Schedule & Rates

• Weekly Class Schedule - Fall 2017

• Programs & Rates:
Foundation Studies
Qigong Healing Arts
Beginning Tai Chi 
Advanced Tai Chi
Teaching Certificate

We offer five programs:
(All new students begin with Foundation Studies)
• Foundation Studies
• Qigong Healing Arts
• Beginning Tai Chi 
• Advanced Tai Chi
• Teaching Certification

The school is on quarterly terms. 
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

Foundation Studies Program

All new students begin with Foundation Studies:

Foundation Studies Program
• Mon 6:00-7:30 PM, or
• Sunday, 2:00-3:30 PM

This class 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:

• Taoist cosmology
• Body mapping
• Breathing techniques
• Mindfulness techniques
Earth Body, Your Body™
• Anatomy of the human energy body
• Fundamentals of physical body mechanics
• Fundamentals of energy body dynamics
• The six principles of integrated Tai Chi movement
• Introduction to the five levels of Tai Chi and Qigong practice:
1 Zhan Zhuang meditation
2 Primordial Qigong
3 Dynamic Qigong
4 Hunyuan Tai Chi
5 Push-hands

Quarterly Tuition: $640
Quarterly tuition also includes the following 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

To register for an orientation session and
free Foundation Studies trial class,
see the Registration page.


 

Foundation Studies Program

All new students begin with Foundation Studies:

Foundation Studies Program
• Mon 6:00-7:30 PM, or
• Sunday, 2:00-3:30 PM

This class 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:

• Taoist cosmology
• Body mapping
• Breathing techniques
• Mindfulness techniques
Earth Body, Your Body™
• Anatomy of the human energy body
• Fundamentals of physical body mechanics
• Fundamentals of energy body dynamics
• The six principles of integrated Tai Chi movement
• Introduction to the five levels of Tai Chi and Qigong practice:
1 Zhan Zhuang meditation
2 Primordial Qigong
3 Dynamic Qigong
4 Hunyuan Tai Chi
5 Push-hands

Quarterly Tuition: $640
Quarterly tuition also includes the following 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

To register for an orientation session and
free Foundation Studies trial class,
see the Registration page.


★★
Qigong Healing Arts Program

Prerequisite:
Foundation Studies Program

• Qigong Healing Arts Program
• Dynamic Qigong - Sat 9:00-10:30AM
 Primordial Qigong - Sun 9:00-10:30AM

Quarterly Tuition: $640
Quarterly tuition also includes the following elective classes at
no additional cost:
• Push-Hands - 2nd & 3rd Sat 2:00-3:30 PM
• Modern Taoism - 1st & 4th Sat 2:00-3:30 PM
plus
• One 1-hour private lesson with class instructor


★★★
Beginning Tai Chi Program

Prerequisites: 
• Foundation Studies Program

Beginning Tai Chi Program
Beginning Tai Chi - Tues/Thurs 6:00-7:30PM, or 
Beginning Tai Chi - Sat/Sun 11:00AM-12:30

Quarterly Tuition: $640
Quarterly tuition also includes the following 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
plus
• One 1-hour private lesson with class instructor


★★★★ 
Advanced Tai Chi Program

Prerequisites: 
• Foundation Studies Program
• Qigong Healing Arts Program
• Beginning Tai Chi Program
• Permission of Head Instructor

Requirements: 
• Advanced Tai Chi - Wed 6:00-7:30PM (form) and
Sat 1:00-2:30 (push-hands)
• 3 private lessons per quarter

Highly Recommended:
Program tuition also includes these electives at no additional cost:
• Dynamic Qigong - Sat 9:00-10:30AM
 Primordial Qigong - Sun 9:00-10:30AM
• Push-hands - 2nd & 3rd Sat 2:00-3:30PM

Quarterly Tuition: $840


★★★★★ 
Teaching Certificate Program

Prerequisites: 
• Foundation Studies Program
• Qigong Healing Arts Program
• Beginning Tai Chi Program 
• Permission of Head Instructor

Requirements: 
• Advanced Tai Chi - Wed 6:00-7:30PM
• Dynamic Qigong - Sat 9:00-10:30AM
 Primordial Qigong - Sun 9:00-10:30AM
• Push-hands - 2nd & 3rd Sat 2:00-3:30PM
• 11 private lessons per quarter
• Academy teaching duties
• Independent forms
• Research papers
• UCSF internship
• Independent internship

Quarterly Tuition: $2240


See Policies page.


Classes meet as noted on the schedule above, except during term breaks and school holidays.