Rest/Working with a Partner – 11/15/21

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip #342 Importance of Rest It is a fact that every action of our body requires energy. Our basal metabolic rate is the base amount of energy our bodies require to exist. When we do work, a chemical reaction occurs using stored energy...

Tai Chi Chuan Instructors – 11/8/21

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip #341 Someone recently emailed me to make a comment on this Tip which was published on 7/9/18. I think it is worth a re-read. Enjoy. Tai Chi Instructors I, modestly, admit to being one of the longest serving full time Tai Chi...

Enlightenment Through Tai Chi – 10/25/21

  Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip #339 Enlightenment Through Tai Chi Enlightenment is most often experienced as a moment that occurs between the in-breath and out-breath. This special place is like a small crack in the cosmic egg. If we look close enough...

Tai Chi Scale/Chi Flow – 10/18/21

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip #338 Tai Chi Scale Do-Re-Mi-Fa-Sol-La-Ti-Do , or solmization, is the vocalization of the major scale in music. These are eight basic sounds, or since sound is nothing but waves of energy, we can say eight basic energies create an...

Stability and Mobility/A Favor – 10/11/21

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip #337 Stability and Mobility The concepts of stability and mobility are the foundation building blocks of the internal arts. Stability implies something that is resistant to change or something that maintains equilibrium. Mobility...