Easy things you can do to fit tai chi into a busy life

You’re so busy to take in the wonder, not even enough time to take a moment to mourn the loss of the precious time burning away. What do you do? Here are a few ideas. Tip #1—Where you do tai chi. Get away from where you do your business in order to do tai chi without interruptions. Tip #2—When to begin tai chi When you wake, even before you get out of Read More …

Overcoming resistance to learning

Build and strengthen your memory of tai chi through regular, sustained practice. Part of your practice is trying to remember a move or sequence of moves despite whether you actually do recall exactly what they or even how to do them. This process is part of overall learning. Many of us have difficulty doing this, because, well…it seems difficult and it’s easier to not try instead. When this happens, we are procrastinating Read More …

When do you breathe in tai chi?

Coordinating breath with movement is part of tai chi and qigong, but doesn’t need to be the central focus all the time. Mind and Qi can be coordinated, as well, and should be a major focus of tai chi practice. This goes beyond Qi gong. Another focus is the question of when do you exhale and when do you inhale? The answer is, it depends. Today, I bent over to put on Read More …