Class Schedule

9:00am - 10:00am
Beginning Chen Style Taichi Silk Reeling & 18 Forms (starts Jan. 8, 2023)
10:00am - 11:15am
Intermediate: Chen Style Taichi 18 Forms, Old Frame 1 & 2
6:00pm - 7:15pm/7:30pm
Advanced: Chen Style Taichi 18 Forms, Old Frame 1 & 2, New Frame, Fan, Push-hands, Broadsword, Sword, Double Broadswords
7:30pm - 8:45pm
Intermediate: Chen Style Taichi 18 Forms & Old Frame 1
8:30am - 9:30am
9:30am - 10:30am
Private lessons, by appointment only
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Beginning Yang Style Taichi 24 Forms for Beginners (starts Jul. 8, 2022)
8:45am - 10:00am
Intermediate: Yang Style Taichi 24 Forms, 85 Forms, & 32 Sword Forms
10:00am - 11:15/11:30am
Advanced: Yang Style Taichi 24, 85 Forms, Sword & Push Hands
Note: all classes held at Mercer Island unless otherwise noted. All classes taught by Master YiJiao Hong otherwise noted

Private Seminars

Interested in Taichi seminars for a corporation, academic institution, or community center? Please email Master YiJiao Hong at

New Beginners Classes for 2022-2023

Yang Style Taichi 24 Forms for Beginners

Friday 7:30pm-8:30pm (starting Jul. 8, 2022)
Master Yijiao Hong
$280 (10 weeks — includes $60 t-shirt and registration fee)

Chen Style Taichi Silk Reeling & 18 Forms for Beginners

Sunday 9:00am - 10:00am (starting Jan. 8, 2023)
Master Yijiao Hong
$280 (10 weeks — includes $60 t-shirt and registration fee)

Welcome to Yijiao Hong's taichi class! Begin a lifelong journey of destressing through correct body posture, authentic Taichi moves, and slow, even and deeper breaths to a calm mind and better health. Have fun with Chinese cultural experiences too! Master Hong will give in-depth, step-by-step instruction on authentic Yang and Chen Taichi movements and Qigong warm-ups from Traditional Chinese Medicine, using the latest in physical learning science. Master Hong will also talk about how Taichi originated from ancient Chinese philosophy, Chinese medicine and Qigong. The beginning class will emphasize the skills of self-centering, body relaxation, and slow breathing while practicing form movements. You can expect increased flexibility, leg strength, coordination, and balance, as well as learning to be relaxed in an energetic way.

Taichi is an ideal aerobic exercise for life time. Do you know that practicing Taichi maintains spine health and increases bone density? It is beneficial to the cardio-vascular, respiratory, and nervous systems, digestive system, balance and also improves circulation of Chi. Master Hong's long-term Taichi students report that practicing Taichi helps alleviate hypertension, asthma, knee pain, and stress, while also improving mental, body strength and overall happiness.

Quarter Schedule

CWTA operates on a quarterly schedule, each quarter lasting 10-12 weeks.


  • 2nd quarter: April 17 - June 25 (10 weeeks + March 2 weeks).
  • 3rd quarter: July 5 - September 11 (10 weeeks).
  • 4th quarter: October 4 - December 18 (10 weeks)
    No classes Thanksgiving week November 20 - 26


  • 1st quarter: January 2 - March 19 (10 weeks)
    No classes February 20 - 26
  • 2nd quarter: April 3 - June 18 (10 weeks)
    No classes April 10-16
  • 3rd quarter: July 3 - September 10 (10 weeeks).
  • 4th quarter: October 2 - December 17 (10 weeks)
    No classes Thanksgiving week November 19-25

Registration & Payment

If you are new, submit a registration form to register now! Add $60 for uniform and registration fee.

Payment is due before the end of the previous quarter. Payments received after the due date are subject to a $30 late fee.

Please make checks payable to CWTA LLC.

Please note: no refund / mininum one quarter commitment

Makeup Policy

Sometimes students will miss one or more classes due to an out of town trip, sickness etc. Students can make up classes by attending any similar class that occurs on another day. Please check with instructor to see what classes are available to use as make up classes. Also, instructors are available 10 minutes Before and after class to work with you on the new movements when you return to class.


Private Lessons

Private Lessons - by Appointment Only

Level/Type Instructor(s) Rate (Per Person)
Beginning/Intermediate Level Chen Style Taichi Instructor Larry Fung or Instructor Yuxi Hong $75/50 minutes
Advanced Level/Special Needs Yang or Chen Style Taichi Master Yijiao Hong $75/30 minutes

Headquartered in
Mercer Island

2827 80th Ave SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040