Thinking About the Pelvis – 2/21/22

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip # 356 Thinking About The Pelvis The pelvis contains the center of the body. The pelvis should be kept level during most of our Tai Chi practice. We do that for several reasons. First and foremost, the pelvis is the base for the...

Continuous Movement/Push Hands – 2/14/22

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip # 355 Push Hands (Tui Shou)Videos After a practice in the Park, Stephanie (an instructor at the Studio) said that she had just watched the Push Hands video series that we produced for PTTV (public television) around the year 2000....

Imagination/Meditation – 2/7/22

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip # 354 Meditation- Yoga and Tai Chi The process of meditation in yoga and tai chi are quite similar – to build up energy in the lower belly, and send it up to the top of the head, refining it along the way. In yoga, the energy of the...

Reflection/Pushing – 1/31/22

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip # 353 Reflection Stand in font of a mirror and glance at what you see. Do you think you see yourself? No, you see a reflection of you – not you. When I was younger, I would go to The Fun House, located at the beach in San Francisco....

The Old Man – 1/24/22

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip # 352 The Old Man I was sorting some old papers and came across this article. A favorite of mine. I think you will find it touching and meaningful. It was written by Terry Dobson about Aikido , but could just as easily have been...