World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): The Honorable Patricia Eddington, NY State Assembly 3rd District, presents Laoshi Laurince McElroy with the Resolution from the NYS Assembly recognizing the variety of the health benefits of the arts, touching upon the purpose of the event, and commemorating the Seventh Anniversary of World T'ai Chi and Qigong Day in Patchogue.

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

Laoshi Laurince D. McElroy

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World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): The Honorable Patricia Eddington, NY State Assembly 3rd District, presents Laoshi Laurince McElroy with the Resolution from the NYS Assembly recognizing the variety of the health benefits of the arts, touching upon the purpose of the event, and commemorating the Seventh Anniversary of World T'ai Chi and Qigong Day in Patchogue.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): The Honorable Jack Eddington, Suffolk County Legislation 7th District, speaks of the importance in setting a good wellness example for the youth of Suffolk County before presenting Laoshi Laurince McElroy with the Proclamation from the Suffolk County Legislature to acknowledge April 28, 2007, as World T’ai Chi and Qigong Day.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): Before presenting Laoshi Laurince McElroy with a proclamation from the village’s Mayor and Trustees recognizing the importance of local participation in the international event, William Hilton, Village of Patchogue Trustee and Commissioner of Parks & Recreation, shares his annual feelings of enjoyment in helping secure the necessary permissions for the event and making sure the park is prepared for the morning’s activities.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): Aside from the various workshops, all six facilitators and one guest joined together to show dissimilar similarities in the variety that is T’ai Chi Ch’uan (L to R) Sifu Tyrone “Wei” Wicksman, Zhang Style Tai Chi Chuan, playing a Zhang-Style Broad Sword form; Laoshi Laurince McElroy playing the 24-Posture Short Form from our lineage; Bill Donnelly, Green Cloud Kung Fu, playing the 24-Posture Form from his lineage; Spencer Gee, Spencer Gee Wellness Corporation, weaving together Yang-Style postures with Chan Si and Fa-Jing; and Bob Klein, Long Island School of T’ai-Chi-Ch’uan, playing the Long Form from his lineage. Not pictured in the still photograph are Sifu Michael Evans who demonstrated a selection of the Golden Elixirs; and Jean Goulet who joined her husband, Bob Klein, in his demonstration.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): Playing through the fog of the early morning, Bill Donnelly, Green Cloud Kung Fu (3rd from Right in Blue), leads participants in a T’ai Chi Walking Exercise.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): Bob Klein (center in blue shirt), Long Island School of T’ai-Chi-Chuan, working with Water Tiger School student Pat Mizzi as others observe during his T’ai Chi as The Grand Ultimate Martial Art.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): Another view of the facilitators’ demonstration. (L to R) Sifu Tyrone “Wei” Wicksman, Zhang Style Tai Chi Chuan, Sifu Michael Evans, Shaolin Kung Fu Studios, Spencer Gee, Spencer Gee Wellness Corporation, Laoshi Laurince McElroy, and Bob Klein with Jean Goulet, Long Island School of T’ai-Chi-Chuan.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): Sifu Tyrone “Wei” Wicksman, Zhang Style Tai Chi Chuan (in tan jacket), playing with Water Tiger student Michael Kandel during the martial applications portion of his Zhang-Style T’ai Chi workshop.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): The T’ai Chi Workout workshop as led by Spencer Gee (R), Spencer Gee Wellness Corporation, is an annual favorite since the 2002 event.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): The Honorable Jack Eddington, Suffolk County Legislation 7th District, speaks of the importance in setting a good wellness example for the youth of Suffolk County before presenting Laoshi Laurince McElroy with the Proclamation from the Suffolk County Legislature to acknowledge April 28, 2007, as World T’ai Chi and Qigong Day.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): Before presenting Laoshi Laurince McElroy with a proclamation from the village’s Mayor and Trustees recognizing the importance of local participation in the international event, William Hilton, Village of Patchogue Trustee and Commissioner of Parks & Recreation, shares his annual feelings of enjoyment in helping secure the necessary permissions for the event and making sure the park is prepared for the morning’s activities. World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): Aside from the various workshops, all six facilitators and one guest joined together to show dissimilar similarities in the variety that is T’ai Chi Ch’uan (L to R) Sifu Tyrone “Wei” Wicksman, Zhang Style Tai Chi Chuan, playing a Zhang-Style Broad Sword form; Laoshi Laurince McElroy playing the 24-Posture Short Form from our lineage; Bill Donnelly, Green Cloud Kung Fu, playing the 24-Posture Form from his lineage; Spencer Gee, Spencer Gee Wellness Corporation, weaving together Yang-Style postures with Chan Si and Fa-Jing; and Bob Klein, Long Island School of T’ai-Chi-Ch’uan, playing the Long Form from his lineage. Not pictured in the still photograph are Sifu Michael Evans who demonstrated a selection of the Golden Elixirs; and Jean Goulet who joined her husband, Bob Klein, in his demonstration.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): Playing through the fog of the early morning, Bill Donnelly, Green Cloud Kung Fu (3rd from Right in Blue), leads participants in a T’ai Chi Walking Exercise.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): Bob Klein (center in blue shirt), Long Island School of T’ai-Chi-Chuan, working with Water Tiger School student Pat Mizzi as others observe during his T’ai Chi as The Grand Ultimate Martial Art.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): Another view of the facilitators’ demonstration. (L to R) Sifu Tyrone “Wei” Wicksman, Zhang Style Tai Chi Chuan, Sifu Michael Evans, Shaolin Kung Fu Studios, Spencer Gee, Spencer Gee Wellness Corporation, Laoshi Laurince McElroy, and Bob Klein with Jean Goulet, Long Island School of T’ai-Chi-Chuan.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): Sifu Tyrone “Wei” Wicksman, Zhang Style Tai Chi Chuan (in tan jacket), playing with Water Tiger student Michael Kandel during the martial applications portion of his Zhang-Style T’ai Chi workshop.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): The T’ai Chi Workout workshop as led by Spencer Gee (R), Spencer Gee Wellness Corporation, is an annual favorite since the 2002 event.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): Laoshi Laurince McElroy (L), with Si-Hing Joel Valerio, demonstrates a martial application from the Water Tiger lineage’s Open Form moment during his workshop on T’ai Chi Openings and Closings.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): Laoshi Laurince McElroy (L), with Si-Hing Joel Valerio, demonstrates a martial application from the Water Tiger lineage’s Open Form moment during his workshop on T’ai Chi Openings and Closings.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): As the fog broke and the participants left Shorefront Park at the end of morning, those who lagged behind were treated for a second year in a row with Elan Abneri (L), a student of Sifu Tyrone “Wei” Wicksman, and John Apperson, a student of Gohoau Chen, enjoying a Mao Zhai Style version of a Push Hands exercise.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): By the end of the morning the fog was rising and people were playing the Golden Elixirs with Sifu Michael Evans (3rd from R), Shaolin Kung Fu Studios.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): By the end of the morning the fog was rising and people were playing the Golden Elixirs with Sifu Michael Evans (3rd from R), Shaolin Kung Fu Studios.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 28, 2007): As the fog broke and the participants left Shorefront Park at the end of morning, those who lagged behind were treated for a second year in a row with Elan Abneri (L), a student of Sifu Tyrone “Wei” Wicksman, and John Apperson, a student of Gohoau Chen, enjoying a Mao Zhai Style version of a Push Hands exercise.

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