WORLD TAI CHI AND QIGONG DAY - Last Saturday in April

World Tai Chi and Qigong Day - Last Saturday in April

WORLD T’AI CHI AND QIGONG DAY

During the last Saturday in April, parks and classes fill with enthusiasts on World T’ai Chi and Qigong Day. Whether you’re experienced or new to the art and meditation of Tai Chi and Qigong, the day encourages you to join an event and share in the peace.

The ancient art of t’ai chi provides health benefits through movement, meditation, and breathing. Incorporating the basic principles of the various styles of t’ai chi, which can vary depending on style, are an important part of the art form. Qigong is the combined principals applied to tai chi.

World T’ai Chi and Qigong Day aims to help teachers and practitioners to increase awareness of the benefits of this ancient art form. The more who practice T’ai Chi around the world, the more their communities will see the benefits. Of course, health benefits come to mind first of all. Every age group participates in T’ai Chi! But the benefits don’t stop there. Healthier populations also create more productive and less stressed communities.

HOW TO OBSERVE

Join a class or event on World T’ai Chi and Qigong Day.  Visit www.worldtaichiday.org to find an event near you. Use #WorldTaiChiDay to share on social media.

HISTORY

Bill Douglas, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to T’ai Chi and Qigong, founded World T’ai Chi and Qigong Day in 1999.

DATES
30 April 2022
29 April 2023
27 April 2024
26 April 2025
25 April 2026
24 April 2027
27 April 2028
26 April 2029