Tai Chi Classes

Our school offers public Taiji (Tai Chi) classes in Manchester, Tameside and Stockport

Jian Taiji has 2 qualified instructors, Ian and Janet providing step by step instruction at all our classes along with individual feedback.

We also provide bespoke classes for groups and organisations (shown below) along with personal training on request. 

Please contact us for availability and rates or any other questions not covered in our FAQ.


Jian Taiji Classes - Outdoors... for now...

Our outdoor classes are ongoing in Debdale Park and North Reddish Park so get in touch if you want to join us for some Taiji in the sun
Indoor classes returning soon - contact us on jispiral@aol.com to be added to our email list and be kept up to date...

Due to the current Covid restrictions this timetable is suspended until further notice


We will be starting Autumn 2020 with a reduced timetable as not everybody is ready to return just yet. All the classes will have smaller numbers to allow plenty of space for distancing and due to Government Covid requirements we will need people to pre-book their places.



DAYTIME - Indoor

Monday 11am – 12 noon

Denton West Community Centre, Hulme Rd, Denton, Tameside, M34 2WZ (map)

Max 14 people

(This venue chosen as it is a midpoint to all our previous classes, has the most airy hall and a car park)


DAYTIME - Outdoor

Friday 10:45am-11:45am

Debdale Park, Hyde Rd, Manchester (parking at Debdale Outdoor Centre, M18 7LJ (map)

2 separate groups of max 7 people


EVENING - Indoor

Tuesday 7-8pm (first 15 movements of Laojia) 7-8:30pm (whole Laojia)

St Annes Parish Hall, 1537 Ashton Old Rd, Fairfield, Manchester M11 1GR (map)

Max 10 people


Thursday 7-8pm

The New Bairstow Centre, Rupert St, Reddish, Stockport SK5 6DL (map)

Max 12 people


All classes will be in pre-booked blocks of 4 sessions costing £25 for 1 hour classes and £35 for 1½ hours classes

So please book now as places are obviously limited


We will add further classes as numbers allow, and if you would like to attend a sword class please register your interest. We will also be resuming our weekend workshops in the near future.



We have reduced the maximum stated capacity of each venue by a third for everyone’s peace of mind and safety. All venues will be Covid compliant, cleaned prior to your arrival and we will also be keeping a register of attendance as required by NHS Track and Trace

All students will be required to maintain social distance throughout, sanitise hands on arrival and to not attend if showing any of the publicised symptoms of the virus.


Please ask if you have any other questions and remember...

Don’t Delay, Book Your Place Today


Jian Taiji also provides tailored classes for many organisations including -

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Why choose Jian Taiji?

At Jian Taiji classes there are 2 fully qualified instructors who have been studying Chen Tai Chi since 1996. We offer progressive learning in a friendly atmosphere to improve each students individual level of ability regardless of age or fitness.

Check out our class timetable to find a class near you.

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Jian Taiji Chen Tai Chi classes in Manchester, Stockport and Tameside 0161 637 9508