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2018 World Tai Chi and Qigong Day

This year we celebrated World Tai Chi and Qigong Day in the natural treed setting of Ruffey Lake Park, in mild autumn weather, with wattles beaming upon us from the gentle hill behind Senior Master Chin Min. We enjoyed some new (to us) Qigong sequences before moving onto the Tai Chi form and some very…
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2018 12 Step Daoyin Health Qigong Workshop

The 12 step Daoyin Qigong is a series of breathing exercises formulated by the Chinese Health Qigong Association. The exercises combine limb exercise and mental cultivation and graceful movements that are easy to learn and suitable for all ages. Its aim is to maintain good health and prolong life. “Movement and breath should follow each…
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Our New WTQA President

We are very proud to announce that Grand Master Eng Chor Khor has been appointed as president of the WTQA. Wushu, Tai Chi and Qigong Australia Inc. is an independent, inclusive, not-for-profit association with the principal aim of promoting the benefits and improving the standards of these arts across Australia. Grand Master Eng Chor, as…
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2018 Ashburton Festival

The Celestial Tai Chi College has supported the Ashburton Festival for the last 20 years. In past years we have performed on one on the many stages along the street which only gave us exposure for a few minutes so for the past few years we have manned a display throughout the day. This year…
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Farewell to Judy Grant

Judy Grant, our long-time instructor from Eltham, has retired from teaching Tai Chi. Judy joined Celestial as a student in 1993. Having first started at the Bundoora Centre, she spent time at Bulleen, then Moonee Ponds and finally settled at Eltham. She took over the running of the Eltham Centre around 2006. Judy has contributed…
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2018 Performance and Banquet

The Banquet for 2018 was held Sunday 4 March at Happy Receptions in West Footscray, a new venue, smart, clean, well-appointed and well-organised. Judging from the sound of bright chatter, happy was the best word to describe the evening. This year I was amazed to see so many faces I didn’t recognise; it was an…
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2017 Martial Arts Tour

Russia and Belarus On Monday the 20th November 2017, a small group of 13 set off for an adventure to Russia and to perform at the 7th International Martial Arts Games in Minsk, Belarus. Sights of Moscow, Russia Our first stop was Moscow! We arrived in Moscow in the early afternoon and were met by…
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2017 End Year Message – SM Chin Min

Dear Tai Chi friends, We have now come to a close of our 27th year of sharing Tai Chi with our communities and many have taken the opportunity to learn new routines, refined previously learned ones and others have just enjoyed being part of a friendly and warm Tai Chi fraternity. Lately the Masters have…
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