Class Information

The cost of the 12 week program is $140.00 for 12 weeks. A $126.00 discount rate is offered for those with MD prescription, members of GO ASHEVILLE, Members of First Baptist Church, Staff / Volunteers at Mission Hospital

The North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy awards 12 points of continuing education credit for physical therapists and PTA’s who successfully complete the Level I course taught by Anne Plyler (11-12:00, 2:30-3:30 at Homewood Event Center, or 7:30-8:30 @ First Baptist); see their web site for details: continuing competence activity code #0472010C

First Baptist Church
Classes meet 1 hour per week for 12 weeks
4:30-5:30 -Level 1 Tai Chi for Arthritis
7:30-8:30 -Level 1 & Level 2 Tai Chi for Arthritis

Meet in the Sherman Center. Enter from the Charlotte Street Parking lot into the atrium and follow signs (classroom is on the same level as you enter). This meeting space provides generous parking, handicapped spaces, barrier free access and an open, comfortable practice space with plenty of chairs for those who need them. Payment for entire series due at first class.  Make checks out to First Baptist Church.

Homewood Event Center
Classes meet 1 hour per week for 12 weeks
11:00-12:00 – Level 1   Tai Chi for Arthritis
12:00-1:00 – Level 2 Tai Chi for Arthritis
2:30-3:30 – Level 1   Tai Chi for Arthritis
4:00 -5:00* – Advanced Tai Chi for Health  

*This class includes TCA Level 1 & 2 in greater depth, plus Qigong and introductions to Tai Chi for Beginners (Yang Style) and Tai Chi for Diabetes ( Yang & Sun Style) and Tai Chi for Energy programs on a rotational basis. (prerequisite for this advanced class is completion of Level 1 & Level 2 TCA)

Generous parking is available on the street in front of the building and ramp access on left side of building. Handicapped spaces available behind the building with an elevator to the 2nd floor. Payment for entire series due at first class. Checks for classes at Homewood Event Center are made out to WNC Tai Chi Arthritis.

Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church
Classes meet 1 hour per week for 12 weeks
Mondays 10:45-11:45 AM starting 9/14/2015- 11/16/15 Level 1 Tai Chi Arthritis –
Anne & Bob Plyler instructors


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.

To join any class series please register on-line. Classes fill quickly so early registration on this web site is advised. Payment is expected at the first class.

Students accepted into the Level II classes need to have completed a Level I class. Level II teaches 9 additional new TCA movements in different directions.

View the Level I & Level II Tai Chi for Arthritis forms.

View a free Tai Chi for Arthritis Lesson by Dr. Paul Lam, co creator of the Tai Chi for Arthritis Program.  The video provides a good overview of our program and the difference between our program and other styles.  This is the format we use in teaching our classes.