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Grandmaster Wang’s July 2019 Workshop

The Charlottesville T’ai Chi Center is very proud to once again host Grandmaster Wang Fu-Lai for a weekend of T’ai Chi, Hsing-I and Ba Gua seminars!

The workshop will be held from Friday, July 19 through Sunday, July 21 at. The Saturday sessions will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church – see below.

>> Download the registration form here

>> Download the lunch order form here.

To register online, please see instructions below.

Friday, July 19 (evening)
6:00 – 9:00pm Ba Gua (note – there are prerequisites for this workshop) (at CTCC dojo) $90
Saturday, July 20
10:00am – 12:30pm Hsing I – Empty Hands (at Westminster Presbyterian Church) $80
Lunch Break at Westminster Church – download order form above
2:30 – 5:00pm Hsing I – Animal Forms (at Westminster Presbyterian Church) $80
Both Saturday Sessions $150
6:30 – 8:00pm Pot Luck Dinner (at CTCC dojo) Free
Sunday, July 21
10:00 – 11:30am 1 – 14 Steps (at CTCC dojo) $65
11:45am – 12:30pm 15 – 33 Steps (at CTCC dojo) $40
Lunch Break at Dojo — download order form above
2:30 – 3:30pm 34 – 65 Steps (at CTCC dojo) $50
3:45 – 4:45pm 66 – 100 Steps (at CTCC dojo) $50
5:00 – 6:00pm Entire Form (at CTCC dojo) Free
All Sunday Sessions $200
Early Bird Discount $400 – Pay by July 5
Full Workshop $440

Online Payment for Workshop

You can register for Grandmaster Wang’s upcoming workshop using your PayPal account or a major credit card (MasterCard, Visa, American Express or Discover).

Please fill in the total amount for the sessions you wish to take and click the Pay Now button. You can either log into PayPal or click the “Pay with Debit or Credit Card” option.

Please bring a completed registration form to the first session you attend.

The lunch order form (see above) is due at the dojo by Wednesday, July 17.


Taiwan 2019 – Reflections by Josh Lowry

The problem with the task of writing a brief reflection on the CTCC trip to Taiwan is
deciding what experiences make the cut. There is a desire to include every detail.
How could we leave out encounters with robots in Korea? The Rainbow Village. The
stunts our cabbies were pulling flying down the highway over 90 mph with a death
wish and us in tow. The food mosh pit carnival light show sensory explosion
madness, that is the Taichung night market. The best damn breakfast buffet in the
East at the Evergreen Laurel hotel. Those memories and more won’t soon be
forgotten, but what will stay with me are the relationships formed and the chance to
really immerse myself in training for the first time. Continue reading

2 Weeks Free May – June at CTCC

Now is the time to begin!

Interested in trying T’ai Chi? With this special offer, new students can attend T’ai Chi classes free!

If you’ve never taken classes at CTCC before, you are eligible for up to two free consecutive weeks of unlimited T’ai Chi classes at CTCC between May 1 and June 30, 2019!

Please note that we validate for two hours of free parking at the Water Street garage.

  1. Check out the CTCC schedule to choose the classes you would like to attend. Our T’ai Chi classes are highlighted in green.
  2. Download, print and fill out the Registration Form below and bring it to your first class — or just fill out one at CTCC when you arrive.
  3. Review the “Dojo Code” below for further information (e.g. what to wear).
  4. Feel free to email any questions to registrar@charlottesvilletaichi.org or call (877) 880-2479.
  5. Check out the links on the right for more information about T’ai Chi and CTCC.

>> See the weekly Charlottesville T’ai Chi Center schedule here

>> Download the Registration Form here

>> Download the Dojo Code (information about what to wear and the Dojo guidelines) here

Taiwan 2019 – Monday

Grandmaster’s dojo is about 45 minutes outside of Taichung in a township called Caotun and on Monday we had the wonderful opportunity to train with him here. There are several training spaces, some indoor and one larger outdoor space connected to the building. The outdoor space is where we practiced after having tea together. The sides are open but it is covered by a metal awning which provides a very nice soundtrack when it rains, which it did several times while we were practicing. (Grandmaster said that this is his favorite training music.) Grandmaster seemed very happy to host us at his dojo and it was a special treat to get to see him in his element. Continue reading

Taiwan 2019 – Sunday

This morning we had the final awards ceremony and participants also had the opportunity to speak about their experiences during the weekend. The Cheng Ming family stretches across numerous continents and countries and Master Eric from Texas and Master Hiromi were both called upon to do a lot of translating. It was great to see the international reach of our organization. Master Huang gave the following speech about the tournament. Continue reading