25 years of joy
and health

The association was founded on November, 10th, 1995 with its head office located in LaSalle, province of Quebec, in Canada.

More than 100 members and a dance group

Today the association has more than 100 members that support our activities and a dance group named Volent les papillons.

The membership is free and open for everybody

Being a non-profit organization, membership is accessible to public regardless of age, race, religion, ability or physical condition.

The association

The nonprofit community-based organization namely Association Chinoise de méditation, de santé et de joie was founded in 1995 by David Wong Yut Chan

Its objective is to accomplish a mission to provide health, self-defense, flexibility and an effective means of alleviating stress and anxiety; contributing toward maintaining and improving residents’ quality of life. Activities offered mainly on the Tai Chi form, Tai Chi Sword and Tai Chi Kung Fu Fan. Tai Chi is a type of martial art very well known for its defense techniques and health benefits. It has been considered to be a form of meditation in motion which promotes serenity and inner peace. As a form of exercise, it combines gentle physical exercise and stretching with mindfulness. Tai chi also appears to reduce pain and the symptoms of depression in some cases. It is safe for people of all ages, as it does not put too much stress on the muscles and joints. It's universallly recognized as a practice and it has become a prescription gave by western doctors as a healthy tretament after surgery.

The styles we teach

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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is chosen by the general members to serve as the operating mind of the organization. The Board is responsible for taking decisions and exercise a management role in the organization's chain of command.

May Loh, President

She has been president first from February to September 2015; and from February 2017 and on. As a president she works in the organization of all government communication and making decisions. Then delegates the rest to the Board of Directors.

Yen Chau. Secretary

Appointed in September 2022, Yen Chau handles administrative duties, as the point of contact between LaSalle city and the association’s members. She also assists with correspondences in French.

Amelia Casuar Lu. Director

Appointed as Director in September 2022. Amelia is a retired nurse who volunteers in many places (nursing home, church, Catholic Women’s league…) and actively implies in the practice of Tai-chi, yoga and eccentries and weight exercises. She will help the president to operate the organization’s activities of Taichi.

Rongfu Yang. Co-president

He practices different styles of Tai Chi, such as Yang, Wu, and Sun. He is responsible to update the website and replace the presedent anytime necessary.

Angela Andrews. Treasurer

Being an avid reader and loyal attendee to concerts and shows, she also enjoys travelling, gardening, playing puzzles, and participating in physical activities – all of which dedicates physically and spiritually to her constructive personal development. She is also actively involved in community services.

Mu Yan. Administrator

She began to act as administrator of the Association in March 2019. She is the director and instructor of the dance group Volent les papillons.

Nancy Zhou. Administrator

She began to act as administrator, as the Secretary General of Montreal HuaXia Art Groupe, she leads the line dance team to join the Association in October 2020.

Our Teachers

Meet those who teach us


Selina, an 82-year-old lady with over 30 years of martial arts experience.
In addition to having knowledge of the 4 styles of Tai Chi - Chen, Yang, Wu and Sun, she is proficient with Wudang style sword and Qigong, saber (dao- 刀) and stick . She also won 9 gold and silver medals at Montreal martial arts competitions.
While her job is not a Tai Chi teacher, she is ready to share her knowledge, her passion for martial arts. She would like to teach the beginners' courses on a voluntary basis in our association.

Wen Hong Ding

Wen is the six generation of the Yang Clan.
His teaching is unique. He explains the function
of each mouvement and the exact position
of the hands and legs. Also the breathing
to bring out the best effect of Taichi.

Guanming Zhang

Guanming Zhang is a strict, perfectionist and jovial teacher who taught us the form of Tai Chi 32 sword at Angrignon Park during the pandemic throughout the summer of 2020.

He loves sports from a young age and started playing it in his fifties, that is, for over 20 years. Immigrated to Canada in 2003, he often leads Tai-Chi practices in Angrignon Park. Well-loved and very popular with all who know him.

Michael Chan Chiu Hang

Over fifteen years of practicing Tai Chi, because it keeps my mind and body sharp and balanced

Philp Chan Kai Hung

President of Chan's Tai Chi Association Quebec (魁省太极会), Tai Chi Master Chen Zhen Lei's student, has practiced Tai Chi for more than twenty years, likes Chen Style Tai Chi, swords, sabers, and fans.

Van Tuan Huynh

Learn and practice Taichi for the last 30 years but more and more oriented to Chen Style. For the last 15 years, he went consecutively to China to perform Chen Style with Grand Masters: Chen Zheng Lei, Fu NangBin and Wang HaiJung.
See his Website and Youtube Videos

Mrs. Ma Junli and her husband Mr. Xie Benli

Mrs. Ma Junli loved to dance since she was a child. With her passion, she has performed Line Dance for almost 20 years at Montreal area. As a teacher of the Line Dance devision of Montreal HuaXia Art Troupe, she has taught how to perform Line Dance since the beginning of the year 2018. Since the beginning of pandemic, she has produced tutoring videos that allows members to learn Line Dance from home on a weekly basis.

Feng Lili

Feng Lili, a coloratura Soprano Master’s degree in vocal music, joined the Hua Xia Art Troupe as teacher and art Director since 2020.
• An outstanding Bachelor graduate from the Shenyang Conservatory of music in 2013. Further admitted pursuing for Master’s degree.
• Won First-class scholarships in 2014-2015 as well as participating experiences in holding grand concerts.

Xie Lei

Xie Lei is a passionate dancer at childhood. Appeared in numerous performances over 10 years. She contributes her knowledge without reservation for the folk dance division with Hua Xia Art Troupe since 2019. Her capabilities and spirit of service have earned a great respect from us.

Dr Xiao Lei Jiang

Dance experiences:  Adolescence: traditional Chinese dance, African dance, hip pop  2016-present: salsa and bachat  2019-present: Traditional Chinese, Mongolian and Tibetan dance  2021-present: belly dance Music experiences:  2021-present: oriental flute instrument - Hulusi  2022-present: stringed musical instrument – Guzheng

Practicing Hours


  • CRCL, 8700 Hardy, Lasalle : (September 2023 to mid-June 2024): Tuesday and Friday (9:30 – 11:30),
  • Allion School, 9th Avenue, Lasalle ((Enter from central side door): (September 2023 to Mid-June 2024): Saturday (9:00 – 12:00).
  • Angrignon Park: (Mid-June to August 2023) : Weekdays (9:30 - 11:30).
  • Terrace Serre, 7770 Lasalle Blvd: Saturday (9:00 – 11:30), July 1st to September 2nd 2023 (Except July 8 and July 15).


  • Volent les papillons

    CRCL, 8700 rue Hardy, Lasalle:

    Saturday (12:00 – 17:00, July 2024 to August 2024)

    Sunday (12:00 – 17:00, September 2023 to June 2024) .


  • Hua Xia - Dance & Choir

  • CRCL, 8700 rue Hardy, Lasalle
    Saturday 9:00 – 11:30 (September 2023 to June 2024
    Saturday 11:00 – 17:00 (July 2024 to August 2024).
  • Allion school, 9th avenue, Lasalle (enter from central side door)
    Saturday (12:00 - 18:00, September 2023 to June 2024).

* Courses are free.
An insurance fee of $30 is mandatory for each member starting September 1st. New Taichi members should pay another 12$ for the T-shirt uniform.

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