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Photographs about Yangjia Michuan Taijiquan

2000 – Wang Yen-nien, Fifty Years of Teaching

In 2000 I wrote an editorial for AYMTA (American Yangjia Michuan Taijiquan Association) on the occasion of Master Wang Yen-nien’s fiftieth year of teaching Taiji. The article is reprinted below. In 1996 the New York School of Yangjia Michuan were the hosts of his first … Continue reading

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A Small Selection of Books on Taijiquan

Early in our studies Robert Politzer, who founded the New York Yangjia Michuan Taiji School in 1993 and is the head teacher, gave us a book list. It contained a number of essential taiji texts and represented the beginning of … Continue reading

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New Year Banquet 2017

We had our annual Chinese New Year Lunch (Banquet) for the Yangjia Michuan Taijiquan class on Saturday, January 28. Good conversation and good food were had. Happy Year of the Rooster to all!

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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.

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