On Saturday, 1 June 2019, Tai Chi Association of Australia held their regular Open Championships. Everyone had a great day, and here is our photo-report. Our congratulation to all winners! We hope the gatherings like this will happen more often and attract more professionals.
Wushu & Tai Chi NSW supports the global movement of Health Qigong as a holistic system of coordinated body posture and movement, breathing, and meditation used for the purposes of health, spirituality, and martial arts training. Wushu & Tai Chi NSW recognises International Health Qigong Federation (IHQF) as an international body coordinating the development of Health Qigong world-wide according to the directions from the leading experts in the area. For a long time, Wushu & Tai Chi NSW has maintained friendly relationships with Tai Chi Australia Pty Ltd which is based in Melbourne and, as a member organisation of IHQF, has the
The World Tai Chi & Qigong Day was celebrated on 27 April 2019. Australia, due to its geographical position, was one of the first countries to meet it – thousands of Australian Tai Chi & Qigong enthusiasts gathered in the parks or near historic landmarks for this famous annual event. We have received photo reports from many locations, among them: Epping Creative Centre, Epping, NSW Wushu & Tai Chi NSW organised a free session at the Epping Creative Centre which attracted both regular and new participants. _______________________________________________________________________________________ Darvall Park, Denistone, NSW The Eastwood Tai Chi Group celebrated WTCQD at Darvall Park,
To celebrate the 2019 Chinese New Year, the Wushu Herald announced competition for the best photos taken in Australia during the two weeks of festivities. Everyone was invited to submit their current celebrations photos with brief description. The competition closed on 24 February 2019. Congratulations to the Winners of the Chinese New Year 2019 Photo Competition! 1st Place: Josephine Chow – Piggy Tai Chi Fan @ World Square, Sydney 2nd Place: Wilson Lo – Dragon Dance, Canberra 3rd Place: shared by Dominic Lou – Cheeky Lion Teasing Child, Chatswood, and Geoffrey Ince – Tai Chi
by Dr Khoo Cheng Choo Our annual “Tai Chi, Wushu & Qigong in Today’s World” Conference on 22-23 September 2018 drew together a diverse forum of Tai Chi, Wushu and Qigong enthusiasts, practitioners and researchers at Macquarie University. The two-day conference was packed with thought-provoking presentations including Dr Emily Yang’s current research on the effects of Tai Chi on stress and cardiovascular function in patients with coronary heart disease and hypertension at the National Institute of Complementary Medicine (NICM) Health Research Institute of Western Sydney University. The presenters did an excellent job of integrating their informative and interactive talks with
Feeling stressed? Having trouble unplugging from your full — sometimes too full! — life? You might be looking for a simple practice that can help you find more balance… physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. Or maybe your energy is low, you feel rundown, and you’re vulnerable to illness — or you have a chronic condition — and your go-to remedies and practices aren’t enough to turn things around. It’s time to take your health into your own hands. A daily Qigong practice, available to everyone, can immediately lower stress, increase energy, prevent illness, and support you in rejuvenating your body, mind, and
On 20 – 24 August 2018, Wushu & Tai Chi NSW team participated in the Hong Kong International Wushu Competition. There were both modern and traditional Wushu, Health Qigong and contact events. Around two thousand people in more than 170 teams from various countries including Canada, Portugal, Malaysia, Greece, India, South Africa and, of course, China, took part in this annual tournament. Our small team of six from Australia did very well having won a number of medals in Tai Chi (including weapons) and Health Qigong. Big thanks to the Wushu & Tai Chi NSW for supporting and training the
On Howard Choy’s Lecture “Unlocking the Mystery of Qi in Taijiquan and Qigong” by Dr. Khoo Cheng Choo Howard Choy , the Principal of Berlin-based Shou Yi Taijiquan and Qigong, is an internationally recognised Taiji, Qigong & Feng Shui expert. On 12 June 2018, he presented a most intriguing and engaging lecture on “Unlocking the Mystery of Qi in Taijiquan & Qigong” at Macquarie University, Sydney. Howard, who has been a Tai Chi practitioner and instructor with over fifty years of experience spoke about the interrelationships of the Dao, the intertwined Yin and Yang and the mysterious Qi which impact our daily lives and
On Saturday 2 June 2018, Sydney University Sports & Aquatic Centre was hosting the Open Tai Chi Competition organised by Tai Chi Association of Australia (TCAA). TCAA is one of the oldest non-profit Tai Chi organisations in Australia that can be applauded for maintaining its policy of the competitions open to anyone interested and properly skilled. Usually, it includes bare-hand forms, weapons and push-hand sparring. For the first time this year, the Wushu Herald had an opportunity to witness this event. It was encouraging to see Tai Chi practitioners from many places in NSW and, surprisingly enough, judges not just
Howard Choy, a well-known internationally Tai Chi, Qigong and Feng Shui expert, will be Unlocking the Mystery of Qi in Taijiquan and Qigong – Your Key to Efficacious Internal Practices. Register for the lecture at Macquarie University on Tuesday 12 June 2018 at 6.30 pm. For more information: see http://wushu-council.com.au/event/2057/ Places are limited – Register now!