The association was founded on November, 10th, 1995 with its head office located in LaSalle, province of Quebec, in Canada.
Today the association has more than 100 members that support our activities and a dance group named Volent les papillons.
Being a non-profit organization, membership is accessible to public regardless of age, race, religion, ability or physical condition.
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.