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What is T’ai Chi Chuan?
T’ai Chi Chuan is an ancient Chinese system of movement for health and vitality.
T'ai Chi Chuan Principles & Practice
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Welcome to The New York School of Tai Chi Chuan
At the request of Professor Cheng Man-Ch’ing, the School of T’ai Chi Chuan was founded in 1976 by one of his senior students, Patrick Watson.
How Can I Get Started?
Attend a Free Introductory class to find out how T’ai Chi or Qi Gong can work for you. Check out our current schedule of Free Introductory Classes.
Tai Chi Locations in New York City and Elsewhere
In the city, in your workplace, around the country, and around the world — we’ve got you covered.
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Tai Chi Chuan is an ancient exercise which embodies China's most profound concepts and principles of health and movement.
Tai Chi Form, First Third
From The Blog
We invite you to join us for this special series of ongoing classes: Roots and Branches 5 Element ™ Qi Gong Tuesdays, 7:30 – 8:30 pm, starting October 13th Qi Gong is a dedicated practice to develop Qi or Life Force. These classes consist of postures, movements, walks, breathing, and energy massages to strengthen and cultivate our life force....
We would like to share this insightful post, by one of our New York T’ai Chi apprentice teachers, Deborah Swayne: When we practice T’ai Chi, one of our major goals is to relax, which is not so easy for many of us. We can achieve some success through effort: that is, through regular practice, during which our technique continues...
To find out how T’ai Chi or Qi Gong can work for you — or to find out more about our school — try a free introductory class. Check out our current schedule of Free Introductory Classes. For a full list of our classes and the most up-to-date schedule, please visit our T’ai Chi Class Schedule...
T’ai Chi Chuan is an ancient Chinese system of movement for health and vitality. Its practice results in increased awareness, sensitivity, and an unexcelled art of self defense. The T’ai Chi form consists of 37 positions performed in a slow, continuous sequence. Unlike exercise which relies on muscular force and tension, the graceful movements of T’ai Chi emphasize relaxation,...
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