21st Annual Tai Chi Alchemy. Part 2

What an incredible weekend! We soared so high, it has taken me a couple of weeks to come down enough to write about it. So much of the really important stuff that happens at TCA is too insubstantial to put into words. Things like that blaze of light when a total...

Three Things We Learned in Class

1. It’s Winter! (At least for those of us north of the Equator.) Yup! January here. And that means we’re in the most yin part of the year. This is the time to lay the foundation for the rest of the year by cultivating the Water Element. Kidney qi. Restore...

Moving as One

Whenever one moves, the entire body must be light and lively, and must above all be connected throughout.  Taijiquan Jing (attributed to Zhang San Fang, translated by Barbara Davis) One of the most important elements of taijiquan is that the whole body must...