OTCA’s News (Summer 2023) // 渥太華太極拳學會簡報(2023夏季版)



I hope you enjoy your summer so far. As usual, OTCA is gathering at Commissioners Park to do taichi practice on Saturday mornings (except on long weekends and bad weather days).  If you have not joined us yet, I am looking forward to seeing you.  We also have Summer Zoom sessions on Saturdays at 9:30AM.  This is open to everyone free of charge; why not invite your families and friends to try out taichi as well!

2023-2024 BOARD

Thanks to all members who attended our AGM in June.  Our success relies on your support.  The new board has been elected to support this year's activities, and the information can be found in - Board of Executives.


In-person summer practice at Commissioners Park is between 8:00-9:30 for Chen Small Form; and 9:30 onward for Chen Practical Method, Hunyuan Qigong, Wu Style, and Yang Style.

Zoom summer practice info is as follows:

Topic: Ottawa Taichi Chuan Association Summer Practice (Open to Public)

Time: Saturday at 9:30AM

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 576 417 6865

Passcode: HappyDay

2023-2024 SCHOOL YEAR

The school year is fast approaching, and in this newsletter, you will find the registration detail about the new school year.

OTCA offers two Zoom member sessions and four different IN-PERSON classes for 2023-2024. 

The membership fee is $40 per year, which allows unlimited access to member sessions, our library material, and our annual workshop.  You will also be invited to OTCA special events, such as our Christmas Party and Annual Park Gathering at Andrew Haydon Park (even these special events were cancelled in the last few years due to COVID and/or weather advisory).

Member Practice (ZOOM)

If you want to learn new taichi forms or just to brush up on your skills, OTCA offers:

Class (IN-PERSON) 

* Brennan Toh is a Chen Style Tai Chi practitioner and instructor. Practicing for over a decade, Brennan is a disciple of Master Chen Zhonghua who is the International Standard Bearer of Chen Style Taijiquan Practical Method System.

The exact class time is subject to change +/- 15 minutes.  All classes are at Albert Street Continuing Education Center at 440 Albert Street – Colt Gym.  You must be a member to register for classes, and we have two terms of classes.  The first term runs between September 23 and January 13, and the second term starts on January 20, 2024.  Each term is an additional $85. 

Please see - Calendar for important dates information.

Please register by:

·          filling in the attached PDF, print and bring it to the first class or send the filled form to or

·         completing the online registration form (required a Gmail account to access). 

We accept cash or cheque.  Please bring the fee to Albert Street Continuing Education Center (440 Albert Street) – Colt Gym on September 23.

All details are on our website at


Thanks to Ottawa Farmers’ Market, OTCA will set up a community booth on September 3 (Sunday) at Lansdowne Farmers’ Market and on September 9 (Saturday) at Westboro Farmers' Market between 9AM and 3PM.  Our volunteers will be there to answer any questions you may have.  We will have instructors on-site and demos, the exact schedule will be available on our Facebook page.  Hope to see you there.

Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook at for the latest updates. 

We also have our YouTube channel at Ottawa Taichi Chuan Association - YouTube.  Last year's workshop can also be viewed on our YouTube channel.

Please distribute this newsletter to others who may be interested. If you have any questions, please contact us at


Stay safe, stay healthy.

OTCA Executives



雖則有云「夏日炎炎 正好眠」,但渥太華太極拳學會於每星期六(除公眾假期及下雨天外)在Commissioners 公園會與各方好友共同練習太極!夏日練習完全免費,希望你亦廣邀親朋共同參加!


2023-2024 理事


感謝大家於6月參加會員大會。太極會的成功有賴你們的支持!當日我們亦成功選舉新一屆太極會理事。詳情請參閱 渥太華太極拳學會網站-理事


夏日樂 Fun Fun


太極會於每星期六在Commissioners 公園練習太極。上午八點至九點半時段有陳式小架練習;九點半後有陳式實用太極、混元氣功、吳式太極及楊式太極練習!





會議ID576 417 6865



2023-2024 學年




會員費為$40一年,包括無限會員網上練習,使用我們圖書館物料,及參加我們每年的作坊。你亦會被邀請參加太極會的特別活動,例如聖誕及每年在Andrew Haydon 公園的聚會(雖然過去數年因疫情關係或空氣質素問題而被迫取消)。






* 卓盛森老師為陳中華老師入室弟子,自幼習武,成為陳式太極拳實用拳法教練。陳中華先生,是陳式太極拳實用拳法海外掌門人,長期從事陳式太極拳的海外推廣傳播工作,創辦了國際陳中華太極拳學院,並在美洲和歐洲建立幾十處分館,在海外太極拳領域擁有廣泛的影響力和號召力。


實際上課時間或許會有輕微改動。所有面課課程會於 Continuing Education 440 Albert 街(Colt 禮堂)上課。課堂只限會員才可以登記。課堂分兩學期。上學期為923日至113日,下學期於2024120日開始,每學期學費額外$85


請參閱 渥太華太極拳學會網站-日曆 重要日子資料。


報名可以填妥附上的PDF文件,電郵至 或打印報名表於課堂第一日帶去學校。你亦可以選擇填網上報名表


請於923日帶同現金或支票到440 Albert Street 交會員費/學費。到時會有太極會理事收費。


報名詳情亦可以參閱 渥太華太極拳學會網站。




感謝渥太華農貿市場主辦單位,今年太極會將於93日星期日在 Lansdowne 農貿市場,及於99日星期六在 Westboro 農貿市場上午九時至下午三時擺設社區單位。到時我們會有義工解答你們對太極會的問題。


到時亦會邀請各老師在農貿市場表演及講解。確實時段請於當天參考我們 Facebook。希望你們踴躍參加。請關注我們的 Facebook,了解最新訊息。


渥太華太極拳學會亦開通 YouTube 頻道2023年農曆年間舉辦的[太極與健康]作坊亦可在我們YouTube頻道內收看。


歡迎將此簡報分發給其他有可能興趣的人士。如有問題,請電郵 查詢。





last updated:  Aug 19, 2023