Is Tai Chi in America Weak?

Powerful Demonstration of Tai Chi in America [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpdOHVPI2iY[/youtube] Most Tai Chi practiced in America is very weak, not at all like the art that was created 350 years ago by the Chen family in China. Recently, I read an Internet article listing 10 concepts you need to know to practice Tai Chi, but the teacher […]

The 7th Pillar for Supporting your Tai Chi Form

Focus We have arrived at the 7th pillar that is needed to support a powerful mind-body practice, such as doing a Tai Chi form.  I hope that you have found the previous 6 pillars to be informative and that you have gained some small insight into the basic principles behind making a Tai Chi form, […]

The Second Pillar for a Successful Qigong or Tai Chi Practice

ALIGN The second concept to keep in mind for establishing a solid and powerful Qigong or Tai Chi Practice is “align”.  It is very important to understand the proper alignments of each posture whether it be standing, seated, or even lying down. Improper alignment can actually do more harm than good by putting unnecessary strain […]

Discovering the Fire of Intention Through Qi Gong

What is Qi Gong?   My Qigong teacher once told me that in order for someone to recover fully from an illness or a chronic condition they needed to created a “burning desire” to get better.  It is this strong desire or intention that is truly the driving force behind Qi gong or any form […]