Become a Member of the Tai Chi Foundation

The Benefits of Membership

You can attend TCF online classes either free or at special member-only rates 

  • ‘Time in the Art’ is a series of programs presented by Senior Teachers on the topics of principles & excellences.  Each event runs on the 3rd Monday of the month and typically costs $20/program.  With membership, you can attend these events for free and access our library of over 75 recorded programs.  This is a savings of at least $200/year.
  • We offer a reduced member rate for TCF programs such as the Seasonal Workshops, which are also available as a recording after the program runs.
  • Receive a 5% discount on all purchases in the Teachable course library of tai chi basics, 8-Ways of Tai Chi Chuan, and more


You have access to members-only content 

  • You will get access to additional pages on our website, exclusive to members, and can receive members-only blog posts, advance notice of upcoming events, and more.


You directly support TCF’s mission to disseminate Tai Chi more widely

  • Your contributions help TCF to fund the development and delivery of new trainings, and to support TCF affiliated schools making Tai Chi teaching more widely available worldwide.

How to Become a Member

You can join online right now or download a printable membership application and mail it to TCF

  • If you’re joining online right nowclick here to fill out the application form and submit it with your online payment. Be sure to click on your choice of dues payment period: annually, quarterly, or monthly.  Then push “Join Now,” and you’re done.
  • If you’re joining by mailclick here to print out the form, fill it in, and mail it back to us with a check for your annual dues made payable to “Tai Chi Foundation, Inc.”

The standard cost of membership is $120US, but TCF encourages new members by reducing your first year’s membership fee to $60US (it will convert to $120 on renewal).

TCF also reduces the renewal fee to $60 for a small number of ‘Limited Income’ Apprentices (Teachers) who have applied for financial support and had this approved by the TCF Board.

Welcome and thanks for your support!

Membership is 365-days, starting from your annual payment or your first quarterly/monthly payment.
TCF cares about your financial identity-security. We do not store your credit card information. Nor do we share or sell our membership list to third parties.

If you prefer to pay by check (annual dues only) please send your payment in US dollars, payable to Tai Chi Foundation, Inc., to:
Tai Chi Foundation
PO Box 575
New York, NY 10018

The Tai Chi Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Dues are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Please check with your tax preparer before you itemize your dues payments.