Questions and Answers About Tai Chi – 9/19/16

Greetings. Last week I gave you the questions that were posed to me from Annals of the American Psychotherapy Association. I hope you enjoyed thinking about what answers you might give. This week I will answer the first three, as they are quite long, and finish next...

Psychotherapy and Tai Chi – 9/12/16

Greetings. It was Wooden Boat Festival weekend here in Port Townsend. It is one of the largest gatherings of wooden boats in the country. It was so interesting and fun to have the water directly in front of our practice site in Chetzemoka Park filled with a rowing...

Wu Chi to Tai Chi – 9/5/16

Greetings. Some rain today. Puts a damper on our outdoor practice, but our dry ground sure loves it. It is so Tai Chi like. Some elements are positive and some negative. We Tai Chi players learn to go with the flow. Wu Chi to Tai Chi The concept of Wu Chi to Tai Chi...

Intention and Learning Styles – 8/29/16

Intention and Learning Styles I view “Intention” as the master key to Tai Chi. It is what gives purpose to movement. It makes Tai Chi Chuan different than any other psycho/physical exercise. We practice Tai Chi so we can become real, simple, balanced, and whole. There...

Locking in Changes – 8/22/16

Greetings. Very hot week, but lovely in the shade of the trees in the Park with the slight breeze coming off the water. Summer visitors continue to join us and are always a welcome addition. Only two more weeks until we return to the studio for our classes. Joyce is...