The syllabus, structure and styles determine how a specific technique is applied. Many different styles have different approach towards the movement and they have different variations. Tai chi classes insist on particular approach to this art which can be recognised as a trademark movement or self defence skill. Many training school follow a particular leader or style, hence here are few styles mentioned here for your broad selection and knowledge.
Considered to be one of the most popular style, this style has twenty different variations practised all over the globe. Each variation can be clearly demarked by the other, emphasising on different technical points on a higher or a lesser degree. However, all are known by the same name, Yang style.
Ranked second on the popularity, this style has three variations each highlighting stylistic difference. Tai chi classes in Wimbledon explain that this style is derived from the yang style but have implications on small and compact movements. Combined users of both Yang and Wu consist of almost 80% of users.
Being relatively hard compared to the other styles, this style has 1 to less than 1% of people practicing it. Tai chi classes in Wimbledon teach short, fast and explosive moves. This style is more physically challenging compared to the others with excessive strain on lower back and knees.
This simply means swaying your arms or counting your breath by holding complicated positions like lotus position. Qigong is performed by as many as 100,000 people along is China. This technique has multiple variations which are taught in many classes in Wimbledon.