Tai Chi Private Tuition Online and Isle of Wight

Tai Chi Qigong Private Tuition

Online via Zoom & In Person Classes Isle of Wight

Hello I am instructor Nicola from Earth Balance Tai Chi and I am passionate about sharing Chen Tai Chi, Qigong and Taoist meditation with my students. I teach live online private tuition via Zoom as well as in person classes on the Isle of Wight. I help people from across the world take a positive step towards improving health and wellbeing.  Whether you want to learn traditional Chen Tai Chi forms, step by step learning the choreography and body mechanics, or whether you are looking to dip in and out of classes to soothe symptoms of chronic health, everyone is welcome. My 121 private classes are set to your pace, your learning style and your needs, all from the comfort of your home. There is no judgement made of how often you want to train with me and no expectations over frequency. Whatever suits your lifestyle and budget, I will be here to support you. New beginners are encouraged, this service is open to everyone no matter age, fitness level nor ability.



Ryde Studio

I teach Tai Chi and Qigong tuition locally in Ryde in a beautiful studio on George Street.


I teach private Tai Chi and Qigong tuition across the Isle of Wight, whether you live in; Ryde, Binstead, Fishbourne, Wootton Bridge, Havenstreet, Seaview, St Helens, Bembridge, Brading, Ashey, Sandown, Lake, Shanklin, Arreton, Newport, Ventnor, Freshwater, Yarmouth, Totland, Brightstone, Godshill, Rookley, West Cowes, East Cowes etc.  Our sessions are held outdoors, in a local park or green space either in Ryde or local to you. Please note travel costs apply for lessons outside of Ryde. Please contact me, instructor Nicola for a travel quotation.

In Person Private Tuition Review 2015

"Having been a pupil of Earth Balance Tai Chi for some two years, I had often thought about one to one lessons. So earlier this year I decided to treat myself. Truly, the best move I have made in a long time. Working through the movements with the encouragement and undivided attention of Nicola has made a vast difference to my Tai Chi practise. With my posture being corrected, and the moves being explained in great detail, knee alignment (a weak point before) put right not only affected my practise, but my everyday awareness of my physical and mental being. All with Nicola’s enthusiasm, support and sparkling good humour. I have my lessons in a lovely outdoors setting in whatever weather the seasons bring us.

So far this year we haven’t had to seek the shelter. Consider this: What would your plumber or electrician charge you for work on your home? What does your car mechanic charge per hour for repairs and M.O.T? Well, I think I’m worth the fee that I pay for a one to one lesson. Aren’t you?"


You have the flexibility to set the pace of learning to suit your needs. Whether monthly, bi-monthly, weekly whatever works for you and the available time you have to practice. There are two ways to study. You can book a 1 hour stand alone class or you can book a 1 hour class with resources to help you study in between. Contact Nicola, book your class, pay in advance via the booking system.

  • Option 1: Online Lesson - £37
  • One hour Zoom private class with instructor Nicola.
  • Option 2: Online Lesson + Notes/Homework - £45
  • One hour Zoom private class with instructor Nicola.
  • After the lesson you will be sent homework. This may be a review of the lesson or self-led learning to prepare for the next lesson. Practice. Upload your video to the ‘Tai Chi cloud’ and send your questions via email. You will receive an email with corrections and feedback. Practice. Book your next lesson.

View the online private lesson section in the webstore

Online Private Tuition Review 2019

"Tai Chi and Qigong are wonderful teachings. They are truly accessible to all. No matter age, physically ability or fitness, you can improve your health.  You can approach these exercises casually or embrace them wholeheartedly. It is up to you what you want from them. As a teacher Nicola is exceptional in helping you achieve your goals, no matter how small or large they may be. Her depth of knowledge about Tai Chi, Qigong, the body and its needs is incredible and only matched by her passion for helping people achieve their personal goals. She encourages your progress, mentors your practise and celebrates your achievements alongside you. Nicola’s coaching of Tai Chi and body health is an absolute blessing to me as my life ebbs and flows around the stresses of work, home, health and family. What Nicola brings is an innate wisdom that supports you in the round (mental, emotional and physical) even as you practise connecting with your body through the elegant Tai Chi and Qigong forms. Having the ability to work with Nicola through her online one to one and group sessions is a real gift. It is so easy to connect and start your practise from the comfort of your living room with Nicola supporting you the whole way."

Online Private Tuition Review 2022

"Nicola is hands down the best Tai Chi instructor I have studied with in my 27 years of practice. Her wealth of knowledge is quite vast, her compassion and caring go on even further. Nicola doesn't just show you the gross moves she explains all the principles and makes sure they are all being implemented in your practice. Also positive constructive criticism aimed at helping you advance. She has said to me more than once that my abilities will surpass her someday, something you never hear from other teachers, their ego gets in the way. Her ability to make adjustments and tweak things over Zoom is unparalleled. I hope she never runs out of things to teach me."