Studio Classes*

Water Tiger School of T'ai Chi Ch'uan Studio Classes are held at:

Aikido at Suffolk Aikikai

2030 Route 112

Medford, NY USA

Water Tiger School of T'ai Chi Ch'uan Patchogue Long Island New York

Laoshi Laurince D. McElroy

Suffolk County, Long Island

New York USA


5:00 - 6:00 PM       Beginning and Intermediate T'ai Chi

6:15 - 6:45 PM       T'ai Chi as a Martial Art

7:00 - 8:00 PM       Advanced T'ai Chi


6:00 - 7:00 AM       Beginning and Intermediate T'ai Chi


7:15 - 8:15 PM       Beginning and Intermediate T'ai Chi

8:30 - 9:30 PM       Qigong


4:00 - 5:00 PM       T'ai Chi & Qigong for Older Adults


7:30 - 8:30 AM       Open Class

Please note that the kwoon may not currently be opened for all classes on the schedule.  Please contact for details.

The kwoon is an Aikido dojo and the floor is matted; no shoes are allowed on the training area and the mat can be an additional challenge for students with weakened lower body joints (hips, knees, and / or ankles) and / or major balance issues.


Studio Classes

 Single Class $20.00

 1 Class per week $70/month

 2 Classes per week $105/month

 Unlimited Classes $140/month

 Older Adults Class $60/month

 T’ai Chi Martial Aerobics $18/class or $60/month (When on schedule)


Tuition in Studio Classes, excluding T’ai Chi Martial Aerobics, will also include a $25 annual fee assessed after three months of participation.


 Private Lessons (One hour)

 1 Lesson $80

 10 Lessons $720

 20 Lessons $1,280


Please Note: Tuition and other payments by cash, check, or money order only (Pay to the Order of: Laurince McElroy). Water Tiger does not accept debit / credit cards, or any online / technology-driven payment methodologies.

* Class Schedules and Prices are subject to change without notice. Older Adults and T’ai Chi Martial Aerobics have their own tuition schedules and any tuition for studio classes does not include the seminar series, Tao After Dark, or other events.  The kwoon may not currently be opened for all classes on the schedule, as some of the classes will require booked students before activating.  Please contact for details.

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Please note that there will be changes to the schedule from Thursday, March 1 through Saturday, March 10. Feel free to check with McElroy Laoshi or visit our News & Events page for details.