What we're about

This group is for anyone (18+) interested in Taijiquan (T'ai Chi Ch'uan) or Qigong (Ch'i Kung/energy cultivation). Teaching will cover forms, principles, breathing and meditation techniques from Taiji, Qigong, and other related internal or wellness practices.

Any level of experience is welcome. The intent of this group is a collaborative exchange to explore the transformative potential of these arts.

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Outdoor Taiji Practice - Intermediate Level

Needs a location

Weather permitting, intermediate Taiji practice will be from 5:30 - 6:15 PM this Wednesday and Friday. We meet at the Ft. Ward Park amphitheater on W. Braddock Rd. Donations are accepted through PayPal or Venmo (search [masked]) with a suggested donation of $60/month or one-time trial drop-in for $15.

Teaching may cover the 48-step combined style form, the Yang long form, Chen style taiji, Baguazhang, Xingyiquan, intermediate Qigong and conditioning, etc... Participants should have at least a basic understanding of Taiji stepping and movement and be able to follow along with slightly more complex routines.

Outdoor Tai Chi (Taiji) Practice - A course in the Yang 24-step simplified form

Classes in this course will focus on 2-3 movements from the form for 2 consecutive classes before continuing to the next movements. The entire form will be covered over 3 months and students may join the course at any time. Basic Qigong, concepts from the "10 Essential Principles of Taijiquan", and a warm up routine will be taught. Reference videos will be provided as well. The end of class will put movements in the context of the whole form. Participants will also receive one free private lesson per student, family, or group of friends.

Weather permitting, class will be from 9 - 10 AM every Sunday at the amphitheater in Ft. Ward Park. There is a suggested donation of $70/month (family discount available, 18+ only) over 3 months to complete the course, paid with PayPal or Venmo (search [masked] on either app for payment). Students in the course may attend Wednesday evening classes as well. One trial drop in is offered with a $15 suggested donation. After completing the first 3 month course, the suggested donation is be $60/month and the course can be repeated indefinitely to achieve deeper levels of skill. Access to intermediate training in other forms is available on Fridays.

Outdoor Tai Chi (Taiji) Practice - A course in the Yang 24-step simplified form

Classes in this course will focus on 2-3 movements from the form for 2 consecutive classes before continuing to the next movements. The entire form will be covered over 3 months and students may join the course at any time. Basic Qigong, concepts from the "10 Essential Principles of Taijiquan", and a warm up routine will be taught. Reference videos will be provided as well. The end of class will put movements in the context of the whole form. Participants will also receive one free private lesson per student, family, or group of friends.

Weather permitting, class will be from 9 - 10 AM every Sunday at the amphitheater in Ft. Ward Park. There is a suggested donation of $70/month (family discount available, 18+ only) over 3 months to complete the course, paid with PayPal or Venmo (search [masked] on either app for payment). Students in the course may attend Wednesday evening classes as well. One trial drop in is offered with a $15 suggested donation. After completing the first 3 month course, the suggested donation is be $60/month and the course can be repeated indefinitely to achieve deeper levels of skill. Access to intermediate training in other forms is available on Fridays.

Outdoor Taiji Practice - Intermediate Level

Needs a location

Weather permitting, intermediate Taiji practice will be from 5:30 - 6:15 PM this Wednesday and Friday. We meet at the Ft. Ward Park amphitheater on W. Braddock Rd. Donations are accepted through PayPal or Venmo (search [masked]) with a suggested donation of $60/month or one-time trial drop-in for $15.

Teaching may cover the 48-step combined style form, the Yang long form, Chen style taiji, Baguazhang, Xingyiquan, intermediate Qigong and conditioning, etc... Participants should have at least a basic understanding of Taiji stepping and movement and be able to follow along with slightly more complex routines.

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