Trees and Mountain Climbing – 3/27/17

Greetings. I’m looking at some BIG numbers in my life right now. I am starting my 75th year on this planet. My 50th year of Tai Chi study, practice, and enjoyment. 45 years of teaching this fine art. 35 years of being happily married to a most wonderful person....

Observing – 3/20/17

Greetings. Spring is upon us. I watched as two Yellow Jacket Hornets came out of hibernation and sunned themselves on the black wrought iron of our deck surround. They would just lay there for a while, then change position, then hang out for a while longer. When...

Jing, Chi, Shen – 3/13/17

Jing, Chi, Shen Most of us who practice the internal arts know about the concept of jing, chi, shen. These three energies correspond roughly to body, mind, and spirit. Many people are sensitive enough to feel these energies as they manifest in the body. People who...

Stress – 3/6/17

Greetings. Snow this week. Our local weather can’t quite make up it’s mind. The Olympic Mountains, off in the distance to the west, are truly beautiful as the early morning sun reflects off all the snow. Be well. Stress Stress is not always a negative...

Tai Chi and Acting and Look in the Mirror – 2/27/17

Greetings. I really and truly love what I am doing. Tai Chi has brought me so many friends through the years. At the moment, I have several students from around the world who are on the Tai Chi Teachers training track. It is so wonderful to be a part of their new...