World Tai Chi Day Event in Johannesburg – 2016

To celebrate World Tai Chi Day and the practice of Tai Chi and Qigong, join us for a complimentary class before a talk, to try tai chi out – from 08:30 to 09:15.   Trying out this class will give you an experience of what is involved physically and mentally in taiji.

This class will be followed by an “Introduction to Tai Chi” Talk and Demo, where you will learn about tai chi and its benefits, and the best way to learn tai chi, with demonstrations of the different forms of tai chi. Sifu Leo Low Ming will be presenting the talk interspersed with demonstrations by him and his students, at 09:30 to 10:30.


Date: Saturday 30 April 2016
Time: 08:30 to 10:30
Venue: at Zoo Lake, Johannesburg, on the grass behind Moyo’s.
No cost, and RSVP preferable by contacting Leo by email or on 0833780468. You can also just arrive on the day for whatever part of the event you want to be a part of.

More about World Tai Chi Day

Across the world, on the last Saturday of April, events are organised to celebrate the practice of Tai Chi and Qigong. These exhibits, demonstrations, talks and classes are open to the general public, and there are events in hundreds of cities in eighty nations all over the world.

The aims of World Tai Chi and Qigong Day, as listed on Wikipedia, include:

  1. Educate the world about emerging medical research revealing health benefits that t’ai chi ch’uan and qigong offer.
  2. Educate about the increasing use of these ancient traditional Chinese medicine modalities in business, healthcare, education, penal and drug rehabilitation.
  3. Provide a global vision of cooperation for health & healing purposes across geopolitical boundaries, and also an appeal to people worldwide to embrace wisdom from all the cultures of the world.
  4. Thank Chinese culture for the gifts of tai chi and qigong to the world.


In honour of this event, Mings Martial Arts will be open to the public to join in our session at the Zoo Lake in Johannesburg.

New comers and the young and mature, are welcome to join in the class at 8.30 am till 9.15am.
There will be a demonstration on taiji by Sifu Leo Low Ming and some of his students interspersed with talks about tai chi, and it’s many benefits.


For more info on this event and tai chi in general, contact your Sifu, Leo Low Ming, on 0833780468