TAI CHI, an introduction to this popular form of exercise

There is an opportunity to find out more about the popular activity of tai chi with an introduction session at Oakwell Hall in Birstall on Sunday, 24 March.

What is Tai Chi?

Tai Chi was originally developed as a martial art in 13th Century China but is now practised around the world as a health-promoting exercise suitable for all ages.

What happens in the session?

Oakwell’s two-hour session is being run by tai chi practitioner Les Hughes who will introduce participants to the philosophy of tai chi, some basic exercises and meditation before moving onto the 24-movement Yang style of tai chi.

How can I book?

The session will be from 10am to 12noon on the rear lawn of Oakwell Hall. The cost is £5 per person.  Places must be booked in advance at the Visitor Centre shop, in the courtyard next to the car park at the top of Nova Lane, or by telephoning 01924 324761.

The Visitor Centre shop is open Wednesdays to Sundays 10am-4pm and Tuesdays during school holidays.

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