2004 Events

Ben Lo Workshop -
April 17th - 18th, 2004. Norfolk Senior Center, 925 W. 21st St, Norfolk, VA

Benjamin Pang Jeng Lo is a senior student of Professor Cheng Man Ch'ing. He studied with him from 1949 until 1975, when Prof. Cheng passed away. He has more than 50 years experience teaching t'ai chi ch'uan.

He has been conducting workshops for many years throughout the United States and Europe.

He is cotranslator of the following books: The Essence of T'ai Chi Ch'uan, Cheng Tzu's Thirteen Treatises on T'ai Chi Ch'uan, and Questions and Answers on T'ai Chi Ch'uan.

He also produced the videotape, Professor Cheng Man Ch'ing's Simplified T'ai Chi Ch'uan.

 Ben Lo Workshop Recollections

 World Tai Chi & QiGong Day -

Last Sat. in April (April 24). Chinese Community Center, 722 Newtown Rd., VA Beach
We plan to practice Tai Chi with other groups from around the area. We will do the form as a group at 10AM and then each group is welcome to demonstrate their form after. Please arrive around 9:30 AM so we can get organized.

World Tai Chi & QiGong Day is held on the last Saturday in April each year. The Tai Chi & QiGong groups around the world gather at 10 am (each city's local time) to exhibit Tai Chi & QiGong to the world in mass gatherings in public parks or the lawns of public buildings, so as to be visible to the community and media. For more details, visit worldtaichiday.org.

World Tai-Chi Day 2004 Picture Gallery

Picnic at Great Neck Park -
 Sat. June 5, 2004. 3:30 PM to Sunset. Location: Shelter- 3.
 Directions:Turn off Great Neck Rd. at Cox High School on to Shorehaven, go to the end of the road and park.
 All are invited, feel free to bring a guest/guests.

 Picnic 2004 Picture Gallery

 Lenzie Williams Workshop -
 September 11-12, 2004. Norfolk Senior Center, 925 W. 21st St, Norfolk, VA

Lenzie J. Williams is a senior student of Benjamin Pang Jeng Lo. He has taught t'ai chi ch'uan in Berkeley, California for the past 25 years. He is a frequent leader of workshops on t'ai chi ch'uan and chi cultivation throughout the United States and abroad. Lenzie was all-around push hands grand champion in 1988 and again in 1990. In his teaching, he balances the internal and external principles of t'ai chi ch'uan and stresses equally t'ai chi's health, martial, and spiritual aspects.

 Taoism Workshop -
 October 28 and November 4, 2004, from 7:00 - 9:30PM. Chinese Community Center, 722 Newtown Road, VA Beach.

Donald Davis is a professor of psychology at Old Dominion University. He has traveled extensively throughout Asia and has lived in China. He has studied and practiced t'ai chi ch'uan, qigong, and Taoist and Buddhist inner cultivation techniques of the Way for many years. He teaches them at Tidewater Tai Chi Center in Norfolk and Virginia Beach.

Donald will be teaching a workshop on Taoism - "Embracing Winter". He will teach meditation and qigong practices related to preparing and strengthening your body, mind and spirit for the winter season as well as Taoist texts.

No previous experience is necessary for participation in this workshop.

Registration Form

 Larry Mann Memorial Service and Tree Planting Ceremony -
 Nov 20th 2004 at 12:30PM at ARE.

 Pot Luck 2004 Picture Gallery - Dec 11st 2004.