Success and Saturday in the Park – 10/15/18

Success My wife Dana was going through some old papers and came across this piece of advice. It was passed to her from her grandmother who passed away at 101 and was so sharp, even at her advanced age. It certainly rings true to me. I hope it does to you also. I know...

Qigong Exercise – The Eyedropper – 10/08/18

Greetings. I hope you give this exercise a good try-out. The Eyedropper This exercise is designed to help you practice breathing into your Dan Tien, relaxing and cleaning all body systems, and connecting the center to various parts of the body.  1) Begin by standing...

The Hose/Push Hands – 10/1/18

The Hose I was watering plants in my garden recently and had this Ah-Ha moment about Tai Chi. There is a very large container holding a 65 year old Maple tree. In order to water it thoroughly, I take off the sprayer head attached to the hose, and let the full, smooth...

Small Wonderful World/Life and Death – 9/24/18

What a Small and Wonderful World The beauty of Tai Chi is that one can use it to express whatever ideas and philosophy one is living with or examining at the moment. After my first book “A String of Pearls” was published, I received a letter and a book written by a...

Internal Arts and Choy Family Tai Chi – 9/17/18

The Internal Arts The Internal Arts are based on the philosophy of Confucius, as well as Daoism and Buddhism. That makes them special in terms of exercise and fitness, as they also offer lessons on living peacefully with other people in our society. Every time I...