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World Tai Chi & Qigong Day


Saturday, April 26, 2008 is the date of the 10th 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 provides convenient access to the events with plenty of parking.

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

Free Workshops:

Friday, April 18 - 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm - Free introductory tai chi workshop at Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi in Arnold

Monday, April 21 - 11:00 am to 12:00 pm - Free introductory tai chi workshop at Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi in Arnold

Wednesday April 23 - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm - Free introductory tai chi workshop at Jing Ying Institute of Kung Fu & Tai Chi in Arnold

Push Hands and Chin Na Workshop

Sunday, April 20 - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm - Special workshop with Master Willy Lin. For those interested in learning application of tai chi. Click on the link for more information and to register.

Free Demonstrations:

April 26, 2008 - 10th Annual World Tai Chi Qigong Day in Annapolis, Maryland

10:00 am - 10:30 am    Lion Dance and Tai Chi demo by Jing Ying Institute (

Free Mini-Workshops:

Following the opening ceremonies and demonstrations, we will offer free mini-workshops on several topics including Taiji and Qigong from 10:30 to noon.

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:

Here are some photos from the event:


The Lion Dance kicked off the event

Group 18 Form

Group Straight Sword

TaiJi Guandao with Shifu Sean Marshall

Glen and Rick demonstrate Taiji Broadsword

Result of TaiJi applications

Chen Style 18 Form workshop with Billy Greer



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