Lesson 3: Tai Chi Form & Positions

Watch Our Third Free Online Tai Chi Class

Learn Beginner Tai Chi Forms & Positions

Tai Chis is a wonderful martial arts practice for people of all ages and fitness levels. If you’re looking to start a Tai Chi practice, you’re in the right place! Our three free introductory video lessons are a great way to get a taste for Tai Chi, however, in order to feel the benefits of this martial arts, you’ll need to develop a consistent practice. If you’re ready to commit to your practice, sign up for online classes at Portland Tai Chi Academy today! 


In this lesson, you will learn a few basic Tai Chi forms that can be performed in 5-6 minutes.

If you missed our first two free Tai Chi online classes, check them out today! If you enjoyed the series, continue your practice by signing up for Portland Tai Chi Academy lessons. 

Benefits of Tai Chi

If you’re new to Tai Chi, you may be surprised at the benefits that come with regular practice! Here are a few common benefits:

  • Reduced stress levels
  • Improved mood
  • Increased energy & stamina
  • Improved overall health (weight, flexibility & movement, )
  • Build deeper levels of peace

Wondering if Tai Chi is right for you? Everyone can do Tai Chi, from teens to seniors! It is low impact and puts minimal stress on your muscles and joints, making it safe for all ages and fitness levels. Sifu Jeff has intricately created Tai Chi and Qigong lessons from his [36+] years of experience. Grow your skills and knowledge through becoming one of his students!

Man practicing Tai Chi
“Portland Tai Chi Academy is an outstanding martial arts studio with instructors who not only care about your development as a martial artist but also about you as a person. The staff is professional, experienced, skilled, and patient. Age, skill level, and gender do not matter as classes are structured in such a way that beginners to experienced martial artists are challenged. By joining PTCA you will be pushed physically and mentally, but also well supported in your growth. I won't train anywhere else. ”
- Suzanne W.
“I've trained at Portland Tai Chi Academy with Sifu Jeff for about 10 years now. I'm still learning! At this point I am what many would consider a skilled teacher and practitioner of several of the disciplines taught at the academy. I love that I haven't even begun to tap the well of knowledge and that the training is truly a lifetime of development.”
-Russell H.
“This school is an amazingly comfortable place to be. Students are respected, their limitations are honored and the experience is one of persistent good humor and acceptance. The teachers are highly skilled in martial arts and in teaching, as well as being relaxed and patient. All ages and physical capabilities are made welcome and kindness is the rule.”
“I've been training here with Sifu Jeff for over 10 years now, and I'm always looking forward to my next session. Sifu's passion for martial arts seems to attract students that are serious about learning. Being surrounded by like-minded enthusiasts has allowed me to feel supported and really grow with my art.”
- William J

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“My stress level is down.. I’ve lost nine pounds [in less than 2 months]… I enjoy it!”

-Becca, A happy new member of our Qigong and Tai Chi community