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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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Reflections on 2021

30+1 Anniversary Park Lesson Celestial Tai Chi College turned 30 in 2020 and we meant to celebrate our 30th anniversary with several great events. Unfortunately, these were cancelled due to the pandemic. However, I am so glad that we did have our 30+1 Anniversary Park Lesson on April 24 this year at the Anderson Park…
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Getting back together again!

I am more than sure that everyone is glad to be back, practising Tai Chi at our various centres. Even those who have been able to link up for ZOOM sessions. Well, the Doncaster Wednesday group is no exception. Just a small group on Nov 3, but a good size group on Nov 10. As…
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Why are Bundoora students excited to return to class?

‘I am excited to come back to class, because I enjoy teaching, all my students’ achievements are my achievements. It gives me joy when my students think they can't do a movement, but then it clicks for them — be it a ‘Brush Knee’ or a ‘Needle at Sea Bottom’ movement or the whole level.’…
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