The Center for Taiji Studies offers classes in New York City and Champaign, IL.
Dr. Yang Yang established the CTS in Champaign, IL in the mid 1990's while a doctoral candidate at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Mr. Scott Grubisich, Yang Laoshi's most senior American student and co-author of his book Taijiquan: The Art of Nurturing, The Science of Power, currently leads the advanced groups in Champaign, while Dr. Yang now lives and teaches in Manhattan. Yang Laoshi also maintains a busy schedule with lectures, presentations, and workshop/seminars across the country.
Camps, Workshops, Conferences and Seminars
2016 Intensive Training and Instructor Certification Camps
- 5-Day Intensive Camp, June 5-10, 2016, Blowing Rock, NC (covering Section C, third 1/4 of the traditional pao cui, or second routine of the Chen style forms).
- Combined EBQ/EBT intensive training, July 15-20, 2016, Universtity of Scranton, PA (providing all contact hours for EBQ instructor certification, and the second 1/2 of contact hours for EBT instructor certification). Note: intention to obtain instructor certification is not a requistite for camp attendance.
- 5-Day Intensive 48-Form Camp, July 20-25, 2016, University of Scranton, PA (covering Section C, third 1/4 of the essential movements of the 48 form).
Please check the seminar, camps, and teacher certification pages for more information on workshops and seminars, intensive training camps, and teacher training events, respectively.
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Other Locations Offering CTS Curriculum
The CTS currently certifies instructors nationwide in Dr. Yang Yang's Evidence-Based Taiji (EBTTM) and Qigong Program. A list of currently certified instructors is available here.