New York School of T’ai Chi Chuan

Tai Chi Chuan is an ancient exercise which embodies China’s most profound concepts and principles of health and movement

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. Learn More ›

Live-stream classes now available

To find out how T’ai Chi or Qi Gong can work for you — or to find out more about our school — try one of our free live-stream Qigong classes or find out about our next live-stream T’ai Chi class. For a full list

What is T’ai Chi Chuan?

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 a series of postures performed in a slow, continuous sequence…

Tai Chi Form Diagram

Where Can I Learn T’ai Chi?

We have locations in New York City, around the country, and around the World. For our complete list of T’ai Chi schools and centers, please visit our T’ai Chi Locations page.

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. See our full list of locations.

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  Classes.

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As a non-profit, The New York School of T’ai Chi Chuan survives largely on the generosity of our friends. To support our work, please consider making a donation with PayPal.