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Confucius Institute, Tai Chi Society of Western New York to celebrate World Tai Chi Day

The Confucius Institute at Alfred University (CIAU) and the Tai Chi Society of Western New York will host an outdoor Tai Chi practice to celebrate the World Tai Chi Day at 10 am Saturday, April 24 along the Genesee River at the Riverwalk Plaza, in Wellsville, NY.


The Confucius Institute at Alfred University (CIAU) and the Tai Chi Society of Western New York will host an outdoor Tai Chi practice to celebrate the World Tai Chi Day at 10 am Saturday, April 24 along the Genesee River at the Riverwalk Plaza, in Wellsville, NY. 

 This group practice event will last for about an hour. It is not necessary to know Tai Chi; join the group, and follow along in slow, flowing movements; or just watch and enter into the spirit.  Free t-shirts while supply lasts. Face masks are required and CDC Covid-19 guidelines will be followed.

 The World Tai Chi (WTC) Day organization is dedicated to educating the planet on how to boost the world’s immune system with natural health practices. World Tai Chi Day, promotes awareness of the benefits of Tai Chi, and the practice of Tai Chi’s healthy movements will unfold around the planet April 24 at 10 am (local times) with free, public presentations that start in New Zealand and end in Hawaii. Numerous proclamations have recognized WTC Day, including one by the New York Senate.

 Since 2010, CIAU has provided free Tai Chi classes to Alfred University faculty, staff, students, and community members. More than 100 people have participated in Tai Chi practicing and have gained many health benefits from it.