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Chen Hui Xian 2014 Summer Workshop in Madison, WI

Chen_Huixian_3 Come and join us again this summer for this wonderful training experience with Master Chen Hui Xian from June 19th to the 22nd. Master Chen Hui Xian and her husband, Michael offer a unique teaching experience. See their bios here:


Thu, June 19th / Silk Reeling Session

Suitable for any age, gender and no experience needed. Regardless of what you practice, you will find benefits from learning these basic exercises using single hand and double hands to coordinate your body’s movements. Core taiji principals distilled for easier understanding, this session will cover the basic energies of Peng (Ward off), Lu (Roll back), Ji (Crowding), and An (Press). All are welcome.

Fri, June 20th / Push Hands Session

Partner exercises bridge the gap between Taijiquan forms and combat / self-defense applications. These exercises are performed with both fixed and moving steps, focusing on “listening”, “yielding”, and “sticking” skills, as well as maintaining correct Taijiquan movement principle when interacting with an opponent / partner. We will demonstrate the 5 levels of Chen Style Push hands. Participants with learn and have the opportunity to practice levels 1-3 and possibly more if time allows. Suitable for everyone. Contact Patrick with questions.

Sat & Sun, June 21st and 22nd / Old Frame First Routine (Lao Jia Yi Lu) Sessions

Also known as “Lao Jia”, it is the mother of Taiji as most other styles trace their roots to it. Lao Jia is an excellent starting form, performed slowly with an occasional burst of “Fa Jing”, it is designed to promote concentration, condition the body and acquaint students with taiji movement principle.

Pricing packages

Session Date(s) (Times) before June 1st * after May 31st
Silk Reeling Thursday, June 19th (6 pm – 9 pm) $60 $80
Push Hands Friday, June 20th (5:30 pm – 8:30 pm) $80 $100
Old Frame 1 day Saturday, June 21st (9am-noon, 2pm-5pm) $100 $125
Old Frame 2 days Saturday, June 21st & Sunday, June 22nd (9am-noon, 2pm-5pm) $180 $225
Progressive Session Thursday, June 19th (6pm-9pm), Saturday, June 21st &
Sunday, June 22nd (9am-noon, 2pm-5pm)
$220 $275
Combat Session Friday, June 20th (5:30pm-8:30pm), Saturday, June 21st &
Sunday, June 22nd (9am-noon, 2pm-5pm)
$240 $300
Weekend Warrior Thursday – Sunday, June 19th – 22nd $280 $350


Thursday Night
Iron Pagoda Athletic Club
607 N. Sherman Ave
Madison, WI 53704
  Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Agora Pavilion
5511 East Cheryl Parkway
Fitchburg, WI 53711

For more information, contact Patrick Rogne at (608) 358-0875 or

Choose Package

* – 25% discount if register before June 1st