Thursday 7 - 9 pm PDT


Live on Zoom
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In-person
at CUSV Wellness Center, 860 Stewart Dr., Sunnyvale, CA 94085



FALL 2022 Dates

All dates are Thursdays except otherwise noted

Sept 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Oct 6, 13, 20, 27

Nov 3, 10, 17, 23 (Wednesday)

CURRICULUM



[7 - 7:55 pm PDT] Level 1: Wuji & Energy Development

Guided practices on Wuji Qigong and foundational energy development training, including:

  • Taiji Cloud Hands / Silk Reeling Exercises (雲手 / 纏絲功)
  • Taiji Four Cardinal Energy Drills (四正手法)
  • paired work (not Pushhands)
  • other standing or qigong exercises
[8 - 9 pm PDT] Level 2: Advanced Topics

Prerequisite: at least one year of studies in Chen Style Taijiquan.

Each month we will work on a different topic related to the classic Chen Taiji forms. Below is a sample list of potential topics that are subject to change depending on student interests and requests:

  • Challenging postures in Laojia Yilu (LJYL): balance and pivots
  • The three kinds of Dantian rotation in LJYL
  • Building blocks of Jian (Straight Sword) set
  • How to practice (for) Pushhands by yourself

Enrollment: Month-to-Month

Note: Under this option, access to any course materials on this site will expire at the end of the month.


October Session Dates

Oct 6, 13, 20, 27 (Thursdays) | 7 - 9pm PDT


Drop-in rates: $20 (7 - 9pm)

For drop-in options, contact Yan directly at [email protected]

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