Chinese New Year

Hello everyone, it's that time of year again.  Saturday will see the new Lunar year of the Dragon, with celebrations all around Leicester City on both Saturday (New Walk Museum 11am) and Sunday (Parade around Town Centre 1pm)

Green Dragon Square Update

Morning all,
Due to Leicester City Council closing down the old Market and moving it temporarily to Green Dragon Square, The Free Saturday Tai Chi classes at 9am will be moving to Town Hall Square for the rest of the season.  this is effective form the 23rd September 2023

We Are Moving

Sunday the 21st of May will be the last Sunday session, we are moving to a Friday slot 7pm - 8pm Friday 26th May 2023.  All are welcome.  

If you cannot make the above please see below for other Venues including free sessions.

Local Association Clubs:

·     Tuesday & Thursday evenings 8:15pm; Peepul Centre, Leicester

·     Friday evenings 7pm; Elliott Hall, South Wigston

·     Sunday Mornings 9am; Village Hall, Birstall

·     Oadby start date to follow soon

Free Sessions for all members of the public:

·     Saturday morning 9am; Green Dragon Square, Leicester In Conjunction Leicester City                    Council & Leicester DMU)

·    Friday’s 12pm; Elliott Hall, South Wigston (29 week course, from May 2023)

2023 Classes

South Wigston classes restart Sunday 8th January at 5:30pm , no need to book just come along and join in.  Elliott Hall; Albion Street; South Wigston.

2023 Classes

We hope you have had a great Christmas and New year, now is the time for those New Year resolutions, and get fit after the Holiday Festive meals.

Our free Tai Chi sessions at the Leicester Progressive Spiritualist Church; 4 St James Street; Lee Circle  LE1 3RE start back this Saturday at 9am - 10am,  Feel free to come along and have a go.  Great atmosphere and experienced and insured instructors.

World Wushu Day

Yesterday we celebrated World Wushu day by having Tai Chi session 1st then with Tai Chi & Kung Fu Demonstrations.

Class as usual Sunday nights please bring water and keep hydrated due to the heat, see you all there at 5.30pm

Elliot Hall Open Day

Sunday and Monday 26th /27th June 2022 Elliot hall will be hosting an open day.  We will be there to give demonstrations and class info. feel free to come and see us.

Free Saturday Mornings Tai Chi

Our  FREE 9am Saturday morning Tai Chi class resumes again this week, running through to the end of October. Please feel free to come along and join in.

We have structured classes  at the following venues:

Tai Chi Classes Leicester / Leicestershire
Birstall Sunday 9am to 10am.
For details: Simon 07434938376

South Wigston Sunday 5.30pm to 6.30pm.
For details: David 07904693537

Leicester City
Tuesday 8.15pm to 9.15pm
Wednesday 11.15am to 12.15pm
Thursday 8.15pm to 9.15pm.
For Details: Derek 07710151528

World Taiji Day

Leicester Markets - Green Dragon Square

30th April 11am 

Come and celebrate World Taiji and Qigong Day on Saturday 30 April

Watch the Lion dance at 11am followed by Taiji and Martial Arts demonstrations performed by the Confucian Institute and ITSWA members.

Free taster session for Tai Chi and Qigong at 11.30am.
Located on Green Dragon Square

Feb 2022

HI all, Kung Hei Fat Choy, 2022 brings us the year of the Water Tiger.  Hopefully this will be a good year . Students from Leicester; South Wigston and Birstall helped take part in the New Year celebrations.  Whilst it was a very wet Sunday, the ITSWA Students and DMU students made the Chinese New Celebrations worth while. 

Will post up pics form the events once published

To become part of a big family and learn Martial Arts or just for Exercise and health With Tai Chi.
Please email

May Update

Good afternoon all, i hope the easing of the lockdown in your areas have relieved some stress.  The good news is that we will be reopening classes at 19:30 from Monday 24th May.  Please come join us we will be glad to see you after such a long time.  £5:00 per session at the Elliott Hall, Albion Street; South Wigston.

Masks optional Social Distancing still a must.. I have received both my Vaccination jabs

2021 February Update

Given the new announcements regarding Covid-19.  We are looking to start back at the Elliot Hall  on Monday 3rd May (Bank Holiday).  £5:00 per session preferably by bank transfer, If Covid 19 Vaccination cards can be shown then masks will be optional,   

We will still be operating 1 - 2m distancing,  please bring your own hand sanitiser for use prior to enter the building ad again when you leave.

I look forward to seeing on 3rd May 7:30pm

November update

Hi all,

Due to the new lock-down restrictions coming into force this week, I have reluctantly decided to temporarily close the class, and reopen on December the 7th - lock-down restrictions permitting.

We will be operating Zoom sessions on Monday evenings from 7:45pm, to join in please send contact details to

To join zoom you will need a camera and audio feed ( PC; Tablet; Mobile phone)

Covid-19 Update August 2020

Classes Restart on 17th August; Social distancing rules apply Masks can be worn but not compulsory if health conditions exist.
Private sessions are available 1 on 1 social distancing rules apply for £10:00

Association and BCCMA membership required for Zoom Sessions £35:00 per year. This includes insurance.
Please email for more details


All classes are suspended until further notice, however Zoom sessions are available for £5:00 per zoom session (currently time limited to 30 minutes).
Private sessions are available 1 on 1 social distancing rules apply for £10:00

Association and BCCMA membership required for Zoom Sessions £35:00 per year.  This includes insurance.
Please email for more details

2020 Classes

Well were off to a flying start.  Classes have now reopened for the 2020 season.  

7:30 pm  to 8:30 pm every Monday.  Elliott Hall, Albion Street, South Wigston. there is free parking just round the corner form the hall. £5:00 for Adults  £3:00 for students (with student card) and 60+  come and join us for an easy going atmosphere and gentle exercise.