Tai chi Classes

Professor Arnold Tayam


Tai Chi Classes
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what is tai chi?

Tai ji Quan (Tai Chi Chuan) is based upon Qigong and Taoist principles. This system is particularly effective for health and healing, strength, power and disease prevention. Training is presented on several different levels, emphasizing structural integration as a foundation for energetic development and martial applications. Our Tai Chi classes include movements that stretch and tone the body through internal training.

Classes and Programs Directed by

Arnold E. Tayam

D.M.Q., D.T.C.M. (China)
Master Instructor Shifu of
Tai Chi & Bagua

Prof. Arnold Tayam teaches a Tai Chi class
How Tai Chi and Qigong Benefit Your Health
Classes and Programs
Free Beginners class - TBD

Awakening Qi – Free Class – TBD

Awakening Qi is a free 30-minute online class. It presents a series of beginning Qi practices that require no previous knowledge. These practices are designed to help you start on a path of physical and mental healing and wellness.

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Awakening Qi Testimonials
Specialty classes

These classes are usually presented as half-day, full-day, or any short series and are specifically focused on certain Tai Chi applications. They are offered on a regular basis, so check back for information about when registration begins.

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Tai Chi Forms Classes

These classes are designed to teach the form sequences of Yang style Tai Chi. This style is the most popular style practiced world-wide today.

The Tai Chi forms classes include exercises that stretch and tone the body through internal training. These classes are specifically designed to teach the movements, the choreography, of various sets.

Originally the long form, 108/88, was the only form that existed. It is usually practiced for 15 – 25 minutes.

The 24- and 36-posture forms are usually practiced for 5 – 7 minutes. The 8-posture form is usually practiced for 2 -3 minutes.

Tai Chi 24-Posture Yang Style

Tai Chi 24-Posture Yang Style is the most popularly practiced in the world. Relative to other styles, 24 Yang is easier to learn. Its soft, slow, circular healing movements make it ideal for energetic cultivation for health and spirituality.

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United States National Institutes of Health

“Practicing Tai Chi may help to improve balance and stability in older people and in those with Parkinson’s disease, reduce back pain and pain from knee osteoarthritis, and improve quality of life in people with heart disease, cancer, and other chronic illnesses. Tai Chi and Qi gong may ease fibromyalgia pain and promote general quality of life. Qi gong may reduce chronic neck pain, but study results are mixed. Tai Chi also may improve reasoning ability in older people.”

The Nethersole
School of Nursing
The Chinese University of
Hong Kong
College of Nursing
University of Arizona

A randomized controlled trial

“Tai Chi is better than brisk walking in reducing several cardiovascular disease risk factors and improving psychosocial well-being, and can be recommended as a viable exercise for building a healthy life free of cardiovascular disease.”


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