World T’ai Chi and Qigong Day Hosted by Water Tiger

Gallery 2014

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

Laoshi Laurince D. McElroy

Suffolk County, Long Island

NY USA

2014

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World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 26, 2014): The rain on the morning of April 26th was just too much and we had to postpone this year’s event until May 3rd.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): The skies were much more inviting for our rain-delayed event on May 3rd.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): William Hilton, Village of Patchogue Commissioner of Parks & Recreation and Trustee (R), presents Event Coordinator Laoshi Laurince McElroy, of Water Tiger School of T’ai Chi Ch’uan in Patchogue (L), with a Proclamation from the Honorable Paul V. Pontieri, Jr., Mayor of Patchogue, and the Village Board of Trustees. The proclamation acknowledges the health benefits of the Chinese arts and recognizes April 26th as World T’ai Chi and Qigong Day in Patchogue. Mr. Hilton spoke of the village’s appreciation for  McElroy Laoshi’s efforts in bringing a successful event to Patchogue year after year.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Laoshi Laurince McElroy (facing) from Patchogue’s Water Tiger School warms participants up for his Setting the Foundation: Lower Body Blaster workshop. Photo by Joe Cavaliere, taichi-daily.com.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014):  The first person fully certified in the Water Tiger lineage, Laoshi Joel Valerio (L) of Ozone Park, guides people through his workshop titled Weaving through The Standing Eight Pieces of Brocade one stitch at a time.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Using a bench to demonstrate the importance of relaxed structure, Elan Abneri (R), a senior student of Sifu Tyrone “Wei” Wicksman at Zhang Style Tai Chi Chuan in Centereach, leads his workshop focusing on an in-depth exploration of hip alignment with attention on the rear leg. Photo by Joe Cavaliere, taichi-daily.com.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Every year a new bag of toys comes to Shorefront Park with Spencer Gee (C), Spencer Gee Wellness Corporation in Old Westbury, and this year was no different! Photo by Joe Cavaliere, taichi-daily.com.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Sharon Infante, Music Movement and More in Mt. Sinai, leading her workshop on the 18 forms of Shibashi.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Chris Jurak 
(C - wearing white over blue), Mountain Stream Tai Chi and Qigong in Brightwaters, leads an introduction to the Gam Gong Lin Gong (Diamond Body Practice), the foundational Qigong form of the Tibetan Lama Pai tradition. Photo by Joe Cavaliere, taichi-daily.com.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): With Fire Island on the horizon behind, Ed Turney (C - wearing burgundy over white) Shaolin Kung Fu Studios in Rocky Point, presents an outlook on QingChengShan Daoist alchemical methods, unification of Kan and Li (water & fire) with excerpts from some of the Chinese classics.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Able to make this year’s event because of the rain delay, Teresa White (C - facing), Long Island Tai Chi and Internal Arts in Babylon, is in the midst of her workshop, Compression and Expansion in Tai Chi – Pump up Your Practice.World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Capturing all of this year’s facilitators participating in our annual Facilitators’ Demonstration, you can see the great variety in the Chinese arts. (L to R) Spencer Gee (Spencer Gee Wellness Corporation), Laurince McElroy (Water Tiger School of T’ai Chi Ch’uan), Sharon Infante (Music Movement and More), Chris Jurak (Mountain Stream Tai Chi and Qigong), Joel Valerio (Ozone Park), Elan Abneri (Zhang Style Tai Chi Chuan), Bill Donnelly (Green Cloud Kung Fu), and Teresa White (Long Island Tai Chi and Internal Arts).

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): The skies were much more inviting for our rain-delayed event on May 3.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (April 26, 2014): The rain on the morning of April 26th was just too much and we had to postpone this year’s event until May 3.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): William Hilton, Village of Patchogue Commissioner of Parks & Recreation and Trustee (R), presents Event Coordinator Laoshi Laurince McElroy, of Water Tiger School of T’ai Chi Ch’uan in Patchogue (L), with a Proclamation from the Honorable Paul V. Pontieri, Jr., Mayor of Patchogue, and the Village Board of Trustees. The proclamation acknowledges the health benefits of the Chinese arts and recognizes April 26 as World T’ai Chi and Qigong Day in Patchogue. Mr. Hilton spoke of the village’s appreciation for  McElroy Laoshi’s efforts in bringing a successful event to Patchogue

year after year.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Laoshi Laurince McElroy (facing) from Patchogue’s Water Tiger School of T’ai Chi Ch’uan warms participants up for his Setting the Foundation: Lower Body Blaster workshop. Photo by Joe Cavaliere, taichi-daily.com.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Using a bench to help demonstrate the importance of relaxed structure, Elan Abneri (R), a senior student of Sifu Tyrone “Wei” Wicksman at Zhang Style Tai Chi Chuan in Centereach, leads his workshop focusing on an in-depth exploration of hip alignment with attention on the

rear leg. Photo by Joe Cavaliere,

taichi-daily.com.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014):  The first person fully certified in the Water Tiger lineage, Laoshi Joel Valerio (L) of Ozone Park, guides people through his workshop titled Weaving through The Standing Eight Pieces of Brocade one stitch at a time.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Bringing a mixed-bag of work to the event, Judith Budd-Walsh (C - facing), Harmonious Movement of Port Jefferson Station, leads her workshop that included healing qigong, meridian therapy, and an abbreviated version of her lineage's 
Yang-style Long Form.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Bringing a mixed-bag of work to the event, Judith Budd-Walsh (C - facing), Harmonious Movement of Port Jefferson Station, leads her workshop that included healing qigong, meridian therapy, and an abbreviated version of her lineage's

Yang-style Long Form.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Bill Donnelly (C - back), Green Cloud Kung Fu in Patchogue, brought some Taoist Yoga moves to this year’s event. Photo by Joe Cavaliere, taichi-daily.com.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Bill Donnelly (C - back), Green Cloud Kung Fu in Patchogue, brought some Taoist Yoga moves to this year’s event. Photo by Joe Cavaliere, taichi-daily.com.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Sharon Infante, Music Movement and More in Mt. Sinai, leading her workshop on the 18 forms of Shibashi.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Every year a new bag of toys comes to Shorefront Park with Spencer Gee (C), Spencer Gee Wellness Corporation in Old Westbury, and this year was no different! Photo by Joe Cavaliere, taichi-daily.com.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): With Fire Island on the horizon behind, Ed Turney (C - wearing burgundy over white) Shaolin Kung Fu Studios in Rocky Point, presents an outlook on QingChengShan Daoist alchemical methods, unification of Kan and Li (water & fire) with excerpts from some of the Chinese classics.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Capturing all of this year’s facilitators participating in our annual Facilitators’ Demonstration, you can see the great variety in the Chinese arts. (L to R) Spencer Gee (Spencer Gee Wellness Corporation), Laurince McElroy (Water Tiger School of T’ai Chi Ch’uan), Sharon Infante (Music Movement and More), Chris Jurak (Mountain Stream Tai Chi and Qigong), Joel Valerio (Ozone Park), Elan Abneri (Zhang Style Tai Chi Chuan), Bill Donnelly (Green Cloud Kung Fu), and Teresa White (Long Island Tai Chi and Internal Arts).

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Able to make this year’s event because of the rain delay, Teresa White (C - facing), Long Island Tai Chi and Internal Arts in Babylon, is in the midst of her workshop, Compression and Expansion in Tai Chi – Pump up Your Practice.

World T’ai Chi & Qigong Day — Patchogue (May 3, 2014): Chris Jurak

(C - wearing white over blue), Mountain Stream Tai Chi and Qigong in Brightwaters, leads an introduction to the Gam Gong Lin Gong (Diamond Body Practice), the foundational Qigong form of the Tibetan Lama Pai tradition. Photo by Joe Cavaliere, taichi-daily.com.