5:30pm NEW CLASS! Beginners Introduction to Tai Chi starts 2/3
6:30pm Tai Chi Short Form Refinement
7:30pm Private Instruction
10:30am NEW CLASS! Beginners Introduction to Tai Chi starts 2/11
11:30am Tai Chi Short Form Refinement
5:30pm Tai Chi Form Intermediate Level 1
6:30pm Tai Chi Form Beginners Level 2
7:30pm Tai Chi Short Form Refinement
11:30am Tai Chi Form Beginners Level 2
5:30pm Tai Chi Short Form Refinement
6:30pm Tai Chi Long Form Refinement
6:30pm Hsing-I see schedule below
Saturday - see schedule below
NEW CLASS! Beginners Introduction to Tai Chi This course is designed to get you started. You will learn the basic postures, movements and breath work. These techniques have many benefits for health and well-being including flexibility, stress reduction and balance. You will also begin learning the first movements of the Yang style Tai Chi form. After this course you can continue with the more advanced level courses.
6 weeks $110
Mondays at 5:30pm beginning February 3
Tuesdays at 10:30am beginning February 11
Tai Chi Classes – See schedule for class times
These are all 12 week programs that run January 2 – March 29. Each class is 55 minutes.
12 week course is $230
Beginner Level 2 Tai Chi - This class is for those who have previously taken the Beginners Intro Course. In this class, you will continue learning the first 20 movements of the Tai Chi Short form at your own pace and you will also learn more advanced Qi Gong exercises.
Intermediate Level 1 & 2 Tai Chi - For those who have previously taken the Beginners Intro Course and Level 2. In this class, you will continue learning the 60 movement Tai Chi form at your own pace and you will also learn more advanced Qi Gong exercises.
Tai Chi Short Form Refinement - This class is for students who have learned the entire 60 movement sequence. In this class we will develop the internal principles and deeper levels of Tai Chi practice.
Tai Chi Long Form Refinement - This is a refinement class for students who have already learned the Long Form.
Other Martial Arts Classes
Hsing-I - Along with Tai Chi and Ba Gua, Hsing-I is one of the three main internal martial arts of China. However Hsing-I is done at full speed and power and it is sometimes referred to as an excellent bridge between internal and external martial arts. In this class you will learn the basic San Ti posture then progress at your own pace through the five element and 12 animal postures and linking forms.
Thursdays at 6:30pm January 2 – March 26 No Class January 29 Cost $230
Saturday Classes & Workshops
Eight Pieces of Brocade Qi Gong - This 900 year old Qi Gong set consists of eight movements that when practiced together form a very complete treatment of the fundamental aspects of health from a traditional Qi Gong perspective. These movements involve standing and moving postures and stretches. February 22 Cost $65
Seasonal Five Element Qi Gong - Chinese medicine, with its fascinating health insights has its roots in the practices of meditation and internal energy development exercises called Qi Gong. In this class you will learn the basics of the five element theory and we will practice Qi Gong techniques help to build overall health, well-being and increased chi flow. Emotions, diet, activity all effect the internal wellbeing. The five element Qi Gong practice helps to bring harmony and balance to your daily life.
April 25 Cost $65
Tai Chi Sword Form Review - This class is for students have learned the Yang Style Tai Chi Sword form. Saturdays at 12:00-1:00pm on January 11, February 8 and March 7. Each class is $20 or $48 for all three classes.
Tai Chi Instructor Training Course - This class is for students at The Tai Chi Center who would like to be come Tai Chi teachers. Teaching is one of the greatest tools for learning. By teaching will develop a greater understanding of your own Tai Chi practice. In this class you will acquire the skill and training required apply for certification through William C C Chen Tai Chi Chuan in NYC. Applicants must be enrolled in an ongoing class at The Tai Chi Center. Saturdays at 1:00pm on January 11, February 8 and March 7. Contact email@example.com to apply for this program.
Winter weather policy: In general the Tai Chi Center does not close due to inclement weather. However, in the event that a bad storm will force the center to close a notice will be posted on the home page at www.the-taichi-center.com. If you cannot make it to any class you may make it up by taking any other class on the winter schedule.
Any class with less than six people will be combined with another class or rescheduled.
Private lessons available by appointment. Cost is $75 for a 40 minute session.