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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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.

 

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....

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---.

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---

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

 

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.

Instructing Shao Lin Qi Gong with Tai Chi Chuan, Sword, and Fan performance during the 2011 Chinese New Year Celebration at Northwest Bergen Senior Activity Center.

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.


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.

 

Free Healthy Tai Chi Classes sponsored by Finkelstein Memorial Library NY. Registration begins on August 15, 2014. For more information, please contact (845) 352-5700 ext 244.

2014 NJTCA Tai Chi Level Exams will take place in August. If you are interested you can contact us or visit the "Level Exam" section for more information.

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

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

 

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.

           

 

 Start Date Schedule For The Summer Public Classes - Updated 07/01/2014

 Location

Class Name

Start Date

Time

Comments

Edgewater, NJ

Healthy Tai Chi Chuan & Qi Gong Meditation

07/02/2014

03:00 to 04:00 pm

(Wednesday)

Need to register and pay a fee

Fort Lee, NJ

Healthy  Tai Chi Chuan & Tai Chi Fan

08/05/2014

10:00 to 11:00 am

(Tuesday)

Free for Fort Lee residents only

Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan

08/07/2014

03:45 to 04:45 pm

(Tuesday)

Youth Kung Fu

01/07/2014

07:30 to 08:30 pm

(Wednesday)

Chen Style & Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan 

01/08/2014

10:00 to 11:00 am

(Thursday)

Ramsey , NJ

Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan & Tai Chi Fan

01/09/2014

01:00 to 02:30 pm

(Thursday)

Ramsey Residents only and pay a fee

Beginning Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan 01/02/2014

02:30 to 03:30 pm

(Thursday)

Rockland YMCA

Nyack, NY

Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan & Tai Chi Stick

11/24/2013

08:45 to 09:45 am

(Sunday)

Need to register and pay a fee

Chen Style Tai Chi Chuan & Tai Chi Stick

11/26/2013

07/15 to 08:15 pm

(Tuesday)

Teaneck, NJ

 

Yang Style Tai Chi & Healthy Tai Chi Chuan

06/30/2014

01:30 to 02:30 pm

(Monday)

Teaneck Residents free, but fee for others

Teaneck, NJ

Youth Martial Arts

06/30/2014

09:30 to 12:30 am

(Monday ~ Friday)

Need to register and pay a fee

Tenafly, NJ

Chen Style & Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan

Tai Chi Sword

07/03/2014

07:30 to 08:30 pm

(Thursday)

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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Tel: 201-699-6819

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