Here’s what’s going on:

Tommy performs Eagle Dance at Solstice ceremony

The Depths of Winter
Dragon and Condor

with Rick and Tommy
Benefit for Honduran Children
Sunday, February 9, 2014

15 Franklin Lane, community house,
inside of Colonial Square Complex
$20 in advance / $25 at the door


Santa Rositas, Honduras



This is the latest in our Dragon and Condor series, interweaving the Chinese internal tradition with indigenous shamanic practices. All your donations go to the Honduran village where Tommy was born: Santa Rositas. Our focus will be on preparing for the energetic expansion that comes with spring.




Pushing Hands for Lovers
Saturday, February 15th
10am – 1pm
The Open Center, 22 E. 30th St.
$50/$40 if registered by Feb 10

I talked about this one in my last blog post. It’s going to be powerful, interactive, a little bit woo-woo, and Fun! It is open to all and is a great introduction to my “Love-based martial arts”.

I had posted a video I made 20 years ago, Introduction to T’ai Chi Ch’uan, to YouTube. I do it a little differently now, but it’s still a great intro to Grandmaster Chen’s 6o movements. Pat Deluz and I cooked it up the old-fashion (pre-digital) way, and it shows our sweat, toil, and tears. The “Preparation” and the “Beginning” are done differently now, and can be seen in these two vids: