World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

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


This is a free public event featuring demonstrations and instruction of Tai Chi and Qigong. 

A community potluck will follow. Please bring a healthy dish to share. 

Saturday, April 28, 2018 at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Recreation Park, East Asheville, Picnic Shelter 3 (closest to swimming pool)

69 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28805

Located along the Swannanoa River, Recreation Park is in the same complex with Azalea Park 

and the WNC Nature Center. Link to: Google Directions.


10:00 am to 10:15 am: Community gathering and greetings

10:15 am to 11:30 am: Free Qigong Class, Tai Chi Demonstrations, and more

11:45 am: Community potluck (please bring a healthy dish to share)

We will conclude by 1:00 pm.

Questions? Please email Larry Cammarata.

 Larry Cammarata is the host of this event.

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Larry Cammarata, Ph.D. is an instructor of Tai Chi and Qigong and is also a practicing clinical psychologist. In addition to teaching weekly classes in Asheville, NC, Larry  teaches internationally at conferences and retreats 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.

Liz Ridley and Jennie Boyd Bull are the Tai Chi & Qigong community organizers of this event.

Liz Ridley is an instructor of Yang style and Sun style Tai Chi. In addition to these “bare hand” Tai Chi forms, she teaches the Tai Chi fan form, as seen in the photo. For over 20 years, Liz has received advanced instruction from many Tai Chi teachers and masters. She is a member of the American Tai Chi and Qigong Association, and is the Director of the Little Dragon School in Asheville, NC.

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Jennie Boyd Bull is a certified Tai Chi instructor with Tai Chi Healthways of San Diego, CA, directed by Master Jesse Tsao. She has studied Tai Chi since 2003 and has taught the Simplified Tai Chi 24 Form since 2008, under master teacher Dr. Alex Feng of Wu Tao Kuan Martial Arts Institute in Oakland, CA.  Jennie currently studies classical qigong, Yang Style Tai Chi, and Chen Style sword with Dr. Larry Cammarata. Students enjoy her clear and supportive teaching. She also teaches weekly Tai Chi and Qigong classes in Yancey and Mitchell Counties

©  L. Cammarata 2017