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Festival of the Lord of the Third Season

Festival of the Lord of the Third Season

Today, participants of Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism gathered to chant the Three Seasons Scripture to commemorate the Festival of the Lord of the Third Season. Chanting offers a way to seek protection and relief from water disasters.  Aujourd’hui, des participants de l’Institut de taoïsme Fung Loy Kok se sont rassemblés pour chanter le […]
Reverence

Reverence

Practicing Taoist Tai Chi® arts helps me treat everyone and everything in my life with respect, thoughtfulness and gratitude. Whenever I’m having a difficult time, I turn to my Taoist Tai Chi® practice. Almost immediately I start to feel reverence again towards the people around me, my home, my garden, my cooking. ~Galina
Osteoporosis Awareness Month

Osteoporosis Awareness Month

At 56, when I had been practicing the Taoist Tai Chi® arts for 6 months, I had a baseline bone density test. I’m now 66 and my doctor ordered a new test. As we age, we can expect to see a decrease in bone density. I was very pleased with my results: my bone density […]
Staying social

Staying social

Les  rencontres virtuelles m’aident à rester active au niveau social, elles m’aident à briser l’isolement. Même si je ne prends pas la parole, je vois les autres personnes, leurs témoignages et leurs enseignements me font du bien. J’ai alors un sentiment agréable d’apaisement, je ressens de la joie.   Virtual meetings help me stay socially […]
World Stroke Day

World Stroke Day

14 years ago I had 9 strokes.  I couldn’t stand, walk, talk, see or eat.  I had to start all over again. My Taoist Tai Chi®  practice has helped me to build balance and strength, to lose fear and to do all the functions of life. It has given me my life back!~ Sasha
Chemine Ensemble/Together Apart

Chemine Ensemble/Together Apart

Quand je pratique les arts Tai Chi TaoïsteMD seule à la maison, je me sens soutenue et connectée au groupe. Ça n’a pas changé même après près d’un an et demi de confinement en raison de la pandémie. Je ne suis pas seule parce que je sais que nous sommes des milliers à faire la […]
The Way Within

The Way Within

How slowly my garden grows,seemingly unnoticeable, sometimes I am impatient,but I wait and observe, there is change,colour blooming to the surface, texture unfolding, fragrance releasing,it can’t be hurried,it is  the like the Taoist Tai Chi®way. ~Lin  
Goon Yam Festival

Goon Yam Festival

Today participants of Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism around the world chanted to pay respect to Goon Yam (Guanyin), the bodhisattva of compassion. Goon Yam inspires the cultivation of compassion. Celebrating her through chanting, our intention is to bring more peace and harmony to the world.   Aujourd’hui, des participants de l’Institut de taoïsme Fung Loy Kok de […]
Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast Cancer Awareness

I’ve had breast cancer twice; once before I began practicing Taoist Tai Chi® arts and once after. The first time, I had difficulty with tightness and scarring, which made it difficult to move. When my cancer came back the second time, my recovery was much quicker because practicing the Taoist Tai Chi® arts kept me […]
Music and Jongs

Music and Jongs

I am a professional musician and Taoist Tai Chi® practice keeps me in shape physically. It helps me not get injured, keeps me elastic, and somehow keeps my body working even if I’m nervous. The hand movements are particularly good for my playing. This is all very important for me.  ~Oren
Double Ninth Festival

Double Ninth Festival

On the ninth day of the ninth lunar month, participants of Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism chanted the Scripture of Filial Piety to celebrate the Double Ninth Festival. Chanting expresses our intention to pay our respects to our elders and to our ancestors, and our wish for everlasting harmony.    Le neuvième jour du […]
Calm/Centre

Calm/Centre

Dans ma pratique Tai Chi Taoïste®, je sens que dans le mouvement, le centre reste calme. Solide, bien ancré. Comme un arbre aux racines profondes qui accueille le vent en ami. In my Taoist Tai Chi® practice, I feel that my center remains calm, solid, well anchored. Like a tree with deep roots that welcomes […]
Forever Young/Éternellement jeune

Forever Young/Éternellement jeune

J’ai 89 ans.  Pour moi, les arts Tai Chi Taoïste® sont une méditation en mouvement qui m’apportent tout ce dont j’ai besoin pour me sentir bien. Je peux faire ça pour moi! Quand je pratique l’ouverture de la cage thoracique et l’étirement de la colonne vertébrale, j’aime ressentir ce qui se passe à l’intérieur de […]
Our Personal Practice

Our Personal Practice

Feet planted. Body grounded. A starting point. The stuff we carry around mentally, spiritually, physically. We become our own teachers. Trust, responsibility, letting go. Learning on a different level.  Just be in the practice. Step back from worry about what comes next. Be comfortable, listen to our own bodies.Move, trust, feel it deep inside. Using our practice.Helps us support others.Mentally, spiritually and […]
A practice for life

A practice for life

All generations benefit from the age-friendly activities of Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism. Seniors make key contributions to our community finding renewal, joy, growth & connection. Engaging in Taoist Tai Chi® arts leads to a feeling of internal stillness balanced with an outward expansion. Irrespective of one’s age, there is a progressively deeper connection to […]
Wong Dai Sin Festival

Wong Dai Sin Festival

  Participants of Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism around the world chanted together on September 29 to celebrate the festival of Wong Dai Sin. He was a simple shepherd who displayed great virtue and is said to have cultivated immortality by practising the Taoist Arts. His story tells us that with a good heart […]
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