Tai Chi Queensland Newsletter 2 2019

Our 43rd Annual Queensland Seminar with Grandmaster Gary Khor, Senior Master Rod Ferguson and Master Aaron Khor will be held at the Holy Spirit School Hall in New Farm, on Saturday Sept 7th and Sunday September 8th. The program for the weekend will be out soon, and the topics will include:- Qigong Sound Vibration, The Six Healing Sounds, Qi Meridian Cleansing, Chinese Health, Nutrition & Acupressure, Tai Chi for Health & Self Defence, and of course Tai Chi & Qigong Core Skills. Mark this weekend in your calendars, and be sure to keep it free to attend a very inspiring weekend of learning and experiencing the health-giving various arts of the Academy.

After a short Easter Break in the evening classes and some of the daytime park sessions, Term 2 will commence, leading us into Autumn. Please check individual classes/sessions for starting dates where applicable; remember that many of the park sessions will continue through the break (except for Easter weekend). The new schedule of classes is attached,click here >> http://www.livingchi.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/TaiChiBrisbane2.pdf

2019 Term Dates — February 4 to April 12 — April 29 to July 5 — July 15 to September 20 — October 7 to December 13

Master Rod will be conducting a “Train the Trainer” course, In Brisbane May 11 & 12 for allied health workers and anyone interested in using Applied Tai Chi Qigong with their clients in the course of their work. You are welcome to attend for your own interest also. The information/booking form is attached, or click on the link here >> http://www.livingchi.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Healthy-Aging-Teacher-Seated-Poster-2019.pdf

If you are in the Townsville area, Rod will be holding a short workshop on Friday May 16th. The topics to be covered include Shibashi 2 and key principles Tai Chi Qigong to unlock the treasures, the cost is $20 donation to MND&Me Anzac Park from 11am to 1pm. Click here for details >> http://www.livingchi.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/Townsville-RF-19.pdf Following this, Rod will be on Magnetic Island (May 16 to 18) to attempt 40 hours of Tai Chi, Qigong and Mindful Walks. This is part of the “40 hour Jammin”, an extravaganza of some of Australia’s best musicians, who will participate in spreading the music over 40 hours. This Jam was created by Shenzo (outstanding violinist from Brisbane) to raise much-needed funds for Motor Neurone Disease. This is the third year of the jam, with the goal to raise $40,000. It looks like the goal will be reached this year, but we are looking for YOUR help. Please visit Master Rod’s fund-raising page, and donate generously to this very needy cause. All money goes directly to “MND and me” based in Coorparoo, Brisbane. Click here to read more and donate >> https://www.facebook.com/events/489048781628258/ Also, you can give your donation to your instructor. Donate links: Facebook 100% to MND&Me >> https://www.facebook.com/donate/337196687139125/2252481145010766/ or if you prefer not to use facebook, everydayhero does take a small commission >> https://give.everydayhero.com/au/40-hours-of-tai-chi-qigong-island-walks-live-music If you are going to Magnetic Island Sea-Link with give you 25%off the ferry ticket if you present your receipt for your donation.

Keep up with our progress, throughout the event we will be logging all the exercise done and doing some live streaming on https://www.facebook.com/TaiChiMasterRod/ Likewise Shenzo and many of the musical acts will be streaming live. Read more about my attempt here >> http://www.livingchi.com.au/40-hours-tai-chi-qigong and the event overview here>> http://the40hourjammin.com/

Early planning is under-way for the Annual Wide Bay Weekend Workshop & park lesson. This year, the event will be held in Bundaberg, with a tentative date of Saturday Oct 19th for the workshop and Sunday Oct 20th for the park lesson.

We are in the early planning stages of our next Qld China Tour departing from Brisbane. This will be at Easter next year – 2020 sounds like a great time to visit China! Don’t miss this chance to join us for a great tour to some of the most beautiful natural scenic areas in China. We will ensure we play Tai Chi in some spectacular areas, and hope to see the beauty of Spring. Just DO IT! Come along and have a great time.

For other information, regularly check the website www.livingchi.com.au and the Master Rod’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/TaiChiMasterRod/

Best regards,
Master Rod Ferguson


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