An Inspiring Story – 1/13/16

Greetings. I hope you enjoy this short version of the story of one of our instructors at The Gilman Studio. He is my partner in the Yang Style Tai Chi Applications Videos on YouTube. Check them out. https://youtu.be/TjUzVrP5un8  An inspiring Story In the year 2000, I...

Yin/Yang of the Eyes – 1/12/16

 Yin/Yang of the Eyes Yin and Yang of Eyes. Using peripheral verses direct focus is important in all martial arts and especially in the meditative process of Tai Chi Chuan. Peripheral or Glance is yin. Fast motion is most easily captured by peripheral vision. Direct...

The Journey – 1/11/16

Greetings. I hope you enjoyed the week-end. Here in Port Townsend it is clear and mild. The snow capped mountains sparkle against the deep blue of the sky. Lovely.  The Journey I love hearing from my fellow Tai Chi players. Many write to ask me how long will it take...

More on Flow – 1/10/16

More on Flow One of the last tips I sent out was on pacing. I suggested a counting method. Today (Saturday) is our usual practice day in Chetzemoka Park in Port Townsend. We talked about this concept of slow, even movements and then practiced our forms, concentrating...

Tips Schedule – 1/9/16

Greetings. This has been, and is, an adventure. I have so much I want to share, and no idea of what will come out as I sit to write. I hope you are enjoying the process. I have received quite a few emails, and one that I didn’t expect came from Robert Brown, a...