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Traditional Tai Chi & Qigong Class in Downtown Zurich
Classes in English with Experienced Master Ming-Lu From Taiwan

About Ming-Lu:

Master Ming-Lu is originally from Taipei, Taiwan and lives in Zurich since July 2008. He is not only a Tai Chi teacher, he also studies and researches the ancient scripts and is highly interested in the philosophical and theoretical background of Tai Chi Chuan.

Master Ming-Lu teaches Ancient Qigong and traditional forms of Chen and Yang style Tai Chi. He has many years experience as instructor of students of all ages. His students very much appreciate his openness and willingness to wholeheartedly share and pass on his vast knowledge about Tai Chi Chuan.

Master Ming-Lu is ...

- Trainer of the National Tai Chi Chuan Association, Taiwan.
- Representative of the World Tai Chi Chuan Federation in Switzerland.
- Certified trainer and judge of Chen style Tai Chi Chuan of the Chen Xiaowang World Taijiquan Association.

Experience & activities:

- 2015 Consultant for TV-Commercial of Energie 360°, Shining Pictures
- 2015 Kungfu Training for kids, PwC Zurich
- 2013-2018 Tai Chi Trainer, Google Headquarter Zurich
- 2013 Tai Chi Workshop, Bombardier Transportation Financial Services
- 2009-2011 Tai Chi Trainer, Nova Fitness Club Zürich
- 2008 Tai Chi Teacher, Chinesische Schule Zürich
- 2008 Founder and owner of Bright Crane Tai Chi School, Zurich

Master Ming-Lu is a disciple of ...

- Master Sheng Shen-Hua
Himself a student of Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei from Chenjiagou
- Master Kuo Cheng-Hsun
Himself a student of Grandmaster Wei Shuren from Beijing

Master Ming-Lu has studied with and is certified by …

- Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang
Offspring of the founder of Chen style Tai Chi of the 19th generation
- Master Chan De-Sheng
Chairman of the National Tai Chi Chuan Association,Taiwan and Chairman of the World Tai Chi Chuan Federation.

Self-Health Management
Stress Reduction
Burnout Prevention
Relaxation Training

"Tai Chi apparently can decrease risk of some long-term health problems while posing very little chance of harm. Tai Chi is one form of what is called “meditative movement,” including a three-part focus on the body (posture and movement), breath and mind (meditation) ..." --- Karen Collins, MS, RD, CDN of AICR
(American Institute for Cancer
Research)

“[…] Practitioners praise Tai Chi's spiritual and psychological benefits, but what has attracted the attention of Western scientists lately is what Tai Chi does for the body […] Tai Chi plus walking would be a very good mixture. Younger people probably need more of an aerobic challenge, but they can benefit from Tai Chi's capacity to reduce stress. […] The best thing about Tai Chi is that people enjoy it, so they are more likely to stick with it long enough to get some benefit. It helps when something that's good for you is also fun.”--
Why Tai Chi Is the Perfect Exercise,
Time Magazine - August 5, 2002 | Vol. 160 No. 6 Research

“[…] Tai Chi is a gentle exercise program that is a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). […] Tai Chi is composed of slow, deliberate movements, meditation, and deep breathing, which enhance physical health and emotional well-being. Tai Chi is based on spiritual and philosophical ideas that advocate a need for balance in the body, mind, and spirit. Central to tai chi is the idea that Qi, or life energy, flows throughout the body. […]” -- 
University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC)

Long-Term Benefits and Features of Bright Crane Tai Chi:

* Effective, safe and easy to learn
* Improved constitution, physical condition, coordination and flexibility
* Balance of body, mind and spirit
* Relaxation to ease pain caused by stiffness
* Improved sleeping quality
* Opening of meridians
* Improved flow of Qi
* Enlarged internal energy

Improving Your Quality of Life, and Helping You Live A Healthy Long Life:

Do you often catch a cold or cough a lot, have insomnia, headaches, pain of muscles, back or joints? Do you feel tired, burned out or have problems with digestion?

Huangdi Neijing (The Yellow Emperor's Canon of Internal Medicine) said: The Disharmony of Qi and Blood Circulation May Cause Various Diseases and Illnesses. Do not take these troubles lightly. They could be symptoms of a more serious illness. In Traditional Chinese Medicine this discomfort is an indication of a lack of Qi and Xue or a disturbed energy flow …

We Stand for Professionalism, Integrity and Passion:

* Effective, safe and easy to learn
* Improved constitution, physical condition, coordination and flexibility
* Balance of body, mind and spirit
* Relaxation to ease pain caused by stiffness
* Improved sleeping quality
* Opening of meridians
* Improved flow of Qi
* Enlarged internal energy

Courses:

Learn to relax and re-establish the natural balance of your body with the help of the unique “Bright Crane 10 Tai Chi Qigong exercises”. Through these 10 movements body and mind will become one; harmony and happiness will find a way back into your life. The movements are taught in all courses.

ATTENTION: Please register by mail or phone prior to first trial group-class.

Mondays:
• 6:20 - 7:50 pm
Tai Chi Health Building Qigong (all levels, new joiners are welcome)
Course content: Bright Crane Qigong 10 Movements and Yang Style Tai Chi 24 Form.
Location: Gymnastikraum of the Altersheim Klus Park on Asylstrasse 130 in Zurich. (Map)


Tuesdays:
• 6:40 - 8:10 pm
Traditional Chen Style Tai Chi (intensive, new joiners are welcome)
Course content: Chen Style Tai Chi Forms, Power Tai Chi, Fitness Training, Pushing-Hands, Applications and Self-Defense
Location: Gemeinschaftszentrum Schindlergut on Kronenstrasse 12 in Zurich. (Map)


Wednesdays:
• 9:15-10:15 am
Tai Chi for improved relaxation, balance, coordination and concentration (all levels, beginners welcome to join any time)
Course content: Bright Crane Qigong 10 Movements and Bright Crane Tai Chi 6 movements for health-building.
Location: Gesundheitspraxis am See on Seestrasse 14a in Stäfa. Please register by mail or phone prior to first class.


Thursdays:
• 6:15-7:15 pm
Traditional Tai Chi & Qigong for adults (intensive, new joiners are welcome)
Course content: Chen Style Tai Chi, Qigong and Silk-Reeling Exercises
Location: Kirchgemeindehaus Hottingen on Asylstrasse 36 in Zurich. (Map)


Saturdays:
• 10:50-11:50 am
• 12:10-01:10 pm
Tai Chi for adults at the Chinesische Schule Zürich in Wallisellen.
Please contact the Chinese School directly, if you are interested in signing up for this course.
Course content: Bright Crane Qigong 10 Movements and Yang Style Tai Chi 24 Form.

Private Lessons / Personal Training:

Bright Crane Tai Chi offers professional private Tai Chi Chuan, Qigong and self defense lessons customized to your needs - located in the heart of Zurich or in your home. Please contact us, if you are interested in private or additional group classes (minimum of 3 participants).