The need for Balance in an ever changing world.
Tai Chi Chuan (taijiqian) means “Yin-Yang Fist” and aims to embody Yin-Yang principles at all levels – physical, emotional, mental, energetic and spiritual. When you flow with Life, you harmonize the “opposites”.
We are patiently waiting to reopen when Ontario Public Health measures allow.
Looking forward to seeing you soon!
Check out our online classes:
Tai Chi As A Moving Meditiation - #4 below
Supported Meditation Sittings - #3 below
Qigong - #5 below
Weekly Tai Chi, Qigong, Meditation, and Ba Gua Classes.
Pre-registration is now required for all classes - click here to register and pay.
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- Level A, Part 1 - Check back about registration due to the new Ontario Public Health Measures.
- Level A, Part 2 - Check back about registration due to the new Ontario Public Health Measures.
- Supported Meditation Sittings: Vipassana with Jamie Magnusson, Sundays, 10am, online.
Learn the Tai Chi Short Form Online
Short form Tai Chi - Yang Pan Hou Style -Spring Session - With a focus on TaiChi-Qigong and Meditation.
Suitable for the beginner or Intermediate student.
We will apply the Tai Chi short form as a template for accessing fundamental core principles of practice.
We will examine the role of Gravity in the human capacity for Torque and Coil for a smooth, powerful, and linked transition of power on each step, from foot to foot.
When: Every Monday at 10AM, March 29 to May 17, eight consecutive sessions.
Cost: $80 for all eight sessions
Instructor: Daniel Pikelin
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation automated email from Zoom with a link and password for joining the meeting.
Payment will be accepted via e-transfer directly to
Five Elements Qigong
Instructor Michael Herring will take you through the five elements from our Medical Qigong System, along with foundational Qigong and Tai Chi exercises to focus on building alignment and flexibility. Suitable for beginners and as a review class for people who have taken the Medical Qigong Level A. Wednesdays at noon or Fridays at 7:00pm, email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to sign up.
Rent Our Space
Our space is available for rent to those offering other mind-body practices.
Please contact email@example.com for rental information.
The Tai Chi and Meditation Centre (TCMC) was founded by Shifu Andy James (Wu Andao), who in 1984 gave up being a Chartered Accountant to become a fulltime teacher of Mindfulness-Vipassana meditation, Tai Chi Chuan, the Chinese “internal” martial arts, Qigong, Enneagram of Personality and more. His intent was to provide comprehensive mind-body-spirit tools for robust health, individual transformation of consciousness and “real”, positive life changes (Power of Balance). He wanted to help reintroduce the traditional Chinese “internal arts” (neijia) aspiration of embodying the Warrior, Healer, Scholar and Sage.
Shifu James has learned from world-renowned teachers including Miss Rose Li (taijiquan, baguazhang, xingyiquan), Dhiravamsa (Mindfulness-Vipassana meditation and Buddhism), Prof. Jerry Alan Johnson (Qigong and baguazhang) and has collaborated with other esteemed teachers (see Lineage etc). TCMC students have won many medals in national and international competitions in Canada and the USA (see details). TCMC has for decades been covered by local and national media in Canada. At present, we also have accredited teachers in the UK and Portugal.Read more
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