News and Updates from Fung Loy Kok Taoist Tai Chi® Canada

Vancouver’s Fenway Fundraiser Still Fabulous 0

Vancouver’s Fenway Fundraiser Still Fabulous

The Vancouver Branch’s Fenway Fundraiser community art project has been hanging around on our bulletin board since February 2015 – it was such a fun project and turned out so … Read more…

A Homecoming: International Awareness Day 2015 in Canada’s Pacific Region 0

A Homecoming: International Awareness Day 2015 in Canada’s Pacific Region

The Pacific region of Fung Loy Kok brought International Awareness Day home in 2015, inviting participants from throughout British Columbia and beyond, as well as members of the public, to … Read more…

Mike and Barb Patriquin practice what they teach

Mike and Barb Patriquin practice what they teach

In 2001, Barbara Patriquin, had reached a point in her life where, like many others, she found her job stressful. As a healthcare worker she took part in a committee … Read more…

Taoist Tai Chi helps with “very grim” Parkinson’s challenge 0

Taoist Tai Chi helps with “very grim” Parkinson’s challenge

Simple activities like putting on a coat were becoming a challenge for Assunta Scaini as she struggled with the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease such as constant tremors, stiffness, fatigue, poor balance … Read more…

September: Month of Fall Prevention 0

September: Month of Fall Prevention

Group Health Research Institute recommends preventive steps including exercise as people age – not just any exercise, but those that can improve strength, balance and coordination. Tai chi is at … Read more…

Reaching out the Portuguese Speaking Community in Greater Toronto Area 0

Reaching out the Portuguese Speaking Community in Greater Toronto Area

Over the last years the Portuguese Association has been continuously sending information about the International Awareness Day (IAD) to the Portuguese Language Media of Toronto. The objective has been to reach … Read more…

The program must go on … 0

The program must go on …

A morning-long power cut didn’t stop 61 participants continuing to benefit from a lok hup program at the International Centre. As the light darkened in the Quiet Cultivation Centre practice … Read more…