Lots of beginners in the tai chi community

Last year, I attended a weekend workshop with a well-known teacher and author. It was partly an intensive review of the standardized Yang 24 form, which I had only recently learned. I was a beginner in effect, practicing with other beginners and seasoned practitioners. I was reminded that every time I stand in wuji I…

The forever task in tai chi

The task is the same wherever you are—to find silence amidst the rumbling of the world. That noise generated by thoughts and actions. To bring life to the senses and to calm them from reacting to the noise and to not feed it. To draw sustenance from the life force itself. To not rush too…