These monthly 'free to member' 1-hour classes are available to non-members at a cost of $20 per class. 

TCF members can access the library of recordings of all past classes via the "Member-only pages" view of this website
 
 
Tai Chi & Qigong Monthly Classes are taught by senior teachers and are suitable for all levels of Tai Chi students. 
 
We could call them 'TCF masterclasses' to distinguish them from our regular curriculum of classes, or our larger TCF training events. However, to use the term 'master' is a big claim in the world of Tai Chi! While our teachings come from a true master, Cheng Man Ch'ing, we do not want to suggest that the teachers of these classes are all 'masters'. They are simply very experienced TCF teachers who have studied for many years and embody the teachings of Cheng Man Ch'ing to a high degree. In these monthly classes, which supplement our normal Tai Chi form and Qigong curriculum, a senior teacher will hope to inspire new and existing Tai Chi students by sharing some of their own personal learnings on their own Tai Chi learning journey. 
 
Each class will take place on the third Monday of the month from 1:00 PM ET - 2:00 PM ET.

Registration details will be emailed the day before the class. 

$20 for non-members; FREE for TCF members


 

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Each Class begins at 1:00 PM ET

August 15th, 2022

Tai Chi & The Aging Body

Taught by Seniors Teacher Tina Curran & Edna Brandt

Tai Chi can help us age with grace and agility, help us allow the changes aging brings to open our lives to new ways of being present and at ease, and help us recover and begin again when we aren't. For those of us who have practiced the art of Tai Chi for many years, and for those new to this work, there is much wisdom here as our bodies change. This profound practice can be a great source of rehabilitation and renewal, starting from where you are right now.

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September 19th, 2022

Finding and Keeping our Balance in Life with Tai Chi

Taught by Senior Teacher Margaret Olmsted

As we experience life, we always encounter moments that affect our balance physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. Join this Tai Chi class where we will reflect on how we are doing in the present moment and explore powerful ways to find greater balance in our lives.

Save The Date: Registration Link Coming Soon


 

October 17th, 2022

To Be Announced 

Taught by Senior Teacher Kevin Lannon

Save The Date: Registration Link Coming Soon


 

November 21st, 2022

Learning to Align with Gravity

Taught by Senior Teacher Declan Rothwell

Save The Date: Registration Link Coming Soon

 



As a TCF Member, you can attend these events for free, watch previously recorded events and much more!

 
Recent Programs You Can Watch As a Member
 
June 20th: Taking In The World With Tai Chi with Patrice Wooldridge
One of the wonderful principles of tai chi is practicing relaxation and being calm - physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. This calmness typically brings a sense of security and safety. And, with that, one can more easily experience all the beauty of the world. This hour will focus on exercises that help one feel relaxed and calm and will point to how we can all be more open, awake and alive during our everyday lives.
 
May 16th: Chinese for Tai Chi Students with Edna Brandt & Julie Reinganum
To deepen your experience of tai chi, come explore the Chinese names for the movements in the first third of the form, from Single Whip to Cross Hands.  We will study the visual nature of the characters and discuss how their meaning can extend into our practice of tai chi.  Join us as we answer questions like: What does Single Whip mean? Where’s the twist in Brush Knee Twist Step? What is a Pipa?
 
April 18th: Free Writing and Tai Chi with Annette Peizer
Come with pen and paper or a preferred digital device to experience a 1-hour creative writing practice that integrates some of the Eight Ways of Tai Chi.  This supportive free writing method, taught by Annette, includes brief Tai Chi-related writing sessions followed by nurturing feedback in intimate breakout groups.  Your ideas discovered from your writing will then be more deeply cultivated as we practice Tai Chi together in between the brief freewrites.
 
March 21st: Enjoying your Tai Chi with Patrice Wooldridge
This hour will include deep relaxation while laying down, sitting or standing. We will play with the Tai Chi principles to help you bring your practice to everyday life.