Tai Chi Chuan 太极拳 — a demonstration of different forms and styles
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About the Event
The National Library in Wellington is having two online free public events for New Zealand Chinese Language week this year on 28 and 30 September.Tai Chi Chuan 太极拳 demonstration
Tai Chi Chuan 太极拳 is a Chinese martial art that developed at the end of the Ming Dynasty (early 17th Century) from a base of earlier traditional forms of martial arts.
Keith McEwing will perform Tai Chi Chuan hand forms in different styles — Chen 陳, Yang 楊 and Sun 孙 — and a weapon form, using a combination of styles, with the fan (lasting in total about 20 minutes).
He will then invite those that are willing to join in some Qi Gong movements (Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi太極氣功十八式, lasting about 15 minutes).RSVP for a link to join this talk
This event will be delivered using Zoom.
You do not need to install the software in order to attend, you can opt to instead run zoom from your browser.
Email us if you’d like to join this talk. We will send you a link to use on the day.Email ATLOutreach@dia.govt.nzAbout the speaker
Keith McEwing is Assistant Curator, Music for the Alexander Turnbull Library and teaches Tai Chi at the Wellington School of Tai Chi Chuan.