Réjean Gardner is a retired nurse and paramedic, and recipient of the
General Governor of Canada Meritorious Service Medal and Emergency
Medical Services Exemplary Service Medal.
He has accumulated more than 30 years in martial arts practise and
karate teaching. He is also assistant instructor in Zazen practise.
For several years, he has devoted himself to Yang style Tai Chi Chuan
practise and teaching. Since 2005, he has been following Master Alex
Dong's teaching through by seminars or clinics in Montreal,
New York, Greece and the Westwater annual camp in Utah.
He is pleased and proud to be part of Alex Dong International Taijiquan Association.
Philippe has gravitated around various martial arts during a large
part of his life. His interest in Taiji started in 2001 after having
sustained injuries from his other martial activities. He has been
attending Master Dong’s workshops since 2010.
Both the martial intent and the Taoist philosophy have an equal footing
during his classes to respect Taijiquan’s origins.
Philippe began instruction in 2013 in the city of Magog, Canada.