Unique Hands of Tai Chi – 8/21/17

Unique Hands of Tai Chi Chuan I was checking on the progress of the redo of my web site, and went to the Featured Articles section. I haven’t looked at this or the other articles for a while, and was impressed with how detailed and clear the article on Unique...

More on Mindful Bouncing – 8/14/17

More on Mindful Bouncing As I said last week, bouncing in Tai Chi practice can be helpful for many reasons. I got some good questions from email readers, so I will try to clarify this some more. When I refer to mindful bouncing I am focusing on the lower body – the...

Mindful Bouncing – 8/7/17

Friday Practice – Yin and Yang Here in the Northwest, we have been experiencing record heat combined with very hazy conditions due to many forest fires north of us in British Columbia. The early morning practice time makes it comfortable to play Tai Chi, plus we...

Water – 7/31/17

Water Water is the mother of all things, while fire is the father. Water is nourishing and supportive, and represents humility, as water always seeks to move toward the lowest level. Water is powerful in a very feminine way in that it is persistent and adaptable (...

The Three D’s – 7/24/17

The Three D’s Every once and a while, I read a fiction book that contains something unrelated to Tai Chi that helps clarify my thinking on teaching this wonderful art. This week, my wife Dana and I went for a couple of days to a close by, small town called...