Gallery 2005

Water Tiger School of T'ai Chi Ch'uan Patchogue Long Island New York

Laoshi Laurince D. McElroy

Suffolk County, Long Island

New York USA

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2005

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In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (February 2005): A mixture of players from various arts -- T'ai Chi, Aikido, and Jun Ji Do -- practice Chin Na and uprooting techniques during a T'ai Chi Applications seminar. In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (February 2005): Paul DeStefano from Integrated Martial Arts Institute throws McElroy Laoshi during a T'ai Chi Applications seminar.

In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (February 2005): A mixture of players from various arts T'ai Chi, Aikido, and Jun Ji Do practice Chin Na and uprooting techniques during a T'ai Chi Applications seminar.

In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (February 2005): Paul DeStefano from Integrated Martial Arts Institute throws McElroy Laoshi during a T'ai Chi Applications seminar.

In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (February 2005): Mr. Gee demonstrating the use of a knife as a controlling tool with his student, Cathy Anastasio, during a T'ai Chi Applications seminar.In the Kwoon (Winter 2005): Practicing Grasp Sparrow's Tail to the Four Cardinal Directions in the studio with students (from L to R) Neal Stark, Patricia Hsieh, Matt Kintzel, and Paul Adago, Jr.

In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (February 2005): Mr. Gee demonstrating the use of a knife as a controlling tool with his student, Cathy Anastasio, during a T'ai Chi Applications seminar.

In the Kwoon (Winter 2005): Practicing Grasp Sparrow's Tail to the Four Cardinal Directions in the studio with students (from L to R) Neal Stark, Patricia Hsieh, Matt Kintzel, and Paul Adago, Jr.

Cedar Beach, Long Island (January 1, 2005): Students Ed O'Connell (L) and John Davis (R) play Pushing Staff on the beach to "warm-up" for a North Shore Polar Bear dive on New Year's Day 2005.

Cedar Beach, Long Island (January 1, 2005): Students Ed O'Connell (L) and John Davis (R) play Pushing Staff on the beach to "warm-up" for a North Shore Polar Bear dive on New Year's Day 2005.

Tai Chi in the Park (May 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy demonstrates The Crane Walking on One Leg from the Qigong set, The Five Animal Frolics.

Tai Chi in the Park (May 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy demonstrates The Crane Walking on One Leg from the Qigong set, The Five Animal Frolics.

Tai Chi Sundays (May 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy leads the group in Walking the Rails with Ball Rotation at Sayville's Rotary park, The Common Ground at the first of three Sunday morning sessions.

Tai Chi Sundays (May 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy leads the group in Walking the Rails with Ball Rotation at Sayville's Rotary park, The Common Ground at the first of three Sunday morning sessions.

Tai Chi Sundays (May 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy and Paul Adago, Jr., demonstrate the importance of keeping your elbows dropped to the group at The Common Ground in Sayville.

Tai Chi Sundays (May 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy and Paul Adago, Jr., demonstrate the importance of keeping your elbows dropped to the group at The Common Ground in Sayville.

In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (May 2005): Players from various arts - T'ai Chi, Aikido, Choy Lei Fut, and Jun Ji Do - return for Mr. Gee's third T'ai Chi Applications seminar at the studio.

In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (May 2005): Players from various arts - T'ai Chi, Aikido, Choy Lei Fut, and Jun Ji Do - return for Mr. Gee's third T'ai Chi Applications seminar at the studio.

In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (May 2005): Mr. Gee working with seminar participant, Raquel Romaine, during a T'ai Chi Applications seminar.

In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (May 2005): Mr. Gee working with seminar participant, Raquel Romaine, during a T'ai Chi Applications seminar.

Sweetbriar Nature Center Wildlife and Craft Fair (June 11, 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy demonstrates the orthodox straight sword form and plays a little close to the Water Tiger School table.

Sweetbriar Nature Center Wildlife and Craft Fair (June 11, 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy demonstrates the orthodox straight sword form and plays a little close to the Water Tiger School table.

Sweetbriar Nature Center Wildlife and Craft Fair (June 11, 2005): Insects need stress reduction, too! This little guy, on the head of the figurine, spent most of the morning traveling from one "T'ai Chi Player" to another on our table at the fair.

Sweetbriar Nature Center Wildlife and Craft Fair (June 11, 2005): Insects need stress reduction, too! This little guy, on the head of the figurine, spent most of the morning traveling from one "T'ai Chi Player" to another on our table at the fair.

Sweetbriar Nature Center Wildlife and Craft Fair (June 11, 2005): Student Joel Valerio playing Rollback Walking beside the Water Tiger School booth at the fair.

Sweetbriar Nature Center Wildlife and Craft Fair (June 11, 2005): Student Joel Valerio playing Rollback Walking beside the Water Tiger School booth at the fair.

Village of Patchogue, Alive After Five (July 22, 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy (L) and Si-Hing Paul Adago, Jr., in High Pat on Horse from the WTS 24-Posture Form.

Village of Patchogue, Alive After Five (July 22, 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy (L) and Si-Hing Paul Adago, Jr., in High Pat on Horse from the WTS 24-Posture Form.

Little Portion Friary, Friary Faire (August 13, 2005): Students (L to R) Joel Valerio, Ed O'Connell, and Francesca DeStefano Warding-Off while playing Grasp Sparrow's Tail to the Four Cardinal Directions.

Little Portion Friary, Friary Faire (August 13, 2005): Students (L to R) Joel Valerio, Ed O'Connell, and Francesca DeStefano Warding-Off while playing Grasp Sparrow's Tail to the Four Cardinal Directions.

Little Portion Friary, Friary Faire (August 13, 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy (L) and Si-Hing Paul Adago, Jr., demonstrating the 24-Posture Form at Little Portion Friary.

Little Portion Friary, Friary Faire (August 13, 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy (L) and Si-Hing Paul Adago, Jr., demonstrating the 24-Posture Form at Little Portion Friary.

Little Portion Friary, Friary Faire (August 13, 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy walking the monastery's labyrinth with the Five Animal Frolics. Featured: The Monkey Presenting the Peach to the Immortal Spirit.

Little Portion Friary, Friary Faire (August 13, 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy walking the monastery's labyrinth with the Five Animal Frolics. Featured: The Monkey Presenting the Peach to the Immortal Spirit.

Village of Patchogue, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Fundraiser (August 19, 2005): Students (L to R) Ed O'Connell, Joel Valerio, Gail Harfe, Patricia Hsieh, Francesca DeStefano, and April Alexander Pushing Hands for a Cause.

Village of Patchogue, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Fundraiser (August 19, 2005): Students (L to R) Ed O'Connell, Joel Valerio, Gail Harfe, Patricia Hsieh, Francesca DeStefano, and April Alexander Pushing Hands for a Cause.

In the Kwoon: The studio shrine at 29 South Ocean, renovated in July 2005 by Deb Monteleone of Suffolk Aikikai, is a mixture of two arts. Water Tiger School's shrine (just above floor level) includes Master Yang Chein-Hou's portrait, two candles, a tiger figurine, and a Chinese pouch. Suffolk Aikikai's shrine includes Master Ueshiba's portrait and Japanese calligraphy (hanging R), tea cups and Master Ueshiba's statue (on the shelf), and a sword stand (just above floor level).

In the Kwoon: The studio shrine at 29 South Ocean, renovated in July 2005 by Deb Monteleone of Suffolk Aikikai, is a mixture of two arts. Water Tiger School's shrine (just above floor level) includes Master Yang Chein-Hou's portrait, two candles, a tiger figurine, and a Chinese pouch. Suffolk Aikikai's shrine includes Master Ueshiba's portrait and Japanese calligraphy (hanging R), tea cups and Master Ueshiba's statue (on the shelf), and a sword stand (just above floor level).

Tai Chi in the Park (September 2005): Si-Suk Paul Adago, Jr., (center, facing the camera) leads Picking the Fruit from the Temple Exercises.

Tai Chi in the Park (September 2005): Si-Suk Paul Adago, Jr., (center, facing the camera) leads Picking the Fruit from the Temple Exercises.

In the Kwoon, Paul Adago, Jr.'s Public Class Certification Ceremony (September 15, 2005): Si-Suk Paul Adago, Jr., in the posture Needle at Sea Bottom from Water Tiger School's 24-Posture Form.

In the Kwoon, Paul Adago, Jr.'s Public Class Certification Ceremony (September 15, 2005): Si-Suk Paul Adago, Jr., in the posture Needle at Sea Bottom from Water Tiger School's 24-Posture Form.

In the Kwoon, Paul Adago, Jr.'s Public Class Certification Ceremony (September 15, 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy (L) and Si-Suk Paul Adago, Jr., at the presentation of the certificate to teach Water Tiger School's Grasp Sparrow's Tail to the Four Cardinal Directions in public forums.

In the Kwoon, Paul Adago, Jr.'s Public Class Certification Ceremony (September 15, 2005): Laoshi Laurince McElroy (L) and Si-Suk Paul Adago, Jr., at the presentation of the certificate to teach Water Tiger School's Grasp Sparrow's Tail to the Four Cardinal Directions in public forums.

Village of Patchogue, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Fundraiser (August 19, 2005): (L to R) Paul Adago, Jr., Patricia Hsieh, Laoshi Laurince McElroy, and Ed O'Connell playing together, yet separately, during the Form of Your Choice portion of the evening.

Village of Patchogue, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Fundraiser (August 19, 2005): (L to R) Paul Adago, Jr., Patricia Hsieh, Laoshi Laurince McElroy, and Ed O'Connell playing together, yet separately, during the Form of Your Choice portion of the evening.

In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (October 2005): April Alexander (R) getting the upper hand on Laoshi Laurince McElroy with a variation on the application of Parting the Wild Horse's Mane during the open hand portion of a T'ai Chi Applications seminar.

In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (October 2005): April Alexander (R) getting the upper hand on Laoshi Laurince McElroy with a variation on the application of Parting the Wild Horse's Mane during the open hand portion of a T'ai Chi Applications seminar.

In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (October 2005): Joel Valario (L) with Spencer Gee's event coordinator Tony Cutaia playing a variation on the application of Brush Knee Step & Strike during the fourth return of ABC T'ai Chi to the studio.In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (October 2005): Guro Robert Mulligan (far L), from Kwikstik Martial Arts, teaching basic Pananandata stick techniques to the "Gray Shirts" attending the Weapons Application seminar in the studio  (from L to R in the WTS shirts, Laoshi Laurince McElroy, Joel Valario, and April Alexander.

In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (October 2005): Joel Valario (L) with Spencer Gee's event coordinator Tony Cutaia playing a variation on the application of Brush Knee Step & Strike during the fourth return of ABC T'ai Chi to the studio.

In the Kwoon, ABC T'ai Chi with Spencer Gee (October 2005): Guro Robert Mulligan (far L), from Kwikstik Martial Arts, teaching basic Pananandata stick techniques to the "Gray Shirts" attending the Weapons Application seminar in the studio (from L to R in the WTS shirts, Laoshi Laurince McElroy, Joel Valario, and April Alexander.