We have three weekly Tai Chi classes in Walsall. We also run classes in Bloxwich, Pelsall, Aldridge and further afield. The first Walsall class of the week is on Monday mornings from 11 am until 12 midday and is held at the Age UK Walsall Community Engagement Centre, Ford Street, Walsall WS2 9BW. This class is for all ages and abilities, and beginners are made to feel very welcome.
We also have 2 further tai chi classes in Walsall, one on Monday evenings from 7.00-8.15pm and another on Tuesday afternoons 1.30-3.00pm. The full address where both these classes are held is – Park Hall Community Association, Broadway North, Walsall WS1 2QA. These classes are friendly, fun and accessible to all. We have beginners as well as intermediates in each class, and one of our experienced instructors is always on hand to help and to guide you through each step of the way. They are also ideally situated if you are from Birchills, Darlaston, Pleck, Willenhall or Moxley.
Our Walsall Tai Chi classes combine deep breathing and relaxation with slow and gentle movements. Originally developed as a martial art in 13th-Century China, Tai Chi is now practised around the world as a health-promoting exercise. It is characterised by slow, graceful, continuous movements that are gentle on the joints and muscles. Done correctly, the postures flow smoothly from one to another.
Tai Chi has been shown to improve aerobic capacity, increase energy and help with balance. It is also used to reduce stress and increase general mobility. Some exercises aim to increase muscle strength in the legs and the back. Our class members also tell us that coordination and flexibility improve with coming to our Walsall Tai Chi classes. We also have a good time and have a real class spirit. We’d love to have you along with us.
As well as our three Walsall tai chi classes, we have classes in Bloxwich on Tuesday mornings, Aldridge on Wednesday afternoons and Pelsall on Friday evenings. To see our full list of classes visit our classes page or simply click here.
Once you find the class for you simply fill out the contact form or give us a ring. Alternatively just turn up at the venue at the time and place listed and we will be pleased to welcome you. All newcomers receive a friendly welcome, and there are always plenty of beginners to join in with, as well as more experienced members.
Some areas close to our Walsall Tai chi classes are Moley, Darlaston, Plek, Willenhall, Birhills. If you’re free to come down an have a look and see how our class can benefit your health and wellbeing.
Here are what some class-members say about this class:
“By regularly attending Tai Chi Classes with Steve, I found it to have had a very positive and uplifting effect on my mood and well-being. Our group is so friendly, full of laughter and very welcoming to everyone who joins.” Yasmin
“By doing Tai Chi I have achieved strength through softness. Though the movement is slow, the energy it gives is fast.” Michael
“Learning and practising Tai Chi has helped with my Raynaud by vastly improving circulation. I had a check-up yesterday and was told I have the blood pressure of a happy 16-year-old!!” Wendy