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 timezone

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


Paid Classes - All classes are currently in progress. Come back in December 2022 and January 2023 for new listings.

The paid 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

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

Practicing TC Form & QiGong

10am - 10:30am PT

We are offering free sessions in December 2022 for practicing the Tai Chi Chuan form and for learning Roots and Branches Qi Gong. Participation is open to interested people who are already students and those who are exploring that option.  Dates of the sessions will be:  December 3, 10, 17, 31.  Time will be 10:00 AM PT - 10:30 AM PT.

Register in advance:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Date(s): December 3, 10, 17, 31

Taught by AJ Allen & Patrik Donahue

Portland School of Tai Chi Chuan

Cost: Free


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 and Practice

10:15am - 11am PT

For those who know the sword form! Like practicing with a group? Join us for sword rounds and practice! We'll also do breakout rooms for feedback if people want that. Email MO for the zoom link!

Date(s): Ongoing starts September 6, 2022

Taught by Margaret Olmsted and Edna Brandt

Cost: FREE

Email to Register

Intermediate Level Form

Guided practice to deepen our embodiment of IF level and above

Tuesdays 11:45 am 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)

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

Beginners Level Form


Wednesday 1pm - 2pm ET

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 11 - March 22, 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