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World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

This event is now past. See bottom of page for photos.

Saturday, April 28, 2007 is the date of the 9th annual World Tai Chi & Qigong Day.

This year, the Jing Ying Institute has arranged for free workshops and demonstrations at the Special Events Pavillion of Annapolis Harbour Center. Located between Whole Foods and the Dutch Farmers Market at 2512  Solomons Island Road in Annapolis, the site will provide convenient access to the events. County Executive John Leopold has issued a proclamation recognizing the event and it will be presented during the opening ceremonies.

In preparation for World Tai Chi & Qigong Day and to help promote information about Tai Chi, the Jing Ying Institute will also offer two free 90 minute Tai Chi workshops at our studio in Arnold

Free Workshops:

Friday, April 20 - 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm - Free introductory tai chi workshop at Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi in Arnold

Wednesday April 25 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm - Free introductory tai chi workshop at Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi in Arnold

Free Demonstrations:

April 28, 2007 - 9th Annual World Tai Chi Qigong Day in Annapolis, Maryland

10:00 am - 10:20 am    Lion Dance and Tai Chi demo by Jing Ying Institute (

Free Mini-Workshops:

(This is a tentative schedule and subject to change)

10:20 am - 10:40 am    Chen Style 18 or "Essence" Form ( )
10:40 am - 11:00 am    Yoga with Teri Hogue of  Mountain Yoga Studio
11:00 am - 11:20 am    Tai Chi Push Hands with Abdulmuhsiy Abdurrahman
11:20 am - 11:40 am    Qigong with Justin Landers ( )
11:40 am - 12:00 am    Silk Reeling Exercises with Sean Marshall ( )

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day will be celebrated in every time zone in the world! Starting at 10:00 am in the first time zone and moving in a wave around the earth as 10:00 am reaches each new time zone, groups will gather together to practice Tai Chi and Qigong. Come out and be part of this international event!

For Directions to Annapolis Harbour Center in Annapolis, go to:
2512 Solomons Island Rd
Annapolis, MD 21401-3710

Please note: In case of rain, events will move to Jing Ying Institute in Arnold..

For more information about World Tai Chi & Qigong Day, go to:


Using Lion Dance skills to hang the banner


Proclamation presented by Mark Chang on behalf of
Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold


Group 18 Form


Individual Yang Style TaiJi Form



Group TaiJi Straight Sword

TaiJi Guandao with Shifu Sean Marshall


Chen Style 18 Form workshop with Billy Greer


Push Hands workshop with Shifu Sean Marshall


Yoga workshop with Terri Hogue of Mountain Yoga Studio


Qigong workshop with Justin Landers


Silk Reeling workshop with Shifu Sean Marshall

Governor Ehrlich recognized World Tai Chi & Qigong Day in Maryland with an official proclamation!

and so did Mayor Moyer of Annapolis!


For photos from other years, go to:

World Tai Chi Day 2008

 World Tai Chi Day 2007

World Tai Chi Day 2006

World Tai Chi Day 2005