All new students begin with Foundation Studies:
  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
• Earth Body, Your Body™
• Body Mapping
• Breathing Techniques
• Mindfulness Techniques
• Anatomy of the Human Energy Body
• Fundamentals of Energy Body Dynamics
• Fundamentals of Physical Body Mechanics
• The 10 Principles of Integrated Tai Chi Movement
Foundation Studies II:
• The Horse Stance
• The 13 Energies of Tai Chi
• Introduction to Zhan Zhuang (Standing Post Meditation)
• Introduction to Hunyuan Qigong (Primordial Qigong)
• Introduction to Silk-reeling (Dynamic Qigong)
• Introduction to Hunyuan Taijiquan (Hunyuan Tai Chi)
• Introduction to Hunyuan Taiji weapons (sword & saber)
• Introduction to Tuishou (partner training)
• Review of Yongfa (martial, health & social applications)

 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

Enrollment is now open for the Winter 2018 Term (Jan/Feb/Mar).
The first class of the term will be Monday, Jan. 8, from 6:00-7:30 PM.

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

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

Annual School Calendar, 2017

Class days in light yellow

Term breaks and holidays in green