Tai Chi & Qigong classes

Improve your balance, posture and focus, while energizing the body, mind and spirit through the practice of Tai Chi and Qigong. Learn to relax through breathing patterns and soft flowing movements of these gentle martial arts. 

Benefits of learning Tai Chi and Qigong

  • Improved balance, coordination and overall health and fitness
  • Pain management
  • Improved muscular stability and joint health
  • Improved metal focus and acuity
  • Reduced stress and tension
  • Assists the body’s own energy flow by balancing and strengthening the energy connections
  • Activates healing energy

2024 spring & summer registration dates

Registration for spring & summer programs, classes and day camps is open.

Upcoming facility closures

Programs, classes and swimming lessons will not be offered at the following facilities while they undergo repairs:

  • Bob Bahan Aquatic & Fitness Centre: closed this spring and summer.
  • Canyon Meadows Aquatic & Fitness Centre: closed this summer.
  • Sir Winston Churchill Aquatic & Recreation Centre: closed this summer.

Types of Tai Chi & Qigong classes

You can register online, in person at our Recreation facilities, or by calling


About our Tai Chi & Qigong instructors

  • Certification and/or advanced training in discipline
  • Previous leadership and instructional expertise in Tai Chi & Qigong
  • Intermediate first-aid, CPR, AED, police checks

What are classes like?

Our classes are open to all levels of skill and fitness. Previous martial arts experience is not required.

Classes start with focusing and calming energy breath excercises. Instructors will break down the complex movement and then provide a lead and follow opportunity, allowing for you to internalize your learning. You will get time to practice combining the forms into a flow. 



Come prepared

  • Bring a water bottle
  • Wear comfortable clothing
  • Bring clean, indoor athletic shoes that have not been worn outdoors

More martial arts and self-defence classes

Learn how to set up an account, register for programs and find information on cancellations in the help section of Live and Play.