Recent Posts by Belinda Leong

Do you need to sit still to be mindful?

"Do you need to sit still to be mindful?" The Age had an interesting discussion on what activities are good for meditation. It's been suggested that it is not necessary to sit for long hours cross legged, but a moving meditation like Tai Chi and Qigong can be just as good. The Age: Do you…
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2019 End of year message

You may not realise that in the last few years there has been a resurgence of interest and passion about Qigong in the worldwide Qigong community. Qigong and its various forms have been around for thousands of years and the benefits from these exercises are well documented. However, when people realise that modern medication, though…
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2019 Wild Goose Qigong Master Class

Dayan (Wild Goose) Qigong Workshop in the West Dayan Qigong workshop led by Grand Master Eng Chor Khor was well attended by a big group of enthusiastic students and instructors from Keilor, Moonee Ponds, Werribee, Bundoora and Camberwell centres on Sunday 10 November 2019 at Maribyrnong Park Bowls. GM Eng Chor started off the workshop…
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2019 Manningham Relay For Life

On my regular Sunday mornings, I would like nothing better than to sleep in or lie in bed for as long as I can. Instead, on Sunday 8 September I joined many keen participants at the Manningham Cancer Council’s Relay for Life event, an overnight fundraising team relay which started from Saturday night. When I…
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Why I practice Tai Chi and Qigong

When I am asked WHY I practise Tai Chi and Qigong, I say, it’s not only because I enjoy practising, but it also keeps me fit, steady on my feet and helps me sleep better. Tai Chi also helps me stay calm during stressful times. When I am asked HOW it helps me in stressful…
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Why do Tai Chi?

Why do Tai Chi? Maybe you've thought of this question or possibly someone has asked you why bother doing Tai Chi if it doesn't look like it does anything. But, it is deceptively so! Tai Chi can help improve your health and wellbeing. It won't cure you of serious ailments, but it may help you…
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2019 Mawang Dui Health Qigong Master Class

What better way to spend a bleak and rainy Saturday, September 21st 2019, than to attend a Mawang Dui Qigong workshop at the Ashburton Centre taught by Snr Master Chin Min! Around 30 people came from classes far and wide, including one enthusiastic lady who came all the way from Shepparton! Senior Master Chin Min…
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A tribute to Mario Cianci

In August 2019, Mario stepped down as Senior Instructor of the College and relinquished his current teaching position at the Doncaster and Camberwell day centres as well as the community class at Box Hill Centro. This was after 27 years of active involvement with the College with 24 years as an Instructor and then as…
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