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2015 WTCQD Reports Flowing in From Worldwide!
2nd installment ... featuring WTCQD Events in Wyoming (USA); Camaroon (Africa); Tehran, Iran; Jerusalem, Israel; Hong Kong; Texas maximum security prison (Allred Unit); Trowbridge, United Kingdom ... and a tribute to Nepal's WTCQD family ...
This newsletter quickly FILLED, but more are coming...from the incredibly beautiful WTCQD Tai Chi & Qigong Family ...
If you missed the 1st installment of WTCQD 2015 Reports, click here
to view it. Please share these links and newsletters widely ...
"We are all one big family."
-- Jet Li
"On one day each year ... all borders and boundaries disappear ... and all we are left with is "human beings" ... all permeated by the same joyful and healthful Qi (Chi) that knows no names, no borders, and includes all of Earth's children in its loving embrace, like the precious blue atmosphere we all share."
-- Bill Douglas and Angela Wong-Douglas,
Founders of World Tai Chi & Qigong Day
Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom report ...
United Kingdom, Great Yarmouth WTCQD event
Hi Bill & World Tai Chi & Qigong Day,
... many thanks to all those that turned up for the World Tai Chi Qigong celebration on the Gorleston Cliffs, Great Yarmouth. UK
Practicing Tai Chi with the rest of the world is something else, it's a good feeling to realize we are sharing our internal energy and thoughts with so many countries throughout the World. It's not politics but the total belief that the world can pull together for the good of all men one day.
We felt good inside knowing we were a part of the healing wave of energy circling earth.
As we finished our practice the sun came out giving a warm glow on the calm sea, we too felt warm inside as we made our way home.
Colin Orr, Great Yarmouth,
To Honor Our Brothers & Sisters in Nepal ...
a past WTCQD event in Nepal photo montage ...
(see "how-to-donate to Nepal" below)
Nepal earthquake: how to donate
Tunisia, North Africa's MASSIVE
World Tai Chi & Qigong Day 2015 Event ...
WORLD TAI CHI/QIGONG DAY In Tunisia (April 25th 2015)
Hi Mr Bill Douglas & World Tai Chi & Qigong Day,
This is our 3rd edition of Worldtaichiday in Tunisia
this year we have the participation of other city in Tunisia
thnak you kiki emoticon
peace, love & Harmony
Mohamed Ghariani, Tunisia
WORLD TAI CHI/QIGONG DAY
In Tunisia (April 25th 2015)
Mohamed Ghariani Maître Azzouz Lotfi
Maitre LiJing Maitre Mansour Kharroubi (Sfax)
Fédération Tunisienne Wushu Kung Fu
Ambassade de la République Populaire de Chine
Special Thanks to
Tai Chi & Qigong Medical Research ...
WorldTaiChiDay.org's WTCQD 2015
Press Releases educate media worldwide!
Tai Chi Can Increase Brain Size, Boost Immune Function, Treat Heart Disease, and Much More
Click to see entire WTCQD Press Release
ON SENDING YOUR WTCQD REPORTS ...
upload your videos onto Youtube
, and then send us the Youtube link. It is way less work for us that way, plus you get increased outreach for your photos/video. You can use Windows Movie Make
r, a free video editing program, where you can add titles & music to imported photos or video.
Also, if you post your photos on a Facebook page, and send us the link, or post them in your WTCQD Event Listing, and then send us the link. But, Youtube and Movie Maker are great tools to learn how to use for your own local school's promotion!
Gillette, Wyoming (USA)'s WTCQD report ...
Hi Bill and Angela and World Tai Chi & QG Day,
What a wonderful world we live in today, that we can join together and experience a global event of Tai Chi and Qi Gong.
Thank you for all your hard work in building this worldwide phenomenon!
By the way, both of the t shirt orders arrived in time and everyone was very pleased with this year's color and design. Need to order a few more now.
Towbridge (United Kingdom)'s WTCQD Gains Media Attention in UK ...
Gillette Wyoming (USA) & Trowbridge (UK) Illustrate the VALUE of MEDIA EXPOSURE!
Gillette, Wyoming (USA)'s population is about 20,000, and Trowbridge (United Kingdom)'s population is slightly more than 30,000. I went to school in a town about this size. The hometown newspapers are WIDELY read as THE SOURCE ... imagine how many Gillette Wyomingians, or Trowbridge, UK citizens, will see these group's LARGE COLOR-PHOTOS ARTICLES (above) on Tai Chi and Qigong's benefits!
We give you tools
to get your local media's attention, and we collect media addresses
, phone numbers, emails and easy to use links for your local media. Then you can use our free WTCQD Tai Chi Medical Research Library
to find PROOF that Tai Chi can help the majority of citizens in your community (heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, chronic pain, insomnia, etc. etc.), so you can then educate the public via your media coverage about this research. Tai Chi & Qigong teachers are not wealthy, typically, so you literally CANNOT BUY MEDIA LIKE THIS.
Yes, we know, WTCQD 2015 just passed, but start thinking about "next year's WTCQD 2016 event, and bookmark our above tools for future reference.
So, you're probably thinking, "Now how much is this gonna' cost me, people don't help promote my classes/school for free?"
WHY? To make a better world. It is satisfying to contribute to the well-being of others. It makes us feel good, when we help you help others feel good. IF YOU ARE NOT A TEACHER, but a student who is benefiting from Tai Chi and Qigong, it will make you feel better to spread the word on this good thing you've found ... it will help your teacher ... and in the end it will lower health costs for the whole society.
MESSAGE FROM THE FOUNDERS:
Dear World Tai Chi & Qigong Day Supporters,
A few things happened here in Kansas City that we thought we should share. Before WTCQD 2015, one of our local students put up a "World Tai Chi Day Kansas City" event page on Facebook ... we did not ask him to ... he just did it because he wanted the goals of WTCQD to expand through the planet ...
... then following the event another student took the WTCQD Kansas City event video I had produced the evening after our event ... and he posted it all over Facebook ... we did not ask him to do it ... he just did it, because he loves the idea of WTCQD, expanding Tai Chi & Qigong to create a calmer, clearer, and healthier planet.
THIS is how World Tai Chi & Qigong Day came into being ... individuals ... like you ... deciding something healing should be promoted to expand out through the fibers of the community, nation, and global mind. When these people began habitually talking about WTCQD on their emails, and in classes, and on Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, etc. ... that is what made this mass global event possible ... and YOU TOO can play a role in this amazing global family of Tai Chi and Qigong connection and expansion for the betterment of society.
Forward your emails to friends. Post them and our videos, medical research, etc., on Facebook, retweet it on Twitter, and consider yourself a World Tai Chi & Qigong Day ambassador.
Yours in Qi,
Bill Douglas and Angela Wong-Douglas,
Founders of World Tai Chi & Qigong Day
Tehran, Iran WTCQD 2015!
Just in from Sifu Hossein Mir Mohammadi ...
"We (as Wushu, Taichi, and Internal Styles Training Center of Iran) held our WTCQD celebration in the Mellat Park (an old and famous park of Tehran).
More than 200 persons were attended. We began with warm up exercises, and " Ba Duan Jing " after that. Then some individual and group tai chi bare hand and weapon routines were demonstrated in Chen, Yang , and Wu styles.
There were voluminous positive energy between the attendants, and every body was happy. Thanks a lot for your innovation!"
-- Sifu Hossein Mir Mohammadi,
Jerusalem, Israel WTCQD 2015!
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Indonesia's Solo City Organizes a WTCQD 2015
These are another pictures, taken on last Saturday in celebrating World Tai Chi Qigong day. in Solo city-Indonesia.
Solo City, Indonesia World Tai Chi & Qigong Day organizers
Just in from WTCQD Hong Kong organizer, and MA champion, Dr. Luk, with photos by Wai Sum Luk.
Texas Maximum Security Prison, Organizes for WTCQD 2015
WorldTaiChiDay.org Supports Prison Tai Chi & Qigong Programs globally ...
Willie, a Tai Chi Meditation program facilitator in Texas's Allred Unit, informed us of efforts to organize a World Tai Chi & Qigong Day 2015 in that Texas maximum security prison with involving the inmates participating in that institution's Tai Chi and Qigong Meditation Program.
He has also reached out to other prisons, in an effort to expand the use of Tai Chi and Qigong as Penal Rehabilitation, including prisons in:
WorldTaiChiDay.org has inspired, facilitated, or contributed to rehab. programs from Kansas's Womens Correctional Facility in Topeka, at Folsom Prison in California (Judith Trethway is the founder of that Folsom Tai Chi Chih Program), Kansas City's Jackson County Court System, and Perth, Australia's Bandyup Women's Prison (founded by Perth WTCQD organizer, Bev Abela).
WTCQD organizers, Bev Abela, founder of Tai Chi Meditation
program for Perth, Australia's Bandyup Women's Prison
Kansas Tai Chi teacher, Linda Bowers, founder of Tai Chi Meditation
program for Kansas Women's Prison
WorldTaiChiDay.org and WorldQigongDay.org are cited as sources
by the U.S. Bureau of Prison's National Institute of Corrections, where we help both penal rehab. professionals and Tai Chi and Qigong teachers envision ways to create penal rehab. programs involving Tai Chi and Qigong--and provide them tools to help make an effective proposal to do so.
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