To augment your at-home Taichi DVD learning, traditional Taichi classes can be very helpful. If you are in the greater Chicago area, consider becoming a member of our Taichi Center.

Classes are held at the Taichi Center in Oak Park on weeknights, and on Saturday afternoons. Additionally, private teaching sessions may be booked at other times.

Each class begins with a 45 minute Chi Flow Session where the instructor leads students in a series of Chi-building single forms. A short break is usually followed by an hour of instruction that may include individual form correction, form refinement, two-person practice, Tao meditation techniques, and Chi Awareness, Chi Flow and Chi Application principles.

Newcomers of all levels of Taichi experience are invited to become members, and begin their training in assigned starter classes that focus on individualized instruction. Students may move into more advanced classes with Master Liao's permission, when they and their instructors agree they are ready.

Additional classes are also available for qualified advanced students in:

  • Taichi sword, knife, staff and spear
  • Chi healing and martial arts applications
  • Advanced Chi principles

Membership and Payment Information

There are various levels of membership in the Taichi Tao Center. Each level has a different monthy or annual dues scale. In addition to regular classes, or special classes held for your deignated membership level, private sessions are available with Master for $350 per session, as his schedule permits. Those in higher membership categories will receive priority scheduling for private sessions.

Taichi Member:
$150 per month for two classes per week
$175 per month for four classes per week

Chi Member and Tao Member
(inquire in person for qualifications, dues and schedules)

Taichi Disciples, Chi Disciples, Tao Disciples, Temple Disciples
(inquire in person for qualifications, dues and schedule)

For more information on membership, or to make an appointment to visit the Taichi Center, call 1-708-386-0266 or contact us via email.

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The classes have opened my eyes to a whole new sense that I didn't realize I had. All of the instructors at the Taichi Center are excellent. The people in the classes who are more experienced are very helpful and friendly. It has been a great experience.

Rick L., 56, Land Developer