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”.
NEW In-person Class Information
As of Sept 22, 2021, you are required to sign a NEW LIABILITY WAIVER at your first class. Read, download, print and sign it here. You can bring it with you. It will also be available for you to sign at the Centre.
Weekly Tai Chi, Qigong, Meditation, and Ba Gua Classes.
Pre-registration is now required for all classes - click here to register and pay.
Registration now open for the 2022. Begins January 14, Fridays 6-8pm.
Learn the basics of Medical Qigong Self Healing in a two part workshop taught by Shifu Donna Oliver
- Supported Meditation Sittings: Vipassana with Jamie Magnusson, Sundays, 9:30am, online.
Learn the Tai Chi Short Form Online
Here is a great opportunity to learn Tai Chi online with a simplified, effective teaching method, adapted for online ease.
Cost of the 8 session series is $100
Classes run weekly on Mondays,
10 to 11:15 AM
From October 18 to December 6, 2021
Taught by Daniel Pikelin, full instructor with the Toronto Tai Chi and Meditation Centre.
Five Elements Qigong (Online)
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, 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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