The Society for Nanlaoshu is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving this ancient Chinese longevity practice. Through meditation and physical movement we pursue health and well-being. This dual cultivation allows us to return to a natural state of balance and harmony.

Fall class schedule

beginner classes
start in October


Brazilian song & rhythm

Encore series! Our latest event in the Taiji/Music series, where we explore how taiji and meditation connect with creativity and awareness, brings together 3 remarkable talents in the Brazilian Jazz scene.

Freddie Bryant (guitar), Liz Rosa (vocals) and Edson Café Da Silva (percussion/vocals) will explore the roots of Brazilian rhythms and fuse them with American jazz, creating a sophisticated, swinging Brazilian-jazz atmosphere.

RSVP here

New Taiji 1 Class


Wednesday, November 13
6:00 - 7:30 pm

An eight-week series, covering the fundamental Yi Jin Jing exercises and the beginning of the Neigong Taijiquan form. When this series concludes, it will be followed by Taiji 2 and Taiji 3.


Register here

Master Koo Anniversary Video

For our 30th anniversary celebration, Barbara Bordnick, long-time Nanlaoshu practitioner and Board member, was inspired to create this loving homage to our practice.

watch here