Workshops

Wisconsin Tai Chi Academy offers a number of different workshops designed to explore concepts and practices of Tai Chi, Qigong, and related topics in more depth. All workshops are open to current students and many are open to the general public.

Attendance will generally be limited due to the venue size and people wanting to attend are encouraged to register early.

Receive a $10 discount when you register for 2 or more workshops!

Tai Chi Fundamentals Wu-Gong and Ba-Fa I

Date and Time: Saturday January 14 2023 from 9:00am – 10:00am

Venue:

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Momentum Movement Clinic, 285 N Janacek Rd, Suite C, Brookfield, WI

Prerequisite(s): None

Description:

Whether you’re new to Tai Chi or an experienced student, our Wu-Gong and Ba-Fa workshops will help you develop your fundamental skills and understanding of the Thirteen Postures, and enhance your Tai Chi practice.

The Level I course will focus on the following postures:

Wu-GongBa-Fa
Ding – Remain at the Center
Jin – Moving Forward
Lie – Spreading
An – Pushing

These will be explored using several forms from the Beijing 24 Forms Tai Chi set. Prior knowledge of the Beijing 24 Forms set is beneficial however not required.

Participants are encouraged to wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring water or any other essential items they require. Handouts related to the material covered will be provided.

Fee: $25 (current WTCA student) / $30 (non-WTCA student)

Maximum Number of Participants: 16 *ONLY 7 places left!*

Taijiquan Martial Applications I

Date and Time: Saturday January 14 2023 from 10:00am – 11:00am

Venue:

Momentum Movement Clinic, 285 N Janacek Rd, Suite C, Brookfield, WI

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Prerequisite(s): Current WTCA student with at least one completed term of Beijing 24 Forms, or equivalent knowledge/experience if non-WTCA student.

Description:

The Martial Applications workshops are designed for the student interested in learning the martial aspect of their Tai Chi in more depth. This is relevant for all those wanting to understand taijiquan as a martial art, or those who simply want to understand and improve their Tai Chi forms.

The Level I course will focus on applications from the following forms from Beijing 24 Forms:

  • Commencing Form
  • Part the Wild Horse’s Mane
  • Brush Knee and Twist Step

Participants are encouraged to wear loose, comfortable clothing and bring water or any other essential items they require. Handouts related to the material covered will be provided.

Please note: this is a “light contact” event and participants will be practicing self-defense skills. Every measure is taken to ensure each participant’s safety, however there is an inherrent risk in practicing any form of martial art. Participant’s attending this workshop acknowledge that they do so at their own risk.

Fee: $25 (current WTCA student) / $30 (non-WTCA student)

Maximum Number of Participants: 16 *ONLY 8 PLACES LEFT!*

Understanding Qi and Qigong

Venue: TBA

Date: Coming in 2023

Description: Currently being developed – please check back soon.