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Rio de Janeiro Center

Edson Marcio V. Lacerda

Center Director, Certified Instructor

Marcio Lacerda

Márcio started practicing Tai Chi Chuan in 1972 with Master Hsin Hu Shan, in Rio de Janeiro. He has been teaching professionally since 1979, the year he became a practitioner in Tui Na (massage therapy) with Professor Tin Fu. In 1981, Márcio founded the Brazilian Center of Tai Chi Chuan.

Márcio is registered with the Argentinian Society of Acupuncture. He studied at the Wu Shu Institute in Beijing and the China International Acupuncture Training Center in acupuncture and massage therapy.

Márcio’s wushu training includes Hsing I Chuan and Pa kua Chuan with Masters Zhang Hua No in Beijing, and with Wang Shu Sheng Liu and Shu Hang in Tianjing. His tai chi chuan teachers include Grandmaster Yang Zhenduo, Grandmaster Yang Jun, Grandmaster Chen Xiao Wang, Grandmaster Chen Xiao Xin, Grandmaster Shen Hai Min and Professor Li Deyin.

Márcio’s studies in Yang Family Tai Chi Chuan began in 1999 when SBTCC (Sociedade Brasileira de Tai Chi Chuan) first hosted Grandmasters Yang Zhenduo and Yang Jun to teach what has become annual seminars in São Paulo. Márcio has been the Center Director of the Rio de Janeiro Yang Chengfu Tai Chi Chuan Center since 2001, the year he hosted the two grandmasters to conduct a tai chi chuan seminar in Rio de Janeiro. He also participated in the 2013 and 2016 tai chi chuan seminars with Grandmaster Yang Jun which were held in Ribeirao Preto.

Edson Marcio V. Lacerda


Rio de Janeiro Center

Director: Edson Marcio V. Lacerda
Ph:+55 21 2521-2806

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