Lesson from the Park – 11/23/20

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip # 293 Lesson from the Park Chetzemoka Park provides so much for our Tai Chi group. The park is filled with trees, both deciduous and evergreens, as well as some nice open spaces for our group to play on. Every time we meet, the...

Tai Chi is Like Champagne – 11/16/20

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip # 292 Tai Chi is Like Champagne I am writing this after a wonderful morning of practice. We feel so fortunate to live in Port Townsend, a truly benign weather place. We have been meeting in the park, four times a week, and have been...

Always Peng – 11/9/20

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip # 291 Always Peng    As we all know, Tai Chi Chuan is based on the Daoist theory of yin and yang. These terms do not describe two different things – just two sides of the same coin. Actions such as gather (yin) and release (yang);...

Pro and Con – 11/2/20

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip # 290 Pro and Con    I get many comments about my modification of the traditional Yang Form, some pro and some con. Most cons have to do with the idea that Yang Lu Chan made up the form in a certain way and we should try our best to...