Northwest Taijiquan and Qigong
The Vancouver Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong Studio
Sifu Brian Knack
Assistant Instructors: Bill, Sandy, Joel
Vancouver Health and Wellness Building
202 E. Mcloughlin Blvd., Vancouver, Washington, 98663
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Tuesday Morning 9-11 am
Tuesday Evening 5:30 - 7:30 pm
Thursday Morning 9-11 am (Class Cancelled Jan-Mar 2018)
Saturday Morning 10-12 am
I plan to attend these classes in 2018.
The facility is clean and attractive, and located in downtown Vancouver, near Main Street and Mcloughlin Blvd. An excellent peaceful atmosphere with many very accomplished and knowledgeable students. Good mature attitudes all around, and peaceful, polite, and friendly people.
Here are the kinds of Taijiquan and Qigong we have been learning and practicing at the Vancouver Studio (Dojo/Training Center) with Sifu Knack, and the assistant Instructors Sandy, Bill, Joel, and Camille along with four to eight other other students. I also use DVDs by Sifu Knack for home study. Curriculum:
Yang Style Taijiquan 24 Form
Yang Style Taijiquan 108 Long Form
Hunyuan Chen Taijiquan 24 Form
Eight Gates Warmup Yang Taijiquan
Hunyuan Qigiong, Primordial Qigong, Mixed Circles Qigong
Kuan Yin Sitting Qigong
Bagua Qigong: Liang Shen Pu
Eight Immortals Flute Form
Hun Yuan Taiji Stick and Qigong Ruler.
32 Sword Form
Chen Broadsword Form
About Sifu Bryan Knack Ph.D./Ma.Sc.D.
"Bryan Knack was inducted to the U.S.A. Martial Arts Hall of Fame as "Chinese Martial Arts Master of the Year" and "International Sifu of the Year."
"Sifu Bryan Knack began studying martial arts in the mid-70's, begining with the external martial arts of Goju-ryu (Okinawan karate) and Siu Lum Kung Fu in the 1980's. Then he turned his studies to Tai Chi and Qi Gong and had a training center in Portland, Oregon.
He returned to his hometown of Spokane to open his own studio, Northwest Tai Chi for Health in 2000. Sifu Knack returned to the Vancouver/Portland area in 2011 to be close to his family."