In-Person & Online Tai Chi & Qigong Classes

Tai Chi and Qigong Classes With Step-By-Step Instruction

In-Person and Online Tai Chi and Qigong Classes

In-person Tai Chi classes in Fairfax County are held in Burke Virginia near Burke Lake.

Online Tai Chi and Qigong classes are being held live online weekly using Zoom. In addition, you can subscribe to our on-demand video programs and take classes on your own schedule, at your own pace.

BONUS for Registered Weekly Students: Recieve discounts on online on-demand subscriptions.

About Online (Zoom) Tai Chi and Qigong Classes and Workshops

Online On-Demand Video Tai Chi Classes taught step-by-step. Tai Chi is known to Increase balance, relieve stress and anxiety, boost your immune system, prevent and reverse health conditions related to aging! A great practice for fall prevention, arthritis, and Parkinson’s.

Our online Tai Chi lessons are live and dynamic. You get the benefit of watching expert teachers interact with you and fellow students. As they make corrections, you learn more about your own movements and postures. You also build community interacting with your fellow students.

Our Qigong and Tai Chi classes are taught by Kris Brinker, a longtime area Tai Chi and Qigong practitioner. Her open and expressive teaching style makes it easy for students to understand and copy the movements we practice in our classes.

Kris demonstrates each move while explaining exactly how to replicate it and what students should be thinking while they’re executing the moves. Combining demonstration with explanation helps make for a fuller and richer experience for remote students.

 

About In-Person Tai Chi and Qigong Classes and Workshops

In-person Tai Chi classes are back! Develop community and socialize with your fellow students. Discover the health benefits and relaxation offered by the ancient art of Tai Chi!

We will remain cautious and sensitive to the Covid situation. Sanitizing procedures will be followed. Mask-wearing will be optional. Our lease agreement requires us to request proof of vaccination.

Tai Chi classes and lessons for health class in online using Zoom Tai Chi Class in Burke Virginia Fairfax County

Kris demonstrates each move while explaining exactly how to replicate it and what students should be thinking while they’re executing the moves. Combining demonstration with explanation helps make for a fuller and richer experience for remote students.

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In-Person Class List

MONDAYS In-Person
Tai Chi 16 Movements Cheng Man Ching Style

  • Dates: Mondays: Sep 12–Dec 19, 2022
  • Time: 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM
  • Location: Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, Burke, VA
  • Skill Level: All skill levels / multi-levels

Full Details and Registration


MONDAYS In-Person
Tai Chi 2 CMC37 Cheng Man Ching Style 

  • Dates: Mondays: Sep 12–Dec 19, 2022
  • Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Location: Accotink Unitarian Universalist Church, Burke, VA
  • Skill Level: Advanced. Proficiency in the 16 Movements Class is required.

Full Details and Registration


BONUS: Registered weekly students also receive a discount on On-Demand Tai Chi and Qigong classes.

Online Live Class List

WEDNESDAYS Online
Tai Chi 16 Movements Cheng Man Ching Style

  • Dates: Wednesdays: Sep 7–Dec 21, 2022
  • Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Eastern
  • Location: Online using Zoom
  • Skill Level: All skill levels / multi-level

Full Details and Registration

Once you register, you will be sent a link with Zoom instructions for optimum experience. Our live online Tai Chi classes and live online Qigong lessons will be recorded. Registered students will have access to these recordings on a week-to-week basis.


BONUS: Registered weekly students also receive a discount on On-Demand Tai Chi and Qigong classes.

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PRIVATE 1-1 TRAINING

Tai Chi and Qigong Private Training by Appointment

  • Current and former students only
  • Location: Online Zoom or in-person Tai Chi and Qigong lessons
  • Dates/Times: By prearranged appointment
  • $95/hour.

Full Details and Registration

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Frequently Asked Tai Chi and Qigong Questions

What if I want to join a class but the session has already started?

New sessions begin January, May, and September. If you wish to join the class mid-session, you absolutely may.

You will need to keep in mind that the class is linear, and you will have missed the intricate step-by-step details of the movements we have learned thus far—but you will get those during the next session.

Please send me a message using the Questions and Comments Form noting the class you would like to attend and you will be sent additional information.

How are you building community online during Covid-19?

Our live Tai Chi classes online and live Qigong online classes are using Zoom to successfully create community and a dynamic class environment. Once you complete your registration for live online classes, you will be sent a link with Zoom instructions for optimum experience.

Are classes recorded for future viewing?

Our live Tai Chi classes online and live Qigong online classes will be recorded. Each class will be available for unlimited viewing on a weekly basis. Links and passwords will be sent once registration is complete.

In-person classes are not recorded. However, all live session students (in-person and online) receive a discount for the on-demand subscription classes. These classes are compilations of previously recorded classes teaching the same movements you are learning.

What is video-on-demand?

Tai Chi and Qigong Video-on-demand online classes are compilations of previously recorded live online classes.

Watch each lesson as many times as you like. You won’t need to download any software, have a webcam, or figure out any complicated technology. Just create a user profile and start watching on your own schedule, in total privacy, and at your own pace. See the On-Demand page for full details and class listing.

All live session students (in-person and online) receive a discount for the on-demand subscription classes.

How Do I Pay?

Payments are easy: online using Zelle, or snail-mail a personal check. See full details upon registration.

Where do I find class descriptions and registration?

After you have familiarized yourself with the Class Details, Please use the Registration Form to register for the class(es) you have chosen. If you need class locations, session dates, times etc. please visit the Classes/Events page.

I have a question not answered here.

I am happy to answer questions. Please use the Contact Form and I will get back with you as soon as I am able.

Do you have a newsletter for new class announcements?

Yes! Sign up For the Newsletter Don’t worry, we hate spam as much as you do. We will only send you occasional updates when new class sessions, special events or exciting news gets posted.

“Conventional medical science on the Chinese art of Taijiquan now shows what Tai Chi masters have known for centuries. regular practice leads to more vigor and flexibility, better balance and mobility, and a sense of well-being. Cutting-edge research from Harvard Medical School also supports the long-standing claims that Tai Chi also has a beneficial impact on the health of the heart, bones, nerves and muscles, immune system, and the mind.” The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi: 12 Weeks to a Healthy Body, Strong Heart, and Sharp Mind (Harvard Health Publications)

 

Tai Chi (Taijiquan) and Qigong been widely recommended by places like the Mayo Clinic and Harvard Medical School to prevent and reverse health conditions related to aging! A great practice for fall prevention, arthritis, and Parkinson’s. Also for high blood pressure, poor sleep, back and neck pain, and chronic stress. All experience levels welcome.