FEX’s Tai Chi Chuan ‘Authentic Yang Style’ workshop began its operation in October 2010. The Tai Chi Chuan ‘Authentic Yang Style’ classes were the beginning of the ancient Chinese internal martial art spread in the city of Xanthi.
It is an ancient Chinese kinetic and martial art, in which gentle and slow movements flow and compose a kinetic form characterized by harmony and relaxation. Its spread in many countries around the world explains the special benefits to health promotion as a whole and human life force development. Through a variety of styles in Tai Chi Chuan’s kinetic art, the authentic Yang style is the most popular one thanks to its gentle movements.
Tai Chi Chuan workshop is a full member of the World Tai Chi Chuan Federation based in Taiwan and listed school in global network World Tai Chi & Qg Day. Tai Chi Master of the workshop and teacher of Emi is Luoke Chen from Taipei, Taiwan.
Except for Tai Chi classes, seminars, workshops and tribute for great Tai Chi Master are also organized. Chinese culture is also promoted through seminars of Chinese calligraphy and other related events throughout the year. In 2012 participated as Greek delegation in the program 2012 EU-CHINA Year of Intercultural Dialogue of the European Union and is a candidate for formal delegation labelling in the programme.
In our workshop there are five classes for adults, beginners and those with a little experience in Tai Chi, advanced and children per week.
Head and teacher of the workshop: Emi Chatzipanayoti, Professor of Physical Education. She was born in Xanthi in1966. She is married and has two children. She is a graduate of the Department of Physical Education and Sport Science at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (1989). She has Master's degree in Sports Psychology and European Studies in Sport Deutsche Sporthochschule Koeln, Germany (1991-1994). She is teacher of Tai Chi (authentic Yang style) certified by the World Tai Chi Chuan Federation, Taiwan, for Greece and organises seminars and lectures for Tai Chi. She was seminar rapporteur at the 19th International Conference of Physical Education and Sport in Komotini, May 2011.
She got distinctions in Tai Chi at the World Championship 2010 in Taiwan (individual sports: gold world medal, category: 45 form Yang style Other Yang Forms. 5th place, Tai Chi fan 38 form, category: weapons) (group sports: 3rd place, bronze medal, 13 form Yang style. 4th place, 38 form Tai Chi Fan, 6th place, 45 form Other Yang Forms)
Tai Chi Master Luoke Chen is the Chinese teacher of Emi Xatzipanyoti and shows his support to the workshops from Taiwan. He is also a frequent visitor and seminar and. workshop rapporteur.
OPERATION OF TAI CHI CHUAN WORKSHOP (2013-2014, FIRST AND SECOND SEMESTER)
friends of Tai Chi,
Because of me
travelling abroad I inform you that this year there will be no new registrations
or renewal of registrations for adult and children classes.
workshop will be in a transitional phase and only the class of my old advanced
students will continue running in order to educate and train them so as to
become trainers under my supervision and guidance.
I thank all
the adult classes for their cooperation and trust and I wish them the best in the
pursuit of their physical, mental and emotional harmony.
I also thank
my little friends from children classes for the amazing moments we shared together.
I appreciate the cooperation and trust that parents showed in my work and their
children’s training in an alternative, holistic and highly beneficial form of
exercise. I hope they are doing well and will continue supporting their
I send you
all my sincere Chi wishes!