Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends. Corinthians 13:7-8

凡事包容,凡事相信,凡事盼望,凡事忍耐;爱是永不止息。哥林多前書13:7-8

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2017 New Year Celebrations at Chinese Service Center, Northwest Activity Center and Huaxia Chinese School.

Performances at the Art Exhibit Opening & Chinese New Year Celebration held at Tenafly Public Library on February 10, 2013. Pictured here with the Mayor of Tenafly, Peter Rustin.

Master Ted Peng and Master Ling Peng judged and brought members to compete at a Martial Arts tournament on July 7, 2012. Stephanie and Tiffany Yuen placed 1st in Youth Tai Chi - Chen Style. Read More---.

NJTCA's Tai Chi Dinner Party held on July 23, 2011with performances from Man-Yun Fan, Sitan Chen and Peili Hu . Also Master Ted Peng awarded certificates....

We placed 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th at the World Games 2009 Tai Chi Competition in Kao Hsiung, Taiwan. In addition, we placed 3rd at the 2008 Tai Chi Chuan World Championship. Read more---

NJTCA and ITCF held the 2010 International Tai Chi Seminar and Demonstration on May 27th 2010 in Tenafly New Jersey.

Seton Hall University Chinese New Year Performance on Feb 16, 2012.

Master Ling Peng and Master Man-Yun Fan teach at 2011 Teaneck Summer Camp. Read more---

Master Ted Peng, Master Jane Peng, Kate Griffiths, and Molly Frederick performed at the 5th Annual Arts and Music Festival at the Church of the Atonement in Tenafly, New Jersey.

We performed Tai Chi at the FBI's Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Celebration. Pictured here with West Windsor Mayor Shing-Fu Hsueh. 


Dharma Drum Retreat Center 2007 Chinese New Year Performance.

Rutgers University International Education Week Talent Performance. A demonstration of traditional talents from around the world.

The following are articles discussing the benefits of Tai Chi exercise:

 

Study Shows Tai Chi and Physical Therapy Were Equally Helpful for Knee Osteoarthritis

For patients with painful knee osteoarthritis, tai chi was as helpful as physical therapy in reducing pain and improving physical functioning, according to a new study partially funded by the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. The results of the study, conducted at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, were published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. ----

Read more: https://nccih.nih.gov/research/results/spotlight/tai-chi-knee-osteoarthritis_2016

 

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Tai Chi Reverse Cellular and Genomic Markers of Inflammation in Late-Life Insomnia: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Sleep disturbance is associated with activation of systemic and cellular inflammation, as well as proinflammatory transcriptional profiles in circulating leukocytes. Whether treatments that target insomnia-related complaints might reverse these markers of inflammation in older adults with insomnia is not known. ----

Read more: http://www.biologicalpsychiatryjournal.com/article/S0006-3223(15)00079-7/fulltext

 

Tai Chi and Postural Stability in Patients with Parkinson's Disease

Patients with Parkinson's disease have substantially impaired balance, leading to diminished functional ability and an increased risk of falling. Although exercise is routinely encouraged by health care providers, few programs have been proven effective.----

Tai chi training appears to reduce balance impairments in patients with mild-to-moderate Parkinson's disease, with additional benefits of improved functional capacity and reduced falls.----

Read more: http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1107911

 

Study: Tai Chi Helps Fight Depression Among the Elderly

The study found that compared with taking the health education class (which included some stretching exercises), performing the ancient Chinese mind-body exercise of tai chi while taking escitalopram helped more adults reduce their depressive symptoms and achieve remission; it also improved quality of life, memory, cognition and overall energy levels.----
Read more: http://healthland.time.com/2011/03/18/good-news-tai-chi-helps-fight-depression-among-the-elderly/

 

Fibromyalgia? Try tai chi

Doctors often recommend exercise for patients with fibromyalgia, but the chronic pain and fatigue associated with the condition can make activities like running and swimming difficult. Tai chi -- a slow, meditative martial art -- may be an effective alternative, a new study suggests.----

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/08/18/fibromyalgia.tai.chi/index.html?hpt=Sbin

 

A Downside to Tai Chi? None That I See

Learning tai chi from a qualified instructor is critical. The Complementary and Alternative Medicine center cautions that trying to learn it from a book or video is no guarantee that you will be able to perform the moves safely and correctly. ----

Read more: http://nyti.ms/cbqCTj

 

Tai Chi Reported to Ease Fibromyalgia

A clinical trial at Tufts Medical Center found that after 12 weeks of tai chi, patients with fibromyalgia , a chronic pain condition, did significantly better in measurements of pain, fatigue, physical functioning, sleeplessness and depression than a comparable group given stretching exercises and wellness education.----

Read more: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/19/health/19taichi.html?_r=1

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Special tai chi chuan & gi gong training and exam for those continuing an education in health, such as in acupuncture or other medical licenses. please see below for an example.

 

Youth Martial Arts Classes-Sports and Arts Camp Grades 4~9

Students in the martial arts class will need to work hard and remember some of the forms. They will also need to pass the Martial Arts examination to receive a certificate from NJTCA. Registration starting on May 03, 2017.

 

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Start Date Schedule For The Summer 2017 Public Classes - Updated 06/22/2017

 Location

Class Name

Start Date

Time

Comments

Edgewater, NJ

Healthy Tai Chi Chuan & Qi Gong Meditation

06/20/2017

01:30 to 02:30 pm

(Tuesday)

Need to register and pay a fee

Healthy Tai Chi Chuan & Qi Gong Meditation

06/22/2017

01:30 to 02:30 pm

(Thursday)

Fort Lee, NJ

Youth Kung Fu

07/04/2017

03:45 to 04:45 pm

(Tuesday)

Free for Fort Lee residents only

Chen & Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan

07/05/2017

07:30 to 08:30 pm

(Wednesday)

Chen & Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan

07/07/2017

04:00 to 05:00 pm

(Friday)

Ramsey , NJ

Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan

08/03/2017

01:30 to 02:30 pm

(Thursday)

 

Ramsey Residents only and pay a fee

Tai Chi Fan

08/03/2017

02:30 to 03:00 pm

(Thursday)

Teaneck, NJ

Intermediate Tai Chi Chuan

 

06/26/2017

01:30 to 02:30 pm

(Monday)

Teaneck Residents free, but fee for others

Teaneck, NJ

Youth Martial Arts

06/26/2017

10:30 to 12:25 pm

(Monday ~ Friday)

Teaneck Residents Grades 4 ~9 and pay a fee

Tenafly, NJ

Traditional Tai Chi Chuan and Tai Chi Sword

07/06/2017

07:30 to 08:30 pm

(Thursday)

Need to register and pay a fee

Spring Valley, NY

Healthy Tai Chi Chuan

06/05/2017

10:00 to 11:00 am

(Monday)

Free, but need to register

Nyack, NY

Chen & Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan

01/07/2017

09:00 to 10:00 am

(Saturday)

Need to register and pay a fee

NJTCA only teaches at but does not own or operate any of the above facilities or locations. If you want more information about the classes based on age range, or interested in private lessons, please email NJTCA. 

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