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Going Deeper at International Workshop in Brisbane, Australia 0

Going Deeper at International Workshop in Brisbane, Australia

We gathered from near and far at the Gabba Stadium, Brisbane, Australia with many hugs for our tai chi family members last seen at a previous workshop. We happily greeted the workshop leader Tony Kwong, visiting from Toronto. Tony led us through the foundations, deepening our knowledge of the connections within our bodies, especially with […]
International Workshop and Intensives in Perth, Australia 0

International Workshop and Intensives in Perth, Australia

What an amazing opportunity to immerse ourselves in the teachings.   Marsha Eberhardt, President of FLK, visited Perth, Australia recently to lead an international workshop and a series of international intensives in locations in and around the national centre in Bayswater.  We deepened our understanding of the Society and the way we do things.  Marsha encouraged us to relax, […]
More Than Just a Home from Home 0

More Than Just a Home from Home

I have been fortunate this month to be able to visit the Australian national centre in Bayswater and share in the international programs led by our FLK President Marsha Eberhardt in Western and Eastern Australia, together with programs led by Tony Kwong in Eastern Australia and Wellington, New Zealand. The Bayswater centre is a place […]
International Workshop in Bayswater, Australia 0

International Workshop in Bayswater, Australia

What a deeply enriching experience we’ve had in Australia. A weekend international workshop followed by a series of intensives with Marsha Eberhardt, President of FLK. It was such a pleasure  to welcome  Marsha and to prepare for and participate in this learning opportunity that was made available in a number of branches in Perth, Western […]
Taichiathon at National Centre in Perth, Australia 2

Taichiathon at National Centre in Perth, Australia

Australia’s national day is January 26th and it is a public holiday.  Inspired by Ireland, and then Costa Rica, we marked the day with our first Taichiathon, 48 sets, 5184 moves, and just 2 bows – one at the beginning of the first set, at 8 am, and one at the end of the last […]
Beginning  to Line Up and Work in Harmony 0

Beginning to Line Up and Work in Harmony

International Taoist Tai Chi Workshop – National Centre, Bayswater, 12-16 October 2016 I have been very lucky to participate in my first international Taoist Tai Chi workshop, at the national centre in Bayswater. The very first sequence that I watched our workshop leader, Tony, demonstrate was mesmerising and I have never seen anything like it. […]
A Few Words of Trust 0

A Few Words of Trust

On the first day of the international workshop currently being held at Bayswater I was privileged to receive individual instruction from Tony Kwong who is the workshop leader.  I had arrived at the workshop after a recent back episode that had left me immobilized and bedridden for a few weeks. X-rays showed that an injury […]
Spring Sunday in Stirling, Australia 0

Spring Sunday in Stirling, Australia

Stirling branch members met for brunch and tai chi in the park on a beautiful spring Sunday morning. After a long, wet winter it was an enjoyable opportunity to share food and enjoy practising Taoist Tai Chi® arts with the promise of better weather in the air.
Tai Chi Demonstration in Downtown Brisbane 2

Tai Chi Demonstration in Downtown Brisbane

The grey clouds and wet weather above Brisbane’s Reddacliff Place could not dampen the spectacular sight of two hundred members of the Taoist Tai Chi Society of Australia performing a lunchtime demonstration of Taoist Tai Chi® arts on Friday 11 March 2016. This event was timed to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the volunteer, non-profit […]
International Workshop in Brisbane 2

International Workshop in Brisbane

The smiles in this group photo say it all about how much participants enjoyed this week of Taoist Tai Chi® arts in Brisbane led by Tony Kwong, Director of the Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism. We were also privileged to be joined by the President of the Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism, Marsha […]
Brisbane Twentieth Anniversary Dinner 0

Brisbane Twentieth Anniversary Dinner

Members and special guests in Brisbane, Queensland (Australia), celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Brisbane branch at a dinner on March 10, 2016. We were pleased to be joined by special guests Mr. Duncan Pegg MP, member for Stretton and representing the Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk; Councillor Vicki Howard from Central Ward of the City […]
Lunar New Year Lunch at the Australian National Centre 0

Lunar New Year Lunch at the Australian National Centre

After many volunteers worked cheerfully together to create a scrumptious lunch, more than 100 members and guests gathered to celebrate the arrival of the lunar new year and to enjoy the results of their labour. Many stayed on to assist with clearing tables, washing dishes and returning the centre to “normal” ready for classes the […]
Happy Anniversary, Sydney Australia By SYDNEY Branch President – NEW SOUTH WALES · NOVEMBER 7, 2015 1

Happy Anniversary, Sydney Australia By SYDNEY Branch President – NEW SOUTH WALES · NOVEMBER 7, 2015

Australian members celebrated twenty-five years of practising Taoist Arts in Sydney on November 7th, 2015. Fifty participants enjoyed a national workshop during the day. Members attended from ACT, SA, QLD, NSW and WA. At a banquet in the evening, sixty people, including a representative for the Premier of New South Wales State Government, a Director […]
Medical Students Try Taoist Tai Chi® Arts 0

Medical Students Try Taoist Tai Chi® Arts

The Taoist Tai Chi Society of Australia was delighted to partner with the Global Health Conference (GHC) organized by the Australian Medical Students Association in Perth in August 2015. GHC is the flagship global health event for medical students from Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific. More than 650 delegates attended the event.  We […]
Toowoomba Celebrates Anniversaries 0

Toowoomba Celebrates Anniversaries

The Toowoomba branch of the Taoist Tai Chi Society of Australia celebrated its 25th anniversary, plus 20th anniversary of its Taoist shrine, at a weekend workshop and High Tea held on 20-21 June 2015. We were delighted to have special guests at the High Tea on Saturday afternoon: Councillor Paul Antonio, Mayor, Toowoomba Regional Council; the Hon […]
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