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Tai Chi and Chi Kung Institute & Chinese Yoga

Adelaide, South Australia

Wu Dong, Allan and Instructors
Professor - Master Wu Dong
training Institute instructors in Sun Style Tai Chi in Adelaide's parklands during official exchange with Beijing Sports University, China
July 2005 , 2009 & 2011 & 2016, 2000, 2002, 2019 etc in China
DVD - Chi Kung Shibashi 1st Set 18 Forms
"Official Seniors Card discount Providor 2010 - 2024"

Tai Chi - Chi Kung shibashi

New Beginners
Adelaide - WAYVILLE

Register for Term 2 - 2024
New Beginners - Adelaide
Starting 30th April 2024
Adelaide -WAYVILLE - Tues pm

Next "Have a Try on Week 1 only" is

Adelaide: Tuesday30th April 2024
Chi Kung at Tuesday 6.15pm
Tai Chi at Tuesday 7.15pm

Chi Kung is much easier than Tai Ch
Adelaide -WAYVILLE - poster & articles - click this link
Register now by Email
send an email to - classes@taichi.com.au
North Adelaide
NOTE: Term 2 - Booked out
Term 3 - N/A
Term 4 - Friday 18th October 2024
Register now by Email
send an email to - classes@taichi.com.au

North Adelaide- poster - Term 4 - Chi Kung Only

Register now by Email
send an email to - classes@taichi.com.au

We will send you a discount coupon, map & requirments you need to know.

Chi Kung is much easier than Tai Chi

Allan teaching a Tai Chi class in the park

Register now by Email
send an email to - classes@taichi.com.au

You need to: Re-confirm your attendance after receiving initial email from us.
Then your name will then be added to the participants roll for week 1 & 2.


North Adelaide ( Fri 9.45am)
Chi Kung only - Next NEW Beginners course will be restarting Term 4 - 2024 &
Adelaide-WAYVILLE Term 2 (Tues 6.15pm)
starting 30th April 2024

Discount Coupon & Cost
( 2 people at concession price each) -
spaces limited

You can enrol in weeks 1 - 3 only
( if vacancies exist after week 1)

Note - New Beginners
North Adelaide
Next 6 week course after
" Have a Try only on Week 1" class

Chi Kung at Friday 9.45am
Next New Beginners course
Term 4 - starts on 18th October 2024

6 week term after "Have a Try on week 1"
North Adelaide- poster (1mb)- Chi Kung Only

Courses are conducted during the state school terms in 6 or 7 week terms.
Student information sheet.
Information about the running of classes.

Tai Chi - Chi Kung shibashi
太極氣功 十八式

Doctor's Approval form (PDF format)
Are you under current medical supervision? Taking prescribed medication?
Be safe - discuss any plan of exercise with your Doctor or Health Practitioner before enrolling.

DVDs & Textbooks for beginners classes.
太極氣功 十八式.

Available at classes or by Express Post
order by mail.

DVD - Chi Kung Shibashi 1st Set 18 Forms Book - Chi Kung Shibashi 1st Set 18 Forms Chart - Tai Chi Yang 24 Forms DVD - Tai Chi Yang 24 Forms
Other Textbooks, Dvds available:

New Chi Kung ( Qi Gong) DVDs from China

Dao Yin QiGong - Books & DVD - Click here for Dao Yin price list.

CHQA - DVD & Books from China - Click here for CHQA price list.

Important! "Check this website"
before attending classes as there may be changes.

Barossa Classes
contact local instructor for up to date info for Angaston (am)
Currently park practice for current & previous students only

New Beginners course TBC

Regional Workshops.
Master Instructor Allan Kelson has conducted workshops & appeared on T.V in many Regional cities & towns in S.A. NSW and in Europe.

South Australia: York Peninsula, Pt Pirie, Pt Augusta, Whyalla, Mt Gambier, Lameroo , Ceduna etc.
See some S.A. Photos.

Article - York Peninsula Wakefield Health 2003.

Workshops/ Courses available for your area*

*Funding required. *Minimium participants required.

Accredited Instructors - BSU
Every instructor and presenter is an Acredited Coach
and trained in China at the
Beijing Sports University (BSU).

We are very fortunate and proud to have the most professional, fully-accredited and experienced team of instructors in Adelaide.
Our Instructors’ Training is Ongoing.

39 years in SA

All Instructors receive regular advanced
Instructor Training (weekly & bi-monthly)
with Master Allan Kelson and Senior Coaches.

Allan at Wushu Festival

Internationally Accredited Tai Chi & Wushu Judge (IWUF) 2004 - 2012

Allan receiving Judge's Accreditation
IWUF Judging Accreditation Program
held in Beijing, China in April 2004

(.. more about Chief Instructor)

Other Textbooks, Dvds available:

Book - Wild Goose Qigong Book - Believe it or Not: Ancient and Mysterious Chinese Qigong Book - Dao Yin Heart Set

Book - Yang Style Taijiquan 103 Forms Book - Chen Style Taijiquan Book - Questions and Answers Vol. 1

NEW from China! 氣功

Ba Duan Jin: (8 Qi Gong movements)

Yi Jing Jing: (Stretching Qi Gong - Chinese Yoga)

Wu Qin Xi : (5 Annimals Qi Gong)

Liu Zi Jue: (6 Secret Sounds)

Click here for details

World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day - 2023


Saturday 29th April at 10.00am World wide

why not practice out doors - enjoy

Allan teaching a Tai Chi class in the park

Tai Chi - slow & safe exercises.
Chi Kung (Qi Gong) - Chinese health exercises - easier than Tai chi

Previous WTQD event in Newspapers

See Messenger Newspaper Enrolments 17th April 2013 (2MB)

See Messenger Newspaper Enrolments 17th April 2013 (170KB

Tai Chi & Chi Kung in the Newspapers.

  • Messenger newspaper 7th Oct 2009- Enrolments section
    World Tai Chi & Qi Gong Day Messenger Newspaper Enrolments 17th April 2013 (2MB)
  • Website updated for: 17th April 2024

    Happy Luna New Year " Year of the Dragon" for 2024

    Website is now updated for term 2- 2024

    Register now for Term 2 - 2024
    Starting 30th April 2024
    ** Health & Safety**
    Don't come to class if you have Flue , RSV or Covid symptoms
    If unsure have a RAT TEST on day of class to be sure
    You can still wear masks on entering or during classes.

    ** NOTE **
    Adelaide - "NEW VENUE since 2023"
    Latvian Hall - 4 Clark St - Wayville
    ( Cnr Rose St & off Green Hill Road)

    Tai Chi - Chi Kung shibashi


    Allan with his teacher Grand master Yang Zhenduo
    Welcome to 2024

    Welcome to the
    Tai Chi & Chi Kung Institute

    Home Page.

    39th Year in S.A.
    Established in 1985, the Tai Chi & Chi Kung Institute operates public classes and workshops throughout South Australia in a variety of Traditional and Official sets of Tai Chi (Taijiquan), Chi Kung (Qi Gong) Chinese Yoga® & Shaolin Health & Fitness Arts.

    Accredited Instructors

    China. BSU since 1989
    Beijing Sports University (BSU)

    Colour brouchure about the Institute : Click here.

    太極氣功 十八式

    Tai Chi for Schools

    Conferences, Corporate & Private Classes

    Contact us for information.
    Email your interest - send an email classes@taichi.com.au

    Advanced & returning students only, Schedule
    Term 2 starting - Tue 30th April & Fri 3rd May
    Newsletter - Schedule for Term 2-2024

    you can enroll in weeks 1 & 2


    or by Email
    send an email to - classes@taichi.com.au
    include Which venue, Set & phone number.

    Allan and Senior Instructors with Master Hui Xiao Fei

    Government accredited for Chi kung ( Qi Gong) Dao Yin at the Beijing Sports University - Dao Yin Center 2002.

    Term 2
    Adelaide cbd Tuesday 30th April-
    Adelaide - "NEW & BETTER VENUE at WAYVILLE

    North Adelaide Friday 3rd May at 9.45am

    Limited vacancies available at North Adelaide
    Advanced & returning students only, Schedule
    details for Term 2 -2024
    Click here - updated soon
    Newsletter - Schedule - updated
    details for Term 2-2024

    Email your interest to attend
    the advanced classes or book at class during Term 2
    - send an email to - classes@taichi.com.au

    Include: Name, contact email & mobile phone,
    Venue, Class & set
    you would like to join or revise/ previous experience.


    Adelaide & North Adelaide in Term 2

    Da Yan
    Wild Goose Chi Kung - Returns
    7 week course for section 2 of 3
    for returning & advanced students Only
    Adelaide - Wayville - Tuesday 6.15pm

    North Adelaide - Friday 9.45am
    Book - Chi Kung Shibashi 2nd Set 18 Forms

    Official Textbook - $35
    Institute current students special - $25

    Da Yan Chi Kung - Wild Goose Set is a set of gentle movements, co-ordinated with the breath and a focus on special acupoints.

    This book contains the first set of 64 Actions of Da Yan, or Wild Goose, Chi Kung - one of the most popular sets in China. It includes 77 diagrams and detailed explanations of the movements, along with guides for practice and information about the exercises from the Traditional Chinese Medicine perspective.

    Now on Da yan DVD & Chart or
    Usb Mp4 & Chart pdf file - $25.00

    Cugdel/ Short Stick Fitness Set - Section 3 in 2024
    ( 32 Forms - 3 Terms)
    for current Tai Chi-Cudgels Students who are currently learning or returning students to revise only ( Cudgel32 Forms - 3 Terms)

    Book - Cudgel: Long Stick Set

    Now Text Book $11or
    Usb video Mp4 file - $25.00

    This book presents the a Cudgel Routine in 32 Forms, illustrated with 76 diagrams and accompanied by written descriptions for Institute students only who are learning this set.

    A Special Thankyou
    Thank you to those students who have offered to
    donate their fees to the institute 2021 - 2022.