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Fundraiser for 'HOPE' at St Paul's Kitchen

HOPE at St. Paul’s Kitchen, Devonport, provides free meals, warm clothing and a safe, loving place for the homeless and those doing it tough. Our Workshop in Port Sorrel, organised by Lilac Moon Instructor Sharrone, raised $430 and our Trentham students donated $100, thank you everyone, Paul is very grateful for our support.


If you'd like to know more about the good work done at HOPE at St Paul's kitchen or donate to this excellent community service, go to their Facebook Page 


In 2020 Lilac Moon are sponsoring:

  • Streetsmart Handbooks helping to educate our youth on important topics relevant to them as they transition into adult life. For more information go to
  • Waiko Drums, concert for the CFA
  • Backpack beds for the homeless
  • Free takeaway coffee for the Trentham IGA staff at the start of the Corona-Virus to keep them going
  • Tabitha Cambodia Fund - rice for 60 families fleeing across the border at the start of the Corona-Virus
  • A Helping Hand for a young mother

In 2019 Lilac Moon Tai Chi School supported the following:

  • Heartfelt
  • Environment Victoria
  • Yooralla
  • Red Cross
  • Gorillas in the Zoo
  • Stroke Foundation
  • Trentham Wildlife Shelter
  • Good Friday Appeal
  • Bendigo Bank’s Million Meals in May
  • Bush Heritage Australia
  • Path of the Horse
  • Lynne Mohr Memorial Fund
  • Tabitha Foundation Fund (Rotary Australia)
  • Backpack Beds for the Homeless , Australia
  • Pump for Life, a WOW project
  • Farmers Run 2019
  • CFA

Donation to
HeartFelt Foundation

Donation to Rotary Australia World
Community Service

To find out more about Heartfelt CLICK HERE

To find out more about RACWS CLICK HERE

In 2018 Lilac Moon Tai Chi School supported the following:

  • Path of the Horse
  • Lighthouse Foundation 
  • CFA
  • Yooralla
  • Pyjama Foundation 
  • Fund for Freya
  • Buy a Bale (Rural Aid) - we bought 2
  • Environment Victoria 
  • Feeding Dreams - Cambodia 
  • Wounded Warriors

Green Gecko Project

Each term for 2017, Trentham students of the Lilac Moon Tai Chi School contribute to the Green Gecko Foundation in Cambodia. This Foundation supports an orphanage and street kids to better their lives through Martial Arts. For more information - Green Gecko


End of Year Breakup 2017 - Path of the Horse

On Saturday 16 December, 2017 we held our end of year break up at the Trentham based charity, Path of the Horse and raised $975 for the good work they do. What an amazing experience to do Tai Chi is this beautiful setting, with horses wandering through. Thank you to Dean Mighell for being so generous

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Exploration of Diversity

Congratulations and many thanks to all the people who took part in the Martial Arts Exploration of Diversity event in Trentham on July 31st, raising money for 2 worthy charities.  A number of sessions were held throughout the day by highly respected and experienced instructors including:

Hanshi Bruce Haynes
10th dan, 47 times World Champion and 2 times Guinness Book of Records.
Shihan Keith Smoult
6th dan, Founder of Chan Ki Do Karate School
Master Liu Wan Chun
6th dan, Chinese Wushu, Founder of Master Liu Tai Chi School
Sensei Brendan McCarthy
4th dan, Head Instructor of Kiri No Yama Martial Arts School



Session 1

Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

Flower Festival Demonstration

The Lilac Moon Tai Chi group competing in an international competition in ChinaThe Lilac Moon Tai Chi group competing in an international competition in China

Competing in China

In 2013 The Lilac Moon Tai Chi group attended an international competition in China. (The team was awarded a silver medal).

Training & Demonstrating