Truly Essential Tai Chi & Qigong

Images Skipton Step into Action Event by Ruth Watson. 1 and 2 on right by kind permission Rachael Berry Newton Grange Rural Retreat, Phillip Sheridan Discover Tai Chi  (Cliffe Castle Class) Tai Chi for Health qualification group 2019.

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.

Once a month try Tai chi for Health at a workshop or Tia Chi class on Zoom a great opportunity to try before joining a venue class or for extra practice. online. Follow the information on the booking button at the top of this page and once booked, via the email link invitation from Truly Essential.

Wednesday Tai chi Class on Zoom at 7pm – 8pm 

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.

All venue classes are £8.00 per person.

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 and at the Town Hall Skipton.

Classes in Skipton Keighley & Craven

Sutton Cricket Club Monday outdoor/indoor 10.30am – 11.30am class, booking is essential.

Craven Leisure Aireville Park Monday Skipton indoor 12.30pm – 1.30pm class, booking via Craven Leisure website

Cliffe Castle Keighley Tuesday outdoor only 10.30am -11.30am class, booking is essential.

Sutton-in-Craven Baptist Chapel Tuesday outdoor/indoor 6pm – 7pm, booking essential. (New Class starting 2nd Aug 22) 

Glusburn Institute Thursday 10.00 – 11.00am booking essential.

Skipton Town Hall Thursday 12.30pm – 1.30pm booking essential.(New start time)                                                                    

Please book for all classes using the booking button at the top of this page.

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

45 min – £50 work place/group at a venue

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.

Keep Updated Here

Community Tai chi and wellbeing walks at local venues which will be also be posted on social media.

Find Me At Community Events this Year

Wellbeing Wednesdays with Get Out More

I support Get Out More alternate weeks at Cliffe Castle Park, with a active wellbeing session, walking for wellbeing with a Tai chi for Health, this compliments woodland crafts, campfire cooking and lots of other group craft activities. Please contact me for more in formation.

Wharfdale Breathing Spaces with Get Out More

I support Get Out More every Friday morning 10.30 to 12pm a four Wharfdale locations.

Supporting wellbeing in local green space at Cliffe Castle Museum and Park along side other wellbeing providers. Tuesday Tai chi for Health outdoor class, working alongside Julia of Get Out More at the Wellbeing Wednesday sessions and offering guided wellbeing walks to community groups. Find out more.