New Tai Chi Chuan Classes Starting in April 2022

During these courses we will be focusing on the tai chi fundamentals which is not only good for beginners but also experienced practitioners - as we rediscover new elements each time we revisit the core practices.

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Fundamentals I (6-7pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 4-May 12)

Fundamentals II (6-7pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 7 – July 14)

Tai Chi Fundamentals I: This 6-week session introduces tai chi chuan principles and practices and exposes students to the first section of the Yang family long form along with zhan zhuang (standing meditation) and two person exercises. By the end of the session students will develop a basic understanding of feeling for the practice and its benefits.

Tai Chi Fundamentals II: This 6-week course focuses on increasing depth of the practices learned in the Fundamentals I. Students will learn more details for the first section of the long form and expand on the cultivation of internal awareness and tai chi principles.

Class Locations

Tuesday and Thursday

Berkeley Finnish Hall, 1970 Chester St. Berkeley, CA. Contact before attending


Thousand Oaks Park (click for map) is in Berkeley, CA at the corner of Ensenada Ave and Tacoma Ave. Saturday practice is rain or shine!

classes are held outside in the fresh air, so please dress appropriately for the weather. Drop-ins welcome

Class Fee

Group Practice

Tuesday and Thursday Fundamentals Session I or II (12 classes over 6 weeks): $90 per session or $150 for both

Saturdays: $40/month

Drop-in (Saturday only): $20/class


Private Lessons 

One-on-one instruction may include form correction, push-hands, and internal work: $60/hr