Khor Style Tai Chi is modified Yang Style Tai Chi, this is because Yang Style Tai Chi favours right handed movements, and lacks some left side movements. Khor style Tai Chi addresses the imbalance with equal left & right movements. This brings it in line with the Tai Chi philosophy of the Yin Yang principle.
The Australian Academy of Tai Chi began in 1976 by Grandmaster Gary Khor who wanted to share his experience and passion of health through the ancient slow moving martial art Tai Chi. The Academy aims to offer the people of Australia "The exercise art of Tai Chi" with excellent resultant benefits such as good health, fitness, relaxation and the ability to move through life skilfully.
Grandmaster Gary Khor, Master Aaron Khor run classes in the Canada Bay Club in Five Dock, local Instructors run morning and night classes in the whole of New South Wales. Classes are also available in Queensland with Senior Master Rod Ferguson, Western Australia with Master Monika & Chief Instructor John Wong and New Zealand with Trish Miller. New Zealand is our latest expansion in the academy.
Tai Chi has major health benefits for people who have Chronic pain, Asthma, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, lower back pain, Diabetes, Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimers, and Aches & Pains. The exercises are suitable for people who are undergoing rehabilitation from a hip/knee reconstruction or replacement or those who just want to increase balance, stability, mobility and flexibility.
Tai Chi is the number one exercise and known for preventing falls. The Academy offers preventing falls. The Academy has falls prevention programs available run by Grandmaster Gary Khor, Master Aaron Khor and Senior Master Rod Ferguson.
Master Aaron Khor featured in Bicycling Australia Magazine of how Tai Chi can help cyclists improve.
The Academy provides a number of services including group activities, private group sessions, local classes, demonstrations, workshops, seminars and fantastic china tours. View photos and videos of the Academy's history.
The biggest workout on 26th March 2017 at Rhodes was a great success with a sunny day. Together with Canada Bay Council, Concord Hospital the Academy provided free Tai Chi sessions at the Biggest Workout event to promote the importance of exercise and a healthy lifestyle. The Australian Academy of Tai Chi & Qigong has been running for over 40 years encouraging people to live a healthy and relaxed lifestyle.
Sydney - Head Office: 02 9797 9355
Western Australia: 08 9434 1338
Queensland: 07 3358 1955
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