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.
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.
|Class A. 7:30-8:30
Chi Kung, meditation, and stretches.
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
T'ai Chi Ch'uan Fundamentals.
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
T'ai Chi Ch'uan Form.
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
|Class D. 9:30-10:30
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
T'ai Chi Ch'uan Form and martial
Atlanta Jewish Academy (Yeshiva Atlanta)
3130 Raymond Dr
Doraville, GA 30340
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.
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.
Private Classes by appointment
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