Jou (Elbow) and Kao (Shoulder) – 5/20/19

Jou and Kao (Elbow and Shoulder) This weeks Tip covers the last of the Bafa (Eight Energies). We started this study of the Shi San Shi (Thirteen Methods) by examining the Wubu or Five Steps, then moving to the Bafa. I know it is on the technical side, but, if you have...

Lieh/Split – 5/13/19

Lieh – Split Lieh is an interesting energy expression. Two forces moving in opposite directions, equally, either away from each other or towards each other. Rip apart or squeeze together. Single Whip, Parting the Wild Horse’s Mane, Slanting Flying are good...

Activity and Rest/Cai (Pull Down) – 5/6/19

Greetings. Perfect Spring weather here in Port Townsend. Clear, sunny days, and the nights are starting to warm a bit. Great time to go outside and play your Tai Chi. We continue looking at the Thirteen Methods, and a little tid-bit on energy and the body. Cai – Pluck...