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Taoist Arts in Brampton City Square 0

Taoist Arts in Brampton City Square

Many participants from the Brampton, Ontario, location participated in the CeleBrampton Arts Day on Saturday June 9.  It was a beautiful day and we completed many sets and foundation exercises. We spoke to all those gathered in the city square about Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi®, where we are located, how to contact us […]
Waking the Lion in Niagara 0

Waking the Lion in Niagara

About 30 Niagara Branch participants gathered outside St. Catharines City Hall to demonstrate Taoist Tai Chi® arts on Thursday, May 31.  This was the first of 40 demos celebrating and promoting 40 Years of Taoist Tai Chi® arts in Niagara, Ontario, Canada.  Mayor Walter Sendzik joined the group by waking the lion and eagerly participated in […]
一干二净  Cleaning the Kitchen 1

一干二净 Cleaning the Kitchen

Yat guon yi jang is a Chinese idiom meaning either very clean or thoroughly/completely and as such is a particularly appropriate title for a post about thoroughly cleaning the kitchen here at the International Centre in Orangeville. We took everything out, scrubbed down the equipment, floors, walls, and shelves, hosed them off, organised everything, and […]
Chanting for Master Moy 0

Chanting for Master Moy

Chanters gathered at the International Centre on June 6 to pay their respects on the 20th anniversary of Master Moy Lin Shin’s death. Chanting was performed in the Three Religions temple in the morning and Memorial Hall in the afternoon. Offerings were also burned to bring comfort and peace.
Expressing Gratitude to Mothers in Edmonton, Alberta 0

Expressing Gratitude to Mothers in Edmonton, Alberta

We celebrate Mother’s Day by setting aside one special day when we stop to appreciate all that our mothers have done for us over the years. On May 12th, 2018 the Edmonton branch in Alberta, Canada enjoyed a Mother’s Day social with a potluck lunch followed by mango pudding for dessert. Everyone worked together to […]
Taoist Tai Chi® in the Classroom 0

Taoist Tai Chi® in the Classroom

A project in the Quebec City Area shows that it is possible for 9-10 year old children to appreciate, and benefit from, Taoist Tai Chi® arts. Tracey teaches a grade 4 class. She began practicing Taoist Tai Chi® 2 years ago. She immediately thought of her students. She said:  Wow! I would love for my […]
Making Hourly Rentals Feel Like Home 0

Making Hourly Rentals Feel Like Home

  Since many of our locations are in hourly rentals it was felt something was needed to make these places feel like our homes.  Much thought and consultation by the Central Region Management Committee in Canada went into designing a trifold board to illustrate all aspects of our organisation.     At Central Region weekend volunteer […]
Taoist Tai Chi® arts at Green Living Show in Toronto, Canada 0

Taoist Tai Chi® arts at Green Living Show in Toronto, Canada

Many participants from various Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi® Toronto branch locations actively assisted the society at the recent Green Living Show held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario.  This show is Canada’s largest consumer show dedicated to simple solutions for leading a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. The show was on […]
Butterflies and Softness in Winnipeg, Canada 0

Butterflies and Softness in Winnipeg, Canada

Eighty-one people gathered together as the Winnipeg branch hosted a national program from March 23-25. The room was full. There were smiles all around. Our instructor, Joé Thibault, built on our understanding of the set and the many ingredients needed to maximize the benefits. She reminded us to consider an increased level of softness — […]
The Profound Source of Taoism 0

The Profound Source of Taoism

Last weekend participants from many regions gathered together in Longueuil for a Lok Hup Ba Fa program. Learning and practicing the first part of the Lok Hup Ba Fa set was a wonderful opportunity to work together and further our understanding of the rich tradition of FLK. Chris Lewis, our instructor, shared with us the […]
Cabaret Fundraiser in Toronto, Canada 0

Cabaret Fundraiser in Toronto, Canada

On Saturday, March 10th the Etobicoke location of the Toronto branch was once again transformed into a cabaret, as dozens of Toronto participants and their guests poured into the Florida-themed space. From the pink flamingos on the “beach” out front to the mini palm trees on each candle-lit table, the mood was set for a […]
Celebrating Chinese New Year in Winnipeg, Canada 1

Celebrating Chinese New Year in Winnipeg, Canada

The Winnipeg branch celebrated Chinese New Year on February 24th, 2018 at a local Chinese restaurant. Nearly ninety of us enjoyed nine different Chinese dishes of delicious food which left us extremely full.  However we managed to find room for the oranges and custard tarts for dessert.   The master of ceremonies shared many of […]
A Joyous Lantern Festival 0

A Joyous Lantern Festival

Volunteers and staff prepared for the joyous Lantern Festival for days and weeks beforehand. The kitchen was busy into the night on Thursday so that Friday was not so hectic. The lights blazing in the practice hall were a warm beacon all Friday night until Saturday dawned chill and bright and clear. As visitors, guests […]
Chinese New Year Celebration in Windsor Ontario 0

Chinese New Year Celebration in Windsor Ontario

On February 24th the participants of the Windsor branch in Ontario, Canada came together to celebrate the Chinese New Year, the year of the Earth Dog. Fully 110 participants gathered to share a delicious meal while renewing connections with family and friends from all locations around the Windsor-Detroit area. Windsor Tecumseh MP Cheryl Hardcastle joined […]
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