Recent Posts by Belinda Leong

Why Left

(and we are not talking politics) A while ago I was curious to know why all forms of Tai Chi and Qigong I have studied and practiced start out to the left. I hunted through my books and the internet and found nothing on this question. Is it something to do with having weapons located…
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Taijiquan and Music

The marathon lockdowns of 2020/21 may have prevented us from attending regular Taiji classes, but they also provided us with the opportunity to access some wonderful Celestial College videos that were made available online. Whether viewing these demonstrations to learn new moves or, alternatively, to maintain form, they always allowed us to take a partial…
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Philosophy Master Class with Grand Master Eng Chor

After two terms of learning Tai Chi I was keen to attend the Philosophy Master Class held by Grand Master Eng Chor Khor in Eltham on Saturday, 7 May 2022. Tai Chi enthusiasts from various parts of Melbourne came along. After the talk, we were treated to a fine Tai Chi demonstration by the Master,…
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2022 April Qigong Master Class

With Senior Master Chin Min Lian Our health is the greatest asset we have and keeping our bodies healthy is the greatest obligation we owe to ourselves. The Chinese have developed and perfected a vast knowledge of health preservation exercises. Join Snr Master Chin Min Lian of Celestial Tai Chi College as he shares these…
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2022 Qigong Master Class

It was a cold, rainy autumn afternoon on the 2nd of April 2022 when a group of enthusiastic students gathered at the Ashburton Primary School Hall for a Qigong workshop with Senior Master Chin Min Lian. There was definite excitement in the hall amongst the students to once again be able to have a Masterclass…
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Movement, Language, and Joy

Qigong and cats share an affinity. I’m sure of it. Just watch one doing the perfect spinal twist, lying on its back, legs one way and head the other. It feels so good to move and stretch. Qigong and Tai Chi are great for activating our parasympathetic nervous systems. The movements may release endorphins, increase…
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2021 Qigong Master Class

Five Animals Play Qigong With Grand Master Eng Chor Khor Grand Master Eng Chor Khor will conduct a Master Class to teach the Five Animals Play Qigong (Wu Qin Xi Qigong). This Qigong form focuses on imitating the behaviour and activities of tigers, deer, bears, monkeys and birds. The Chinese Health Qigong Association explains that…
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Boroondara Volunteer of the Year Award

Senior Instructor Margaret Rogers is the recipient of the 2022 Boroondara Volunteer of the Year Award for her work with the Camberwell Community Centre, the Victorian Flute Guild, the Scout Association of Australia (Victorian Branch) and the Celestial Tai Chi College. The award ceremony was held in the Mayor’s Room at the Hawthorn Arts Precinct…
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