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Tai Chi with Jeni

REGISTER NOW for Term 1, 2023

Gentle exercise (as found in Tai Chi):

  • Produces a refreshed, greater mental focus
  • Creates better sleep patterns
  • Boosts the body immune system
  • Protects joints and bones
  • Creates good body posture and skeletal integration
  • Promotes muscle fitness
  • Stimulates body endorphins production

When: 10.00 am - 11.00 am, Tuesdays and Thursdays during school term. 

2023 dates

Term 1

Tuesdays, 31 January - 4 April (10 sessions) - REGISTER NOW

Thursdays, 2 February - 6 April (10 sessions) - REGISTER NOW

Please note that in the week including Tuesday 7 and Thursday 9 March, the Eureka Hall is being used for a school camp, so we are not able to access the space. Weather permitting, Tai Chi will be run in the courtyard at Barkly Square, Ballarat East instead.

Term 2

Tuesdays, 2 May - 20 June (excluding Tuesday 25 April for ANZAC Day) (8 sessions)

Thursdays, 27 April - 22 June (9 sessions)

Term 3

Tuesdays, 11 July - 12 September (10 sessions)

Thursdays, 13 July - 14 September (10 sessions)

Please note that on Thursday 7 and Thursday 14 September, the Eureka Hall is unavailable, so we are not able to access the space. Weather permitting, Tai Chi will be run in the courtyard at Barkly Square, Ballarat East instead.

Term 4

Tuesdays,3 October - 12 December (excluding Tuesday 7 November for Melbourne Cup Public Holiday) (10 sessions)

Thursdays, 5 October - 14 December (11 sessions)

About Jeni

Jeni qualified to be a Tai Chi teacher in 2010. She started teaching Tai Chi as a volunteer when living in Queensland and wanted to support older people in her community with arthritis to stay active. Jeni started running Tai Chi classes for the Ballarat East Neighbourhood House in 2019 and they continue to be extremely popular.


Where: Eureka Hall, near the corner of Stawell Street South & Eureka Street, Ballarat East (across the car park from the Eureka Pool).

Cost & Payment Details: $10 per class, cash on the day. Please try to bring the correct amount to mimimise cash handling. 

Limit: Up to 20 people are able to be in the large hall for this activity (19 participants + Jeni). 

Registration: Please contact the Ballarat East Neighbourhood House to register. 

Arrival time

Access to the Hall will be available from 10 minutes before the class starts. As this will be the only activity taking place in the Hall at this time, for security reasons the external doors of the Hall will be locked at 10.00 am to enable the class to start on time. There will be no access into the Hall during the class, so please don't be late.

Location & getting there

Classes are held in the bigger (south) room at Eureka Hall (104 Stawell Street South, Ballarat East). Please enter via either the door from the off-street carpark (near the Eureka pool) or the door on the east side (Stawell Street South).

Walking: There are two entrances to Eureka Hall. One on the north side (pool/car park) and the other on the east side (Stawell Street South).
Driving: You can park in the car park between Eureka Hall and the Eureka Pool, entry from Stawell Street South.
Bus: Catch either the Ballarat-Canadian Bus (Route 20) and hop off at Stop 35385 (Kline Street/Eureka Street) or the Ballarat-Brown Hill Bus (Route 15) and hop off at Stop 35379 (Eureka Stockade Memorial Park/Eureka Street). Walk along Stawell Street South to Eureka Hall.
Bicycle: Please secure your bicycle outside Eureka Hall.

Public toilets are available adjacent to Eureka Hall. There are no toilets inside the building.

Conditions of participation

  • Please read the Ballarat East Neighbourhood House Activity Terms and Conditions. You will be asked to agree to these upon registration for this class.
  • All participants in Ballarat East Neighbourhood House activities must follow the current Statewide COVID-Safe principles.
  • If you are feeling unwell and/or have cold/flu symptoms please do not come to the activity.
  • Please sanitise your hands upon entry to and exit from Eureka Hall. Hand sanitiser will be available.
  • Keep at least 1.5 metres from other people in the activity.
  • Bring your own drink bottle and food. The cafe at the Eureka Centre (down the hill) should be open by mid-May if you would like to purchase hot drinks and food.
  • Arrive 5-10 minutes before the activity starts to allow time to complete any paperwork.
  • If you have any injuries or issues which may affect your ability to partipate fully in the activity, please arrive early and discuss with Jeni.
  • Turn off your phone/digital devices and store your possessions in the room.
  • A maximum of 19 participants will be able to take part in this activity.
  • Tickets are not transferable.


Please call Ballarat East Neighbourhood House on 0422 612 052 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you are having trouble booking or paying for this activity, we are very happy to find a solution that will work as we want everyone interested to be able to participate.