TCM Time Monthly Membership

Membership Privileges:

  • Unlimited classes: January-February 2021
  • Includes access to all live classes and recordings:
    Tuesday: Tai Chi Ball & Tai Chi Sequence–1st Part
    Wednesday: Tai Chi Silk Reeling & Tai Chi Sequence–2nd Part
    Thursday: 4 Seasons Medical Qigong–Winter Set
    Saturday: Tai Chi Sword Qigong–Qi Circulation
  • Enjoy lifetime access to the video library for all courses registered
  • 40% discount on all workshops

Course Details:

  • All courses are hosted live on Zoom. Join directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience.
  • All classes will also be recorded with approximately 50:50 recording time and interaction.
  • Students will not appear in the videos but voices may occasionally be recorded.
  • Registration includes lifetime access to the recordings in the video library using the same password as the course(s) registered.
  • After registration you will receive a unique password for each individual course.
  • Only one registration is needed per household; family members can share the same login info and membership.
  • Minimum required enrollment to run the course is 12 persons. Students will be notified of any cancellations prior to the course date and will be offered a full refund or transfer.

Courses are currently being held online on Zoom due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. You can join meetings directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience. Zoom offers several tools to protect meetings including encryption of all audio, video, and screen sharing data as well as meeting access controls to prevent data in transit from being intercepted. Zoom does not have access to identifiable health information and have policies and controls in place to safeguard the collection, use, and disclosure of your information.

Even though every consideration will be taken to protect your confidentiality and privacy, sometimes it is not possible to prevent some circumstances from happening due to data breaches, cyber attacks, and security incidents involving Zoom. For more information: Read Security - Zoom

TCM Time Video Library Access

Study at your own pace and in your own time. Your video library access will include:

  • Enjoy lifetime access
  • Catch up on missed classes
  • Review exercises and key points covered in class
  • Improve your training and skills

Terms of Use

The TCM Time Website is owned and operated by Kathy Yang (TCM Time). By accessing or using this site, you accept the following Terms of Use. TCM Time reserves the right, at its discretion, to change any of these terms in the future.

Lifetime Access — Video Library

Once you register for a course, you will have unlimited access to the recordings in the video library for life, provided that TCM Time services continue running. Occasionally TCM Time may decide to edit, change, add or remove content in the video library. TCM Time reserves the right to publish or make public any or all of the content at any time. You may not copy, reproduce, upload, post, distribute, republish, retransmit, or modify any of the material on this site. You may download material for your personal, non-commercial use on the condition that you retain any and all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices. If a course will be discontinued or if TCM Time services terminate, you will be notified of a link where you can download the videos before they are removed from the platform and no longer accessible.

Medical Disclaimer

Always consult your doctor before beginning any exercise program, including Traditional Chinese Medicine, Qigong, Tai Chi and Chinese Martial Arts. All content and media on this site is created and published for general knowledge and educational purposes. The information is not intended to replace professional medical advice. If you experience any pain or difficulty with these exercises, stop immediately and consult your healthcare provider. By engaging in the exercises and recommendations presented on this website, you agree to do so at your own risk. While the information presented on this website are inherently not designed to be harmful or overly strenuous, each individual person's results may vary.

TCM Time Private / Semi-Private Lessons

Deepen your practice with personalized attention and guidance. Your private / semi-private lesson will include:

  • Design your own curriculum and choose topics of your interest
  • Get personalized attention and corrections on your forms
  • Learn at your own pace and from recordings of the sessions
  • Receive individualized instruction and guidance for your training goals
  • Semi-private lessons are for 2-3 people
  • Discounts available for YMAA & affiliated schools

Topics

Chinese Medicine

  • Stress and Pain Relief
  • Healthy Aging & Longevity
  • Emotional Balance & Harmony
  • How to Regulate Your Lifestyle
  • Diet Therapy: Food as Medicine
  • Acupressure: Energetic Points
  • Meridian Health

Qigong

  • Meridian Qigong
  • 5 Animal Sports Qigong
  • 8 Pieces of Brocade Qigong
  • Four Seasons Qigong
  • Taiji Ball Qigong
  • White Crane Qigong
  • Meditation

Tai Chi

  • Yang-Style Classical Form
  • Yang-Style Taiji Sword/Saber
  • Taijiquan Pushing Hands
  • Taijiquan 13 Postures

Martial Arts

  • Shaolin Long Fist
  • Shaolin White Crane
  • Sword, Saber, and Staff

Private / Semi-Private Lesson Details:

Private / semi-private lessons are currently being held online on Zoom due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. You can join meetings directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience. Zoom offers several tools to protect meetings including encryption of all audio, video, and screen sharing data as well as meeting access controls to prevent data in transit from being intercepted. Zoom does not have access to identifiable health information and have policies and controls in place to safeguard the collection, use, and disclosure of your information.

Even though every consideration will be taken to protect your confidentiality and privacy, sometimes it is not possible to prevent some circumstances from happening due to data breaches, cyber attacks, and security incidents involving Zoom. For more information: Read Security - Zoom

TCM Time Host Workshops

Develop special skills and improve health & wellness in your community. Workshops you host will include:

  • Receive special focus for your group
  • Develop specific skills and knowledge
  • Improve health and wellness
  • Have fun and build community
  • Inquire about hosting workshops for profit
  • Discounts available for YMAA & affiliated schools

Topics

Chinese Medicine

  • Stress and Pain Relief
  • Healthy Aging & Longevity
  • Emotional Balance & Harmony
  • How to Regulate Your Lifestyle
  • Diet Therapy: Food as Medicine
  • Acupressure: Energetic Points
  • Meridian Health

Qigong

  • Meridian Qigong
  • 5 Animal Sports Qigong
  • 8 Pieces of Brocade Qigong
  • Four Seasons Qigong
  • Taiji Ball Qigong
  • White Crane Qigong
  • Meditation

Tai Chi

  • Yang-Style Classical Form
  • Yang-Style Taiji Sword/Saber
  • Taijiquan Pushing Hands
  • Taijiquan 13 Postures

Martial Arts

  • Shaolin Long Fist
  • Shaolin White Crane
  • Sword, Saber, and Staff

Workshop Hosting Details:

Workshops you host are currently being held online on Zoom due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. You can join meetings directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience. Zoom offers several tools to protect meetings including encryption of all audio, video, and screen sharing data as well as meeting access controls to prevent data in transit from being intercepted. Zoom does not have access to identifiable health information and have policies and controls in place to safeguard the collection, use, and disclosure of your information.

Even though every consideration will be taken to protect your confidentiality and privacy, sometimes it is not possible to prevent some circumstances from happening due to data breaches, cyber attacks, and security incidents involving Zoom. For more information: Read Security - Zoom

TCM Time Online Workshops

Brief in-depth exploration of various topics to develop specific skills and enhance your personal training. Workshops will include:

  • Explore various topics
  • Develop specific skills
  • Increase your knowledge
  • Enhance your personal training
  • Less commitment

Topics

Chinese Medicine

  • Stress and Pain Relief
  • Healthy Aging & Longevity
  • Emotional Balance & Harmony
  • How to Regulate Your Lifestyle
  • Diet Therapy: Food as Medicine
  • Acupressure: Energetic Points
  • Meridian Health

Qigong

  • Meridian Qigong
  • 5 Animal Sports Qigong
  • 8 Pieces of Brocade Qigong
  • Four Seasons Qigong
  • Taiji Ball Qigong
  • White Crane Qigong
  • Meditation

Tai Chi

  • Yang-Style Classical Form
  • Yang-Style Taiji Sword/Saber
  • Taijiquan Pushing Hands
  • Taijiquan 13 Postures

Martial Arts

  • Shaolin Long Fist
  • Shaolin White Crane
  • Sword, Saber, and Staff

Workshop Details:

  • All workshops are hosted live on Zoom. Join directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience.
  • Workshops will be recorded with approximately 50:50 recording time and interaction.
  • Students will not appear in the videos but voices may occasionally be recorded.
  • Registration includes unlimited time access to the recording in the video library using the same password as the workshop.
  • After registration you will receive a unique password for each individual workshop.
  • Only one registration is needed per household; family members can share the same login info and membership.
  • Minimum required enrollment to run the workshop is 12 persons. Students will be notified of any cancellations prior to the workshop date and will be offered a full refund or transfer.

Workshops are currently being held online on Zoom due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. You can join meetings directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience. Zoom offers several tools to protect meetings including encryption of all audio, video, and screen sharing data as well as meeting access controls to prevent data in transit from being intercepted. Zoom does not have access to identifiable health information and have policies and controls in place to safeguard the collection, use, and disclosure of your information.

Even though every consideration will be taken to protect your confidentiality and privacy, sometimes it is not possible to prevent some circumstances from happening due to data breaches, cyber attacks, and security incidents involving Zoom. For more information: Read Security - Zoom

4 Seasons Medical Qigong—Winter Set
Focus: Kidney Health & Meridians
TCM Time Course

Thursdays 7:00-8:00PM EST | 7-week course | January 14th-February 25th, 2021

  • Learn a well-known traditional medical Qigong practice that will help you naturally adapt your body energy through the four seasons to prevent common illnesses and stay healthy
  • In Chinese medicine, five major organ systems correspond to the four seasons of the year: Summer (Heart), Autumn (Lungs), Winter (Kidneys), Spring (Liver) and All Seasons (Spleen)
  • This 7-week course will focus on how to prevent sickness of the Kidney/Bladder, especially through the winter season and for back pain relief, knee problems, growth, reproductive & sexual health, and emotions of fear
  • Chinese medicine meridians, or Qi flow pathways, will be introduced as well as key acupressure points of the Kidney/Bladder channels
  • Theory and exercises of the Winter Qigong set will be taught in-depth

Winter Qigong Set—Kidney Health & Meridians:

1. Two Hands Hold the Feet
2. Phoenix Spreads Its Wings
3. Turn the Head to See the Moon
4. Large Bear Softens the Waist

  • Massage the Ears
  • Massage the Kidneys
  • Massage the Sacrum
  • Massage Acupressure Point SP-6 San Yin Jiao (Three Yin Meeting)
  • Massage Acupressure Point KI-1 Yong Qun (Bubbling Well)

Course Details:

  • All courses are hosted live on Zoom. Join directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience.
  • All classes will also be recorded with approximately 50:50 recording time and interaction.
  • Students will not appear in the videos but voices may occasionally be recorded.
  • Registration includes lifetime access to the recordings in the video library using the same password as the course(s) registered.
  • After registration you will receive a unique password for each individual course.
  • Only one registration is needed per household; family members can share the same login info and membership.
  • Minimum required enrollment to run the course is 12 persons. Students will be notified of any cancellations prior to the course date and will be offered a full refund or transfer.

Courses are currently being held live online on Zoom due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. You can join meetings directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience. Zoom offers several tools to protect meetings including encryption of all audio, video, and screen sharing data as well as meeting access controls to prevent data in transit from being intercepted. Zoom does not have access to identifiable health information and have policies and controls in place to safeguard the collection, use, and disclosure of your information.

Even though every consideration will be taken to protect your confidentiality and privacy, sometimes it is not possible to prevent some circumstances from happening due to data breaches, cyber attacks, and security incidents involving Zoom. For more information: Read Security - Zoom

Tai Chi Sequence—1st Part
Focus: Tai Chi Ball Qigong (Rotation) & Movements #10-22 (All Levels Welcome)
TCM Time Course

Tuesdays 7:00-8:00PM EST | 7-week course | January 12th-February 23rd, 2021

  • Boost your immune system and build a stronger core with Tai Chi Ball Qigong
  • Develop your body connection to the ball circling, rotating and coiling movements—a Qigong practice with profound results for Tai Chi
  • The Yang Style Tai Chi Sequence (Traditional Long Form—108 movements) is commonly practiced for relaxation and numerous health benefits
  • The first part of the Tai Chi Sequence (#10-22 of 22 movements) will be emphasized in-depth in this 7-week course
  • Students will learn how to adopt the Tai Chi Ball Qigong (Rotation) principles into their Tai Chi training

Tai Chi is a sequence of postures connected by flowing movement, practiced with focused breathing and a calm mind—a type of moving meditation. Practicing Tai Chi regularly can reduce stress, increase energy, balance, and flexibility, and ease symptoms of many health problems such as high blood pressure, asthma, back pain, and arthritis.

Tai Chi Ball is a Qigong training that is an invaluable part of Tai Chi practice as it builds the softness and strength of the body structure following the roundness of the ball. This training can also strengthen the torso, condition the muscles, and increase physical power.

January-February 2021

Tai Chi Sequence—1st Part (#10-22 of 22 total movements)

Introduction to Tai Chi Ball (Vertical & Horizontal Rotation) Warm-up
Application to Tai Chi Sequence—1st Part (#10-22 of 22 total movements):

  • 10. The Crane Spreads Its Wings
  • 11. Brush Knee and Step Forward: Left
  • 12. Play the Guitar
  • 13. Twist Body, Brush Knee and Step Forward: Left
  • 14. Twist Body, Brush Knee and Step Forward: Right
  • 15. Twist Body, Brush Knee and Step Forward: Left
  • 16. Play the Guitar
  • 17. Twist Body, Brush Knee and Step Forward: Left
  • 18. Twist Body and Circle the Fist
  • 19. Step Forward, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch
  • 20. Seal Tightly
  • 21. Embrace the Tiger and Return to the Mountain
  • 22. Close Taiji
  • Review and Conclusion

Course Details:

  • All courses are hosted live on Zoom. Join directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience.
  • All classes will also be recorded with approximately 50:50 recording time and interaction.
  • Students will not appear in the videos but voices may occasionally be recorded.
  • Registration includes lifetime access to the recordings in the video library using the same password as the course(s) registered.
  • After registration you will receive a unique password for each individual course.
  • Only one registration is needed per household; family members can share the same login info and membership.
  • Minimum required enrollment to run the course is 12 persons. Students will be notified of any cancellations prior to the course date and will be offered a full refund or transfer.

Courses are currently being held online on Zoom due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. You can join meetings directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience. Zoom offers several tools to protect meetings including encryption of all audio, video, and screen sharing data as well as meeting access controls to prevent data in transit from being intercepted. Zoom does not have access to identifiable health information and have policies and controls in place to safeguard the collection, use, and disclosure of your information.

Even though every consideration will be taken to protect your confidentiality and privacy, sometimes it is not possible to prevent some circumstances from happening due to data breaches, cyber attacks, and security incidents involving Zoom. For more information: Read Security - Zoom

Tai Chi Sequence—2nd Part
Focus: Tai Chi Silk Reeling (Horizontal) & Movements #53-63 (All Levels Welcome)
TCM Time Course

Wednesdays 7:00-8:00PM EST | 7-week course | January 13th-February 24th, 2021

  • Practice gentle breathing, stretching and strengthening meditative movements with Tai Chi Silk Reeling: Yin-Yang Symbol
  • The Yang Style Tai Chi Sequence (Traditional Long Form—108 movements) is commonly practiced for relaxation and numerous health benefits
  • The Tai Chi Sequence—2nd Part (#53-63 of 41 movements) will be emphasized in-depth in this 7-week course with a general review of movements #23-53
  • This course is open to all levels—beginners do not need to know the 1st Part of the Tai Chi Sequence to begin the 2nd Part

Tai Chi is a sequence of postures connected by flowing movement, practiced with focused breathing and a calm mind—a type of moving meditation. Practicing Tai Chi regularly can reduce stress, increase energy, balance, and flexibility, and ease symptoms of many health problems such as high blood pressure, asthma, back pain, and arthritis.

Tai Chi Silk Reeling: Yin-Yang Symbol is an ancient art known for training soft and flowing movements like silk reeling following the Tai Chi Yin-Yang Symbol to develop your sticking hands, body connection, coordination, and whipping power (Jin).

January-February 2021

Tai Chi Sequence—2nd Part (#53-63 of total 41 movements)

Introduction
Tai Chi Silk Reeling (Horizontal) Warm-up
Review Tai Chi Sequence—2nd Part (Movements #23-53):

  • 23. Wardoff, Rollback, Press, and Push Forward (Peng Lǚ Ji An)...
  • 33. Pick Up the Needle from the Sea Bottom...
  • 43. Stand High to Search Out the Horse...
  • 53. Strike the Tiger: Right...

Application to Tai Chi Sequence—2nd Part (Movements #53-63):

  • 53. Strike the Tiger: Right
  • 54. Strike the Tiger: Left
  • 55. Kick Right
  • 56. Attack the Ears with the Fists
  • 57. Kick Left
  • 58. Turn and Kick with the Heel (270 degrees)
  • 59. Twist Body and Circle the Fist
  • 60. Step Forward, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch
  • 61. Seal Tightly
  • 62. Embrace the Tiger and Return to the Mountain
  • 63. Close Taiji
  • Next course: Tai Chi Sequence—3rd Part (Movements #63-73)

Course Details:

  • All courses are hosted live on Zoom. Join directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience.
  • All classes will also be recorded with approximately 50:50 recording time and interaction.
  • Students will not appear in the videos but voices may occasionally be recorded.
  • Registration includes lifetime access to the recordings in the video library using the same password as the course(s) registered.
  • After registration you will receive a unique password for each individual course.
  • Only one registration is needed per household; family members can share the same login info and membership.
  • Minimum required enrollment to run the course is 12 persons. Students will be notified of any cancellations prior to the course date and will be offered a full refund or transfer.

Courses are currently being held online on Zoom due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. You can join meetings directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience. Zoom offers several tools to protect meetings including encryption of all audio, video, and screen sharing data as well as meeting access controls to prevent data in transit from being intercepted. Zoom does not have access to identifiable health information and have policies and controls in place to safeguard the collection, use, and disclosure of your information.

Even though every consideration will be taken to protect your confidentiality and privacy, sometimes it is not possible to prevent some circumstances from happening due to data breaches, cyber attacks, and security incidents involving Zoom. For more information: Read Security - Zoom

Tai Chi Sword Qigong
Focus: Qi Circulation & Meridians (All Levels Welcome)
TCM Time Course

Saturdays 11:30AM-12:30PM EST | 7-week course | January 16th-February 27th, 2021

  • Tai Chi Sword is practiced to achieve higher and more profound levels of Qi.
  • In fact, the theory of Tai Chi Sword is much deeper than that of barehand Taijiquan.
  • The techniques are consequently also more difficult to train and master.
  • An ancient Chinese martial arts proverb says: "It takes 100 days to master barehand, 1,000 days the spear, 10,000 days the sword.
  • The Tai Chi Sword Qigong set will be trained in this class as a preparation for the Tai Chi Sword Sequence in future classes.
  • Students will be introduced to the classical Yang Style Tai Chi Sword (楊氏太極劍, yángshì tàijíjiàn) form, which consists of 54 movements.
  • A sword will not be necessary for this class, but it can be helpful to order a wooden or metal sword for future classes
  • Recommendation: Wood Training Sword | YMAA - https://ymaa.com/publishing/training-equipment/wood-training-sword

Qi Circulation:

  • Governing Vessel
  • Conception Vessel
  • 12 Primary Meridians

Breathing:

  • Wuji Breathing (Dan Tian)
  • Lao Gong Breathing (Pericardium PC-8)
  • Yong Quan Breathing (Kidney KI-1)
  • Four Gates Breathing (PC-8 & KI-1)
  • Secret Sword Breathing (Pericardium & Large Intestine Channels)

Tai Chi Sword Qigong Set:

  • 1. Tai Chi Peng with Secret Sword
  • 2. Tai Chi Peng with Secret Sword Coil and Turn
  • 3. Sink the Qi to the Dan Tian
  • 4. Left and Right Expand the Bow (Push the Mountain)
  • 5. Left and Right Coil and Turn
  • 6. Arc the Arms for Embracing (Eagle Attacks Its Prey)
  • 7. Double Fingers Point Forward
  • 8. Forward and Backward Coil and Turn
  • 9. Upward and Downward Yin and Yang
  • 10. Fairy Points the Way

Course Details:

  • All courses are hosted live on Zoom. Join directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience.
  • All classes will also be recorded with approximately 50:50 recording time and interaction.
  • Students will not appear in the videos but voices may occasionally be recorded.
  • Registration includes lifetime access to the recordings in the video library using the same password as the course(s) registered.
  • After registration you will receive a unique password for each individual course.
  • Only one registration is needed per household; family members can share the same login info and membership.
  • Minimum required enrollment to run the course is 12 persons. Students will be notified of any cancellations prior to the course date and will be offered a full refund or transfer.

Courses are currently being held online on Zoom due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. You can join meetings directly from your browser or download Zoom app for a better experience. Zoom offers several tools to protect meetings including encryption of all audio, video, and screen sharing data as well as meeting access controls to prevent data in transit from being intercepted. Zoom does not have access to identifiable health information and have policies and controls in place to safeguard the collection, use, and disclosure of your information.

Even though every consideration will be taken to protect your confidentiality and privacy, sometimes it is not possible to prevent some circumstances from happening due to data breaches, cyber attacks, and security incidents involving Zoom. For more information: Read Security - Zoom

Pricing


Online Courses

Choose an individual course below or the Monthly Membership for unlimited classes.
Register by January 5th, 2021 for the Early Bird Discount on Monthly Membership.

Tai Chi Sequence
1st Part
—Tai Chi Ball Qigong—

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$60

Tai Chi Sequence
2nd Part
—Tai Chi Silk Reeling—

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$60

4 Seasons
Medical Qigong
—Winter Set—

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$60

Tai Chi Sword
Qigong
—Qi Circulation—

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$60


TCM Time
Monthly
Membership

Unlimited classes
January-February 2021

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$120

TCM Time
Online
Workshops

Brief in-depth learning

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Explore various topics to enhance your personal training and skills

TCM Time
Video Library
Access

Study at your own pace

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Enjoy lifetime access and catch up on classes to keep up your training


Other Services

Private Health
Consultations

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Accomplish your health goals with a Chinese medicine diagnosis

$100
one-hour session

Private / Semi-Private Lessons

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Deepen your practice with personalized attention and guidance

$150
one-hour session

Host
Workshops

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Develop special skills and improve health & wellness in your community

$200
one-hour session

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that one can see rightly;
what is essential
is invisible to the eye.

The Little Prince, BY Antoine de Saint-Exupéry