Tai chi is … finding your own inner silence

Tai chi is a practice at getting in touch with your own silence. Your inner place of peace where you’re surrounded by sound-proof walls and the external world is held at bay. You must shut off something within yourself to go there. When you do all, the pressures of the daily world lose their significance.   I was reminded by this when I discovered this article at Thrive Global.  

The Sea Within

The film, Inn Saei, is a fascinating peek into intuition, something that seems to live in the back of my mind almost all the time. As one of the interviewees (Malidoma Some) in the film says, “Intuition is … The stuff we are not aware of that lies just outside of our consciousness.” This describes exactly what the practice of taijiquan tries to get us in touch with. Inn Saei means “the Read More …

Walking is a great tai chi exercise

Yin and yang are always in dynamic play when you walk. Every movement has each in it. Becoming aware of them in motion is step #1 towards cultivating deeper understanding.

How much time to I spend doing tai chi?

People ask, “how much time do you spend doing tai chi? Everyday?” I’m troubled to answer, because time is not an issue, only that I practice. Less and less I have to look for the time. It’s more of a command. I know if I don’t heed it, I will pay a price. I am no longer willing to pay for ignoring it. Once I could ignore the call, but not now. Read More …