All new students begin with Foundation Studies:
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基本功程序
  Foundation Studies Program
Class meets once per week:
Foundation Studies Term I: Mon 6:00-7:30 PM
• Foundation Studies Term II: Wed 6:00-7:30 PM

The two-term Foundation Studies Program covers the fundamental theory and practice of Qigong and Tai Chi, in preparation for all advanced Tai Chi and Qigong classes. Class will consist of equal parts discussion and floor practice. 
Topics covered include:

Foundation Studies I
• Taoist Cosmology
• Body Mapping
• Earth Body, Your Body™
• Breathing Techniques
• Mindfulness Techniques
• Anatomy of the Human Energy Body
• Fundamentals of Energy Body Dynamics
• Fundamentals of Physical Body Mechanics
• The Six Principles of Integrated Tai Chi Movement
Foundation Studies II
• The 13 Energies of Tai Chi
Survey of the five levels of Tai Chi and Qigong practice:
• Zhan Zhuang 'Standing Post' Meditation  
• Hunyuan 'Primordial' Qigong
• Dynamic Qigong ('silk-reeling')
• Hunyuan Tai Chi
• Push-Hands
The Foundation Studies Program also includes these optional
elective classes at no additional cost:
• Dynamic Qigong - Sat 9:00-10:30 AM
• Primordial Qigong - Sun 9:00-10:30 AM • Push-hands - 2nd & 3rd Sat 2:00-3:30 PM
• Modern Taoism - 1st & 4th Sat 2:00-3:30 PM 
Program Tuition: $640 per term
Tuition for all programs is paid at the beginning of each term:
Fall Term: Oct-Nov-Dec
Winter Term: Jan-Feb-Mar
Spring Term: Apr-May-Jun
Summer Term: Jul-Aug-Sep

To register for an orientation session and
a free Foundation Studies trial class,
email us using the form below:
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The Foundation Studies Program includes: 

• The required Foundation Studies class in red
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• the optional Qigong classes in green
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• the optional Special Electives class in yellow

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Annual School Calendar, 2017

Class days in light yellow

Term breaks and holidays in green