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2 London Street
Faringdon, England, SN7 7AA
United Kingdom

07940 542181

The Lotus Retreat is a beautiful holistic sanctuary in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside.

Tai Chi

Regular, luxury tai chi classes in the evening at the Lotus Retreat, Oxfordshire

Tai Chi


The Lotus Retreat hosts a weekly Tai Chi class with Owen Jenkins. This drop-in class is open to all abilities.

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese Martial Art. This gentle form of exercise comprises of a series of slow, fluid, mindful movements with proven benefits to health and well-being.

Tai Chi is designed to enhance energy (Qi). Traditional Chinese Medicine believes that Qi is the life energy essential for good health.

Tai Chi for Health programmes have been specially designed by a team of Tai Chi and medical experts. They are safe, easy and enjoyable to learn and deliver many health benefits.

Owen Jenkins teaches the Tai Chi for Arthritis programme. It is based on the Sun Style of Tai Chi, which has a higher stance and includes powerful Qi Gong movements that facilitate healing and relaxation.

Although especially effective for arthritis, this course is safe and suitable for any beginner looking for health improvement or fall prevention. Medical studies have shown the Tai Chi for Arthritis programme to relieve pain, improve balance and quality of life. The programme is supported by a number of international organisations including Arthritis Care, UK.

Owen is a full board certified instructor of Tai Chi ( and also a fully qualified and practising Acupuncturist (LicAc) and BSc (Hons) and a member of the British Acupuncture Council (BacC). Owen is passionate about both and believe they lead to the benefits of health and greater wellbeing. 

For bookings, please contact Owen by email on or by 'phone on 07966 474334. 

Time - 7.30 - 8.30pm every Monday in the Lotus Hall. Sessions run in six week blocks starting the 8th January 2018.

Cost £10.00