Instructor - Raymond Franklin Vaughn
Raymond F. Vaughn has devoted many years to practicing T'ai Chi Ch'uan. Adopting T'ai Chi as a way of life has allowed Raymond to overcome severe allergies and other physical ailments. Raymond resides in the D.C. area however he returns regularly for advanced training and to participate in the Sunday morning T'ai Chi exercise programs. As an instructor, he does exceptionally well with introducing new students to the basic forms and meditative techniques of T'ai Chi.
Instructor - George Jenkins
George Jenkins began practicing T'ai Chi in 2000 (at the age of 45) for health and meditation; which means you are never too old to learn something new and improve your health. He specializes in the Golden Treasures. He credits Master Heg and the work done at the RTCA with improving his health (e.g., lower weight, cholesterol, and PSA levels; reduced allergies). George works in the advertising/Internet web development industry and views T'ai Chi as his "edge" in the workplace for mental alertness and relaxation in a high-stress corporate job.
RTCA - Instructor Program
Our instructor program in T'ai Chi Ch'uan, Qigong, and the Golden Treasures is a rigorous learning opportunity of oneself and these ancient arts. It takes 5 years to complete basic training covering all exercise forms. Then an additional 3 years of intensive study of each T'ai Chi movement and its respective philosophy, totaling 8 years before receiving recognition from Master Heg in which case you will be certified to teach in the Classical Yang Style of T'ai Chi Ch'uan.
Feel free to contact us should you have specific questions about