Dallas Academy of Tai Chi Chuan
Who we are
The Academy was founded in the 1970s by Sam Yuen Chinn. The Cheng
Man Chin short Yang form, Yang Sword form, Yang Cane form, and Traditional Long Wu form are taught. Martial
applications, push hands and advanced study are also available. The
school focuses on internal development through qi gong practice, stance
training and forms study.
Classes are taught by Sifu Susan Franks. Camaraderie
and social gatherings are at the root of our practice. Come join our
Susan Franks : Susan started training Tai Chi Chuan with Sam
Yuen Chinn in 1977, learning both Cheng Man Ching's Yang-style Short
Form and the Wu Form. Susan continued as an instructor for Sam Yuen
Chinn in 1979. She has studied with both her grand masters, William
C.C. Chen and Edwin Yee, in New York. Susan has participated in six
national competitions and has earned thirteen national titles with eleven
gold and two silver medals.
Senior students Walter Hofheinz and Chuck Goulding assist with instruction.
Tuesday, 7:00-8:30 p.m. (Beginner Yang, Advanced, applications)
taught by Sifu Susan Franks
First Unitarian Church of Dallas, 4015 Normandy Avenue, Dallas, Texas 75205
Introductory material is taught on a repeating six week cycle, but you are welcome to begin at any time.
Cost: $15 per month/$5 drop-in
Telephone: call Susan Franks at 214.533.1243 or Walter Wm. Hofheinz at 214.363.2400
Email: Susan Franks or Walter Wm. Hofheinz
Rules and Forms
Here are the pictures of the tai chi play day on April 29, 2001 in North Richland
Walter's pictures (smaller format)
Walter's pictures (larger format)
If anyone has info about activities or events, or pictures and suchlike
you would like on the site, email Walter at firstname.lastname@example.org, or give
me a call at 214.363.2400.