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TCA Celebrating Australia Day 2020

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

We will be doing Tai Chi between 11.00am and 3pm, Sunday 26 January 2020 at Kings Domain Gardens in the Melbourne CBD.

For the past 14 years TCA has been involved in the Australia Day Celebrations. All TCA students and their friends, relatives and public are very welcome to come along to join us for fun, revision of what they have learned or just try something different if you have never experienced Tai Chi before.

We will have a cordoned-off area central to all of the activities. See the map below for the location (blue marker) or ask one of the RACV Help Staff where to find us.

We look forward to seeing you there.


Chinese Lunar New Year – mass Tai Chi performance

Sunday, January 05, 2020

The Chinese Lunar New Year – the Year of the Rat - is coming on 25 January, 2020. As part of the celebration, a mass Tai Chi performance will be held…

…on Whitehorse Road, Box Hill Central from 10.00am to 11.00am on Saturday 1st February 2020.

We wish all members a Happy and Prosperous Lunar New Year for The Year of the Metal Rat in 2020.
To Celebrate this event, WTQA has been invited to join with the Asian Business Association of Whitehorse Inc. at Box Hill Central in organising a Tai Chi mass performance of the Beijing 24. The day’s festivities will commence with the WTQA Tai Chi performance at 11:00am, but please arrive by 10:00am for registration.
Details for participants are as follows:

Box Hill Central has lots of parking (For further details: https://www.boxhillcentral.com.au )

Outside the Bank of China, Box Hill Central, Whitehorse Rd. There will be a WTQA banner set up for you to easily locate WTQA officials. The event will be held on Whitehorse Rd (that will be closed) outside of Bank of China.

10:00 to 10:30am. School Representatives will need to confirm number of participants. Individuals will need to register their attendance.

You are encouraged to wear Tai Chi Silks or your School Uniform. If you don’t own either of these, plain black pants and a white T or polo shirt would be ideal but not mandatory. We cannot guarantee there will be suitable changeroom facilities so please come already dressed.

Please leave all your valuables at home. Alternately, bring a family member or friend to look after them for you. There will be an open place to leave possessions but we cannot guarantee their safety with such big crowds.

Location - The Beijing 24 Performance will be conducted on Whitehorse Road (closed to traffic), in front of the Bank of China.

Where to stand - At registration, schools will be given markers to line up behind e.g. A, B, C, D, etc., located on the ground. You will need to stand at an even distance apart to create a perfect grid formation. For individuals, please find a space closest to you that is not occupied.

Commencement time - Everybody needs to be lined up and ready to start at 11:00am.

Performance content- A brief warm up will be done, followed by the Beijing 24 form. If you are not 100% sure of this form, then you can follow along There will be music supplied so try and keep to the flow of the music and follow the people in front of you.

School representatives please return to Bank of China WTQA Banner where Master Tang, WTQA President would like to meet with you and thank you for your participation.

WTQA will have a stall at the Festival for the entire day. Participating Schools are encouraged to bring along brochures or banners promoting the school that will be displayed in the WTQA stall.

You are welcome to invite friends and family to join in the celebrations and watch this spectacular mass performance of Tai Chi.
The Tai Chi Performance will launch a day full of activities, food and things to see. For more details please check the event organisers website: https://www.abaw.org.au

Chinese Lunar New Year – the Year of the Rat

Summer Break Practice Classes

Sunday, January 05, 2020

Dates for our Summer Break Practice Classes have been posted, you can view the dates here.

Beginners Classes, Term and Park Lesson Dates for 2020 announced

Sunday, December 15, 2019

If you ever wanted to try Tai Chi, now is the time with a no obligation FREE lesson.

Class locations, park lessons and dates for Term 1 2020 can be found on the Beginners Classes page. More details about our classes can be found on our About Our Classes page.

World Health Qigong Day 2019

Friday, September 06, 2019

Let's enjoy Wu Qin Xi!
Saturday 14 September 2019 at Fed Square

World Health Qigong Day will be celebrated from 10.00am to 12.00noon on Saturday 14 September 2019.

The celebration will be held at Flinders Street Amphitheatre, Federation Square.

Everyone is welcome to join us in celebrating this world-wide event.

World Health Qigong Day


Let's enjoy Wu Qin Xi!

Health Qigong Exercise Therapy Workshops

Sunday, June 02, 2019

Workshops conducted by Professor Xiaojun WANG from the Chinese Health Qigong Association will be held in July 2016.

Anyone interested in Tai Chi, Qigong or TCM including practitioners, instructors and students; fitness instructors and personal trainers; Martial Art schools; herbalist doctors, natural therapists and anyone working in the Health industry.

Full program and booking form here

Health Qigong Workshops 2019

Sunday, June 02, 2019

Workshops in three Health Qigong forms conducted by Master Zhang Mingliang and Professor Hu Xiaofei from the IHQF will be held in August 2019.

These workshops will offer inspiration and practical knowledge in an Eastern approach to health and well-being. By working through different movements you will learn the relationship between each movement and Chinese medicine theory. The gentle and flowing movements stimulate vital energy, creating harmony and health for both body and mind.

Anyone who is interested in Traditional Chinese health systems; Qigong and Tai Chi practitioners at all levels; and students of the martial arts are encouraged to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity.

See the full program and download the booking form here

8th World Health Qigong Tournament and Exchange

Sunday, May 26, 2019

This event will be held in Melbourne, Australia from 7 to 12 August 2019. We warmly invite you, your students, friends and relatives to join us for a wonderful experience.

This event is a great opportunity to meet new members and renew acquaintances with friends in the Health Qigong community from around the world.

The health benefits of Health Qigong is enjoyed by millions of people worldwide. The competition and exchange continues to attract more participants which significantly lifted the standard and interest.

This year’s event will be bigger and better:

  1. IHQF highest level competition and exchange
  2. The first time held in the southern hemisphere
  3. Top level professors/masters coming to conduct workshops
  4. Presentation of the latest scientific research
  5. The first time to run IHQF accredited HQ Judge Course
  6. The last chance for conversion of Duans

More information will be available on our sister website (Health Qigong Australia) shortly.

In the meantime, links to document downloads (including regulations, fees and schedule in English and Chinese) are available below.

Directives including, regulations, fees and schedule:

Directives for 2019 Melbourne Tournament Final
澳大利亚世界大会通知 终版

Registration form for the tournament, referee training, advanced training, symposium and travel:

2019 Registration forms

Health Qigong Tournament

TCA begins Health Qigong classes

Sunday, March 31, 2019

In response to many enquiries, in Term 1 Tai Chi Australia (TCA) commenced a class focusing on Health Qigong.

A small enthusiastic group meets weekly to learn the Health Qigong Forms and the philosophy of how and why they were designed to assist in overall health benefits, fitness and wellbeing.

To find out more about Health Qigong, what it is and how it can be beneficial to wellbeing, please follow the link What is Qigong.

The Health Qigong class is held every Thursday morning between 11am and 12 noon at the home of TCA, 2 St Edmonds Grove, Glen Iris. This is just a 5 minute walk from the Gardiner railway station.

Term 2 will commence on Thursday 2nd May, 2019. Everyone is welcome to join us for a free, no obligation class or contact us for further information on 03 9889 9999, mobile 0415 993 399, or email to info@taichiaustralia.com.au

Qigong Classes

Tai Chi Australia interview on Radio National

Sunday, March 17, 2019

On Saturday 17 March, Radio National's Sporty program aired an interview with Tai Chi Australia about muscle memory and Tai Chi.

Half of the program is an interview with two experts in the field of muscle or motor memory.
The parts of the program that are specifically about Tai Chi and interviews with Master Han Jin Song and some of our instructors, run from 0:00 to 1:30 and from 14:30 until the end. The full program runs for 30 minutes.

You can listen to the full program on the RN website at Muscle Memory and Tai Chi

You can also listen to a download in a new browser window from the link below.

Radio National Sporty – Muscle Memory and Tai Chi Radio National Sporty – Muscle Memory and Tai Chi (40211 KB)

Radio National Sporty

Master Han Jin Song and Amanda Smith