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Filling gaps in learning tai chi

I've noticed that, while I received basics in beginning tai chi, much was skipped over. I entered mise-en-scene. I jumped into the middle of the stream. There was no actual "beginning." As a result, I've felt a gap in my learning progress. I think it was partly from a lack of organization in the presentation… Continue reading Filling gaps in learning tai chi

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Tai chi and digital living: a yin-yang recipe

"As attention spans shrink," says the digital design and marketing text I just read. It's referring to the amount of time a mobile-device user spends on a site, which depends upon design, content, authenticity, simplicity, speed, and value. I suppose attention and time have always been entwined, but it seems that in these "times," time… Continue reading Tai chi and digital living: a yin-yang recipe

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Five years of blogging about taijiquan

This week marks the fifth year of venturing into blogging about taijiquan and its internal mysteries. My first post on December 5, 2011 is entitled "What is Tai Chi?". I'm sure I will be trying to answer that question for the rest of my life. I may have wanted to quit at times, but I… Continue reading Five years of blogging about taijiquan

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A tai chi tip: Doing tai chi anywhere, anytime

Tai chi doesn’t have to be something you schedule to do. With a little knowledge you can practice a simple technique anywhere, anytime. Here’s one idea. Standing in Wuji . . . . or Being Like a Mountain One way to begin tai chi is simply by standing. For example, Wuji is the first posture… Continue reading A tai chi tip: Doing tai chi anywhere, anytime