of Tai Chi Chuan
Who we are
Academy was founded in the 1970s by Sam Yuen Chinn. The Cheng
Man-ch'ing 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 qigong 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 family.
Susan Franks: Susan started training Tai Chi Chuan
with Sam Yuen Chinn in 1977, learning both Cheng Man-ch'ing'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
Tuesday, 7:00-8:30 p.m. (Beginner Yang, Advanced,
taught by Sifu Susan Franks
First Unitarian Church of Dallas, 4015 Normandy Avenue, Dallas, Texas
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
Individual and small group private instruction can be scheduled by contacting Susan Franks directly.
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
If anyone has info about
activities or events, or pictures and suchlike
you would like on the site, email Walter at email@example.com, or
give Walter a call at 214.363.2400.