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Chen Xiaoxing – Spring 2017

GRANDMASTER CHEN XIAOXING
陈小星

  • 19th generation lineage holder of Chen family Tai Ji Quan
  • Principal of Chen Jia Gou Tai Ji Quan School, Henan, China

Grandmaster Chen Xiaoxing will be returning to Chicago to teach Silk Reeling exercises and Laojia Yilu corrections.

Spring Workshop, March 31 – April 2, 2017

The Workshop will be held at the University of Chicago, Ida Noyes Hall, 3rd floor theater (all classes)

1212 E. 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
Google map

Schedule on March 31

Silk-Reeling Exercise Instruction and Corrections
6:00 – 9:00 pm

Schedule on April 1 & 2

Loajia Yilu Corrections
9:00am – 5:00pm

Tuition:

$60/3 hour class

$25 late registration fee after March 17.
Cash only at the door.

To register, send tuition with a list of classes you will attend to:

Andy Loria
5536 N. Bernard St.
Chicago, IL 60625

For registration and other information:

chicagotaiji@gmail.com
773-960-2305

Accommodations:

Beadle Residences
Hyatt Place
Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

 

Chen Xiaoxing performing Laojia Yilu

Chen Ziqiang Fall workshop, Nov 4-6 2016

Chen Zi Qiang

Chen Zi Qiang

Master Chen Ziqiang will return to Chicago this fall to teach his family’s art.

MASTER CHEN ZIQIANG

  • Vice-Principal and Head Teacher, Chen Jia Gou Taiji School.
  • Chief Secretary of the Chen Jia Gou Taiji Association.
  • Oldest son of Grandmaster Chen Xiao Xing.
  • Nephew of Grandmaster Chen Xiao Wang.

Dates:

November 4-6, 2016

Curriculum:

November 3
7 – 9 pm – chansigong instruction/correction (open to students of Chenjiagou Taijiquan USA, Chicago)

November 4
6 – 9 pm – Chen family push-hands

November 5
9 am – 12 pm, 2 pm – 5 pm – Chen family push-hands

November 6
9 am – 12 pm, 2 pm – 5 pm – Chen family double mace form instruction/correction* (see video below)

*You will need to bring your own sticks.  Dowel rods or PVC pipe will work well and can be found at Home Depot, Lowes, etc.  Master Chen suggests sticks should be ~36 inches in length.

Location:

The University of Chicago, Ida Noyes Hall, 3rd Floor Theater
1212 East 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Contact:

chicagotaiji@gmail.com
773-960-2305

Tuition:

$60/3 hour class

Registration:

Send checks or money orders to: Andy Loria, 5536 N. Bernard St., Chicago, IL 60625
Early registration deadline October 21
$25 late registration fee after October 21
Cash only at the door

Accommodations in Hyde Park

Beadle Residences (full apartment)
Hyatt Place
Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

For additional reading, see Mark Wasson’s article on Chen Ziqiang.

Chen Ziqiang performing the double mace form

Chen Xiaoxing Workshop – Laojia Yilu – April 8-10, 2016

GRANDMASTER CHEN XIAO XING
陈小星

  • 19th generation lineage holder of Chen family Tai Ji Quan
  • Principal of Chen Jia Gou Tai Ji Quan School, Henan, China

Grandmaster Chen Xiaoxing will be returning to Chicago to teach Silk Reeling exercises and Laojia Yilu corrections.

Spring Workshop, April 8-10, 2016

The Workshop will be held at the University of Chicago, Ida Noyes Hall.

1212 E. 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
Google map

Schedule on April 8

Silk-Reeling Exercise Instruction and Corrections
6:00 – 9:00 pm

Location: Ida Noyes Hall, basement dance room

Schedule on April 9 & 10

Loajia Yilu Corrections
9:00am – 5:00pm

Location:
Saturday – Ida Noyes Hall, basement dance room
Sunday – Ida Noyes Hall, 3rd floor theater

Tuition:

1/2 day = $75
1 day = $125
2 days = $200
2.5 days = $250.

There will be a $25 late registration fee after March 25.
Cash only at the door.

To register, send tuition with a list of classes you will attend to:

Andy Loria
5536 N. Bernard St.
Chicago, IL 60625

For registration and other information:

chicagotaiji@gmail.com
773-960-2305

Accommodations:

Beadle Residences
Hyatt Place
Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

 

Chen Xiaoxing performing Laojia Yilu

Chen Ziqiang workshop, Nov 20-22, 2015

Chen Zi Qiang

Chen Zi Qiang

Master Chen Ziqiang will return to Chicago this fall to teach his family’s art.

MASTER CHEN ZIQIANG

  • Vice-Principal and Head Teacher, Chen Jia Gou Taiji School.
  • Chief Secretary of the Chen Jia Gou Taiji Association.
  • Oldest son of Grandmaster Chen Xiao Xing.
  • Nephew of Grandmaster Chen Xiao Wang.

Dates:

November 20-22, 2015

Curriculum:

November 20: 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Chen Family Double Mace Form

(BYOM: STICKS WILL NOT BE PROVIDED. You can make maces out of dowel rod. Length: with arm at your side, length of maces should be ~distance from top of your head to your fingertips. Or multiply your height in inches by 0.62 to get sticks with proportions similar to what Chen Ziqiang uses. Please see the beginning of the video below as a reference)
 

November 21-22: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Chen Family 5 Levels of Push Hands

Location:

The University of Chicago, Ida Noyes Hall, 3rd Floor Theater
1212 East 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637

Registration:

$60/half-day; $110/day; $190/2 days; $240/2.5 days
$25 late registration fee after November 6, 2015.
No personal checks accepted after November 6. Cash only at the door.

Make registration payable to: Andy Loria
Send to: 5536 North Bernard Street, Chicago, IL 60625

Contact:

chicagotaiji@gmail.com
773-960-2305

Accommodations in Hyde Park

Beadle Residences (full apartment)
Hyatt Place
Chicago Lake Shore Hotel

For additional reading, see Mark Wasson’s article on Chen Ziqiang.

Chen Ziqiang performing the double mace form

Chen Xiaoxing workshop, April 17-19, 2015

GRANDMASTER CHEN XIAO XING
陈小星

  • 19th generation lineage holder of Chen family Tai Ji Quan
  • Principal of Chen Jia Gou Tai Ji Quan School, Henan, China

Grandmaster Chen Xiaoxing will be returning to Chicago to teach Silk Reeling exercises and Laojia Yilu.

Spring Workshop, April 17-19, 2015

The Workshop will be held at the University of Chicago, Ida Noyes Hall and Reynolds Club.

Schedule on April 17

Push-Hands
6:00 – 9:00 pm

Location:
Ida Noyes Hall, dance room
1212 E. 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
Google map

Schedule on April 18 & 19

Loajia Yilu
9:00am – 5:00pm

Location:
Saturday – Ida Noyes Hall, 3rd floor theater
1212 E. 59th St.
Chicago, IL 60637
Google Map

Sunday – Reynolds Club, Hutchinson Commons
5706 S. University Ave
Chicago, IL 60637
Google map

Tuition:

1/2 day = $75
1 day = $125
2 days = $200
2.5 days = $250.

There will be a $25 late registration fee after April 3rd.
Cash only at the door.

To register, send tuition with a list of classes you will attend to:

Andy Loria
5536 N. Bernard St.
Chicago, IL 60625

For registration and other information:

chicagotaiji@gmail.com
773-960-2305

Chen Xiaoxing performing Laojia Yilu

Chen Ziqiang workshop: SRE & Laojia Yilu, October 2014

<a href=”http://chicagotaiji.com/chicagotaiji/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/CZQ-CJG.jpg”><img class=”size-medium wp-image-673″ title=”Chen Ziqiang” src=”http://chicagotaiji.com/chicagotaiji/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/CZQ-CJG-298×300.jpg” alt=”Chen Ziqiang” width=”245″ height=”247″ /></a> Chen Zi Qiang

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<h2>MASTER CHEN ZIQIANG</h2>
<ul>
<li>Vice-Principal and Head Teacher, Chenjiagou Taiji School.</li>
<li>Chief Secretary of the Chenjiagou Taiji Association.</li>
<li>Oldest son of Grandmaster Chen Xiaoxing.</li>
<li>Nephew of Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang.</li>
</ul>
Master Chen Ziqiang will return to Chicago to teach Chen family <a href=”http://chicagotaiji.com/curriculum/chan-si-gong/”>Silk-Reeling training</a> and the primary training form, <a href=”http://chicagotaiji.com/curriculum/laojia-yilu-form/”>Laojia Yilu</a>.
<h2>Autumn Workshop, October 17-19, 2014</h2>
October 17: 6-9pm – <a href=”http://chicagotaiji.com/curriculum/chan-si-gong/”>Silk-Reeling Exercise</a> instruction and correction
October 18-19: 9am-5pm – <a href=”http://chicagotaiji.com/curriculum/laojia-yilu-form/”>Laojia Yilu</a> instruction and corrections
<h3>Location</h3>
October 17: The University of Chicago, Reynolds Club, Hutchinson Commons

Reynolds Club, Hutchinson Commons
5706 S. University Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637
(<a href=”https://maps.google.com/maps?q=5706+S.+University+Ave.,+Chicago,+IL+60637&amp;hl=en&amp;sll=41.833733,-87.731964&amp;sspn=0.629272,1.100006&amp;t=h&amp;hnear=5706+S+University+Ave,+Chicago,+Illinois+60637&amp;z=16″ target=”_blank”>Google map</a>)

October 18: The University of Chicago, Ida Noyes Hall, 1st floor Cloister Club
October 19:  The University of Chicago, Ida Noyes Hall, 3rd floor theater

Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E. 59th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
(<a href=”https://maps.google.com/maps?q=1212+E.+59th+Street,+Chicago,+IL+60637&amp;hl=en&amp;ll=41.788017,-87.595539&amp;spn=0.009839,0.017188&amp;sll=41.791214,-87.598317&amp;sspn=0.009839,0.017188&amp;t=h&amp;hnear=1212+E+59th+St,+Chicago,+Illinois+60637&amp;z=16″ target=”_blank”>Google map</a>)
<h3>Registration</h3>
$60/half-day; $110/day; $190/2 days; $240/2.5 days
$25 late registration fee after October 3, 2014
No checks accepted after October 3. Cash only at the door.

Make registration payable to: Andy Loria
Send to: 5536 North Bernard Street, Chicago, IL 60625
<h3>Contact</h3>
<a href=”mailto:chicagotaiji@gmail.com”>chicagotaiji@gmail.com</a>
773-960-2305
<h3>For additional reading, see <a href=”http://ezine.kungfumagazine.com/magazine/article.php?article=681″ target=”_blank”>Mark Wasson’s article on Chen Ziqiang</a>.</h3>
<h3>Chen Ziqiang performing a demonstration version of Laojia Yilu</h3>

Chen Xiaoxing Xinjia Erlu Workshop, March 28-30, 2014

GRANDMASTER CHEN XIAO XING
陈小星

  • 19th generation lineage holder of Chen family Tai Ji Quan
  • Principal of Chen Jia Gou Tai Ji Quan School, Henan, China

Curriculum:  Silk-Reeling exercises and Xinjia Erlu

Spring Workshop, March 28-30, 2014

The Workshop will be held at the University of Chicago, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 East 59th St, Chicago, IL


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Schedule on March 28th

Silk Reeling Exercises
6:00 – 9:00pm
Location: Ida Noyes Hall, 3rd Floor Theater

Schedule on March 29-30th

Xinjia Erlu (“new frame, second routine”)
9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Ida Noyes Hall, 3rd Floor Theater

For registration and other information:

chicagotaiji@gmail.com
773-960-2305

Chen Xiao Wang performing Xin Jia Er Lu

Chen Zi Qiang Push Hands workshop, Oct 18-20, 2013

Chen Zi Qiang

Chen Zi Qiang

MASTER CHEN ZI QIANG

  • Vice-Principal and Head Teacher, Chen Jia Gou Taiji School.
  • Chief Secretary of the Chen Jia Gou Taiji Association.
  • Oldest son of Grandmaster Chen Xiao Xing.
  • Nephew of Grandmaster Chen Xiao Wang.

Master Chen Zi Qiang will return to Chicago to teach Chen family Silk-Reeling training and methods of push-hands and application techniques.

Autumn Workshop, October 18-20th

October 18th: 6-9pm – Silk-Reeling Exercise instruction and correction
October 19-20th: 9am-5pm – Push-Hands and techniques

Location (updated 8/18/13)

October 18 & 19th: Hyde Park Union Church, 5600 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637 (Google Maps)
October 20th: The University of Chicago Hutchinson Commons, 1135 E. 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637 (Google Maps)

Registration and other information

$60/half-day; $100/day; $240/2.5 days

Make registration payable to: Andy Loria
Send to: 5536 North Bernard Street, Chicago, IL 60625

No checks accepted after October 4th. Cash only at the door.

chicagotaiji@gmail.com 773-960-2305

For additional reading, see Mark Wasson’s article on Chen Zi Qiang.

Chen Xiao Xing’s Spring 2013 Workshop

GRANDMASTER CHEN XIAO XING
陈小星

  • 19th generation lineage holder of Chen family Tai Ji Quan
  • Principal of Chen Jia Gou Tai Ji Quan School, Henan, China

Grandmaster Chen Xiao Xing will be returning to Chicago to teach Silk Reeling exercises and Xin Jia Yi Lu.

Spring Workshop, March 29-31st, 2013

The Workshop will be held at the University of Chicago, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 East 59th St, Chicago, IL


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Schedule on March 29th

Silk Reeling Exercises
6:00 – 9:00pm
Location: Ida Noyes Hall

Schedule on March 30-31st

Xin Jia Yi Lu
9:00am – 5:00pm
Location: Ida Noyes Hall

For registration and other information:

chicagotaiji@gmail.com
773-960-2305

Chen Xiao Xing performing Xin Jia Yi Lu

Chen Zi Qiang’s Summer 2012 Workshop

Chen Zi Qiang

Chen Zi Qiang

MASTER CHEN ZI QIANG

  • Vice-Principal and Head Teacher, Chen Jia Gou Taiji School.
  • Chief Secretary of the Chen Jia Gou Taiji Association.
  • Oldest son of Grandmaster Chen Xiao Xing.
  • Nephew of Grandmaster Chen Xiao Wang.

Master Chen Zi Qiang will return to Chicago to teach Chen family methods of push-hands and application techniques.

Summer Workshop, July 7th-8th

Chen family push-hands and techniques 9:00am – 5:00pm on both days

Location

University of Chicago Ida Noyes Hall 1212 East 59th Street (Google Maps)

Registration and other information

$100/day; $180/weekend

chicagotaiji@gmail.com 773-960-2305

For additional reading, see Mark Wasson’s article on Chen Zi Qiang.