Tuesday, April 24, 2012

TAI CHI AROUND THE WORLD!



Top of the World

*World Tai Chi and Qigong Day and World Healing Day is Celebrated the Last Saturday in April.  At 10 AM in your time zone, people all around the world join hands and hearts globally to celebrate Tai Chi.  Small and large gatherings plus people practicing on their own in their favorite settings, all contribute to the warm hearted feelings of better health, range of motion, longevity and uplift of spirit and community that is the essence of Tai Chi Energy!  World Tai Chi and Qigong Day is created by Bill Douglas


Tai Chi experts project humility and enthusiasm, knowledge and empathy. 
"Tai Chi is free of competition and judgement.  All one energy in Tai Chi," Gu, Jiong my instructor in Yang Long Form (88 pattern), and a Dr. of Traditional Chinese Medicine, originally from Shanghai


"Everybody Happy, Everybody Beautiful!" 
He, Weiqi, Yang Style Tai Chi Master,co-creator of 18 Form Taiji Qigong (Shi Ba Shi) with Master Lin, Hou Sheng. 


"We don't teach Tai Chi, it teaches us."
Jou, Tsung Hwa, author, mathematician, Tai Chi master


"Let us enjoy Tai Chi.  When you progress in Tai Chi, share with others."
Paul Lam, M.D. Creator of Tai Chi for Health Programs.


"The yi (mind intent) leads the qi (energy)."
Dr. Yang, Jwing-ming, Yang Style Tai Chi and Qigong, Martial Arts Master.


"When you move slowly and become more mindful, your awareness increases and Tai Chi becomes spiritual practice," Caroline Demoise, Tai Chi instructor and Author.


Companion Post  Tai Chi:  Nurturing Life (Apr 2012), More in Tabs: Story Index, Links, and Tai Chi/Qigong

Resources: 
http://www.worldtaichiday.org/  Bill Douglas, creator of World Tai Chi Day.

http://www.taichi18.com/  Master Wing Cheung, free DVD download of 18 form and more.  Master Cheung learned from the creators of the 18 form (Shi Ba Shi).

http://www.taichifarm.org/  Jou,Tsung Hwa, author of The Tao of Taijiquan, The Tao of Meditation

http://www.taichiforhealthinstitute.org/  Dr. Paul Lam. a family practice physician in Sydney, Australia creates Tai Chi for Health programs.

http://www.ymaa.com/  Dr. Yang, Jwing-ming, Taiji, Qigong, Martial Arts

http://www.innerpathtaichi.com/  Caroline Demoise is an author and Master Trainer in Dr. Paul Lam's International Teaching Team

http://imaginehealing.info/  Guided Imagery for healing with Debra Basham, Executive Wellness Consultant and Joel P. Bowman, Ph.D.

dahlis.roy@gmail.com  inquiries, request PDF free book Silver Butterfly, Create A Vision, a Tai Chi journey with a mystic twist.


Top of the World, photo by Rob