Truly Essential Tai Chi & Qigong

Images 1 by kind permission Paula Solloway Photography (SWIFT photoshoot) Phillip Sheridan Discover Tai Chi  (Cliffe Castle Class) Tai Chi for Health qualification group 2019. Video also features Philip and Helen from Discover Tai Chi.

Tai Chi for Health & Relaxation Online Zoom Class Information

Learn Tai Chi for health in your own home, perfect for all ages and abilities no special equipment needed. Great exercise for indoors with limited space, garden or yard.

Beneficial for improving strength, balance, mobility, perfect for mind and body promotes relaxation, helps to lower stress and anxiety.

Classes are run live on Zoom, book online and follow the email link invitation from Truly Essential.

Monday Zoom 7pm-8pm 

Tuesday Zoom at 9am-10am 

Online class £7.00

For more information links and how to pay please click on the booking link at the top of this page.

Tai Chi & Qi Gong Outdoor & Venue Classes

Tai Chi for Health classes are Sun style, short form Tai Chi. Developed by Dr Paul Lam and a team of medical and Tai Chi experts.  

Easy to learn, great for all abilities with many beneficial attributes for your mind and body.

I am a Tai Chi for Health Institute certified instructor, with weekly outdoor and indoor classes at Glusburn Institute, Cliffe Castle at Keighley, Sutton-in-Craven Cricket Club.

Classes in Skipton Keighley & Craven

Sutton Cricket Club Monday outdoor Only 10.30am – 11.30am classes booking essential limited spaces. Open from 29th March 2021

Cliffe Castle Keighley Tuesday outdoor only 10.30am -11.30am booking essential limited spaces Open from 30th March 2021

Glusburn Institute Thursday 10.00 – 11.00am booking essential limited spaces starting Thursday 27th May

Craven Leisure Skipton Thursday 1.15 – 2.15pm No class due to Covid-19 restrictions

Classes are supportive, social and friendly, we aim to build strength, better balance, improved health, wellbeing and to promote relaxation. 

Please ask your GP/healthcare professional if you have any doubts about joining a class


I offer group workshops in the workplace, to health and wellbeing organisations and to anyone wishing to offer Tai Chi as an insightful experience to a group.

Workshops offer a valuable wellbeing activity, and often inspire gentle exercise and improved health awareness. The aim to provide confidence and experience, enabling individuals to join a Tai Chi class or similar activity if they wish to do so.

Workshops range from 

30 min – £35 Tai Chi Zoom class to a small group

1 hr. -.£65 work place/group at a venue


Fabulous opportunity for charity organisation, community groups, health and wellbeing events. I can tailor the presentation to your needs, with lots of information, handouts, and a short practical session. 

Please contact me with your requirements and for more information.

One to one's

Tai Chi individual coaching zoom class 30 min – £30

Would you like to try Tai Chi in your own time and space, I do offer a individual coaching service, prices start at £45.00 per hour.

Anything Else

To find out more see Truly Essential Tai chi & Qigong on Facebook, its a great way to find out what’s new and up to date in my Tai Chi journey. 

Have you got any other Tai Chi ideas or questions you would like to ask, if so please use the contacts form below or email.

Wellness Walks with Tai Chi & Qigong

Keep updated for local wellbeing walks at local venues which will be posted on social media.

We look at the biodiversity of our venue, health and exercise whilst walking in nature. 

A sensory walk with gentle exercise and meditation techniques using Tai Chi & Qigong movements. The aim to encourage and to make the most of our outdoor space, promoting wellbeing and health benefits for all abilities, which we often can gain freely.

Exciting developments below Truly Essential and Get Out More Community Collaboration.

May and June 2021 I will be collaborating with Get Out More

“Get Out More is a social enterprise on a mission to help people engage with nature to feel better in mind and body.”

We will be delivering easily accessible free community walks for wellbeing including outdoor activities and woodland crafts at Cliffe Castle Park Keighley.

To find out more contact 

Annie Berrington – mobile:07974935105.