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A Year of Virtual Taiji (April 2020 to May 2021)

May 8, 2021. Here is the video of our last official virtual class together. The date on the video is wrong – it is May 8, 2021. It does not include leg massages. It does include Intros, Basic Exercises, 13 … Continue reading

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Another Successful Taiji Banquet – October 30, 2021

After 27 years as a New York Taiji group we know how to enjoy a good meal and have a fun meetup! The New York Yangjia Michuan Taiji group, founded by Robert Politzer in the spring of 1994, had a … Continue reading

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Taiji in the Park July 17 2021

We’ve continued to teach and practice Yangjia Michuan Taiji together and are all working together to help get through this. Robert continues to teach his virtual meditation taiji class on Monday evenings, Lisa is meeting folks in Central Park for … Continue reading

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YMT is back from the Virtual World

The New York Yangjia Michuan Taiji group, founded by Robert Politzer in the early 1990’s at the West Side YMCA, has met virtually, and occasionally outdoors, since Covid shut the country down in March of 2020. The Saturday group is … Continue reading

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1995 Article – Yangjia Michuan Taiji Quan, Wang Yen-nien, and the 1995 YMT World Festival

Here is an article I wrote after returning from the First International YMT Festival in Strasbourg, France in the summer of 1995. Included are some photos from the festival and a couple of moments from the NYC Taiji Group having … Continue reading

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Yangjia Michuan Taiji NYC 2020

Please post a comment to your fellow Taiji friends below… We are now meeting virtually for short Taiji classes on Saturday morning and Monday evenings. Paul G, one of our students, just sent me this. Speaking of “walking like a … Continue reading

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Taiji Class T Shirts

Here is a brand new link to order more Class T-Shirts for those who still can’t live with just one or who missed out on the previous orders. The link is active from March 7 to March 28, 2020. Please … Continue reading

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February 1 YMT Banquet

We had a wonderful Class Celebration of Yangjia Michuan Taijiquan Students and Teachers on Saturday, February 1. And had a toast of Green Tea to celebrate the Lunar New Year and 26 years of YMT at the YMCA and in … Continue reading

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Happy Chinese New Year of the Rat

  On Saturday, December 14 some of the Taiji Class gathered at Legend 72 for a noontime banquet. Good food and good conversation was had! Bob Simon is planning our New Years gathering on Saturday, February 1 and the restaurant … Continue reading

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A note from Robert Politzer, Founder and Head Instructor of NYCYMT

To My Dear Tai Chi Students: It was deeply touching for me and my family to have trees planted in Israel in honor of our Father who passed at age 97. You very generous and touching gift and the trees … Continue reading

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