World Tai Chi & Qigong Day: A Free Event

Ponte de Lima, Portugal

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day brings millions of people together worldwide to celebrate health and wellness through the mind-body practices of Tai Chi & Qigong.


This is a free event featuring gentle classes of Tai Chi and Qigong, as well as performances of Tai Chi. Anyone may participate, regardless of experience level. Beginners are welcome!

Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

Please arrive 5 minutes early

Registration is not required

Following the event, a no-host lunch at a local restaurant will be held.

Location: Campos do Arnado (pictured below), Caminho da Oliveirinha, Arcozelo 4990-146 Ponte de Lima. 

As pictured below, this location is the lawn that is close to the little Capela do Anjo da Guarda (Guardian Angel Chapel) that is behind the Igreja de Santo António da Torre Velha (Church of Saint Anthony of the Old Tower). After crossing the Medieval bridge from the old town of Ponte de Lima, turn right before the church and you will enter this location.

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Click the link to learn about Qigong and Taiji: What’s the Difference?

Click the link to learn more about World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

Questions? Please email Larry Cammarata

Meet the Event Team 

Larry headshot 9-2020Larry Cammarata, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist in addition to being an instructor of Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong who has received advanced training in China and in the US. He is the Director of Education of Mindfulness Travels, an educational organization that provides training in mindfulness and mindful movement throughout the world. Larry was designated as an "Author-Expert" by IDEA for his writing, teaching, and service in the field of mind-body health, fitness, and wellness. His mindful movement work was presented at the 11th Annual International Scientific Conference of the Center for Mindfulness at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine. Larry is a member of the Certification Committee of Tai Chi Healthways, an organization founded and directed by world renowned Tai Chi Master and Qigong expert Dr. Jesse Tsao

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Linda Cammarata, RYT, RN (retired) is a Registered Yoga Teacher and retired Registered Nurse who specializes in applying mind-body practices of self-regulation to stress, mood, and sleep health. She is the Founder and Director of Mindfulness Travels and Natural Sleep Recovery. Linda has designed and presented wellness programs at world renowned spas in the US and internationally. She integrates mindfulness, gentle yoga, qigong, and contemporary science into her teachings. Her professional experience spans over 30 years in tradtional and complementary healthcare and wellness settings. 


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