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We have been diligently and lovingly practicing Yang style T'ai Chi Ch'uan for over 20 years for Jan and 30 years for John.  This beautiful and unfathomably deep art has profoundly impacted us in all dimensions of our lives: in keeping us physically healthy, in dealing with stresses of life, and in helping us grow spiritually.  


If you have any questions or comments, please give us a call or email us.  We would love to share our understanding and experience of this practice with you. 
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Jan Osterneck and John Rivera 


What is T'ai Chi Ch'uan?

T'ai Chi Ch'uan is an ancient martial arts system for health and self-defense, which promotes spiritual, mental, and physical well-being.  

The forms are often practiced in slow, gentle, flowing and relaxed manner.  

Health Benefits

T'ai Chi is beneficial on the physical, emotional and energetic levels.

Numerous medical research funded or cited by major institutions indicate the Practice has tangible healh benefits for: lowering of blood pressure, reduction of heart disease, enhancement of balance and flexibility, increased mental health, improvement of joints and overall improvement of health.    

Types of Practice

60 Step Yang Short Form

132 Step Yang Long Form

Sword Form

Push Hands

Chi Gong 





    Sifu Jan Osterneck
     Sifu John Rivera


John and Jan

May I express my deep thanks for such a complete training last night. You both wear the Sufu mantle so gently. Your style and ease is much appreciated


Stephen B.

Feb 2016


John and Jan

Since I have been with you both practicing Tai Chi I have an awareness now of my spiritual life while being aligned with my body, keeping both as one in focus. Thanks you two and good Job!


Mark P.

June 2016



Mahalo to you both for your commitment, discipline, and generosity of spirit. You have helped me find my true strength. You have shown me how to discover and nurture the best of who I am. Your love of T'ai Chi is now a love of mine.  

Nani Pamela, Senior Student Kula Dojo

Spring 2016

Heartfelt Gratitude to Sifu Jan and Sifu John for their teachings and sharing of their decades of practice, always with enthusiam, joy and full attention.  Tai Chi and its principles have become an integral part of my daily life and has greatly enhanced my spiritual practice and sense of well being.  

Yo K.

June 2016


Great Grand Master Cheng Man-Ching
Grand Master 
William CC Chen
Luis Molera
Ron Perfetti


For any questions, please contact Jan Osterneck or John Rivera by phone or by e-mail, using the form below.








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