About Master Waysun Liao

Learn from the Last of a Legacy and Legend

The Unique Legacy

Welcome to the website and worldwide teaching headquarters of Master Waysun Liao. Master Liao is the only person remaining today who delivers the teachings and wisdom from centuries of Taoist masters who knew and passed down the true power and potential of Taichi and how to connect that energy to the power of Tao.

And now that legacy is available to everyone, from any and all walks of life! Whether you are a beginner, an advanced Taichi enthusiast, or a professional-level instructor, Master Waysun Liao’s teaching will enrich and empower your practice. No matter what Taichi style you’ve learned or study now, tips and tools from Master Waysun Liao will help you feel, flow and strengthen your Chi energy.

From the age of twelve, Master Waysun Liao studied with a wandering Taoist and in a Taoist temple until he became a full Taichi and Tao master. Considered one of the world’s foremost authorities on traditional Taoist wisdom and Chi arts, he is the founder and master of one of the oldest Taichi centers in North America, the Taichi Tao Center, which is located in Oak Park, Illinois. It remains Master Liao’s worldwide teaching headquarters and the only source for this direct and exclusive teaching in the entire world.

Master Waysun Liao is the last and only living Tao master today who carries and transmits the ancient oral traditions concerning the power of Tao, and exclusive critical practice methods for developing Chi power. That’s why so many other taichi instructors, learning centers, martial arts masters, spiritual teachers, and taichi group leaders around the world for years, and especially today, claim him as their master and call him “Grandmaster.” They see the unlimited potential within this wisdom and the amazing benefits in learning Taichi through Master Liao, and want to claim a part of that powerful legacy! The good news is that now everyone can, including you!

You Deserve to Learn From the Source

For years, Master Liao shared his wisdom with students across the world through books, DVDs, and seminars on Taichi and Tao teachings. More recently, a new online video channel sponsored by the Taichi Tao Center makes it possible for anyone in the world to become a student of Master Waysun Liao through streaming video instruction at Taichitao.tv. Our teaching materials are embraced and loved by a wide variety of Taichi groups in North America, South America, Central America, Europe, and Asia.

When you’re the home of the authentic source and living master who is the last and only living transmitter in a long tradition, there is a responsibility. Everyone in the world deserves to learn directly from that source so that they, too, can preserve and benefit from this unique treasure-trove of knowledge. In fact, the Taichi Tao Center and Taichitao.tv are the only places on earth bringing you the full authentic teachings directly from Master Waysun Liao and passed down for centuries in this very special lineage. We’re honored and proud to bring this unique and exclusive teaching to you so that you can learn first-hand, as we have done here at the Taichi Tao Center for close to fifty years!

“I began Tai Chi classes with Master Liao to regain my flexibility and range of motion. After just weeks, I felt much stronger. The added benefit was that I felt much less stress and more clear of spirit and mind.”

– Terry M., Investment Advisor

“Master Liao is a living legend. His books and DVDs gave a chart to me for sailing on uncharted waters. I never imagined that I would be able to learn such traditional and authentic Taichi here in the USA.”

-Norio M., National Sales Manager for Japanese Company

“The most important lesson for me in learning with Master Liao is that Chi is real and not a figment of my imagination, and it has a real effect on the human body. I am more than who or what I think I am."

– Reverend Walter D., Catholic Priest

“An incredible experience. Authentic and unparalleled."

– Dr. Juan B., Cardiothoracic Surgeon

“I have been training this system for 19 years now and it keeps giving. I couldn't of ever have imagined the positive impact it has on my daily life. I will be forever grateful for all the knowledge I have received."

– Michael B., Tempe, Arizona