Rockhampton Tai Chi/Qigong/Balance

Tai Chi Classes in Rockhampton

All classes are required to conform to all applicable Covid-19 restrictions including social distancing and good hygiene (hand wash, etc.). Check the Resources page for online resources that can help you maintain your practice during lockdown or when travelling.

These exercises are being taught by qualified tai chi/qigong instructors. All care will be taken to ensure your wellbeing and safety. Any instructions given are intended as guidance only and you should not do anything that you consider inappropriate for you. These exercises are not intended as a substitute for medical advice or care. Please consult your medical practitioner before you begin or if you have any questions or concerns about the suitability of these classes.

Adapting to Covid Restrictions

As best we can determine at 18 March 2022 we will not be required to determine vaccination status to attend our small outdoor tai chi classes. Social distancing and good hygiene (hand washing, etc.) is still required, masks are optional. Please DO NOT ATTEND if you are at all unwell.

Level-based Instruction

The previous Wednesday evening class is now Saturday morning: 9:00-10:00am, Rockhampton Botanical Gardens (The Tamarind Tree Line -- between the Japanese Gardens and the War Memorial), with occasional classes on the Capricorn Coast (details by e-mail). Site Map.

All Rockhampton tai chi participants are welcome to attend, regardless of your fitness or skill level. Multiple instructors provide small group instruction based on level of Khor-style tai chi attainment. AATC class fees ($5/session) apply.

Classes continue through school breaks, including throughout the summer. Summer classes may be less formal but will continue every Saturday as normal -- Fees apply.

    Contact: russell.north @ (without the spaces)
    or phone Russell 0417 721 146.

Class Mailing List

Please provide your instructor with your name and e-mail address to be added to the class list so that we may keep you up-to-date with tai chi information and class changes.

    Head Instructor: Russell North
    Special Needs: Lynn Zelmer
    Junior Instructor: Mark Collins

Qigong by Zoom

New time (2024) | 7:30-8:30am AEST every Thursday. Contact Lynn for details (Lynn @ without the spaces).

Day Classes for Seniors (aged 50+)

Participants work in a single group consisting of practitioners at several levels of practice. Activities include Qigong and balance bar type exercises and the first three levels of the AATC tai chi set.

Rockhampton 60 & Better: 9:00-10:00am Monday at the Rockhampton Botanical Gardens (The Tamarind Tree Line -- between the Japanese Gardens and the War Memorial). 60 & Better membership and fees apply. Informal classes will occur most public holidays and throughout the summer months when formal 60 & Better classes do not operate, fees apply. Site Map.

    Contact: phone 07 4921 0065,
    or e-mail Better60inc @ (without the spaces).

Friday Morning (incl U3A): 7:30-8:30am Friday, 12 months, Kershaw Gardens, near traffic circle opposite Stocklands (south of the caravan parking). Site Map. Fees apply, U3A membership not required.

    Contact: phone 0437 991 458,
    or e-mail stewartk @ (without the spaces).

ROK Instructors

Resources Balance Bar Chinese Staff Class Photos Home

Site/content copyright © A C Lynn Zelmer or as marked. E-mail: Lynn @ last updated 30 May 2024 [lz].