Private Course

Tai Chi & Qi Gong Courses in Bali

Private Course 1-to-1 with Dave West in the peaceful rice fields of Tanah Lot Beginner to Advanced Level

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20 Hours Private Course

The Tai Chi Bali curriculum offers 12 Private Courses based on internationally recognized health meditation exercise and mind-body fitness. Whether you are interested in certification for teacher training, or simply want to deepen your understanding of Tai Chi or Qi Gong, our Private Courses offer a sensible and well-structured approach to learning, which leads to safe and effective practice.

Private Courses take place from Monday to Friday between 10am-1pm and can be modified for different levels of health and experience. You can have 1 or 2 people for the price listed, but you need to bring your own friend to accompany you. Accommodation not included. Send us an email with the dates you want your Private Course. Contact us

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  • Course 1 Qi Gong Foundation Course – Beginner Level (no requirements) 20 Hours / 5 days – USD650
  • Course 2 Tai Chi Foundation Course – Beginner Level (no requirements) 20 Hours / 5 days – USD650
  • Course 3 Tai Chi 24 Hand Form Part I (Form 1-12) – Intermediate Level (requirements Course 1-2) 20 Hours / 5 days – USD650
  • Course 4 Tai Chi 24 Hand Form Part II (Form 13-24) – Intermediate Level (requirements Course 1-3) 20 Hours / 5 days – USD650
  • Course 5 Tai Chi Pushing Hands Course – Intermediate Level (requirements Course 1-4) 20 Hours / 5 days – USD650
  • * Course 6 * Tai Chi Teacher Training 20 Hours Certification – Advanced Level (requirements Course 1-5) 20 Hours / 5 days – USD650
  • * Course 7 * Tai Chi Teacher Training 200 Hours Certification – Advanced Level (requirements 2 years) 200 Hours / 6 weeks – USD3800
  • * Course 8 * Tai Chi Advanced Teacher Training 100 Hours Certification (requirements Course 7) 100 Hours / 3 weeks – USD1900
  • Course 9 Tai Chi Sword Foundation Course – Intermediate Level (requirements Course 1-5) 20 Hours / 5 days – USD650
  • Course 10 Tai Chi 32 Sword Form Course – Advanced Level (requirements Course 9) 60 Hours / 3 weeks – USD1900
  • Course 11 Tai Chi Traditional Yang 85 Hand Form Course – Advanced Level (requirements Course 1-5) 80 Hours / 4 weeks – USD2500
  • Course 12 Tai Chi Traditional Yang 54 Sword Form Course – Advanced Level (requirements Course 9-10) 80 Hours / 4 weeks – USD2500

Course 1

Qi Gong Foundation Course

20 Hours Private Course USD650

Beginner Level – Qi Gong For Health

  • 20 Hours Private Classes + pdf & video
  • Qi Gong Theory & Tao Philosophy
  • 3 Principles of Yin & Yang
  • 5 Regulators of Qi Gong
  • 5 Fundamentals of Qi Gong
  • 5 Organs Warm-up Exercise
  • 5 Animals Exercise
  • 8 Pieces of Brocade Exercise
  • Dan Tien Breathing Meditation
  • Small Circulation Meditation
  • 6 Healing Sounds Meditation
  • One with Nature Meditation
  • Intro to Qi Massage
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Course 2

Tai Chi Chuan Foundation Course

20 Hours Private Course USD650

Beginner Level – Yang Style Tai Chi For Health

  • 20 Hours Private Classes + pdf & video
  • Tai Chi Theory & Tao Philosophy
  • 3 Principles of Yin & Yang
  • 10 Principles of Yang Style Tai Chi
  • Body Alignment & Relaxation
  • 12 Joints Warm-up Exercise
  • 4 Core Movements of Yang Style Tai Chi
  • 13 Original Movements of Tai Chi
  • Dan Tien Breathing Meditation
  • Walking Meditation
  • Grand Circulation Meditation
  • One with Nature Meditation
  • Intro to Pushing Hands
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Course 3

Tai Chi Chuan 24 Form Part I

20 Hours Private Course USD650

Intermediate Level – Yang Style 24 Hand Form 1-12

  • Requirements – Course 1 to 2
  • 20 Hours Private Classes + pdf & video
  • Tai Chi Theory & Tao Philosophy
  • Tai Chi Warm-ups
  • Tai Chi Walking Meditation
  • 1. Opening
  • 2. Part The Horse’s Mane
  • 3. White Crane Spreads Wings
  • 4. Brush Knee & Push
  • 5. Play The Lute
  • 6. Retreat & Repulse Monkey
  • 7. Grasp the Bird’s Tail Left
  • 8. Grasp the Bird’s Tail Right
  • 9. Single Whip
  • 10. Wave Hands Like Clouds
  • 11.Single Whip
  • 12. Pat The High Horse
  • Martial Application
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Course 4

Tai Chi Chuan 24 Form Part II

20 Hours Private Course USD650

Intermediate Level – Yang Style 24 Hand Form 13-24

  • Requirements – Course 1 to 3
  • 20 Hours Private Classes + pdf & video
  • Tai Chi Theory & Tao Philosophy
  • Tai Chi Warm-ups
  • Tai Chi Walking Meditation
  • 13. Heel Kick Left
  • 14. Double Punch To The Ears
  • 15. Heel Kick Right
  • 16. Snake Creeps Down & Golden Pheasant Left
  • 17. Snake Creeps Down & Golden Pheasant Right
  • 18. Fair Lady Works The Shuttle
  • 19. Pick Up Needle From Sea Bottom
  • 20. Fan Through The Back
  • 21. Turn, Parry, Block & Punch
  • 22. Apparent Closing
  • 23. Cross Hands
  • 24. Closing
  • Martial Application
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Course 5

Tai Chi Chuan Pushing Hands

20 Hours Private Course USD650

Intermediate Level – Yang Style Partner Exercises

  • Requirements – Courses 1 to 4
  • 20 Hours Private Classes + pdf & video
  • Yang Style Tai Chi Pushing Hands
  • 8 Principles of Pushing Hands
  • 8 Internal Skills
  • 8 Jin Patterns
  • Force Concepts
  • Strategic Concepts
  • Timing Concepts
  • Fixed Step & Moving Step
  • Single Arm & Double Arm Circles
  • Small Roll Back – Xiao Lu (Four Square)
  • Big Roll Back – Da Lu (Four Corners)
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Course 6

20 Hours Tai Chi Teacher Training Certification

20 Hours Private Course USD650

Advanced Level – Tai Chi Teacher Certification

  • Requirements – Courses 1 to 5
  • 20 Hours Private Classes + pdf & video
  • Yang Family Tai Chi History & Philosophy
  • Instructor’s Code & Tao of Teaching
  • Safe & Effective Teaching Methods
  • 5 Directives of Teaching Yang Style
  • 6 Points of Teaching Yang Style
  • 12 Guidelines of Teaching Yang Style
  • The Art of Teaching the 24 Forms
  • 24 Forms Martial Application
  • Reading List
  • Written Assignment
  • Practical Exam
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Course 7

200 Hours Tai Chi Teacher Training Certification

6 Weeks Private Course USD3800

Advanced Level – Tai Chi Teacher Certification

  • Requirements – Minimum 2 years experience
  • 6-in-1 Complete Teacher Training Course
  • 120 Hours Private Classes + pdf & video
  • 40 Hours Solo Training after class (1hr/day)
  • 40 Hours Reading List & Written Assignment
  • Course 1 – 20hrs Qi Gong Foundation
  • Course 2 – 20hrs Tai Chi Foundation
  • Course 3 – 20hrs Tai Chi 24 Forms 1-12
  • Course 4 – 20hrs Tai Chi 24 Forms 13-24
  • Course 5 – 20hrs Tai Chi Pushing Hands
  • Course 6 – 20hrs Tai Chi Teacher Training
  • Practical Exam
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Course 8

100 Hours Advanced Tai Chi Teacher Certification

3 Weeks Private Course USD1900

Advanced Level – Advanced Teacher Certification

  • Requirements – Courses 7
  • 60 Hours Private Classes + pdf & video
  • 20 Hours Solo Training after class (1hr/day)
  • 20 Hours Reading List & Written Assignment
  • 3 Great Teachings of China
  • Meditations on the Tao Te Ching
  • Essential Points from the Tai Chi Classics
  • Wu Xing – 5 Elements/5 Foot Techniques
  • Pa Kua – 8 Energies/8 Hand Techniques
  • Advanced Nei Gong
  • Advanced Pushing Hands
  • Advanced Teaching Methods
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Course 9

Tai Chi Sword Foundation Course

20 Hours Private Course USD650

Intermediate Level – Yang Style 13 Sword Forms

  • Requirements – Courses 1 to 5
  • 20 Hours Private Classes + pdf & video
  • Sword Theory & Tao Philosophy
  • Sword Etiquette & Ethics
  • Sword Hand Grips & Secret Sword
  • Sword Warm-ups
  • Sword Qi Gong
  • Sword Fundamental Exercises
  • Yang Style Tai Chi 13 Sword Techniques
  • Yang Style Tai Chi 13 Sword Form
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Course 10

Tai Chi Sword 32 Form Course

3 Weeks Private Course USD1900

Advanced Level – Yang Style 32 Sword Forms

  • Requirements – Course 9
  • 60 Hours Private Classes + pdf & video
  • The Way of the Sword
  • Energy Meditation & Extension
  • Section I
  • Section II
  • Section III
  • Section IV
  • Martial Application
  • Partner Exercises
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Course 11

Tai Chi Traditional Yang 85 Hand Form

4 Weeks Private Course USD2500

Advanced Level – Yang Style 85 Hand Forms

  • Requirements – Courses 1 to 5
  • 80 Hours Private Classes + pdf & video
  • Section I
  • Section II
  • Section III
  • Section IV
  • Martial Application
  • Partner Exercises
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Course 12

Tai Chi Traditional Yang 54 Sword Form

4 Weeks Private Course USD2500

Advanced Level – Yang Style 54 Sword Forms

  • Requirements – Course 9 & 10
  • 80 Hours Private Classes + pdf & video
  • Section I
  • Section II
  • Section III
  • Section IV
  • Martial Application
  • Partner Exercises
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