Bring Joy – 7/12/21

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip #325 Bring Joy It is, and has been, my life’s philosophy, to make everyone I come into contact with feel better about themselves and others. My marriage was based on the idea of doing whatever I could to make the other person...

Wave Hands – 7/5/21

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip # 324 Wave Hands I recently got an email question and comment from a long time Tai Chi/Qigong instructor who teaches in Argentina. He was interested in my thoughts regarding the yin/yang of the movements. He asked if some moves were...

Tai Chi Friends – 6/28/21

Dear Tai Chi Friend, I am sending this to you because I think it is very important. I am not one to easily ask for help, but I think this warrants your consideration. One of our Tai Chi students, Anna Young, has suffered from a rare lung disease since she was a young...

Yin/Yang – 6/21/21

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip # 323 Yin/Yang Think for a moment about yin and yang. What comes to your mind? Probably something about opposites: this and that, up and down, hot and cold, hard and soft, etc. But really, there is no such thing as yin and...

Sink the Elbows – 6/14/21

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip – #322 Sink the Elbows One of the Tips readers wrote to ask me about the meaning of “Sink the Elbows”. Let me share my take on this “Important Point”. Firstly, for form smoothness and harmony, we need to express yin and yang...