FAQ: All you need to know ...
Where are the sessions held?
Weekly sessions are currently held at the following venues:
Wednesdays at 12.15pm at Langley Village Hall (Horseshoes Lane, Langley, ME17 3JY);
Thursdays at 10am at Southcote Proactive Healthcare (3 Sittingbourne Road, Maidstone, ME14 5ES) - currently on hold
Thursdays at 7pm at The Party Pod (Wheeler Street, Maidstone, ME14 1UA)
Is there parking at the venues?
The parking for each venue is as follows:
Langley Village Hall: there is ample free parking at the Village Hall.
Southcote: there is a pay & display car park on the opposite side of the street in Sittingbourne Road. There is also a pay & display car park in Union Street. Nearby on-street parking is limited to 2 hours.
The Party Pod: the venue is located next to a pay & display car park and there is an additional car park across the road.
How do I pay for sessions?
Sessions can be booked online and payment can be made in advance or paid in cash on the day.
You can also reserve your place by contacting us at:
Packages are also available which provide you with a discounted session rate.
What should I wear?
Please wear something you are comfortable in, and which enables you to move freely (eg. tracksuit bottoms and a loose t-shirt). To ensure you stay warm enough, you may wish to wear layers, which you can remove as you warm up.
You can wear trainers or comfortable flat shoes, or the sessions can be performed in bare feet/socks.
Mats are available should you wish to do the session barefoot or in socks to provide additional comfort.
What do I need to bring with me?
You only really just need to bring yourself!
You may wish to bring some water with you (as is always recommended).
Should you wish to bring your own mat, please do so.
I've never done Tai Chi before - do I need experience?
Not at all! The tradition of Tai Chi we practice is Medical Qigong, from which the Shibashi set is derived.
Movements are gentle and easy to learn and follow and you move at your pace and rhythm. The purpose of each session is to improve your health and wellbeing, and to give you a greater sense of relaxation.
Each session is complete in itself, so if you're unable to come along one week, you won't be falling behind the rest of the group.
We can focus on different elements each week, eg. breathing, movements, posture, energy etc and you will progress within each area - but always at your own pace.
It's your wellbeing journey - relax and enjoy it!
I have mobility issues - what venue is best for me?
Access to each venue is as follows:
Langley Village Hall: sessions are held on the ground floor and there is parking outside the building.
Southcote: sessions are held in the upstairs studio. There is one flight of stairs to the studio. There is no on-site parking for session attendees; these are reserved for chiropractic clients. There is a car park opposite Southcote on Sittingbourne Road, or in Union Street. On-street parking is for 2 hours in nearby streets.
The Party Pod: sessions are held on the ground floor and there is a pay & display car park next to the building.