Class Bundle for Wednesday & Thursday Classes

Monthly option for training in multiple classes per week

This is the enrollment page for students who wish to attend classes online via zoom 2 times per week on Wednesdays & Thursdays.  This page includes all bundled pricing options.

To enroll please select from the tuition options below.  You can enroll for a monthly subscription or single month only.  Once enrolled, these courses will become a part of your student dashboard and you will be able to attend each course on the date & time specified.

Inside the course portal for each class you will see lessons set up for all dates until the end of the year.  On the day of the class, you will simply select that day's class to join us on Zoom.

These classes are live broadcasts from our in person classes -- so in person and online students will be learning simultaneously.

Please note that your subscription will be active from the day that you purchase.  Monthly subscriptions will charge your account each month from the same date of sign up.  Single Month purchase allows you to access the course portal for 30 days and attend all classes within that timeframe. Please factor this in when you are deciding which classes to attend.

Tuition options

Set up a subscription, or pay a la carte


Sifu Frank J. Paolillo

Founder & Master Instructor

Sifu Frank J. Paolillo is the Founder and Master Instructor of the Tao Institute. With over fifty years of daily dedication and study in the martial arts, Sifu Paolillo brings a wealth of knowledge and depth of experience to his teaching and creative martial art work. Sifu’s focus is on cultivating the Tao as a way of life through internal martial arts, meditation, and qigong, and imparts to his students a true transmission of Tao through the training of form and formless.

Mela Carreira

Assistant Instructor

Mela is a dedicated student and assistant instructor to Sifu Paolillo. A martial arts practitioner since 2001, Mela was called to the internal arts and Asheville area in 2011, where she first began training at Tao Institute. Over the course of her training, Mela has come to understand, live by and deeply respect the philosophies of the martial arts and Tao in every day life. Mela teaches the entry level classes at Tao Institute and is a main assistant under the direct supervision of Sifu Paolillo in classes throughout the curriculum.