CK Chu Tai Chi

156 West 44th Street
New York City, NY
  • 212-221-6110
  • Times Square (400 ft) 42nd Street S
  • Times Square – 42nd Street (800 ft) IRT Br. – 7th Av
  • Times Square – 42nd Street (900 ft) BMT Broadway

CK Chu Tai Chi is located at 156 W. 44th St (Broadway and 6th Ave.) Times Square in New York City. This school was the center of his teaching, training, and writing for 41 years.

Founded by Grandmaster C.K. Chu in 1973, the school has taught thousands of students and trained many champions using the ancient Taoist methods of internal self-cultivation.

Hyland Harris began his studies with Master CK Chu, in the fall of 1992. He began extensively with Nei Kung and later moved on to Tai Chi, Push Hands fighting, Weapons, Eternal Spring Chi Kung, Taoist Philosophy and Taoist Meditation. Under Master Chu’s watchful eye, Hyland began intensive corrections and private study with Master Chu in Nei Kung, Long Form, Weapons and Meditation in 1999.

By Train: 

  • A, C or E Trains — Take the A, C or E to Port Authority; walk east to 7th Ave, north to 44th St and turn right. The school will be on your right;
  • 7 Train — Take the 7 to 42nd St; walk north on 7th Ave to 44th St and turn right. The school will be on your right;
  • S Train — Take the S to 42nd St; walk north on 7th Ave to 44th St and turn right. The school will be on your right.
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Infrastructure
Fighting room
  • 212-221-6110
Sport classes
Tai Chi Chuan & Chi Kung
  • 212-221-6110

Classes:

  • Core Curriculum — centers on four core disciplines: Eternal Spring Chi Kung™, the Tai Chi form, Nei Kung, and Meditation;
  • Tai Chi Chuan;
  • Nei Kung — is an internal system of Chi Kung, employing slow, deep breathing and requiring a relaxed physical stance and mental attitude;
  • Meditation;
  • Eternal Spring Chi Kung™ (Eternal Spring) — It is a healing exercise program and health maintenance system created by Grandmaster C. K. Chu. It includes aspects of Tai Chi, Nei Kung, and meditation.

Instructors:

  • Benjamin Ho — He began his education and practice of Chu Tai Chi in July of 2001. Tai Chi Chuan is the only martial arts Benjamin has ever studied. His favorite memory at the school was when he was asked by the late Grandmaster C.K. Chu to begin Apprenticeship Teaching in March of 2004;
  • Alex Kamlet — He had the privilege of learning Tai Chi and Nei Kung with Master C.K Chu since July, 1988. From 1996 to 1998 he was an assistant teacher. In 1998 Alex Kamlet started teaching classes independently. In April 2004 Alex received a Letter of Certification signed by the Master C.K Chu, to teach the disciplines of Tai Chi Chuan, Nei Kung, and Eternal Spring Chi Kung;
  • Grace Kim — She has been a student at CK Chu Tai Chi since 2005. Over the last 9 years, she has cultivated her internal martial arts training with a foundation built on tai chi, nei kung, and meditation. She is an occupational therapist at Weill Cornell Medical Center in the stroke rehabilitation research program and is currently a PhD candidate in the Occupational Therapy department at New York University;
  • Valerie LoGuidice — Started as a student in 2008. Was introduced to the school through the wonderful free classes offered at Bryant Park. After assisting at the park and the morning classes at the studio, she received certification as an Eternal Spring Instructor in 2013. She also received certification as a Medical Qigong Practitioner in 2013;
  • Steve Miller — He has been studying Tai Chi since 1987, and began assisting Master Chu in 1994. In 2011, He retired from a 30+ year career in Telecommunications, and currently spend a majority of my time teaching and practicing Tai Chi.
Sport class for
  • boys
  • girls
  • young men
  • young women
  • men
  • women
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