Golden Flower Center


The mission of the Golden Flower Center is to make the deep knowledge passed down as the art of Tai Chi and Chi Gong (a powerful practice for generating energy) available to anyone who sincerely seeks radiant health and natural wisdom.

The Golden Flower Center offers training in:
Tai Chi Chuan,
Ba Gua Chang,
Chi Gong,
Hsing – I,
Natural Horsemanship,
Meditation and
Golden Flower Center is a caring, supportive community of more than twenty Tai Chi instructors in North Carolina and thousands of students worldwide.
Under the guidance of Master San Gee Tam, we cultivate the gentle martial arts form of Tai Chi and integrate light-hearted energy work and self-cultivation into our daily lives.
These practices result in exceptional physical health, vitality, emotional balance and well-being for people of all faiths and ability levels. Join us!
Background and History
Starting in London three decades ago, Master San Gee Tam, one of the top living Tai Chi Masters in the world, has worked with his wife and Master Teacher, Annukka Holland, to establish an international community through the Golden Flower Schools they have founded in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, Charlotte, England, Belgium, The Netherlands and Siberia.
Master San Gee Tam and Annukka teach weekly classes at the two main Golden Flower Center’s in North Carolina, USA: In the heart of Winston-Salem’s Arts District on Trade Street, and at Heavenly Way Retreat Center near Hanging Rock State Park in the beautiful foothills of the mountains.
The Golden Flower Tai Chi Association was started in 1985. At the time Master San Gee Tam was Chief Instructor at Large in the International Tai Chi Chuan Association of Master Chu King Hung official certified representation of the Yang family. Master San Gee Tam was also Chief instructor of the Golden Flower Tai Chi Association in Belgium, having established the ITCCA in Brussels and popularizing Tai Chi in Belgium.
He has also studied extensively with Master Dong Zeng Chen, 3rd generation Yang Style master and Grandson of the famous Tung Ying Jie.
Master San Gee Tam’s integral “Golden Flower” method, including Tai Chi and self-cultivation, is a unique system, comprehensive for Westerners and accessible for anyone with an open mind. Education and ongoing training of Golden Flower Tai Chi Instructors is his highest priority, because it is his intention to make the unique benefits of the Golden Flower teachings available to anyone. Learning Tai Chi is a process of personal evolution for instructors as well as for the students.