Tai chi

Practice the traditional Chinese art of tai chi with an experienced instructor in the beautiful surroundings of Kew Gardens.

Pine trees, Arboretum, Kew, Ellen McHale/RBG Kew

Date and time


Every Thursday, 9 May to 13 June 2019

2pm to 3pm


Kew Gardens


£150 (£120 Concessions/Kew Gardens Members)

Maximum capacity

15 places

About the course 

Often called moving meditation, tai chi is a traditional Chinese art practised by many people around the world for its health-promoting qualities, including physical and mindfulness benefits.

Regular practice leads to improved posture, balance, muscle tone and circulation. The meditative quality of the practice promotes the development of feelings of calmness and wellbeing.

Our sessions are outdoors in the beautiful surroundings of Kew Gardens. Guided by an experienced instructor through traditional tai chi movements, this is a low-impact, full body workout that leaves you feeling refreshed, relaxed, energised and mentally alert. Tai chi offers the opportunity to acquire a skill for life.

The course takes place over six weekly sessions.

It includes: 

  • warm-up exercises
  • exploration of tai chi postures and movements
  • meditative breath and movement training

If you have any health doubts regarding the suitability of this course for your needs, please consult your doctor before enrolling.

How to book 

Please email adulted@kew.org with a contact telephone number or call 020 8332 5641.

Download our spring/summer adult education brochure