About Tai Chi Chuan 太極拳
Tai Chi Chuan is a type of Chinese martial arts. It was developed in China over 400 years ago for the purpose of health and self-defense. Tai Chi Chuan movement is a combination of Qi Gong exercises and slow motion meditative exercises. These movements can be performed in a standing or seated position for people with limited mobility or for health reasons. Practicing Tai Chi Chuan can improve balance, flexibility and muscular strength of the body. It can also help reduce stress and improve the body’s immune system. These benefits are reasons why Tai Chi has become such a popular sport throughout the world.
About Master Ted Peng – 彭泰祥:
Master Ted Peng began practicing Tai Chi Chuan, Wushu and Qi Gong at a young age with grand master Shao-Jiu, Sun – 孫韶九老師. He has continued to learn Yang Style and Chen Style Tai Chi Chuan, Sword, Fan, Stick, Shao Lin Chuan and Tae Kwon Do. He is a certified National Coach of Taiwan, as well as a certified International Tai Chi Chuan coach and judge. In addition, he has achieved the 9th level of Martial Arts and 7th level of Tai Chi Chuan. Master Peng has been teaching for over 9 years in the US. He has taught over two thousand students at several locations such as schools, senior centers, churches, temples, and community centers. He currently teaches in various locations around the New Jersey and New York metro area.