Tai Chi

The Benefits of Tai Chi: It can help not only exercise the muscle but also adjust the breathing, and internal organs to keep the physical and mental health and enjoy the fitness function. So it’s helpful for body building, pressure relieving and internal and external self-cultivation.
No matter whether you are boys or girls, young or aged, no matter whether you are strong or weak, busy or free, you can choose Tai Chi as your ideal physical exercise!

Cost: CAD $20 for 10 classes

Tai Chi Fan

As a form of traditional Chinese Kungfu, Tai Chi fan has the essence of Tai Chi. It can make you strong, help lose weight and relieve stress. This activity is appropriate for seniors, adults and youths. You can do Tai Chi fan anywhere, indoors or outside. And it is suitable for both individual and group performance.

Chinese Dance

The Confucius Institute is recruiting members for the Chinese Folk Dance Club. Our professional instructors will teach traditional Chinese dance and simple movements. You can work out and have lots of fun. There will also be various performance opportunities throughout the year.

Chinese Folk Dance Classes Schedule from Sept to Dec 2017






Mon, July 10 2017

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Williams Building Gym


Mon, July 17 2017

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


Mon, July 24 2017

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


Mon, July 31 2017

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


Mon, August 7 2017

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


Mon, August 14 2017

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


Mon, August 21 2017

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


Mon, August 28 2017

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.


Chinese Painting

The course involves general introduction of the unique style and techniques of traditional Chinese painting.

Time: 3 - 5 pm, every Sunday (Starting the week of June 11)
Fee: $210 (GST included)/ 10 weeks (20 hours in total)
Instructor: Shawn Zheng

Shawn (Shu-Cheng) Zheng is a multi-talented Chinese artist, highly celebrated in China for his work when he was a young student studying under many well-known Chinese painters. Forty years of artistic pursuit, academic training and teaching have established him in traditional Chinese painting, calligraphy, seal inscription, poetry, and art history. He teaches Chinese water color for Certificate of Art & Design program at Extension Division U of S and at the Confucius Institute, U of S.


The Hulusi is a free reed wind instrument from China and has a very pure, clarinet-like music; it was originally used most in Yunnan province by the Dai and other non-Han ethnic groups, but is now played throughout China.

For registration, please contact: Hui Jiao: may.hui@usask.ca, Tel: (306)251-0455.