Welcome to Discover CHEN TAICHI

We offer the following ways to learn original Chen style taichi:

Private Instruction (hourly, daily, weekly)

Workshops & Retreats

Hosting taichi events in your hometown community

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For information on any of our courses and to book events and courses of instruction, please contact us at: discoverchentaichi@icloud.com

Discover Chen Taichi in Costa Rica

We offer one week taichi training courses in Pavones, Costa Rica. This includes 6 days training with two 90 minute classes per day and 7 nights lodging at Cabinas Las Gemelas.

You will learn original Chen Family Taichi in direct lineage to Grandmaster Wang Xi’an, including:

  • TAICHI BASICS – Our complete 6 Part Basic Training program
  • TAICHI FORM – Laojia Yilu (Old Frame First Routine), the original 75 posture solo routine that defines the basis of Chen taichi.
  • TAICHI MASTERY – Form corrections & applications for self defense through partner training exercises and Push Hands.

We accept up to 6 students each week (shared lodging), and our courses are year round. Learn at the pace that is perfect for you!

Cost per person for our one week taichi training program is $999 US.

Training schedule is as follows:

  • Arrive, check in Sunday PM
  • Monday thru Saturday daily taichi training each morning and afternoon
  • Sunday check out at noon

You can also book hourly private classes by appointment.

For bookings and inquiries, please contact us at:  discoverchentaichi@icloud.com

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Learn Chen Style Taichi in Your Hometown

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A Message from Dr. Bacher

Since 1969 I have dedicated my full time to the practice, study, and teaching of martial arts and natural health. My intention is to share the original principles and training methods of Chen style tai chi for health, healing, self defense, and long life.

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Interview with Dr. Bacher