The Art of Tai Chi – Medicine in Motion (Beginners)

The Art of Tai Chi – Medicine in Motion (Beginners)

Our classes are undergoing continuous enhancements that are based on the latest research. Highlights include:

  • Palace-style cosmetic face massage in addition to the Wudang self-massage routine for the whole body.
  • Basic/intermediate silk reeling exercises performed to music for easier pacing of movements and breathing rhythm as well for deeper relaxation.
  • Five Animals Frolic Qigong invented by Dr. Hua Tuo, a pioneer of Chinese medicine. This system of Qigong is intended to strengthen the five vital organ systems, a concept now beginning to be validated by Western biomedical research.
  • Addition of faster Tai Chi movements to give a more balanced exercise routine for fast muscle fibers and cardiovascular conditioning.
  • King Ma’s Mound Qigong
  • Beginning and advanced Tai Chi Bang (short stick to enhance Tai Chi training)
  • Beginning and intermediate Tai Chi push hands
  • Advanced Tai Chi “Fa Jing” (power release) form

Register upon arrival at the class location.

Returning students receive a 5% discount for each series he or she previously attended.

The first session, on January 7, will begin with an hour updated lecture on the benefits of tai chi. This will be from 4 – 5 p.m. in the Sprague Hall conference room on the first floor, followed by practice from 5 – 6 p.m.


Course Dates

  • January 7, 14, 21, 28
  • February 4, 11, 18, 25
  • March 3, 10

Upcoming Dates & Deadlines


Tuesdays, 4:30 PM- 6:00 PM


Dr. Shin Lin

A world-renowned expert on Tai Chi, Shin Lin, Ph.D. has trained with each of the Grandmasters of five major styles, including the iconic Grandmaster Chen Zheng-Lei, 19th generation family heir of the Chen Style from China's Chen Village, where Tai Chi originated. In 2010, Dr. Lin was formally accepted into the inner circle of Grandmaster Chen's "indoor" students. Dr. Lin is also a world leader in the application of modern biomedical technologies to study the benefits of Tai Chi / Qigong on mind-body functions and body energy measured as heat, light and electricity.

The Art of Tai Chi – Medicine in Motion (Beginners)

Start Date



10 sessions


Dr. Shin Lin


UCI Main Campus, Sprague Hall Foyer


$100 Course Registration Fee