Tag Archives: mindfulness

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 […]

Invest in Practice

People flock to the internet… YouTube, Instagram, etc. to not only reinforce their practice, but often to accumulate more knowledge and sometimes even to add more to what they are practicing. Remember the art you practice is more often enhanced and impacted by the quality and depth of your practice. Peace, Master Young

Striking a Balance – 2

Both Tai Chi and Chi Kung are notably health “arts” that along the journey the practitioner learns how to observe the conversations among the body, mind, intrinsic energy, emotions, and spirit. What we strive is to learn the basic mechanics of each and watch for pivotal points where one aspect begins to dominate the perspective and conversation. It […]