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2016 WTQA Festival

2016 Wushu, Tai Chi & Qigong (WTQA) Festival On 28 August 2016, the Sports Centre of Monash University (Clayton Campus) became a site of rare beauty, talent and skill. The opening ceremony of the 18th Wushu, Tai Chi & Qigong Australia (WTQA) Festival and Competition was symbolically announced by a lion roar of a traditional…
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Tai Chi for International Students

Tai Chi for international students @ Melbourne Polytechnic A group of students from over 15 countries recently had a rare opportunity to engage in Tai Chi and Qigong exercises to take a break from their English studies. It was a wonderful sight, watching these young people in their twenties twist and turn, raise arms and…
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2015 Banquet -25th anniversary

Our 2015 annual Christmas Banquet held on 22 November this year provided a great celebration and memorable conclusion to our 25th Anniversary year.  This annual Christmas banquet has traditionally provided a great opportunity for all in our Tai chi community to come together to enjoy great food and mix socially with the Masters, Instructors and…
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2015 End Year Message -SM Chin Min

It has been 25 years since the College commenced classes in Victoria. Like every year in the last 25 years, this year has been a good year especially as we celebrate our 25th anniversary. I look forward to our 25th Anniversary celebration dinner on 22 November where we come together, not only to celebrate this…
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25th Anniversary Special Park Lesson

It was a glorious Spring morning as students and instructors gathered to join the Masters of the Celestial College of Tai Chi at Ruffey Lake Park in Doncaster on Sunday 4th October 2015. The gathering was to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the founding of the College in 1990. Senior Instructor Noel Schmidt, MC for…
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Workshop -GM Eng Chor report

In September, around 25 students and instructors joined Grandmaster Eng Chor for an afternoon workshop on tai chi applications, qigong and pushing hands. As always, the session was highly informative and thoroughly enjoyable. We started the session with the tai chi levels and an explanation of the importance of practicing our tai chi with an…
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Celestial at Moonee Valley festival

Celestial Tai Chi College Senior Instructor Margie Brett once again led a program of demonstrations at the annual Moonee Valley Festival held in Queen's Park, Moonee Ponds in February. She has attended and performed at the Moonee Valley Festival for more than 18 years. "This is a very large local festival that always attracts big…
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Highlights of 2015 China Tour

Although this was not the first China cultural tour with Grand Master (GM) Eng Chor for many in the group (in fact, this was Zenaida’s 12th tour), each trip has been unique - including this one in early April to China and Taiwan. First stop was in the Fuijan Region in Xiamen China.  Our first…
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