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Yin Yang of it All – Part 2

Within both tai chi and chi kung there is an interplay of the mindful and the mindless. One cannot be totally mindful and we all know where being totally mindlessness can lead. Mindfulness is mechanics based; coordination, foundation, specificity in timing, intention, focus, letting go and force. Mindlessness is more of a flow, momentum, spacious […]

The Power of Yielding in Push Hands

Push Hands is a two person tai chi exercise. At the Tri-Alliance (Association of Women Martial Artists; National Women’s Martial Arts Federation; and Pacific Association of Women Martial Artists) Gathering (TAG) I taught a session on “The Power of Yielding Force.” It was well attended and received. __________________________________________________________________________ Too often I have had Push Hands experiences where […]

Yang Style Short Form – Demonstrated by Master Young Now Available (2014)

Yang Style Short Form – Demonstrated by Master Wasentha Young (2014) The complete digital media video is available through Vimeo On-Demand. The series includes a stream of the full face view with a narration of the basic principles (included with first/third); front, back, hands, and feet views of the individual postures; and stream of the back view (as if […]