All Levels Welcome – No contracts to sign!

If you are new to Tai Chi and would like to try out a class, we highly recommend starting with our Tai Chi 108 Form – (Beginner Class) This class begins with the opening (releasing) and strengthening the joints, fluids, and tissues while working on spinal alignments in movement for maximum relaxation and rehabilitation potential.  (Read more about our  Intelligent and Targeted Stretching here).  Ages 13 + (most of our students are between the ages of 30 to 90+)

Daytime Tai Chi classes

Tuesday Morning
9:45 -10:45 Tai Chi 108 Form – (Beginner Class) Teacher Kathy Roark

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
9:45 – 11:00 am  (Beginner Class) Tai Chi Warm Up (Fundamentals), 108 Form, and 2-Person Balance Exercises

11:00 – 11:45 am  (Intermediate / Advanced Class) Qigong / Energetics Class with Old Six Roads Form & Rou Shou 2-Person Drills & Exercises

Evening Tai Chi Classes

Tuesday Evening
5:30 – 7:00 Advance Tai Chi Forms – (Intermediate Class – must have Tai Chi experience to participate) Teacher Howard Drossman

Wednesday Evening – (Intermediate / Advanced Class)
5:30 – 7:00 pm Tai Chi San Shou / 2 Person Fighting Forms & Weapons (must have at least 3 months of Tai Chi experience to attend this class)

Thursday Evening
5:30 – 6:00 pm  Neigong Class (Internal Work) – The Three Rings of Yang Jian Hou
6:00 – 7:00 pm  Tai Chi 108 Form – (Beginner Class)

Friday Evening
5:30 – 6:00 pm Neigong Class (Internal Work) – The Three Rings of Yang Jian Hou
6:00 – 7:00 pm  Tai Chi 108 Form – (Beginner Class)


Weekend Tai Chi Classes

Saturday Only

9:45 – 11:00 am  (Beginner Class) Tai Chi Warm Up (Fundamentals) , 108 Form, and 2-Person Exercises

11:00 – 11:45 am  (Intermediate / Advanced Class) Qigong / Energetics Class with Old Six Roads Form Follow Along & Rou Shou 2-Person Drills & Exercises

11:45 – 12:30 pm  Open Practice Class

  • Beginner to Intermediate Level Students start the morning off by doing our healing warm up exercise, followed by body mechanics of the structured Yang Cheng Fu Large Frame Form “also known as the 108″ of Yang Family Tai Chi, and at end of every class we also do 10 to 15 minutes of two person exercises designed to create better structure and balance.
  • Intermediate to Advanced Level Students learn the Middle Frame of Yang Family Tai Chi (also known as Old Six Roads) This authentic, private Yang Family form is known as “the secret transmission of Yang Jian Hou” and is exclusive to Imperial Yang Family Tai Chi.
  • Weapons Training –  (must have at least 3 months of Tai Chi experience to attend this class)



Holiday Hours for 2019

World Tai Chi Day – Saturday, April 27, 2019 (we will be at America the Beautiful Park, join us there)

Tai Chi Mountain Retreat – Closed Friday June 7, 2019 – Friday  June 14, 2019

Thanksgiving –  TBA

Christmas Break – TBA





We Offer Private Tai Chi Lessons for your convenience.  Personal Lessons work great for either fast learners who get bored easily in class settings, or for the student that might be feeling overwhelmed in group classes and may need more one on one instruction.

Price: 30 minutes = $75.00, call to schedule an appointment 719-375-8339

private4AWhat are the benefits of Personal / Private Lessons?

You will recieve One-on-one instruction from Sifu Michael Paler, 7th Generation Lineage Holder Imperial Yang Family Tai Chi

*We can work at a slower pace or a more accelerated pace depending on your personal needs.

*Opportunity to answers personal questions or concerns and to address certain issues.

*Fast-track learning because of “one on one training”.

*A personal program developed to quickly meet your needs and goals.

*Allowing the instructor to fine-tune technique (such as posture and  frame)

*Gain a greater awareness, calmness, and overall sense of well being.


Who Benefits from Private Lessons?

  • All Athletes looking to improve their skills such as– Rock Climbing, Golfing, Baseball, Figure Skating, Running, Football, Ice Hockey, and the list go on.
  • Individuals wanting personal Self-Defense instruction.
  • People looking to improve their Technique, Forms, or 2 person Sparring/Drills.
  • For anyone with health concerns, we can tailor the classes to target specific needs and Medical Conditions such as, Arthritis, Low bone densityHeart diseaseHypertensionSleep Problems, and Strokes to name a few.
  • Anyone wanting to improve their Balance, Flexibility, and Muscle Strength.
  • Students working on Tai Chi Certifications.
  • Working professionals and retirees with busy schedules.

All Personal Lessons are taught by Sifu Michael Paler with 32 years experience in Chinese Martial Arts with a focus on Tai Chi and various Qigongs.