Essential Nature/Schedule Change – 12/24/18

Essential Nature The study of Tai Chi Chuan is the study of our essential nature. The Real You is at the center of your being, alive, yet covered by layers of illusion that shield reality from view. The fabric of illusion is made of expectations from our parents and...

Tai Chi Body/Schedule Change

Tai Chi Body We want to take a look at the Tai Chi body and compare it to the more traditional Western view of beauty and health. The Western ideal for a man is sometimes represented by Hercules. Huge, powerful arms, chest and shoulders. Tools to grab something or...

Feeing of Space/Big Bang Qigong – 12/10/18

Feeling of Space Buckminister Fuller, one of the true geniuses of our time, once said that, in proportion, we have more space between each cell in our body than there is between each star in the galaxy. Yet, when we look at our body, we see solid mass, and when we...

Horizon of Possibilities – 12/3/18

Horizon of Possibilities I recently ran across the phrase “Horizon of Possibilities” in a book I was reading. It made me put on my Tai Chi thinking cap. Who designed Tai Chi into a form – when and why? How did each individual move get incorporated, and then a...

Yin and Yang of Joints/ First Saturday Workshop – 11/26/18

Yin and Yang of Joints Tai Chi, in my humble opinion, is the perfect exercise. As an exercise, it combines relaxation, flexibility, strength training, balance, mind/body connection, philosophy for living, martial arts and socialization. Wow! I tell my students to...