TCM Time Monthly Membership

Membership Privileges:

  • November Special: 7 weeks
  • Unlimited classes:
    Tuesday: Tai Chi Ball & Tai Chi Sequence–1st Part
    Wednesday: Tai Chi Silk Reeling & Tai Chi Sequence–2nd Part
    Thursday: 4 Seasons Medical Qigong–All Seasons Set
    Saturday: 5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong–Bird Set
  • Access to all live classes and recordings of the month
  • 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—All Four Seasons Set
Focus: Spleen & Triple Burner Health and Meridians
TCM Time Course

November 5th-December 22nd*, 2020 | 7-week course | Thursdays 7:00-8:00PM EDT

*No class Thu, Nov 26th Thanksgiving Holiday — Make-up class on Tue, Dec 22nd 7:00-8:00PM EDT

  • 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 Spleen/Stomach through all four seasons and how to strengthen your digestion
  • Chinese medicine meridians, or Qi flow pathways, will be introduced as well as key acupressure points of the Spleen/Stomach and Triple Burner channels
  • Theory and exercises of the All Four Seasons Qigong set will be taught in-depth

All Four Seasons Qigong Set—Spleen & Triple Burner Health:

1. Double Hands Hold Up the Heavens
2. Large Dragon Loosens Its Neck
3. Buddha Explores the Sea
4. Circle the Waist Horizontally
5. Regulate the Middle and Lower Burners
6. Loosening the Upper Burner
7. White Crane Loosens Its Wings
8. White Crane Shakes Its Wings


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

5 Animal Sports Medical Qigong—Bird Set
Focus: Lung Health & Meridians
TCM Time Course

November 7th-December 19th, 2020 | 7-week course | Saturdays 11:30AM-12:30PM EDT

  • Learn one of the most fun and popular sets of Medical Qigong exercises
  • Imitate natural movements of 5 animals to benefit your health and reduce stress
  • Accredited to the legendary doctor Hua Tou—aka the father of Chinese Medicine
  • The Bird set will benefit your Lung health—especially in the autumn and for harmonizing emotions of grief and sadness
  • The Lung and Large Intestine meridians (Qi flow pathways) will be introduced
  • Each movement of the Bird set will be taught in-depth

Bird Set (Lung Health)

  • 1. Bird Flapping
  • 2. Bird Gazing
  • 3. Bird Taking-off
  • 4. Bird Soaring
  • 5. Bird Landing

5 Elements Correspondences

  • Element: Metal
  • Yin Organ: Lung
  • Yang Organ: Large Intestine
  • Sense Organ: Nose
  • Color: White
  • Season: Autumn
  • Tissue: Body Hair and Skin
  • Emotion: Sadness or Grief
  • Healing Sound: 呬 SI sounds like "shi" or "tzzz"

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 Ball & Tai Chi Sequence—1st Part
Focus: Movements #1-10 (Open to All Levels)
TCM Time Course

November 3rd-December 15th, 2020 | 7-week course | Tuesdays 7:00-8:00PM EDT

  • 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 (#1-10 of 22 movements) will be emphasized in-depth in this 7-week course
  • Students will learn how to adopt the Tai Chi Ball Qigong (Circling) 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.

November-December 2020

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

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

  • 1. Beginning Taiji
  • 2. Grasp the Sparrow’s Tail: Right
  • 3. Grasp the Sparrow’s Tail: Left
  • 4. Ward off (Peng)
  • 5. Rollback (Lǚ)
  • 6. Press (Ji)
  • 7. Push Forward (An)
  • 8. Single Whip
  • 9. Lift Hands to the Up Posture
  • 10. The Crane Spreads Its Wings
  • 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 & Movements #43-53 (Open to All Levels)
TCM Time Course

November 4th-December 16th, 2020 | 7-week course | Wednesdays 7:00-8:00PM EDT

  • 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 (#43-53 of 41 movements) will be emphasized in-depth in this 7-week course with a general review of movements #23-43
  • 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).

November-December 2020

Tai Chi Sequence—2nd Part (#43-53 of total 41 movements)

Introduction
Tai Chi Silk Reeling Warm-up
Review Tai Chi Sequence—2nd Part (Movements #23-43):

  • 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...

Application to Tai Chi Sequence—2nd Part (Movements #43-53):

  • 43. Stand High to Search Out the Horse
  • 44. Separate Right Foot
  • 45. Separate Left Foot
  • 46. Turn and Kick with the Heel (90 degrees)
  • 47. Brush Knee and Step Forward: Left
  • 48. Twist Body, Brush Knee and Step Forward: Right
  • 49. Step Forward and Strike Down with the Fist
  • 50. Turn, Twist Body, and Circle the Fist
  • 51. Step Forward, Deflect Downward, Parry and Punch
  • 52. Kick Right
  • 53. Strike the Tiger: Right
  • Next course: Tai Chi Sequence—2nd Part (Movements #53-63)

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

Live regular classes to develop your skills and improve your health for all levels

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

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November Special: $60
Original Price: $75

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

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November Special: $60
Original Price: $75

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4 Seasons
Medical Qigong
—All Seasons Set—

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November Special: $60
Original Price: $75

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5 Animal Sports
Medical Qigong
—Bird Set—

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November Special: $60
Original Price: $75

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