"Qi Go Through" You can feel qi. At first, many beginners don't know what qi is and they don't know how to recognize it. They don't feel it. Beginners should try to become aware of feeling qi. You can direct and control qi in many ways. It can go slow and fast. It can be… Continue reading Becoming Aware of Tai Chi “Chi Go Through”
"At its core tai chi is a practice, a routine activity that you engage in, in order to improve and maintain specific kinds of movement for a multitude of results, such as for overall health and longevity." This statement in my new book, Practicing Tai Chi: Ways to enrich learning for beginning and intermediate practitioners, offers… Continue reading New book offers novices and beyond activities, concepts for developing a tai chi practice
These days, a stiff neck and tense shoulders seem like unavoidable side effects from working in front of a computer screen for long hours. In fact, we are so beset with 21st century ailments that we’re practically manic in our search for new antidotes suited to our technologically dependent lifestyles. Oddly enough, many are discovering… Continue reading Can Tai Chi Help Reduce Side Effects of 21st Century Living?
So "tai chi." This animated short came from FB friend, Michelle. It's a film short by Thomas Long. https://vimeo.com/61481633?ref=fb-share
"Pinterest picked tai chi as one of its top 100 trends for 2018, so it’s safe to say it won’t be flying under the radar for much longer." It's gratifying to see the strong trend in tai chi as exercise to reduce stress and chronic pain. See: https://www.nbcnews.com/better/health/why-tai-chi-most-underrated-workout-relieving-stress-improving-sleep-ncna871946