At T'ai Chi Ch'uan Atlanta, the discipline and the art are studied comprehensively. In addition to learning the Form, students practice fundamental T'ai Chi Ch'uan exercises, various "chi-kung" exercises, stretches and different types of meditation. As the Form is learned, the student may also study "Push Hands" (the various T'ai Chi Ch'uan two-person exercises), martial applications, staff and sword.

The Yang Long Form can be learned in as little as six months, but usually takes more than a year, depending on the student's ability, class attendance, practice and background. The most successful students practice devotedly.

A free trial evening of classes A and B (see below) is available on any Monday or Wednesday from 7:30-9:30 p.m.

New students are welcome to begin at any time.

T'ai Chi Ch'uan Atlanta was founded by Herb Goldberg in 1985.

Doors open at approximately 7:15 p.m. to allow for changing, individual warm-up, etc.

Students should wear loose, comfortable clothes and flat shoes with non-slip soles.

Class start and end times are approximate.

Monday and Wednesday
Class A.   7:30-8:30 p.m.
Chi Kung, meditation, and stretches.

Chi Kung is exercise which combines a particular breathing style, posture and mental focus. The exercises improve circulation, breathing, posture, flexibility and balance, while increasing concentration and reducing stress.
Class B.   8:30-9:30 p.m.
T'ai Chi Ch'uan Fundamentals.

T'ai Chi Ch'uan Fundamentals combine various exercises that enable the student to learn and practice the T'ai Chi Ch'uan Form more proficiently.
Students must attend class A prior to or simultaneously with class B.
Class C.   7:30-9:30 p.m.
T'ai Chi Ch'uan Form.

Training in the Yang Long Form including postures, internal energy, breathing, martial applications, principles, theory, etc.
Students must acquire proficiency in classes A and B before advancing to class C.
Class D.   9:30-10:30 p.m.
Martial Training
 and/or T'ai Chi Ch'uan Form.

Push Hands, rooting, yielding, neutralizing, attaching, following, martial applications, Da Lu, straight sword, staff, Fa Jin, Chin Na.
Students may attend class D in conjunction with class C.

Class C and D.   7:30-10:30 p.m.
T'ai Chi Ch'uan Form and martial training.

See Above.

Atlanta Jewish Academy (Yeshiva Atlanta)
3130 Raymond Dr
Doraville, GA 30340
(404) 881-0030

From I-85, take exit #94 (Chamblee Tucker Rd); turn left (cross the bridge) if going north on I-85, or turn right if going south. Go through the stop light and follow the Chamblee Tucker Rd for about quarter of a mile; turn right on Bagley Dr (second street on the right). When it comes to a ‘Stop’ sign, turn right onto Raymond Dr. Pass tennis courts on your left and look for a sign for Atlanta Jewish Academy (Yeshiva Atlanta) on the right; turn right and park in front of the school.

NOTE: when coming from I-285 going East, make sure to take I-85 South and stay in the right lane – exit #94 will be the first you see. Do not take Chamblee Tucker Rd exit on I-285.

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If the front center entrance is closed, please use the double metal doors at the top of the concrete stairs on the left front of the building.

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