The Center for Taiji Studies offers classes in Champaign, IL, New York City, and Boston.
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 teaches in Manhattan. Yang Laoshi also maintains a busy schedule with lectures, presentations, and workshop/seminars across the country.
Click on the links above for further information about classes in Champaign, IL or NYC.
Camps, Workshops, Conferences and Seminars
2015 Intensive Training and Instructor Certification Camps in Blowing Rock, NC
- 5-Day Intensive Camp, June 5-10, 2015 (covering Section B, second 1/4 of the traditional pao cui, or second routine of the Chen style forms).
- Combined EBQ/EBT instructor training, August 4-9, 2015 (providing all contact hours for EBQ certification, and the second 1/2 of contact hours for EBT certification).
- 5-Day Intensive Camp, August 9-14, 2015 (covering Section B, second 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.