Class Information

7 week Summer Bridge Tai Chi for Arthritis Program

Mondays 2:00-3:00 at 15 Spring Cove Terrace is for new and returning participants who want an introduction or review of Tai Chi Arthritis Level 1. This will be a small group class – register early to secure your space.

10 Week Tai Chi Programs 

Classes offered on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

Abernethy Methodist Church
Tuesdays: 2:00-3:00 Tai Chi for Arthritis Level 1 – Anne & Bob Plyler Instructors   

Country Club of Asheville (members only)  

Mondays: 11:00-12:00 Tai Chi for Arthritis Level 1 – Anne & Bob Plyler Instructors   

First Baptist Church: 5 Oak St. & I -240
Wednesdays 4:30-5:30 PM   Tai Chi Arthritis Level 1 & 2 Bob & Anne Plyler, Instructor
Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 PM   Tai Chi Arthritis Level 1 Dennis Hagarty Instructor

Homewood Event Center: 19 Zillicoa St.  in the Montford Historic District

Mondays: 2:00-3:00 Tai Chi for Arthritis Level 1 –  Anne & Bob Plyler, Instructors
Tuesdays: 10:30-11:30 Tai Chi for Energy 1- Linda Schlensker, Instructor
Tuesdays: 11:30-12:30 Introduction to Yang Tai Chi – Linda Schlensker, Instructor
Wednesdays 12:00-1:00 PM Tai Chi Arthritis Level 2 (prerequisite is completion of Level 1 TCA) Bob & Anne Plyler Instructor
Wednesdays 1:00 -2:00  Yang 24 Form Level 2 – Linda Schlensker 
– Instructor
Wednesdays 2:00-3:00 PM – Tai Chi Arthritis Level 2   – Bob & Anne Plyler,  Instructors
Wednesdays 3:00-4:00 PM* – Advanced Tai Chi for Health – Anne Plyler  


Common Benefits of Tai Chi

– Better balance and coordination
– Builds muscle strength & stamina
– Improves posture & biomechanics
– Fall Prevention
– Improves circulation
– Enhances Immune System
– Promotes flexibility
– Improves stress management



The bridge program is $100.00.  This are offered once in the summer and once Nov-Dec.

The cost of each 10 week program is $140.00. Payment is expected at the first class by cash or check. Make checks to WNC Tai Chi for Health

$126.00 discount rate is offered for those with MD or physical therapist prescriptions, members of Abernethy Methodist Church, First Baptist Church.

Returning students who have completed one 10 week series of classes come for the price of $120.00 for their next 10 week series.

Returning students who bring a new member to register for classes come for $70.00

Returning students who would like to take two classes during the same 10 week period get a 75% discount:  2 classes for $180.00

Members of Asheville Country Club see Jessica English at the club for details.

In severe weather class may be canceled according to the AB Tech School Schedule If bad weather seems likely, please check AB Tech’s web site. If their classes are called off, ours will be too. An opportunity for making up weather scrubbed classes is available by extending the class series. Cancellations will also be posted on our Facebook page.