Recent Events and Workshops

  • October 26. 27, and 28 2018.   Best Selling Author, Painter, Martial Artist, and Taoism expert, Deng Ming-Dao will visit Pittsburgh to offer a lecture and book signing Friday night on Taoism, and on Saturday and Sunday will teach Qigong (Muscle and Tendon Cleansing), T’ai Chi, and Push Hands for Beginners and Advanced Students. All are welcome. Contact or call 412-480-9177 for information on how to register.

    This event will be co-hosted by Still Mountain T’ai Chi and Chi Kung of Pittsburgh and One Pine Institute, a health and Wellness not-for profit

  • October 6, 7, and 8, 2017  “Masters Helen Liang and Chenhan Yang,” Mt. Lebanon Recreation Center, Mt. Lebanon, PA, 15241 Visit to register and for the complete schedule and costs.  Friday 7-9 PM  Qigong, Saturday 9-11:30  T’ai Chi  24 Form, Saturday 1-3:30  T’ai Chi 24 Form, Sunday 9-12  T’ai Chi 24 Form
  • April 8, 2016   07:00 PM – 03:30 PM
    “Grandmaster Helen Wu Seminar” – Allegheny Unitarian Church, 416 W. North Avenue, , PITTSBURGH PA 15209
  • February 13, 2016   02:30 PM – 04:00 PM
    “Tai Chi Applications Workshop” – Mt. Lebanon Studio, Mt. Lebanon PA 15243
  •  February 10, 2016
    “The Way of Wellness Workshop Series” – Still Mountain Studio, Mt. Lebanon PA 15243
  •  January 20, 2016   07:00 PM – 08:30 PM
    “Healing the Body with Tai Chi: A Public Talk” – Mt. Lebanon Public Library, Caste Shannon Blvd., , Mt. Lebanon PA
  •  June 10, 2015   07:00 PM – 08:30 PM
    “Healing with Tai Chi” – Sigma’s Conference Center, 1717 Babcock Blvd. , Pittsburgh PA 15209
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  •  April 17, 2015   07:00 PM – 05:00 PM
    “Grandmaster Helen Wu Spring Seminars” – Allegheny Unitarian Church, 416 W. North Avenue, , PITTSBURGH PA 15212Friday, the 17th, from 7-9 PM Chi Kung theory and Therapeutic Chi-Kung (Part one)
    Saturday, the 18th, from 9 to Noon, Therapeutic Chi-Kung (Part two)
    Saturday, the 18th, From 1:30 to 3:30 PM, Thirteen Stump Chi-Kung
  •  March 28, 2015   12:30 PM – 02:00 AM
    “An Introduction to Yang Style T’ai Chi” – Steve Demasco’s Shaolin Kung Fu Studio 1115 South Braddock Av, PIttsburgh PA 15218Dr. David Clippinger, a recognized Master of Tai Chi, Qigong, and Bagua, will present a special workshop on the principles and practices of Tai Chi Chuan. The workshop will teach the Yang family’s 10 Movement Tai Chi form and the Eight Direct and Indirect Energies of Internal Martial Arts.The workshop on Tai Chi will explain the fundamentals of Tai Chi: namely, “Song” or relaxation, the softness of body and breath, and the focus of “Yi” or mind, and demonstrate those principles through the various movements. No prior experience is required, and the session will be taught in a relaxed and yet informative way.The workshop will be led by Dr. David Clippinger, the Director of Still Mountain Tai Chi, who has over thirty years experience teaching Tai Chi, and his teachers include some of the most famous living masters in the world.Workshop is $30
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  •  March 11, 2015   07:00 PM – 08:30 PM
    “Healing with Qigong” – Sigmas Conference Center, 1717 Babcock Blvd. , Pittsburgh PA 15209Qigong has been used for thousands of years as a way to heal specific issues or diseases or to keep the body, mind, and spirit healthy and vital. This workshop, taught by Dr. David Clippinger, a recognized master of Tai Chi and Qigong, will introduce the principles of Qigong, how it is used for health and healing, as well as teach a Qigong set that balances and heals the body and mind.The session will include a discussion and a practice component, and no previous experience with Qigong is required. Anyone can participate regardless of physical ability or experience.
    The workshop will teach each person how to use movement, breath, and mind to relax, reduce stress, find one’s center, generate energy, and create a healthier you. The benefits from the workshop are immediate and palpable.
    This workshop will be a unique opportunity to learn the secrets of Qigong from a certified master teacher who has over thirty years of experience with therapeutic and medical Qigong, including teaching medical professionals at UPMC, Allegheny General Hospital, and the Hillman Cancer Center.
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  •  February 18, 2015   07:30 AM – 09:00 AM
    “Lunar New Year Purification Workshop” – Still Mountain Studio, Mt. Lebanon PA 15243Taoist practices pay attention to the cycles of the year especially the cycles of the moon, the solstices, and the equinoxes and of particular importance is the Lunar New Year Cycle, a circle of 13 moons. Rituals and practices were developed to purify the body and mind to help transition into a new cycle by creating a fresh start unburdened by the residue of past. Still Mountain will host a very special workshop on the techniques and practices to purify the mind, body, and chi in preparation for the new year. The workshop will include chi exercises, meditative practices, and seated qigong. No prior experience is required.
    Space for the workshop is extremely limited, and the cost is $30.
  •  January 3, 2015   09:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    “Relax into the New Year” – Allegheny Unitarian Church 416 W. North Avenue, PITTSBURGH PA 15212Still Mountain and the Institute for Internal Arts will be hosting a number of open and free workshops.9:00 AM The Secret Healing Powers of Qi (Chi)
    10:00 AM The Health and Healing of Qigong (Chi Kung)
    11:00 AM The Art of T’ai Chi Chuan All events are free and open to the public, although reserving your spot is suggested.
  •  November 14, 2014   07:00 PM – 05:00 PM
    “Grandmaster Nick Gracenin Workshops” – Allegheny Unitarian Church, 416 W. North Avenue, PITTSBURGH PA 15212Grandmaster Nick Gracenin, one of the world’s leading teachers and practitioners of the Internal Arts, will be visiting Still Mountain to teach a series of workshops on November 14th and 15th.Friday Night, the 14th of November, at 7:00 PM, Grandmaster Gracenin will lead a workshop on The Secrets of Qigong.Saturday Morning, the 15th of November, starting at 10:00 AM, Grandmaster Gracenin will teach a seminar on The Art of T’ai Chi Chuan.Saturday Afternoon, on the 15th of November, starting at 2:00 PM, Grandmaster Gracenin will lead a workshop on The Energies of the T’ai Chi Sword.All workshops are open to all levels of T’ai Chi practitioners, and the cost for each is $60, or $150 for all three.Workshops will be held at the Allegheny Unitarian Church, at the corner of North Avenue and Rescaca Place, Pittsburgh.Please contact Still Mountain to reserve your spot.
  •  April 25, 2014
    “Grandmaster Helen Wu Weekend Seminars” – Allegheny Unitarian Church, Pittburgh PA Grandmaster Helen Wu will lead a number of workshops:
    Friday Evening: Therapeutic Chi Kung
    Saturday: T’ai Chi Rainbow Fan
    Sunday: T’ai Chi Rainbow Fan Applications and Two Person Drills
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  •  April 10, 2014   07:00 PM – 08:00 PM
    “T’ai Chi Fan Basics Workshop with Still Mountain” – Allegheny Unitarian Church, W. North Ave., Pittsburgh, PA Learn the basic techniques and practices for mastering T’ai Chi Fan. The workshop will prepare students for the weekend workshops with Grandmaster Helen Wu. Workshop is Free to anyone enrolled in the weekend workshops; for anyone else, the cost is $25
  •  March 1, 2014   10:00 AM – 01:00 PM
    “Grandmaster Nick Gracenin Workshops” – Allegheny Unitarian Church, W. North Ave., , Pittsburgh PA Details on the exact material for the workshops and the cost TBA.
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