April 13, 2020

 Upon substantial reflection I have come to the realization that I don't know a single person who has the corona virus. However, I have many friends across the country who know lots of people who have it, and who know those who have died from it. This leads me to an in...

March 5, 2020

T'ai Chi Ch'uan has always changed and evolved to meet the needs of its practitioners. The current evolution that T'ai Chi Ch'uan is undergoing is so beyond anything I've ever experienced, it requires a new vocabulary even to comprehend it. Words like thrivival, which...

February 26, 2020

We are in a changing universe and life on this planet, right now, is experiencing an unprecedented evolution in consciousness that I think may be well beyond anything previously achieved by mankind. We are experiencing a state of profound manifestation. ​In this moment...

November 9, 2019

The other day I was practicing Tai Chi Ch'uan in my little spot in Elizabeth Park in Bellingham. I was in the midst of many old growth trees, some may have

been 500 or 600 years old. They were so powerful, a living force of nature. Naturally my movements began to patter...

August 5, 2018

I believe in T'ai Chi Ch'uan as a transformational martial art. By adjusting the energies of yin and yang in our bodies we can literally develop the ability to alter or affect the circumstances we are involved in. To metaphysically change energy in our world is no smal...

July 18, 2017

 If the words in a book were all joined together they would have no meaning. Sentences are formed by the spaces between the words. If the notes in a piece of music did not have pauses it would be a cacaphony of sound, it would lose all poignancy. It is the pauses betwe...

June 17, 2017

     In our Western culture, society seems to have put an inordinately high premium on "doing." In Tai Chi one learns that if listening precedes doing, it is generally more effective. But listening can be quite a challenge as it can only be achieved through the state o...

June 22, 2016

Tai Chi Ch'uan-The Art of Mindful Meditation

There is a saying in the Taoist philosophy,

“Stillness in stillness is not the true stillness, that only through stillness in motion does the universal rhythm become manifest.”

This is the goal of Tai Chi, to incorporate and ha...

June 17, 2016

What is Tai Chi?

 What I have found is that Tai Chi Ch'uan has proven itself to be a method of improving my physical health, increasing my internal and external power, helped me discover a state of impenetrable inner calm within and enabled the honing my self-defense sk...

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