Author Archives: Thomas W. Campbell

Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year to the Monday, Wednesday and Saturday YMT Classes and Students! We have lots to celebrate and look forward to! Our new blog email is:  www.nycymt.com We are will have our next banquet around the time of the Chinese New Year, … Continue reading

Posted in Photographs | Leave a comment

Taiji in Strasbourg – 1995

In the summer of 1995 a large group of the original members of the New York City YMT group traveled to Strasbourg, France to participate in an international gathering of Yangjia Michuan students and teachers. Wang Yen-nien, fourth generation master of … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Photographs | 1 Comment

Baker Camp Taiji June 1995

Robert Politzer led a two day taiji workshop at Baker Camp, in Harriman State Park, on June 24 and 25, 1995. Arnold Baker took and supplied a number of great pictures – with a film camera – so here is … Continue reading

Posted in Photographs | Leave a comment

A Recent Saturday Taiji Class Picture

Here are some of the students and teachers at the Saturday Morning Yangjia Michuan Taijiquan Class at the West Side Y in NYC.

Posted in Photographs | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on A Recent Saturday Taiji Class Picture

Wang Yen-nien interview

An interview with Wang Yen-nien, fourth generation master of the Yangjia Michuan Taijiquan lineage, by Thomas W. Campbell. Our talk took place on July 13, 2002 in Madison, Wisconsin and Julia Fairchild provided the translation. The workshop was produced by Don … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Categories | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

1996 Wang Yen-nien Lecture Part 2

In 1996 Master Wang Yen-nien and Julia Fairchild visited New York City for an extensive workshop that covered The First Duan, Meditation, and The 15 Basic Tuishou exercises. On Friday evening, the day before the start of the workshops, Master … Continue reading

Posted in Film and Video | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Saturday Mornings in the Park

The New York City Yangjia Michuan Taiji group has often had classes in Central Park, sometimes on weekends, sometimes during the evenings. And sometimes as workshops. We’ve begun to take the Saturday Morning Taiji Class outdoors, with a convenient row of … Continue reading

Posted in Photographs | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Saturday Mornings in the Park

1996 Wang Yen-nien NYC Workshop

Here are a few images from the 1996 workshop that we did with Master Wang, representing his first visit to New York City. He presented a Lecture on Yangjia Michuan in the “Little theater” at the West Side YMCA. Then, … Continue reading

Posted in Photographs | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Three Yangjia Michuan Taijiquan Amigos

Arnold C. Baker II, Robert Politzer, Thomas W. Campbell during a Yangjia Michuan Taijiquan gathering in Central Park, New York City, 2006. Photo by Holly Leavy.

Posted in Photographs | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

May 13, 2015 NYC YMT get-together

Some of the class recently met at Legend 72 on the upper west side for a festive meal and good conversation. Good times were had…

Posted in Photographs | Tagged , , | Leave a comment