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Celebrating the Chinese New Year in Edmonton, Alberta

Celebrating the Chinese New Year in Edmonton, Alberta

Many hands made light and beautiful work.   Our branch main location was polished, and draped in red and gold.  Volunteers created centerpieces of origami roosters, roses and tulips.   The upstairs practice space was transformed to a reception and silent auction space for the pre-banquet appie hour mingling.  Drums of the lion dancers called us […]
Colorado Celebrates the Gifts of Chinese New Year

Colorado Celebrates the Gifts of Chinese New Year

Master Moy established a lasting legacy in our hearts. He taught us to help one another, work tirelessly and to host one another. When asked to plan fundraisers, intensives and dinners we simply respond, “of course we will do that!” Little by little we have learned so much. We still have much more to learn, […]
Portland Celebrates Chinese New Year

Portland Celebrates Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year celebration at the Portland branch was enjoyed by over 200 participants and guests.  The evening began with a social hour for mingling, eating hors-d’oeuvres, enjoying live music, trying our luck at choosing from the wall of wine, and bidding on theme baskets and activities such as sail boat rides and hosted […]
Chinese New Year Banquet in Winnipeg, Canada

Chinese New Year Banquet in Winnipeg, Canada

The leaflet on the table read “The Year of the Rooster Personality – Active, amusing and popular within a crowd… Roosters are talkative, outspoken, frank, open, honest and loyal.” The room reflected this positive rooster energy as we celebrated. It was alive with laughter, conversation, love and community, and it enveloped us. Almost 100 people […]
Chinese New Year Banquet in Pleasant Hill, California

Chinese New Year Banquet in Pleasant Hill, California

Volunteers were chopping, slicing and cooking all week in preparation for the Chinese New Year banquet at the Pleasant Hill Center of the San Francisco Bay area branch of the Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA. Over 70 members and guests attended from all over the San Francisco Bay area. With the amount of […]
Days Four and Five of International Workshop in Helmond, Netherlands

Days Four and Five of International Workshop in Helmond, Netherlands

Saturday was the day of celebrating the Chinese New Year! Before the festivities we were focussed on our practise. After working on wave hands like clouds, Marsha explained what the effect of this movement is on the deepest layers of the muscles. These muscles are reached by practising Taoist Tai Chi®. Taoist Tai Chi® brings […]
Tampa Bay Area Holiday Party in Tampa, Florida

Tampa Bay Area Holiday Party in Tampa, Florida

The Tampa Bay, Florida branches came together on December 10th, for their first joint holiday party. Over 170 participants from Dunedin, Brandon, St Petersburg, Temple Terrace and Sarasota met at the historic Centro Asturiano de Tampa, a recently renovated 1902 Spanish social club. In keeping with the Spanish theme, participants were treated to a performance of a trio of flamenco dancers, […]
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