Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan) is an ancient Chinese "internal" or "soft" martial art often practised for its health-giving and spiritual benefits; it is non-competitive, gentle, and generally slow-paced.[v161421_b01]. 19 May 2020. One hour of...
Why it's important to practice what you've learnt in Taijiquan or Qi Gong class
Recently I went to a workshop with Chen Bin, son of Chen Zhenglei. It was about the Chen style basics, so we did a lot of pole standing (Zhan Zhuang), Silk Reeling exercises (Chan Si Gong) and footwork. And of course, Chen Bin talked to us about various other topics. At one point he talked [...]
‘The Inner Structure of Tai Chi’ is a book and a practice that explores the deep, internal work necessary for the effective practice of tai chi. The practice of Tai Chi Chi Kung: • Reveals the Taoist principles that gave birth to many tai chi forms • Shows how tai chi can circulate powerful healing energies through the body