Mar 03 — Apr 28, 2019

Tai Chi at the Garden

New time and package option!

Following our drop-in series through January and February, participants can now sign up for a two-month package, which includes up to nine 1-hour Tai Chi classes and complimentary admission to the Garden on Sunday mornings, valid for the duration of the program period (March 3 – April 28, 2019). Practice the 108 Movement Traditional Yang Style Form along with Push Hands, Qigong, and self-defense applications.

Packaged classes take place on Sundays from 10:00 – 11:00am.

Fees: $160 for general public (tax included). Annual Pass holders receive a $20 discount off the package price.

No single class option. If you are unable to attend the first class, prorating is possible up to March 31. Please contact Tommy Hsiao at for more details and to register. Payment must be received prior to attending your first session.

Visitors are also welcome to join our drop-in taster classes on Sundays from 11:00 – 11:20am, included in regular Garden admission and free for Annual Pass holders.

Tai Chi Chuan is a one of a kind health and mindfulness practice that draws from thousands of years of history and tradition. Involving a series of gentle movements and simple postures which are designed to improve coordination, balance and relieve stress, Tai Chi is suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

About the instructor

Sifu Lucas Trottier has been training in martial arts and Qigong for well over twenty years. His main studies are Old Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan, Shorinji Ryu Karate, Okinawan and Japanese Kobudo as well as the principles of Aiki-Jujutsu. Sifu Lucas also studies Kashima Shinto Ryu Kenjutsu, Daito Ryu, and Isshinho Medicine. He is the Head Instructor at Vancouver Dojo.

By joining the workshop, participants assume the full risk of any injuries and all costs, damages, and losses that they may sustain as a result of the practice. Participants consent to be transported to the nearest emergency centre and accept responsibility for any costs of such service.


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