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Qi (ven, 21 giu 2019)
It's understandable that people are sceptical. Qi is a much-abused word. Many Tai Chi teachers play up the magical, ethereal and intangible aspects of the art
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Taiji Sword (劍 Jian) (Wed, 22 May 2019)
Sword (劍 jian, double-edged straight sword) is perhaps the most popular weapon in Taijiquan (太極拳) practice, even though it is more difficult to use properly than the saber (刀 dao, sometimes called a “broadsword” and refers to the single edged sword), the other classical short weapon. This may be due to the circularity inherent in […]
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World Tai Chi Day (Wed, 24 Apr 2019)
On the last Saturday of April, thousands of enthusiasts from across the globe will gather together in groups to demonstrate the ancient art of Tai Chi.
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Country Music Video Features Tai Chi (Mon, 22 Apr 2019)
Country western music singer songwriter Jim Lauderdale has featured himself performing Tai Chi in his newest music video.
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Pay Attention! (Thu, 18 Apr 2019)
During standing practice, something occurred to me: Awareness is the first and most important principle in Tai Chi.
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Tai Chi a Powerful Way to Combat Workplace Stress (Sat, 30 Mar 2019)
America is a stressed nation, with an American Psychological Association survey noting that three out of four adults report having one stress symptom in the previous month, and 45% admitting to lying in bed at night, plagued by worry. The situation is particularly dire for those working in high stress jobs, including military personnel, firefighters, […]
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Gin Soon Chu Passes Away (Wed, 20 Mar 2019)
Tai Chi master Gin Soon Chu passed away on March 18th, 2019. He was a disciple of Yang Sau Chung, who was the oldest son of the famous Yang Cheng Fu.  Gin Soon Chu first started learning Tai Chi from Lai Hok Soon in Hong Kong in 1956. After his first teacher’s death in 1964, he […]
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Tai Chi Is a Healthful Way to Enjoy Deeper Sleep (Wed, 27 Feb 2019)
The National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health reports that there is scientific evidence that Tai Chi is a helpful, drug-free approach to improving sleep quality. If you’re not sleeping well and you want to feel fresher in the morning, adding Tai Chi to your lifestyle may be just the ticket. When you harness the power of Tai […]
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Mental Minefields in Taijiquan (Fri, 22 Feb 2019)
There are many mental factors that should be considered when practicing Taijiquan, and the way that people naturally react mentally can become traps.
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Tai Chi In “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” (Sat, 05 Jan 2019)
In the sixth and seventh episodes of the third season of the hit television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer, we get to see the characters Angel and Buffy practice Tai Chi (or some version of it). Buffy the Vampire Slayer was a popular television show which aired from 1996 until 2003. It was based on […]
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