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Martina Mestrovic

Martina Mestrovic

I was born in 1974 in Zagreb, Croatia. Ever since my early childhood I was fascinated with Chinese culture, especially with calligraphy. I began studying Taiji Quan in 2007, and am slowly discovering the magical system of movements that penetrates all areas of human being. Since I am a formally educated sculptor now making animated films, I have found Taiji to be of great help in understanding the principles of human movement. Taiji Quan perfectly fits within my concept of lifelong education that I strongly believe in. My first workshop with Master Alex Dong was a fantastic experience for me - after several days of intensive practice, I have personally experienced how Taiji affects both mind and body, and I felt rejuvenated. I started to teach Taiji in 2010. I enjoy watching my students as they make progress of their own - their movements becoming more meaningful, the way they re-connect with their bodies. My goal is to introduce this noble art to as many people as possible while continuing my own improvement in Taiji.