Tag Archives: New York City Taiji

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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2002 Madison, Wisconsin Workshops – More Images

Here are some more images from the 2002 Madison, Wisconsin Yangjia Michuan Taijiquan workshops, attended by Wang Yen-nien. Many students and teachers from the New York group attended. All photos shot and provided by Illana Sheinman  

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1995 – Life in the Little Theater

Here are some early photographs recently scanned that show the 1995 New York City Yang Family Hidden Tradition Taiji class. Much thanks to Gretchen MacLane for pointing out that the photos were taken in 1995, probably during the winter/spring. The location was … Continue reading

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2006 – World Taiji Day

I found some images of the group participating in World Taiji Day in Central Park, early summer 2006. We did a fan demo and performed Duan 1 of the Yangjia Michuan Taiji Long Form. Among those pictured are Robert Politzer, Charlotte Ehrman, … Continue reading

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2004 – Yangjia Michuan Taiji Fan Class

The complete YMT fan form is taught every couple of years in the NYC class.  The Yangjia Michuan fan form was created by Wang Yen-nien, often using movements from the YMT Kunlun  and Wudang sword forms as inspiration. The fan form … Continue reading

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2013 – Central Park Taiji Banquet

New York Yangjia Michuan Taiji Stéphanie Polatsik and Robert Politzer practice double vertical hands, the sixth tuishou basic exercise. The New York Yangjia Michuan Taiji class traditionally meets a few times a year for a celebratory banquet – often at the ice rink in Central … Continue reading

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