Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a prerequisite or minimum requirement in taking this course?
This course does not require any prior experience in Tai Chi or Qigong, or other movement art. We start from the very beginning. The only things you need are: a willingness to start, a sense of curiosity, and the ability to practice. :)
How much space is required when I take this course indoors?
A flat space of 2ft deep (front to back) by 6ft wide (left to right) in front of your screen would be best.
What's the time commitment for this course?
If you are new to Tai Chi, You should plan about 1-2 hours of self practice per week outside of class time. This estimate is of course highly variable and depends on your background and experience in body movement arts.
Will the classes be recorded for later viewing?
No, the classes will not be recorded. However, you may purchase the self-paced version of this course which comes with lifetime access to recordings of the same materials from the previous year. You will see this option (at a 50% discount) on the checkout page when you register for this course.
What is your refund policy?
I'm recovering from a health condition and heard Tai Chi could help; is this the right course to start?
It is best to consult your physician or healthcare provider. In general, if you have a condition (e.g., a knee/foot/hip injury) that prevents your lower body from bearing weight for a sustained period of time, it's best to let the injury heal first. While some health conditions can be improved through Taijiquan (Tai Chi), timing can be a factor to consider. I'm happy to chat to make sure this course is suitable for you before you enroll.
15 weeks seems long, is there a shorter Intro to Taijiquan course, an "intro to intro" perhaps?
Yes. Try either the 4-week Wuji Qigong course or the 7-week Tai Chi Cloud Hands course. They cover different aspects of Taijiquan foundations and all three courses are complementary to each other.
I have more questions. How do I contact you?
You can email Yan at [email protected]