Seeds of Greatness Forever – 2/6/23

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tips #405 Seeds of Greatness Forever Thich Nhat Hanh, in his lovely book Peace is Every Step, talks about consciousness existing on two levels: as seeds and as manifestations of those seeds. Let me share this idea with you and how it...

Tai Chi Learning Sequence – 1/30/23

Monday Morning Training Tip #404 Tai Chi Learning Sequence Learning Tai Chi is similar to moving through our educational system. Let me explain what I mean. Pre School: A majority of new students come to Tai Chi with only the most rudimentary idea of what it is. They...

Calm and Relax – 1/23/23

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip # 403 Calm and Relax I have been a student of Tai Chi Chuan for 55 years and an instructor for 50. One of the most important ideas to keep in mind is that there is a lesson in everything we do if we just take the time to look. Tai...

Tai Chi and Religion – 1/16/23

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip # 402 Tai Chi and Religion Tai Chi Chuan is a martial art, not a religion. Using a Martial Art means that one or more people or groups can’t agree, and one person or group attempts to impose its view on others through the use...

Knowledgable Strength – 1/9/23

Monday Morning Tai Chi Training Tip # 401 Knowledgable Strength This is a term I have just come up with to describe how the body is used in Tai Chi. And how do we arrive at “Knowledgable strength”? Experience through practice. And how do we gain that...