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Rochester T'ai Chi Ch'uan Center
- Four teachers have received Master's diplomas from Grandmaster William C. C. Chen, and one has achieved certificate status in Grandmaster Chen's Yang style.
- Two teachers have been certified by, and are Inner Door students of, Grandmaster Chen Yun Ching, son and heir to Chen Pan Ling's Martial arts legacy. Two teachers were also previously certified by Y. W. Chang (senior student of Chen Pan Ling).
- One teacher is a Master trainer in Dr. Paul Lam's T'ai Chi for Arthritis Program, and is also a certified judge by the Chinese Kuo Shu Association.
- Our Qigong instructor is a clinical Psychologist trained in many forms of Qigong by Sifu Ken Cohen and certified in Evidence Based Qigong by Dr. Yang Yang.
The Center offers instruction in several forms of T'ai Chi Ch'uan including Yang style, as taught by Grandmaster William C.C. Chen, Chen Pan Ling style, as taught by his son and heir Grandmaster Chen Yun Ching, Sun style, as taught by Dr. Paul Lam and Tim Cartmell (who studied with Sun's daughter).
The Chen Pan Ling system includes Ba Gua, Hsing-I, Shaolin, and Traditional Chinese weapons. We offer a full and varied program of Qigong, as taught by Sifus Ken Cohen and Dr.Yang Yang. Our curriculum also includes material taught by Peter Ralston called Cheng Hsin incorporating the Body Being concept, including Tui Shu Push hands and Peter Ralston's 64 form set.
The Center regularly brings in our internationally known source instructors, and others, for a variety of workshops on topics such as T'ai Chi Ch'uan with applications, Qigong, and other Internal Arts like Ba Gua, Hsing-I and traditional Chinese weapons.
Since 2001, The RTCCC has hosted the largest local celebration of World T'ai Chi and Qigong Day, a worldwide celebration in over 80 countries on six continents, that involves many other Rochester area T'ai Chi groups. It is a free, public, community exhibition of T'ai Chi and Qigong and includes cultural extras such as Traditional Chinese dance and music.
For more information, go to: www.rtccc.com or call 585-461-0130.