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American Tai Chi and Qigong Association(ATCQA), formerly American Tai Chi Association(ATCA), is a national non-profit organization. Its ultimate goal is to promote Tai Chi and Qigong (Chi Kung) - in any style, lineage, or application - in the United States for American people's health, fitness and wellness.


ATCQA Missions
1.   Promote Tai Chi and Qigong as a Complementary and Alternative Medicine to benefit the public health.
2.   Promote Tai Chi and Qigong as physical activities for fitness and overall wellness.
3.   Represent and serve Tai Chi and Qigong teachers nationwide.
4.   Educate the public of the knowledge about Tai Chi and Qigong.


ATCQA's Honors
Since its inception, ATCQA has received wide recognitions from Federal government agencies, Tai Chi and Qigong experts and many other professionals in the industries such as health and fitness. Here are just a few examples -
 ATCQA has several top-notch Tai Chi and Qigong experts sitting on its Advisory Board.
 In July 2003, ATCQA was awarded a grant by the National Library of Medicine, the world's largest medical library, to create a website of reliable Tai Chi & Health Information, located at
 In 2008, ATCQA joined American Heart Association, YMCA of the USA, and hundreds of other prominent organizations nationwide in the Healthier America project.
ATCQA is also used as an official source for information about Tai Chi by various organizations and their websites, from the national-level American Institute for Cancer Research, to community-based Family Service & Community Mental Health Center (a not-for-profit corporation serving McHenry County of Illinois since 1959), and so on.
ATCQA has received a lot of media coverages, including Bicycling, the World's #1 road and mountain biking magazine, and Ladies' Home Journal.
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