World Taiji and Qigong Day 2017
1pm - 5pm
The William & Mary Confucius Institute invites the greater Williamsburg community to explore ancient Chinese martial arts and health improvement techniques on World Taiji and Qigong Day.
On Saturday, April 15th, WMCI will be hosting the 2017 World Taiji and Qigong Day from 1:00-5:00 pm.
The free demonstrations will take place 1:00-2:15 at Williamsburg Public Library theater, followed by paid workshops in Stryker 127 & 128. Grandmaster Sitan Chen, President of the American Taiji and Health Qigong Center and 32-time gold medalist in taiji, joined by local instructors Stan Rockwell, Braxton Gutierrez, Terry Price, Dr. Ji Su, and David Hamilton, will be leading demonstrations and workshops on Taiji and Qigong, while licensed practitioner Brigette A. Fox hosts an informational session on how consciousness and thought patterns affect your state of health and influence your well-being. Guests are welcome to move throughout the environment at their own pace and learn about the wonders of Chinese wellness techniques -- drop by for just one workshop, or stay for the whole event!
Tickets for the workshops are $5 for W&M faculty, staff, and students, and $10 for community members. Please bring cash or check to the event. Participants of all ages and fitness levels are welcome, as anyone can benefit from the restorative powers of Taiji and Qigong! You can register online here!
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