About the Taoist Tai Chi Society of Ireland.

 

We are part of the  International Taoist Tai Chi Society, a global volunteer organization with more than 500 locations in over 25 countries. We teach a 108-move form of the Tai Chi set meant to bring your mind, body and spirit into balance, providing many health benefits. The Society’s Aims and Objectives were set by our founder, Master Moy Lin-Shin, and are shared by all branches of the Society. These Aims and Objectives guide us in all we do.

Aims and Objectives:

·      To make Taoist Tai Chi™ arts available to all

·      To promote the health-improving qualities of Taoist Tai Chi™ arts

·      To promote cultural exchange

·      To help others

An International, Volunteer, Charitable/Non-Profit Organisation

As part of a global volunteer organization with locations in more than 25 countries around the world we bring together people of different languages and cultures in a worldwide community focused on furthering the aims and objectives laid down by our founder Master Moy Lin-shin.
We offer a range of activities and instructional programs including International Workshops all around the world. Instructors are not paid for teaching, must attend regular training workshops at their own expense and meet annual re-accreditation requirements.
Our participants contribute many hours of service to their communities. In the past we have supported relief efforts for major disasters and we continue to assist other charities whenever possible.

What we offer

Taoist training is seen as a path of dual cultivation. Taoist Tai Chi™ arts are distinguished at the physical level by stretching, full range of motion and the continuous turning of the waist and spine. The movements exercise the whole physiology; including the tendons, joints, connective tissue and internal organs. At the mental and spiritual level, they are a method of ‘taming the heart’ and developing an attitude of calm, compassion and reduced self-centredness both during practice and in daily life. This aspect is cultivated in particular through our deeply held value of volunteerism.