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TAI CHI STRENGTHENS BALANCE

Gentle movements produce more exercise than you might think Excerpts: "According to research, taking tai chi in small groups for a dozen weeks two to three times a week reduces falls up to 55 percent." "Instructor Brenda Michaelis likes tai chi because it works your entire body. 'You don’t realize you’re exercising, and it’s good… Continue reading TAI CHI STRENGTHENS BALANCE

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All Change is Self-Change

"You want to change the world? Change yourself." My Chinese martial arts teacher, George Xu, told me that once. Of course, I already knew that, but it's always good to be reminded. You can't get enough reminding, especially in the midst of living under the barrage that is this world in this time. Not that… Continue reading All Change is Self-Change

Chinese Martial Arts, health and well being, Philosophy of tai chi, Tai Chi, Taijiquan

Two taiji concepts for a lifetime of practice

Talk to any master practitioners of tai chi and they will tell you that zhong ding and dantian are the two most important concepts in tai chi and Chinese internal martial arts. They are also the most basic. They are the two things you will work on for as long as you do tai chi.… Continue reading Two taiji concepts for a lifetime of practice