Practice Resources Online
There are excellent videos being posted on YouTube that can help with your practice as part of the Yang Family Covid-19 Wellness Campaign. The link below shows Master Yang Jun demonstrating a series of wellness exercises.
In the Fighting Covid-19 videos, you can see instructors from around the world teaching one of the key tai chi movements in their own languages. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=yang+family+videos+fighting+covid
More Yang Family lessons will be posted, a number of which will be live-streamed. Our thanks to Chief Instructor Pam Boyde who has been doing a great job coordinating this international campaign on behalf of the Yang Family.
Yang Family Virtual Classroom
The Yang Family Tai Chi organization is launching a new way to take classes with senior instructors from around the world. These courses will cover a range of subjects from tai chi chuan form, theory, principles and philosophy.
Giuseppe Turturo, Center Director of the Milan center, starts things off. On Saturday, May 23 at 19:00H CEST (Milan time), Giuseppe begins a 10 lesson class on studio della forma 10 sequenze / The study of Yang Family Tai Chi Kung, the 10 movement form.
Then Nancy Lucero, Center Director of the Redmond center, begins a 6-lesson class on Applying the 10 Essentials to the Yang Signature Movement, Grasping the Bird's Tail on Monday, May 25 at 2:00 p.m. PDT (Seattle time).
Check the website for more information on these inaugural Virtual Classroom courses and to register.
At this point we don't know what the situation will be in September, but TCY instructors are being optimistic and developing strategies for teaching smaller groups in order to be compliant with COVID-19 regulations. We will keep you posted as we learn any news.
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Raven Recycling Fundraising Account
We welcome donations to the TCY account at Raven Recycling. These funds help us put on future special events.
Chinese New Year celebration, 2014.
Peter White photo, courtesy of Chinese Canadian Association of Yukon.