Great Pond Tai Chi
West Hartford & Simsbury, Connecticut
Tai Chi, Qigong/Neigong,
& Taoist Meditation
Classes
Beginning in 2018, classes will be held at the Universalist Church of West Hartford.
Workshops
& Seminars
Beginning in 2018, workshops will be held at the Universalist Church of West Hartford.  Contact Don to arrange a customized seminar for your organization or business.
About
This section will include additional information about Taoist Energy Arts and other practices that I teach.
Don Myers,
Certified Instructor
Don Myers has over 30 years of experience as a practitioner of Tai Chi, Qigong/Neigong, and Taoist Meditation, and has been teaching for more than 25 years. He has received seven Instructor Certifications from Taoist Lineage Master Bruce Frantzis ( www.EnergyArts.com ):

  • Wu Tai Chi Long Form (2008) 
  • Gods Playing in the Clouds Qigong/Neigong (2007)
  • The Marriage of Heaven & Earth Qigong/Neigong (2004)
  • Dragon & Tiger Medical Qigong (2003)
  • Taoist Longevity Breathing (2002)
  • Opening the Energy Gates of Your Body Qigong/Neigong (2001)
  • Wu Tai Chi Short Form (2000)

Additional studies include: Old Yang Style Tai Chi, Taoist Water Method Meditation of Lao Tzu, Ba Gua Circle Walking/Single Palm Change, Bend the Bow Qigong/Neigong, Spiraling Energy Body Qigong/Neigong, Hsing-I San Ti, Qigong Tuina Bodywork.

Don is certified through the Institute of Integral Qigong and Tai Chi ( www.IIQTC.org ) founded by Dr. Roger Jahnke OMD, and had previously been certified by Tai Chi Chuan Grandmaster William C.C. Chen ( www.WilliamCCChen.com ). He is also a Certified Advanced Instructor (Level III) and Professional Member of the National Qigong Association ( www.NQA.org ).

Don studied Asian Bodywork Therapy at the Acupressure Institute in Berkeley, CA, the Southwest Institute of Healing Arts in Tempe, AZ, Zen Shiatsu Chicago in Evanston, IL, and with Master Bruce Frantzis. He is a Certified Practitioner member of the American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia ( www.AOBTA.org ).

Don relocated to Connecticut from Illinois in 2017, and renamed his business Great Pond Tai Chi (formerly Silver Ox Tai Chi) after a beautiful and peaceful state forest in Simsbury, CT. He was previously a Lecturer in Qigong and Tai Chi for the Master of Science in Acupuncture, Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, and Massage Therapy programs at National University of Health Sciences in Lombard, IL. Most recently he taught and lectured at The Theosophical Society in America headquaters in Wheaton, IL. He has also taught at LivingWell Cancer Resource Center in Geneva, IL, for several other organizations and institutions, and at yoga and martial arts studios.
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The Universalist Church of West Hartford
433 Fern Street
West Hartford, CT 06107
860-233-3669