Virtual Tai Chi and Qigong – The Real Solution for All of Us

Tara Brayshaw - Thursday, April 23, 2020
Firstly, I want to say “Hello” to all my JinLi family. How are you going? I’ve been challenged and I know I’ve had it easy compared to most in Australia. Time is very strange; the day disappears and I reflect on how long we have been “protecting” ourselves and realise it’s been a relatively short time. Maintaining physical, emotional and intellectual health is vital for us under normal circumstances, and is even more so now. We’re all trying to keep ...  read more

Taijiquan Biomechanics? I’ve had a Workshop Revelation...

Tara Brayshaw - Thursday, March 07, 2019
Taijiquan biomechanics? I’m sure the mere mention of those words would draw blank stares from most people, especially tai chi practitioners. We’ve all had the experience in life when we’re out shopping, where we know in our minds what we want, but we have no idea what the thing we want is called, making it almost impossible to find. Well, a tai chi biomechanics workshop is one of those things. Hearing the name alone might not create an association with ...  read more

JinLi Medal at Oceania Kung Fu Wushu Championships 2018

Tara Brayshaw - Wednesday, October 24, 2018
JinLi was extremely proud and honoured to see a special member of the JinLi family, Glenn Bermingham, receive a Bronze Medal at the recent 2018 Oceania Kung Fu Wushu Championships, held in Melbourne, Australia.   The Oceania Championships are held biennially in one of the International Wushu Federation’s Oceanic member countries. Currently, the countries represented are Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Samoa, American Samoa, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Norfolk Island, Fiji, Guam, New Caledonia, Tahiti, Tonga, Tokelau, Cook Islands ...  read more

JinLi Annual Tai Chi Retreat – Taradale – April 2018 - A Slice of Paradise!

Tara Brayshaw - Saturday, April 14, 2018
The Annual JinLi Tai Chi Retreat 2018 was held at our “home away from home” Taradale House, in the beautiful Coliban Valley. As usual, the focus was on outstanding training, food, friendship and fun. Everyone made the most of the intensive Taiji fundamentals tuition, studying Chinese literature, looking at all the Taiji styles and learning some basic Taiji/Qigong Mandarin. “Words really can’t describe what it means to be a part of this amazing experience”, so said one of the participants. ...  read more

JinLi Sharing the Competition Experience

Tara Brayshaw - Saturday, September 16, 2017
There is a Chinese proverb “A bit of fragrance clings to the hand that gives flowers” and this was exemplified by the amazing generosity of the JinLi family at this year’s 19th WTQA Wushu Taiji and Qigong Competition at Monash University, Clayton Campus. “I was so incredibly proud of our JinLiers at the competition this year. They gave selflessly and with such grace to all those who needed their help”, said Master Brayshaw of the JinLi students, instructors and trainees. ...  read more

Meditation - Take Control of Your Life!

Tara Brayshaw - Thursday, December 15, 2016
"THE BEST WAY TO GET STARTED IS TO QUIT TALKING AND BEGIN DOING" - Walt Disney  It’s 30 degrees in Melbourne and in a room overlooking the leafy garden of Linden Gallery, a JinLi class chill out and tune in. As they relax, they send their brain on a high intensity workout.   With every breath they focus attention, increase concentration, develop sensory awareness. In effect, they are growing and strengthening their neural pathways, or brain training.   In other ...  read more

18th WTQA Wushu Taiji And Qigong Competition 2016 – JinLi Amazing On and Off the Floor!

Tara Brayshaw - Thursday, September 01, 2016
The JinLi family were out in force for the 18th WTQA Wushu Taiji and Qigong Competition on 28th August 2016 at Monash University Clayton Campus. It didn’t matter whether the competition needed volunteers, supporters, competitors or judges, JinLi stepped up to make sure everyone had a great time celebrating all that is wushu. The JinLi Team got a chance to meet up with friends they made last year, learn about new styles and weapons, but best of all, competitors got ...  read more

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