Live Online Courses

Here you will find both paid and free online courses from our curriculum, hosted by our affiliated schools in different parts of the world. 

Start times are listed for the time zone the class is taught in - please check the time in your time zone

Check back on this page regularly as more new classes are added (particularly in January, March, May and September)!


Paid Online Classes - New B1 and B2 Classes Starting In January 2023!

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The paid online classes listed below are offered by affiliated schools. As a result, there are no TCF Member price discounts provided. 

If you are looking for in-person classes, search for a school near you here. Please contact them directly to ask about in-person classes.

Click on the link below the class listing to be directed to the school website or contact for more information. If the start date has passed you may still be able to join!

Beginners 1 (B1) is the first step in learning the tai chi form with us. Read more about our full curriculum here.

If you don't see the course you would like to take below, email us.

 


Free Qigong Classes

The free courses listed below include Zoom classes led by senior teachers in our school.

When you select an online live class you will be redirected to the class organizer. You will then be sent an invitation to the class and instructions on how best to experience the class.

To learn more about finding a school near you and to receive notices about free online classes and Tunings, sign up for our TCF Newsletter.

These classes are free, but if you wish to support the work of the Tai Chi Foundation, a not-for-profit organization, you can make a Donation.

The following classes are suitable for all levels - from complete beginners to experienced tai chi practitioners.

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Free Qigong

Qigong for Grounding and Mobility - Sundays: 12:00pm ET

Please feel free to enjoy the following recording of previous sessions:

Date(s): Ongoing

Taught by Greg Woodson

New York School of Tai Chi Chuan

Cost: FREE

Register- or -Email to Register

Qigong for Relaxation and Centering - Tuesday/Thursday 9am PT

NOTE: Classes will NOT meet on January 3 and 5, 2023!!

Date(s): Ongoing

Taught by Margaret Olmsted

School of Tai Chi Chuan Los Angeles

Cost: FREE

Email to Register

Qigong for Self-Healing & Balance - Friday 11:30am & Saturday 1pm ET

Date(s): Ongoing

Taught by Tina Curran

The Tai Chi Center

Cost: FREE

Email to Register

Free Tai Chi Practice (Without Teaching)

Practice Rounds - Wednesday 6 pm ET

Join us for practice rounds - first thirds and whole form.

Available for current tai chi students who are already studying with us.

Date(s): Ongoing

Taught by Tai Chi rounds led by teachers from the NY School of T'ai Chi Chuan

New York School of Tai Chi Chuan

Cost: FREE

Email to Register

Practice Session Quiet Morning Rounds - Daily 7:30am PT

This practice session consists of 3 times through the first third, then 2 times through the whole form, led by a rotating cast of Seattle apprentice teachers. 

Available for current tai chi students who are already studying with us.

Date(s): Ongoing

Taught by Seattle apprentice teachers

Seattle School of Tai Chi Chuan

Cost: FREE

Email to Register

Sword Rounds

10:00am - 10:30am PT (1:00pm - 1:30pm ET)

Prerequisite: Knowledge of tai chi sword form

Quiet, relaxing rounds with different focuses.

 

Date(s): Thursdays starting January 19, 2023

Taught by Margaret Olmsted and Edna Brandt

Cost: FREE

Email to Register

Beginners Level Form

BEGINNERS 1 (B1)

Saturdays, 10am PT

There is still time to join this class which will meet on Saturdays until March 25!! Email for information.

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the zoom meeting.

 

Date(s): January 21 to March 25, 2023, 1 hr/week for 10 weeks

Taught by A.J. Allen, Patrik Donahue, & Maureen O'Connor

Portland School of Tai Chi Chuan

Cost: $150 USD for 10 classes; repeat tuition is $75 USD
Payment information will be emailed after registration

Email to Register

BEGINNERS 1 (B1)

Mondays 12:00pm/Noon to 1:00pm CT (Chicago time)

Recordings available

When you register for this class you can take your first class FREE class on Monday, February 6! If you decide to take the 10 week course you will need to pay by February 13. Email if you have questions.

This class is intended to be attended "live" via zoom and will be recorded just in case you miss class and/or want to go back and listen to the instruction again.

"I will admit I had my doubts about learning tai chi on Zoom...But this class was excellent! Everything clearly explained and demonstrated with lots of encouragement and room for questions along the way. Having the videos to study between classes was invaluable." GG B1 Human Process Online Student

Date(s): February 6 - April 10, 2023

Taught by Linda Bisberg and Ian Lopez

The Human Process, Inc.

Cost: $125 USD new students or $75 if you are repeating the course with the Human Process. Tuition payment information will be emailed after you register for class.
Payable by check, Zelle or PayPal.

Register

BEGINNERS 2 (B2)

Wednesday 1pm - 2pm ET

There is still time to join this class!!

Learn the tai chi form: Open to students who have taken B1 (the first third) and would like to continue on learning the short yang form

Classes are SMALL with lot of individual, personalized attention and we do our best to make it fun!

Students will be sent links to review recordings produced by one of our school's top teachers! 

Date(s): January 18 - April 5, 2023

Taught by Peter Schwartz

School of Tai Chi Chuan of Northern Virginia

Cost: $200 USD for one-hour class per week, for 12 weeks
Email to register and learn more about payment method

Email to Register

BEGINNERS 2 (B2)

Tuesdays 11:30am - 12:30pm CT

Recordings available

There is still time to join this class which is given each Tuesday to April 5. If you have taken B2 in the past please register and email to let us know a bit about you (if you join late the tuition is a minimum of $75 for 5 or less classes, if you take more than 5 classes (but not all 10) the price is $75 + $15/class).

This class is intended to be attended "live" via zoom and will be recorded just in case you miss class and/or want to go back and listen to the instruction again.

Email if you have questions.

Date(s): January 24 - April 5, 2023

Taught by Patrice Wooldridge, Laurie Carver and Katrin Tschupp

The Human Process, Inc.

Cost: $125 USD for one-hour class per week for 10 weeks, $75 if repeating with The Human Process. Information about payment will be emailed after you register.
Payable by Zelle, check or PayPal.

Register

Fundamentals Level Form

FUNDAMENTALS 2 (FUN 2)

Saturdays 11:30 am PT

Recordings available

There is still time to join this class!!

For those who have learned the form and taken the first half of Fundamentals this is a continuation of learning and embodying Tai Chi Principles. 

This class is intended to be attended "live" via zoom and will be recorded just in case you miss class and/or want to go back and listen to the instruction again.

Email if you have questions.

Date(s): January 14, 2023, 1 hour/week for 10 weeks

Taught by A.J. Allen, Patrik Donahue, & Maureen O'Connor

Portland School of Tai Chi Chuan

Cost: $150 USD for 10 classes; repeat tuition is $75 USD
Payment information will be emailed once you register

Email to Register

Intermediate Level Form

Guided exploration & practice to deepen our embodiment of IF level and above

Mondays 11:30 am ET - 12:30pm ET

Available for current tai chi students who are already studying with any Tai Chi Foundation affiliation/school. Each class 1 hour
Prerequisite: Intermediate Form (IF)

Suggested minimum donation $10 per class

Email for More Info or to Register

Date(s): Ongoing

Taught by George Kormendi

New York School of Tai Chi Chuan

Cost: FREE, Donations Welcome

Email to Register

Saturday Tai Chi: Experiments and Explorations

Saturdays, 10:30am ET

Prerequisite: Beginning form (1, 2, 3), Fandamentals, and Intermediate form or equivalent and permission of teachers.

Date(s): Ongoing

Taught by Edna Brandt and Anne Smyers

School of Tai Chi Chuan of Maryland

Cost: No charge, donations welcomed

Email to Register