Join us for the
North State Tai Chi Festival!

Date to be announced, 2022
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Lake Redding Park, Redding, CA

Note: We want to insure that we have a COVID safe event. With that in mind,
all attendees will be required to wear masks over their nose and mouth
and practice social distancing

The North State Tai Chi Festival is a FREE EVENT open to anyone who has an interest in Tai Chi, meditative movement, or an interest in learning new ways to improve your health. It will be a time to share knowledge, learn new things, experience difference teachers and styles of Tai Chi. It will also be a time to make new friends and make new connections.

We have three of the best Tai Chi instructors in the North State lined up to introduce you to different exercises and aspects of Tai Chi. Participants will be able to take a short 40 minute class from each teacher. 

Guest Instructors:


Nadia Hava Robbins is

certified by the American T'ai Chi and Qigong Association as a Master T'ai Chi Instructor and is proficient in Tai Chi Sword and Fan. Nadia is a talented instructor and will introduce the group to the fundamentals of Tai Chi Sword exercises.

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Carmelo Farruggia has been studying Taiji since 1980.  Has lived, worked and studied

in both China and Taiwan for several years and continues to study with teachers around the world.  He teaches in Fair Oaks CA.  He will be introducing Relaxing Gong, Dan Tian Rotation and two person exercises such as touch, adhere, and follow.

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Michel Czehatowski is the instructor for Redding Tai Chi. He teaches classes at Unity Church and through the Shasta College Community Education program. He will introduce "Join Hands" a two person variation of "Push Hands" that is non-competitive and stresses moving in harmony with a partner.


9:40 am - 10:00 • Please sign in at the registration both. 

10:00 am • Welcome and Orientation. 

• Participants will break up into groups. One with each instructor. At the end of the 40 minute presentation teachers will rotate to a new group. Each group will have presentations by all instructors.

10:10 - 10:50 am • 1st Group session.

11:00 - 11:40 am • 2nd Group session.

11:45 - 12 noon Tai Chi Sword Demo by Nadia Hava-Robbins

12 noon - 12:45 • Group photo then Lunch Break. Bring a lunch and enjoy a break with everyone.

1:00 - 1:15pm Tai Chi Fan & Sword Demo by Carmello Farruggia

1:20 pm - 2:00 pm • 3rd Group Session (Everyone will resume classes with the instructors.)


2:10 - 2:50 pm • 4th Group Session. Spend the last session with the teacher of your choice! 

3:00 - 3:15 pm. Closing words.


We will also be selling Redding Tai Chi T-shirts to raise money for the Redding Tai Chi Meditation Garden Project.

North State Tai Chi Festival is a free event but to help defray costs we appreciate donations.

World Tai Chi Day is sponsored by:

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Nadia Hava-Robbins

Carmello Farruggia

Please download our poster and share

with your friends by email or Facebook!