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Wang Yen-nien and Cheng Man Ching

An interview with Wang Yen-nien By Thomas W. Campbell This is an excerpt from the talk I had with Master Wang in Madison, Wisconsin in 2002.  It refers to his relationship to Master Cheng Man Ching, probably the most famous … 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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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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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…

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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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Yangjia Michuan Taiji and Music

If you have studied with Robert Politzer, our teacher and Fifth Generation Yangjia Michuan practitioner, you have heard him discuss the relationship of Taiji and Music, sometimes comparing the classical form that we study with the structure and dynamics of … Continue reading

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2006 April World Taiji Day

It was blustery and windy late April day of Taiji. Many of the ‘regulars” of that summer showed up to participate in the gathering of approximately 20 schools. Some of those pictured are Robert Simon, Robert Politzer, Jennifer Kim, George Vlachos, … Continue reading

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1998 – The Basement Years

Here are some images from one of the many YMT classes that were taught in the distinctly tiled basement of the West Side YMCA around 1998. Among others in the photos are Gretchen MacLane, Robert Politzer, Larry Ford, Arnold C. … Continue reading

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2001 – Baker Camp Yangjia Michuan Taiji Workshops

The New York Yangjia Michuan School has held a series of workshops, beginning in the mid-1990’s, in various locations. In the late summer of 2001 the group held a workshop at Baker Camp, North of New York City, that was … Continue reading

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2001 World Taiji Day Central Park

This is one of the earliest World Taiji Day events in Central Park that the NYC Yangjia Michuan Group participated in. Some of the members who participated, and who are seen in the photos, are Robert Politzer, Charlotte Ehrman, Arnold … Continue reading

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