Master Chen Zi Qiang in Seattle this October

Just received exciting confirmation for the October workshop in Seattle, WA. Master Chen Zi Qiang will be teaching spear and sword.  My kind of workshop and I will be interpreting again. Check out the workshop information here.

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Looking into the brains of a Taijiquan master

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Class Schedule

New calendar view. Watch this for class cancellations.

Tuesday classes at the Village Co-op, 1110 Mound St (corner of Mound and Mills). Shared cost, small group classes. Click here for map.

9:30 am- 10:30 am Basics (silk reeling exercises) + Form (Lao Jia Yi Lu)


Wednesday classes at McKee Farm Park Shelter, corner of McKee and Fish Hatchery  Click here for map. No registration needed. $5 per session unless you attended Tuesday’s class at the Village Co-op that week then it is free. No classes if it rains BEFORE class started. If the shelter is in use by others, look around the park for me or group of taijiquan players :-)

6:30 pm- 8:30 pm Silk Reeling followed by forms.


Thursday classes at  the Fitchburg Senior Center. $2 per class. No registration needed. All fees donated to the Fitchburg Senior Center.

8:30 am- 9:30 am Basics (silk reeling exercises)


Beginning July 13th, I will be at Chickory Meadows Park  from 9:00 – 10:00 to practice and if you want to join me, you are welcome. 

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A good article to read

The Five Most Important Taijiquan Skills for Beginners by Wang Hai Jun. This article was shared on FaceBook and it is a good read.

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Updated LaoJiaYiLu Movements

I had a great time last week in Kansas City attending Grandmaster Chen Zheng Lei’s LaoJiaYiLu workshop. I was fortunate to be his translator because through the translations, I understood more about this routine, the names and where they come from, usage of some of the movements, etc. Thus I have updated the movements’ names (both Chinese and English) to be more accurate and to represent the behavior of the movement. I choose to use simple verbs and nouns instead of  using words that sounds mystical or flowery. Check it out.  Gone are the laziness, tigers and cranes! In comes the earthworms! Click here to go to the page.

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