Welcome to the Meetup portal for NYC based Open Tai Chi. We invite you to meet and practice friendly Tai Chi Chuan. We offer quality courses in Yang Form, Qigong, Push Hands (Tui Shou), Meditation and I-Ching (Book of Changes). We also have periodic workshops and related programs as may be calendared.

We strive to cultivate a friendly and fun atmosphere, and a few events are conducted in an informal setting. All are welcome, from absolute beginners to any mind-body / martial arts people.

Classes are taught by our longtime practitioner and principle instructor, Inoshi. On occasion other experienced practitioners may assist beginners in these arts as well. Dress comfortably in clothes which you can move freely in. Street clothes are fine (changing areas available). Please see specific class descriptions for more detail, especially on footwear.

Please call us to arrange a intro class and to learn about our programs: 646-801-9218. Note: our classes are not free.

Our foundation is Yang Family / Style Tai Chi, yet includes practice from other families. We meet weekly with the exception of a possible Summer break, a Winter break and few major holidays.  Note: Tai Chi oft appears rendered Taiji.

Open Tai Chi is a branch of Unu Wellness Network. For wider interests see Unu's portal too: http://www.meetup.com/unu-wellness/

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  • Yesterday · 5:30 PM

    Yang Form 2/3

    3 Tai Chi folks

    Class meets weekly runs 65 minutes until 6:40. Intermediate to advanced, this practice group is for those that have progressed through the first chapter, or can complete... Learn more
  • 2 days ago · 1:30 PM

    Yang Form 1

    6 Tai Chi folks

    In this course students learn the first chapter of Tai Chi Yang form, also known as Cheng Man-ching’s 37 movement (or Yang style short form).   Students will be... Learn more
  • 3 days ago · 6:15 PM

    Noten Meditation (野天 禅)

    4 Tai Chi folks

    Must RSVP: which means you plan to attend! New, regular and seasoned meditators are welcome to drop by for an early evening meditation which ends at 7 pm. As an... Learn more
  • 4 days ago · 5:30 PM

    Tai Chi & Yang Form Intro

    2 Tai Chi folks

    Come take an intro in Tai Chi Yang form. $10. Please RSVP via Meetup or contact us at[masked]-9218. Dress comfortably and wear comfortable shoes or bring Tai Chi... Learn more
  • 5 days ago · 5:00 PM

    Push Hands Meetup

    5 Tai Chi folks

    Come and practice friendly Push Hands (Tuishou), which can be relaxed and classic, or quite vigorous if you prefer.  We have fun with Tai Chi Push Hands in an informal... Learn more
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