Tai Chi Announcements & News
School will be closed July 4th through July 7th.
Summer Special Classes start next weekend if enough people sign up - contact the office if you want to enroll in Ta Lu and/or Flute Class. See below for details.
Next Workshops: Eternal Spring, June 30th; Nei Kung Advanced Improvement, July 28th.
Form Improvement Class, Part 2, begins May 16th.
From CK Chu Tai Chi!
his four decades of
teaching tai chi, Master Chu has been asked a multitude of
questions about tai chi, fighting, Taoism, Meditation, and Sex. These
questions and his answers are now available in Why Tai Chi?
He explains why tai
chi is good for health, good for fighting, good for sex, and good for
YOU! The first print run is limited -
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Consult with Sifu: If you'd like to consult with Master C.K. Chu about any aspect of Taosim, Tai Chi, or life, click here.
last, the new CK
Chu Tai Chi Short Form Chart
- the most detailed tai
chi form poster on the market. This poster has nearly 500 photos
depicting every move and transition of the short form. This poster is
an indispensible study aid for the tai chi practitioner. On
sale now for only $30!
make it in the afternoon? Join us for Morning Eternal Spring Classes! (see
Spring Classes will be offered at more than 50% off regular price on
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 7:30 a.m. in the studio. Combined with
free classes in Bryant Park, this means Eternal Spring Classes
every weekday morning! Call for details (212) 221-7333.
Free Eternal Spring
Classes in Bryant Park are only from May - September.
Go to the new Free
Tai Chi in Bryant Park Facebook
Starting June 14th: Ta Lu, Begins June 14th.
Sometimes called the "four corners technique" because corner movements replace the back-and-forth motion of Push-Hands, with use of the shoulders and elbows and wider footwork. Read more here.
Starting June 15th: Flute Form, Begins June 22nd (class meets twice a month, Saturday at 2:30).
Flute Form is a short-stick form devised by Master Chu taking elements of traditional staff forms to create a form a person could actually use today. The stick form movements can be done with an umbrella, cane, or rolled newspaper. This is the best weapon to begin with. No Pre-req.Read more here.
Tai Chi Short Form Improvement, Pt. 2, begins Thursday May 16th. In this class, Master C.K. Chu will provide step-by-step instructions in how to do the short form. Class will spend 10 weeks on each of the 3 sections of the form. This class is open to students that have completed the short form in regular tai chi classes. Cost: $245. for 10 weeks. Read more here.
about our Teacher Certification Program here.
can convert previous course work for free! Click here to learn more.
New York Times reported today
on a new study on
tai chi's benefits for elderly people's depression.
story on Tai Chi in
the New York Times (9-28-2010).
Tai Chi Reported
on in New York Times (8-19-2010)
Brody argues the health benefits of Tai Chi are so obvious and profound
- why wouldn't you do it?
Chu's Books as Official College Textbooks (3/5/09)
Master Chu consulted on the creation of the Martial Arts Studies B.A.
Program at the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. This program is
the only one of its kind in the U.S. and his student Dan Zegibe teaches
his system as part of the curriculum. Master Chu's tai chi, Nei
Spring and meditation books
are the official textbooks for the course.
For more information on the Martial Arts Studies B.A.
Program, contact University
of Bridgeport International College.
November 2010: Master C.K. Chu was recently profiled in an online
travel magazine, Kiss From The World. See the video here.
Read Violet Li's
coverage of our
most popular outreach program - Eternal Spring in Bryant Park -
at examiner.com (10-27-10).
Master Chu on
Fox Business Channel with Larry
Holmes and Don King! See
video and other articles.
Signoriello voted 2006 Competitor of the Year by US International
Kuoshu Association (July 2007)
HERE to read more about the
Baltimore kickboxing and push-hands
Q&A by Master Chu
Purchase the new edition of "Q&A by Master Chu," a
subscription-based newsletter of Master Chu's answers to student
questions ranging from tai chi, meditation, and Taoist philosophy to
nei kung, nutrition, and fighting applications.
Special intruductory price for
subscription is $25 for 12
issues delivered through email. Send
your tai chi questions using our online
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to subscribe. Back
issues can also be purchased
individually for $3 each.
CK Chu Tai Chi will be closed for the following dates:
July 4th, Closed Thursday, July 4th through Sunday July 7th
Labor Day Weekend, August 31 to September 2
Monday, October 14, Columbus Day
Monday, November 11, Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Holiday, November 28 - 31
Christmas, December 22-25
New Years, December 29 - January 1, 2014
Chi Kung, Nei Kung and Tai
Chi Books, Videos and Other Products
books and videos created by
Master C.K. Chu can be used while attending classes and for self-study.
About CK Chu
Correspondence Certification Courses
International Correspondence Certification Courses are now offered for
Eternal Spring Chi Kung and Nei Kung. Contact
Chi Chuan Center
Tai Chi Chuan Center is an IRS-approved non-profit organization. Please
to learn more about the organization and the Eternal Spring Tai Chi
Kung in Los Angeles,
Master C.K. Chu's unique system of internal chi kung, is now available
in Los Angeles through James Borrelli - one of only two instructors in
the world certified by Master Chu to teach this treasured classic
discipline. Visit his website at NeikungLA.com
Chi Chuan Centro di
studio Lucca, Italy
Consani teaches the art of tai
chi chuan, including Nei Kung, under
the guidance of Master C.K. Chu.
Tai Chi Chuan
Master Chu's curriculum is now being taught in Minneapolis, Minnesota,
through occassional workshops by Jeremy
W. Hubbell. Contact the office at CK Chu Tai Chi for more information.