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Tai Chi Picnic Potluck. Aug 18, Bowen Park Picnic shelter.

NEW BEGINNER TAICHI Classes: Sept 9th, 2019

Side Gagnon

GULLSabre & Tai Chi in the splash zone every Monday morning, year round at Neck Point.
Tai Chi, 10:00 am-11:30 am

Qigong 2020 with Dr Eva Wong.
Levels 1 & 2. April 25/26 and
Qigong for Health, Apr 27/28.

More to follow....

Dr. Eva Wong Returns!
June 30th to July 3rd, 2018


Qigong Level 3 daoist path Qigong Level 4
Sat/Sun, June 30/July 1, 2018 Mon/Tues, July 2/3, 2018
Shima Karate,
3032 Barons Rd, Nanaimo.
Shima Karate,
3032 Barons Rd, Nanaimo..


Also Offered by Eva Wong:
Introduction to Daoist Meditation
Sunday, July 1, 2018, 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.
Shima Karate,
3032 Barons Rd, Nanaimo.
The Daoist Meditation session is open to all; no experience in Qigong or Tai Chi is required.


Qigong, Levels 1 & 2, June 2-3, Vancouver.
For those requiring these prerequisites, this 2 day workshop will be conducted by Michael Busby, through the Vancouver Shambhala Centre.
June 2 -3. Location: 3348 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC. Price $200. Register here.

Please Note: In order to attend Qigong, Levels 3 and 4, all previous levels and segments thereof, must have been completed and documented.

Participants must attend all the sessions (including the evening session) or they will not fulfill the requirement for the next level.
No late arrivals and early departures except for special permission. Incomplete attendance will not fulfill requirement for the next level.


Qigong, Level 3. June 30th and July 1st, 2018
  First Time Level 3 $200
  Repeating Level 3 $100
Introduction to Daoist Meditation, July 1st, 2018, 7:30 pm-9 pm.
  Admission $25
Qigong, Level 4. July 2nd and 3rd, 2018
  First Time Level 4 $200
  Repeating Level 4 $100
Qigong, Level 3 and 4. June 30th to July 3rd, 2018
  All 4 days first time $300


After you have decided which workshop or combination of workshops you wish to attend, please follow the registration procedures below.


STEP 1. Pre-register online. CLICK HERE
STEP 2. Download your registration form, print and complete it. CLICK HERE.
STEP 3. Submit registration form and fees. We will be accepting a few late registrants at the door on Saturday morning for Level 3 and Monday morning for Level 4. Please come early to complete the paperwork before the session begins.


Download Qigong Levels 3 and 4 Schedule. Click Here....

Accomodation options in Nanaimo


About introduction to Daoist Meditation:

Eva will explain the health benefits of meditation and lead a practice meditation on chairs, using some Qigong exercises to facilitate the sitting.

Those who do not wish to sit on chairs or directly on the floor may bring blankets or Yoga mats.


About Qigong Level 3:

In level 3 students will learn Hua Tu’s Five Animal Forms - the tiger form for tendon-strengthening, the bear for bone strengthening, the deer for preserving generative energy, the monkey for enhancing agility, and the bird for improving sense of balance. In addition, students will learn four more postures of Yiquan Standing Qigong as well as begin to receive instruction in the Immortals’ Guide to Self-Massage and Breath Regulation and the Red Phoenix Calisthenics.
Prerequisite: Levels 1 & 2


About Qigong Level 4:

The Daoist Path of the Dual Cultivation of Body and Mind - The Union of Xiantianwujimen, Yiquan, and Wudang Shan Lineages Begin. Wudang Five Animals Form Continue with Immortal's Guide to Self-Massage and Breath Regulation. Continue with Red Phoenix Calisthenics Complete Yiquan Zhangzhuan
Prerequisite: Level 3


About Dr. Eva Wong:

Eva Wong is a 19th generation lineage carrier of the Primordial Limitless Gate School of Daoism. The student of Sun Di, she is also a 3rd generation lineage descendant of Wang Xiangzhai. She is an independent scholar who has written and translated many books on Daoism and related topics, including Nourishing The Essence of Life: The Outer, Inner, and Secret Teachings of Taoism and A Master Course in Feng Shui (both from Shambhala Publications). She has designed a comprehensive program involving nine levels of qigong training that she started teaching in Ottawa in 2008.



External Links:

Path of Daoist Qigong

What is Daoist Qigong?



ACCOMODATION OPTIONS IN NANAIMO (Note that TCNA provides this info for your convenience. We can not be responsible for your experience with these businesses)

Grand Hotel Nanaimo $$$$$  very close to Oliver Woods Community Centre, the venue for Level 3
Inn on Long Lake $$$$$  also very close to O.W.; lovely location on a lake
Best Western Northgate Inn $$$$$  still very close to O.W., near north end of Nanaimo; highly rated, but located next to busy highway
Ramada Inn Nanaimo $$$$  an extra 10 min. drive; fairly new; next to highway 
Travelodge Nanaimo $$$$ close to Ramada; well-rated
Budget accomodations below all appear clean and good for a sleep-over. The first five are located within 4-block stretch along busy Terminal Avenue (close to the Ramada Inn and the Travelodge); an extra 10 min. drive to Qi Gong venue.
Castaway Motel $  
Royal Motel  $  
Port-O-Call Motel   $  
Colonial Motel $$  
Bluebird Motel $  
Departure Bay Motel $ very clean, only about 5 min. extra drive; also next to busy hwy