Welcome to the Australian Tai Chi Institute


Master Trainer – Cheryl Lee Playercheryl-winner
Member – Tai Chi Association Australia
Accredited – Australian Sports Commission
Recognised and Approved – Fitness Australia
Nationally Accredited Instructor Programs – Fitness Australia
Ambassador WTCQD World Tai Chi Qigong Day and
WHD World Healing Day
Outstanding Business Person of the Year
Outstanding Health and Fitness 2010 & 2011
State Finalist – Champion of Champion Awards
Finalist – Hunter Business Chamber Awards 2013
Winner – Most Outstanding Health Improvement 2014
Finalist – Outstanding Business Person of the Year 2015 & 2016
Outstanding Health and Fitness 2015 & 2016

The Australian Tai Chi Institute believes your health is your best
investment and invites you to join our classes and take the first7
step to improving your health and wellbeing.

We offer innovative Tai Chi programs that are not only safe, effective and enjoyable but are easily modified for individual needs and are suitable for all ages and fitness levels.

You can rest assured your health is in good hands as you learn from an internationally recognised Master Trainer and a team of qualified Instructors who are dedicated to helping people on their journey to better health.

Our scientifically researched health programs are supported by Diabetes Australia and Arthritis Organisations worldwide.

The Australian Tai Chi Institute is centrally located close to the Newcastle CBD and public transport, with additional classes held throughout the region.

The Director

Master Trainer Cheryl Lee began Tai Chi training in 1988 in Australia and Hong Kong, centring her traditional training in Sydney with Master Fong Lee and Master Kam Fung.

Her Instructor Certification “Tai Chi Wellness Distance Course” gains Continuing Education Credits (CEC) with Fitness Australia nationwide.

The only Tai Chi Master Trainer in the Hunter Region certified to the Australian Sports Commission, her passion for the many health benefits of Tai Chi inspired her focus on ‘Tai Chi for Health’ programs. Cheryl Lee is certified in Tai Chi for Arthritis, Diabetes and Back Pain and is one of only 45 world wide accredited Master Trainers in Health Forms.

Among her achievements is the highly successful Tai Chi 4 Kidz™ program and DVD which she created and produced with colleague Dr. Paul Lam and the book illustrations of “Teaching Tai Chi Effectively”.

Cheryl Lee travels extensively throughout Australia and as WTCQD World Tai Chi/Qigong Day and WHD World Healing Day Ambassador, has visited and taught in Singapore, Bangkok, Vanuatu, Norfolk Island, New Zealand and Paris. Cheryl was also an invited guest instructor on the Royal Caribbean Ovation of the Seas.


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