What is Tai Chi?

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese Martial Art. This gentle form of exercise comprises of a series of slow, fluid, mindful movements with proven benefits to health and well-being.

Tai Chi is designed to enhance energy (Qi). Traditional Chinese Medicine believes that Qi is the life energy essential for good health.

What is Tai Chi for Health?

Tai Chi for Health programmes have been specially designed by a team of Tai Chi and medical experts. They are safe, easy and enjoyable to learn and deliver many health benefits.

Owen Jenkins teaches the Tai Chi for Arthritis programme. It is based on the Sun Style of Tai Chi, which has a higher stance and includes powerful Qi Gong movements that facilitate healing and relaxation.

Although especially effective for arthritis, this course is safe and suitable for any beginner looking for health improvement or fall prevention.

Medical studies have shown the Tai Chi for Arthritis programme to relieve pain, improve balance and quality of life. The programme is supported by a number of international organisations including Arthritis Care, UK.

To find out more about Tai Chi for Health or Tai Chi for Arthritis visit.

Tai Chi at Faringdon

You can expect a warm welcome to your Tai Chi class at the Faringdon Clinic. The classes last an hour and run in blocks of 6 weeks. They are suitable for people of all ages and abilities and can be practiced sitting or standing.

If you have any questions please get in touch. For more information and to book a class please contact:

The Faringdon Clinic

01367 244699


  • Mondays 7:15 - 8:15 pm
  • Wednesdays 2:30 - 3:30 pm
  • Saturdays 11 - 12 am
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