Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Amador County's 2014 World Tai Chi and Qigong Day

Amador County's 2014 World Tai Chi and Qigong Day celebration is happening this spring on Saturday, April 26, 2014 in Pine Grove, CA.  World Tai Chi and Qigong Day (WTCQD) is a worldwide celebration of the ancient Chinese arts of Tai Chi Chuan (a Chinese martial art that has become very popular around the world as a low impact form of exercise with many health benefits) and Qigong (Pronounced "Chi Gong;" an art of relaxation, meditation, and self-healing which has also become popular around the world for its many health benefits).  During the last Saturday of every April at 10:00 in the morning, people all around gather in parks, martial arts schools, and health clubs to learn about these arts and/or to share there knowledge about these arts with their communities free of charge.

At our 2014 celebration you are welcome to enjoy
  • Free 5-10 minute chair massages by Massage Therapist Elena Lundgren (Massage therapist at Refresh in Sutter Creek)
  • A Qigong self-massage workshop by Rev. Dr. Patsy Fine (Massage therapist, minister and founding director of Sophia's Well of Wisdom in Sutter Creek)
  • A workshop on Tai Chi meditation for health and healing by Capacitar Tai Chi Instructor Marilyn Nutter (Tai Chi instructor at Sophia's Well of Wisdom in Sutter Creek)
  • Workshops on standing meditation Qigong and the 8 Postures Yang Tai Chi form by Shifu Andrew Plitt (Tai Chi Chuan, taijiquan, and Qigong instructor at the KSW Karate Dojo in Pine Grove, New York Fitness in Jackson, and Sophia's Well of Wisdom in Sutter Creek)
  • and more.
Everyone is welcome.  So if you are curious about these ancient arts that are astounding people across the nation, or if you know anyone who is, come join us.  The event is free and lots of fun.

We will be posting a complete schedule of the day's planned events as soon as it is finalized so be sure to check back for that.

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