A student asked, “What’s the difference between Tai Chi and Qigong?
These are a set of acu-points I learned many years ago. They are meant to support the immune system only. You must take care to practice good hygiene and health safety.
Throwing the sticks… not literally, is the process of meditatively using “Yarrow Stalks” to dive deep into the sub-conscious of cause and effect and emerge with a morsel, a pearl of wisdom. Before I began my study of Tai Chi (1968), four sisters took me into a room, handed me some foraged sticks and the […]
Back in 2013 I posted 12 lessons on Facebook during the holiday season. In lesson nine I focused on the Standing Meditation where you overlap your hands over the tan tien (CV or REN 6). I stated, women put left over right and men right over left – and that I would write more on […]
Grasping the Essence At the Peaceful Dragon School, in the Chi Kung Certification Program, among other program qualifications, students submit a project paper. The following is an excerpt from Junko’s Chi Kung certification project. This perspective can be helpful in deepening your understanding of what it means to “relax” and/or “letting your weight sink”. […]
IMAGE DEFINED 1. the formation of mental images, figures, or likenesses of things, or of such images collectively 2. pictorial images, as in works of art. 3. mental images especially those produced by the action of imagination. ______________________________________ Imagery can invoke a feeling, inspire writing, movement, and choice of colors/shapes. Let’s talk about the power […]
In the classical sense a “mudra” is a hand posture or gesture used in Hindu and Buddhist meditation. Along with the breath, it can also be an internal action. Both are employed to create energetic responses. Over the years I have come to realize tai chi as a moving mudra. As you move through the […]
Fun was had by all and joy shared. December 15, 2018