Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Where to find Tai Chi and Qigong classes in the Philippines

Photo rights belong to Spring of Harmony by the Peace Blossoms Internal Arts Society

Qigong is an ancient practice of movement and breathing developed to improve circulation and energy throughout the body. In the Philippines, there is the Sheng Zhen Society in Manila, the Peace Blossoms Internal Arts Society and other groups that freely practice the meditative arts of Tai Chi and Qi Gong.

There are also free Tai Chi and Qigong sessions every Sunday, 7 am to 8:30 am, at the University of the Philippines (behind the Admin Building), Diliman, Quezon City.

In Marikina, every Tue, Thu, and Sat, from 7 am to 8:30 am at the Pan de Amerikana Bakery and Garden Restaurant, Gen. Ordonez, Concepcion, Marikina (sponsored by Pan de Amerikana). For inquiries, please contact Irene Chia at +63 917 845 6856 or e-mail us at peace.blossoms.society@ gmail.com

Tai Chi demonstration at the St. Paul's University, Manila
Photo by Miss Irene Chia

Miss Irene Chia teaches Tai Chi and Qigong in Manila. You may call her at 0917 845 6856 for inquiries. Rate: P200/300 per person for a 1 1/2-hour session. Minimum of 4 people. Venue provided by client for free. Visit her website http://irenerchia.multiply.com/

This coming January 15, you may check out this one:

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Sheng Zhen,

Experience the stillness of an open heart in practicing qigong with Master Li Jun Feng, teacher and master of Sheng Zhen Qigong (qigong of Unconditional Love). Balance your mind, body, and spirit through this practice.

We would like to invite you to taste this
experience by attending a HEALING QIGONG
WORKSHOP with Master Li
on Saturday, February 5, 2011 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Registration opens at 8:00 AM.

The workshop will be at the Marixi Prieto Room,
2nd Floor, Denyse Hall, Assumption College, san lorenzo village
makati (in front of Mother Rose Hall – Take the Ponce St.
entrance Gates 6 or 7).

The Cost: Php 2,500 (Meals not
included). Meals are available at the Assumption Cafeteria.
Confirmation and full payment are requested on or before January 26, 2011.

Details: Please deposit full payment in any BPI Branch to ISZS Account, C/A No. 3201-0335-69 (6750 Ayala Ave. branch) and fax your deposit slip to 8191282 or email it to shengzhenworkshop@gmail.com on or before January 26, 2011. Kindly indicate your name
and BPI branch used.

For more information or for
any questions you may have, contact:
Gina 09178114751 or
Chiquita 09178949515 or
Ching 09178142959 or

Join us – even if you have never practiced qigong before,
even if you are just beginning to practice, or are an advanced and learned

We look forward to sharing this experience with you!

With love,
The Sheng Zhen Society in Manila


  1. hi ms/mr madhatter, I don't know how to contact you for an invitation to our upcoming event this February 23rd at Fort Bonifacio. We are in need of people like you in our event, if you are willing and interested to be a part of it please do send me a message at sagerjhoannakris@yahoo.com
    I will tell you the details of the event
    thank you and more power

    p.s: your article is good ^_^

  2. Thanks Jhoanna just emailed you :)

  3. Do you have an update on the tai chi and Qigong sessions in UP for 2012?..thanks.

  4. I wish you had classes way up north in Banna

  5. hi.

    i am much very interested to know where did you learn qigong from. who is your master?

    juan. :)

  6. I am super awesome

  7. Hi! Would you know of any classes or sessions south of Manila? Thank you!

  8. Hi! I want to learn taichi but I have no idea where I can find a class near my home in antipolo or workplace in ortigas. Kindly post the venue(s) or contact details. Thanks.

  9. Any upcoming sessions in and around fort Bonifacio?

  10. Confucius Institute at the Ateneo is offering tai chi classes. Call them at 894-4513 or visit their FB @ateneoconfucius

  11. My name is Tom i have been training and teaching Yang Chen Fu long form medium frame in UK for over 18 years, my teachers names are John Ding and John Elliot I have just started teaching privately in Digos City, Davao del sur.if you are interested to learn and are near you can call me on Globe +6309989862886 to book a session, bring a friend....the cost is 150 pesos for 2 hour session, you wont be dissapointed.....

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  13. I have now unsubscribed because comments are not tai chi related and ridiculous

  14. Looking for Ta Chi classes in Makati area. Would appreciate any referral. Kind send email to joongsiako@gmail.com thank you