Tai Chi Education System – 10/30/17

Tai Chi Education System 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 have heard about the many health...

Three Philosophies of Tai Chi Chuan – 10/9/17

Three Philosophies of Tai Chi Tai Chi Chuan developed in China over the course of thousands of years. First there were the mystical seeking exercises of the Daoists, who developed the idea that the body is the temple of the soul. If you wanted to liberate the Spirit,...

Increasing the size of Your Brain – 9/25/17

Increasing the Size of Your Brain Try this simple exercise. Take a finger, and touch something solid. Anything. Now where do you feel this? Do this before you go on. Next, touch something solid with another part of your body, say your forearm. Where do you feel this?...

Three Dantiens and Soup – 9/18/17

Three Dantiens and Soup So enjoyed my morning practice. Lots of low lying fog, high clouds with sun breaking through. Warm enough not to wear a jacket, yet cool enough to be quite comfortable. I decided to work on the three dantien moving meditation. After a brief...

Three Dantiens – 9/11/17

Three Dantiens Those of you who follow the Monday Morning Tips, are familiar with my interest in the Three Dantiens and their importance to one’s Tai Chi practice – the lower dantien (physical center), middle (emotional center), and upper (mental/spiritual...