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Issue #6 - May 10, 2006

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Subject: MORE PHOTOS - World Tai Chi & Qigong Day 2006

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World Tai Chi & Qigong Day ACTION ALERT !!

More Photos - SEND YOURS . . . and more . . .

May 2006

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in this issue

-- SEND US YOUR "2006 WTCQD" PHOTOS & COMMENTS !!

-- WHAT TO DO NOW THAT WTCQD 2006 IS OVER (?)

-- REACH OUT TO LOCAL MEDIA WITH YOUR PHOTOS

-- SEND US YOUR 2006 MEDIA REPORTS

-- PLEASE PROOF READ YOUR WTCQD 2006 "PHOTOS" & "TEXT"

-- "A MESSAGE" TO PASS ON TO "YOUR" TAI CHI & QIGONG GROUP/ASSOCIATION CONTACTS WORLDWIDE !!!

-- POST "WORLD TAI CHI & QIGONG DAY'S" INVITATION TO THE TAI CHI & QIGONG WORLD TO JOIN OUR GLOBAL HEALING EFFORT ON BULLETIN BOARDS, FORUMS, CHAT ROOMS, ETC. ETC.

Greetings World Tai Chi & Qigong Day Supporters!

SAVE YOUR WTCQD 2006 PHOTOS IN THEIR ORIGINAL "LARGE" FORMATS [often they get reduced in size, and the originals are lost forever, and the smaller sizes are great for web work, but not useable for other media, print, film, etc.]

We have been once again amazed at the extraordinary World Tai Chi & Qigong Day events held worldwide. The people, the locations, the movements and forms all creating a beautiful mosaic of humanity that is moving.

We are so grateful and proud of each and every country, state and city helping to promote global health & healing by holding WTCQD events, but feel the need to acknowledge "Italy" in particular for their national embrace of World Tai Chi & Qigong Day, and their ongoing work to reach out to other European tai chi & qigong groups to keep this global health & healing movement growing.

We know many of you are still yet to send your WTCQD 2006 Photographs in, please do. Everyone else, please take a few minutes to browse thru the exquisite and inspiring photos pouring in from around the world from World Tai Chi & Qigong Day 2006. NOTE, some have skipped past the "2006" photos, and scrolled down to the 2005 photos. So, when you click on the photos at www.worldtaichiday.org, be sure and "stop" and look at the "2006 Photos" selection, and click on that.

Again, THANK YOU ALL for making this magical global event occur each year.

We will all look back one day and realize that we did something truly meaningful and profound, and affected the world in a healing way that we can all be very proud of.


Bill & Angela Douglas, World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

PLEASE . . . read on . . . share this email widely with contacts worldwide.



SEND US YOUR "2006 WTCQD" PHOTOS & COMMENTS !!

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Although we've had an avalanche of fascinating and beautiful photos of WTCQD 2006 events coming in . . . we know there are many more events who have yet to send in their photos. PLEASE DO. We're caught up for now, uploading the photos sent in to date, and are ready to post more.

IMPORTANT: email your photos in the original LARGE formats, to wtcqd2000@aol.com as jpeg attachments. Again DO NOT reduce the size of your photos, just email them to us in their original LARGE format to:

wtcqd2000@aol.com

NOTE: you cannot enlarge a photo, once it has been reduced in size. It will be blurry. That is why we encourage you to save your WTCQD 2006 photos NOW in a large format.

Please send us your BEST half dozen or so photos for posting on www.worldtaichiday.org.

BE SURE TO INCLUDE CITY, STATE, COUNTRY . . . and any brief comments on what it meant to your local group to do Tai Chi & Qigong, "to breathe" with the rest of the world on this special day.

Read on...



WHAT TO DO NOW THAT WTCQD 2006 IS OVER (?)

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Now that WTCQD 2006 is over, it is time to grow for 2007. Please, begin reaching out to sister Tai Chi & Qigong groups, schools, and organizations nationally in your country, and also internationally across the world. Encourage them to view the growing photos of events from around the world from 2006 events, and encourage them to use the Organizing Kits, and Media Kits, and Medical Research to begin working on World Tai Chi & Qigong Day events for their areas, in 2007.

Refer them to www.worldtaichiday.org

Read on...



REACH OUT TO LOCAL MEDIA WITH YOUR PHOTOS

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You may interest local media in doing a post event article on your Tai Chi & Qigong group's participation in World Tai Chi & Qigong Day, and your health & healing local work ongoing throughout the year.

IT IS IMPORTANT, that you include www.worldtaichiday.org in your media work. Please give them your local website, etc. for local contact, but ALSO include www.worldtaichiday.org for info on the global event and other free resources.

Read on...



SEND US YOUR 2006 MEDIA REPORTS

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Did your event garner publicity in your local, regional, or national media ??

If so, please send it to us, or better yet the web link to it. If you appeared on TV or radio, please send us a "transcript" in text format in the body of an email with the station, the station affiliation (BBC, etc.), and the time and date of the interview. If there is a web link to it, please include that.

Send them to: wtcqd2000@aol.com

Read on...



PLEASE PROOF READ YOUR WTCQD 2006 "PHOTOS" & "TEXT"

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Please help us to make sure we have accurate representations of your World Tai Chi & Qigong Day "Photos" and "Comments" up. At www.worldtaichiday.org, click on the image to get to photos, and then be sure and click on "2006 Photos".

If you see any corrections that need to be made, please be "specific" when telling us what to fix, including city, state, country, which photo, or which comment, etc.

Send them to: wtcqd2000@aol.com

Read on...



"A MESSAGE" TO PASS ON TO "YOUR" TAI CHI & QIGONG GROUP/ASSOCIATION CONTACTS WORLDWIDE !!!

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WHY SHOULD TAI CHI & QIGONG GROUPS, SCHOOLS, AND REGIONAL/NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS EMBRACE "WORLD TAI CHI & QIGONG DAY" AND ENCOURAGE THEIR MEMBERS TO GET INVOLVED?

BECAUSE IT WILL INCREASE WORLD HEALTH & HEALING

Because it will enable your local group/school to get local media to inform readers/viewers of Tai Chi & Qigong Medical Research

Because it will enable local media to inform readers/viewers on how to find your local classes

Because it will bring Tai Chi & Qigong groups/associations together for "cooperation" rather than only for "competitions"

Because, by bringing the global Tai Chi & Qigong family together again and again, year after year, we all grow in our ability to provide healing solutions to our local communities

Because World Tai Chi & Qigong Day provides easy to use FREE Organizing Kits, and Media Kits, for schools/associations worldwide to use to hold successful local media events

Because World Tai Chi & Qigong Day's www.worldtaichiday.org provides FREE LISTING for all schools of all styles

Because www.worldtaichiday.org provides a plethora of free educational resources that will help your local students get even more from your classes

Because of the TOP TEN TAI CHI SITES [of google.com's over 20 million sites on Tai Chi] www.worldtaichiday.org is one of the few that actively promotes your school & classes thru advertising, international media work, etc. etc.

BECAUSE THE WORLD IS HUNGRY FOR A HEALING VISION OF GLOBAL COOPERATION ACROSS RACIAL, ETHNIC, AND GEOPOLITICAL BORDERS . . . a healing vision World Tai Chi & Qigong Day provides millions worldwide year after year, after year . . .


PLEASE, PASS ON THIS MESSAGE AND WWW.WORLDTAICHIDAY.ORG TO "ALL" OF YOUR LOCAL, REGIONAL, NATIONAL, AND INT'L TAI CHI & QIGONG CONTACTS WORLDWIDE.

If you belong to a national or international Tai Chi or Qigong association or federation, encourage them to begin finding ways to more actively become an active part of the global phenomenon of World Tai Chi & Qigong Day, and to encourage their member organizations to Join Our Free Email Update List at www.worldtaichiday.org

This global health & healing movement grows . . . because of YOU. Thank you for your efforts.

Read on...



POST "WORLD TAI CHI & QIGONG DAY'S" INVITATION TO THE TAI CHI & QIGONG WORLD TO JOIN OUR GLOBAL HEALING EFFORT ON BULLETIN BOARDS, FORUMS, CHAT ROOMS, ETC. ETC.

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Consider yourself an ambassador to World Tai Chi & Qigong Day. Feel free to post invitations to this global event to "tai chi" "qigong" "natural health" etc. etc. bulletin boards, chatrooms, forums, etc.

Spread this message across the world via the internet. Inform all groups they can freely utilize www.worldtaichiday.org resources, to expand natural health solutions to the world, and to make their local classes more and more abundant.

Read on...

Contact Information

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email: billdouglas@worldtaichiday.org

web: http://www.worldtaichiday.org

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