Original Tai Chi Fundamentals® Program

If you’re a beginner seeking a simplified approach to learning tai chi basics, this Yang Style lineage program is designed for you. Whether you are in your 20s or your 70s, an athlete or a couch potato, in peak form or dealing with painful and limiting health conditions, you can enjoy the benefits of Tai Chi Fundamentals® for many years to come. To get started, find an instructor  in your area, take a training course, or buy the book and DVD. If you are a licensed Health Professional, you can apply this program therapeutically and document for  Medicare and other insurance reimbursement.


An important study of the basic taiji and teaching methods that will enhance an advanced student’s or teacher’s appreciation of the form”
Journal of Asian Martial Arts

“Tricia Yu’s program is the simplest and easiest to learn. It is a unique exercise suitable for all ages..”
William C.C. Chen, Grand Master, Tai Chi Ch’uan

“This is a work that gets to the root of tai chi. It will be of value to anyone who practices or is ready to fall in love with this wonderful art.”
— Kenneth S. Cohen, MA, Qigong Master

Tai Chi Fundamentals® Program Introduction

Begin by learning the program’s Basic Moves AKA Movement Patterns. They help prepare you for doing Tai Chi and benefit posture, coordination, centering and balance. Once you are comfortable with Basic Moves, start learning the form. As you progress in the program, the movements become more complex, building on what you have learned before. Start now and enjoy its benefits for a lifetime.

Take a class in your area, join a workshop, buy the book and DVD.

Basic Moves

Tai Chi Fundamentals® Form Demonstration

If you’re a beginner seeking a systematic, simplified approach to learning Tai Chi basics, this Tai Chi Fundamentals® DVD is designed for you.

Tai Chi Fundamentals® for Mastering Tai Chi Basics DVD Overview