soft and powerful movement routine, making it accessible to women of all ages. The focus is on supporting female health naturally using the internal healing and strengthening art of Qi Gong.

Dates: Saturday 20 April from 10.45am – 1.45pm.

Cost: £24 per person.

Silk Reeling Workshop

Silk reeling spirals are the foundation of traditional Chen style Tai Chi practice.  Silk reeling is a set of repetitive rotating, curving, coiling and spiralling movements. Explore the art of the Tai Chi spiral and integrated body movements.

Dates: Saturday 25 May from 11.00am to 2.00pm.

Cost: £27 per person.

Summer Solstice Workshop

Join me for a Qigong celebration of the summer solstice in 2024. Learn to release physical tension and balance the heart-mind through mindful movements and breath work. Explore Qigong movements and Taoist meditation.

Dates: Saturday 22 June from 1.00pm – 4.00pm.

Cost: £27 per person.

Circle Walking Qigong Workshop

The Eight Energies circle walking Qigong is an integrated mind and body movement practice exploring the 8 Trigrams through movement. Learn the art of walking the circle in this foundation level Qigong workshop.

Dates: Saturday 20 July from 11.00am to 2.00pm.

Cost: £27 per person.

Workshops Location: The Studio, Ryde Chiropractic, 81 George Street, Ryde, PO33 2JF.

Parking: Free on street parking directly outside (unlimited on clinic side and 4 hours on opposite side). Further free on street parking in the surrounding residential areas. The Co-op car park is free for 1 hour and £2.40 for 2 hours.

Ryde Chiro Qigong Classes

Outdoor Private Tuition

For those looking for a 1-2-1 personal Tai Chi or Qigong training session. Instructor Nicola offers outdoor training local to Ryde and across the Isle of Wight. Learn traditional movements in a private class, where you will receive in-depth instruction, guidance, and support. Whatever your Tai Chi or Qigong movement goals, Nicola will work with you, offering person centred instruction and a wealth of knowledge and experience.

Cost: £37 per hour + travel expenses.

Location: Outdoors local to Ryde or island wide.

Bookings: Open.

Studio Private Tuition in Ryde

Learn Tai Chi and Qi Gong in the Ryde studio with instructor Nicola. Open to everyone, all ages, abilities and fitness levels. Whether you are looking to learn the art of progressive relaxation with Qigong, or want to learn traditional Chen Tai Chi forms, or you live with chronic illness and would like to explore the Hibernating Bear programme. Nicola supports you as an individual with a person centred approach.

Cost: £48 per hour.

Location: The Studio, Ryde Chiropractic, 81 George Street, Ryde, PO33 2JF.

Bookings: Open.


Medical History

As with all medical conditions, injuries and/or ill-health, please consult with your Doctor prior to starting a class. Tai Chi, Qigong and Meditation are not a replacement for conventional medical treatment.  Please advise instructor Nicola prior to class of any medical conditions, injuries and/or ill-health that may prevent you from safely taking part.

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