Ottawa Taichi Chuan Association


The Ottawa Taichi Chuan Association (OTCA) established in 1985 is a nonprofit organization dedicated in promoting health and wellness in the Ottawa region through Tai Chi and Qigong exercises, demonstrations, workshops and classes. 

The OTCA has participated in numerous Ottawa community events through the years such as the Ottawa Dragon Boat Festival, the Asian Heritage Month, the Music and Beyond Festival, the "Community Sports Day" Nepean Museum and Chinese cultural events.

The OTCA classes run September to May on Saturdays from 9:30AM to 11:30AM at Ottawa’s Adult High School located at 300 Rochester Street, Ottawa. The OTCA also holds summer practice from June to August on Saturdays from 9:30AM to 11:30AM at Dow’s Lake (Commissioners Park).

Classes presently offered:
Yang style 85 traditional form and 24 simplified form
Wu style 16 form and Push Hands
Sun style
Chen Practical Method Yilu form
Chen style Small form
Qigong exercises

Past classes offered:
Wu style 37 form and 83 form
Chen style 56 competition form
Tai Chi Fan Sunset Beauty form
Yang style Taichi Sword 32 form