“The bad news is that life is full of suffering and we humans are full of illusions. The good news is that these two problems are actually one problem: If we could get rid of our illusions—if we could see the world clearly—our suffering would end”. That is the opening sentence from a wonderful article […]
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Every class I give begins with tapping on the body. We tap up and down the legs, the arms, around the torso, and on our back. The expression changes on everyone’s face. Some begin to smile. Others to relax. Other seem to wake up. Tapping is so powerful I began to try it in a […]
This was a great school year for Tai chi and me. I went to more and more schools and had the opportunity to change classroom atmosphere, enthusiasm, cooperation and focus. Benefits that carry over into many other parts of life – even outside of school. I had the opportunity to enjoy the peaceful expressions […]
Tai Chi and Qigong are very similar and according to extensive studies on over 6000 participants may be the perfect exercise for well-being. Whichever you choose, whichever feels right for you, you will gain important benefits. Check the list below. How is it possible that Tai Chi and Qigong are effective for so many […]
I have been reading ancient Chinese philosophy for years. It is the basis of Tai Chi and Qigong. It teaches us to slow down, feel good, be in the moment, understand what is important, to find the right path of our own life. It can change your life. You can do it by studying […]
This is not a new idea. Kids have been running around outside, climbing trees, building forts in the forest, organizing pick up sports, creating with sticks and twigs for centuries. Kids didn’t used to sit still very often. Until we got a new idea. It seems that now we are focused on how much […]
Peace, focus, knowledge, compassion, inner strength, calmness are all qualities we strive to feel and share. The practice of Tai Chi can help us achieve this in this stressful world. We must never allow the nasty language and lies we hear everyday take over our lives. But at the same time we must not […]
Calm down! Relax! these instructions rarely work. Tai Chi gives you something concrete to focus on so you can relax. WE all need to relax. Especially now in this decisive time. We need to turn off the news, and be an elephant. Or a flying crane or a tree. You will be amazed how […]
A recent article describes Tai chi as the perfect exercise. The perfect exercise is one that: is strenuous but not painful soothes our tired brains boosts fitness preserves heart health provides more energy than it consumes improves balance, strength and immunity is so powerful that it serves as a “medication in motion” you go deeper […]
Tai Chi is often called MEDITATION IN MOTION. The perfect combination – meditation and movement at the same time. Low impact movement is the perfect break from all our repetitive activities, sitting at the computer and so many other repetitive things we do. And if we do our movement without pain or competition, feeling relaxed […]