Tai Chi & Chi Gong

Events Schedule

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Events Schedule

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Traditional Qigong and Tai Chi
with Deng Ming-Dao

Author of The Wandering Taoist & Everyday Tao

Friday August 4th and Saturday August 5th
Aug 4th 7-9pm; Aug 5th 9am-5pm

Louden Nelson Center
301 Center Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Price: before July 10th: $100; after July 10th: $125

Event Details: This seminar will focus on Qigong and Taijiquan Ten, ancient therapeutic exercises that heal, strengthen and maintain health.

  • Stretching Exercises
  • Stances
  • Qigong
  • Taijiquan
  • Philosophy
View the Hi-Res Event Flyer

About Deng Ming Dao

Deng Ming-Dao is a Chinese American author, artist, philosopher, teacher and martial artist. He is an award-winning graphic designer and fine artist whose work is in several collections, including those of the Brooklyn Museum. He has been practicing Taoism, Chinese martial arts, and qigong for more than forty years. He is the author of nine books, including 365 Tao, Scholar Warrior, Everyday Tao, The Living I Ching, and The Lunar Tao. His books have been translated into sixteen languages.

He has taught through various martial arts schools, including the classes of his Taoist master, Kwan Saihung, the subject of the book, Chronicles of Tao ('The Wandering Taoist' trilogy). Over the course of four decades he has trained with five teachers in Taijiquan, the internal arts of Xingyiquan, and Baguazhang, qigong, weapons practice, philosophy and meditation.


There is street parking available at Louden Nelson Community Center, however, if the parking spots are all taken, below is a link to additional nearby parking. (The parking lot by the Police Station is free and closest to Louden Nelson Center, about a 1 minute walk, located at 155 Center St.)

Louden Nelson Community Center parking - Car Parks, Street Parking, Private Garages

CONTACT Linda for more information: 831-334-7757

How to Register for an Event:

All of our events are open to the public and are available on a first-come first-serve basis. Register early to save. All event details are available on our website. You can also request a print flyer if you contact Linda. To guarantee attendance, please print the form below and send with a check to Linda. Please make the check out to Linda Gerson. The mailing address is on the form as well. Thanks and see you at the next event!