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What is tai chi revisited again

You can never say enough about what tai chi is. Today, it comes to mind that in tai chi, physical qi reacts to psychic or mental energy. If we resonate with what we are doing we are energized by it. We may suffer from fatigue that we don’t know where it comes from. We sleep… Continue reading What is tai chi revisited again

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Get in touch with your own sense of self with taiji

Physical qi reacts to psychic or mental energy. If we resonate with what we are doing we are energized by it. We may suffer from fatigue, but we don’t know where it comes from. We sleep relatively well, we eat well, or so it seems, yet we are tired early in the day. We are… Continue reading Get in touch with your own sense of self with taiji

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Taking that first step to do tai chi, then the next, then the next…

One of the challenges that  confronted with is to learn to describe taiji so others will understand what it is and what it offers them. Also, I am challenged to encourage others to pursue the study of tai chi over an extended period of time in order to reap its greatest benefits. Taiji is a… Continue reading Taking that first step to do tai chi, then the next, then the next…

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Plough through to the other side of practice

You have to keep ploughing through to the other side of your practice to arrive at a particular level of understanding. When you do, you see why it's worth trying in the first place. This is a magical moment that you can reach in the practice of tai chi. My favorite practitioners of taiji are… Continue reading Plough through to the other side of practice

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What is taiji re-revisited

The levels of taiji achievement are so numerous that for every one you reach another awaits discovery. Every internal martial arts system has this progression. Whatever style you study, or however many styles you study, you will find the same pattern of evolution in your practice. This is daunting for some, exhilarating for others, rewarding… Continue reading What is taiji re-revisited

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Tai Chi and the “Wall of Resistance”

A learner told me she didn't want to continue doing taichi form any more because it reminded her of her Christian background. She said a belief system was thrust upon her as a child and at some point she rebelled and left the congregation to pursue her own path. So when a different tai chi… Continue reading Tai Chi and the “Wall of Resistance”