Archive for March, 2011:

Revitalize Your Range of Motion

{ Posted on Mar 16 2017 by admin }
One of the biggest concerns facing seniors is the decrease in ROM (Range of Motion). The S.T.A.R. (Seniors Transcending and Revitalizing) is a Fundational Tai Chi Program created with the purpose of helping seniors maintain and increase their current ROM ...Read More »

Yoga’s Offspring – Qi Gung and Tai Chi

{ Posted on Mar 14 2017 by admin }
Categories : Yoga
Yoga is an immensely popular art that integrates a holistic blend of fitness tools including flexibility, mental calmness, nutrition, emotional balancing and more. Yoga has birthed a variety of styles based on one's goals and one's fitness philosophy but one ...Read More »

Harmony with Tai Chi

{ Posted on Mar 09 2017 by admin }
Categories : Harmony
How many of us would like to achieve our goals? Get what we want, but more importantly want what we get? How many of us would like to help ourselves and others? How many of us would like to have ...Read More »

Late Night Lesson

{ Posted on Mar 09 2017 by admin }
Categories : Uncategorized
Mark was studying late and decided around 1 A.M. to go out for some late night grub at a 24 hour fast food drive through. After ordering at the window, the teenage girl inside repeated his order and gave him ...Read More »

In the Grey Zone with Tai Chi

{ Posted on Mar 09 2017 by admin }
Categories : Uncategorized
Nogales is a border town bridging Arizona and Mexico. A popular place for both tourists and residents of Arizona since you can drive over for the day, barter for all kinds of hand made art, rugs, crafts, etc, get much ...Read More »

Win with Composure

{ Posted on Mar 09 2017 by admin }
Categories : Uncategorized
“The way to defeat a raging, charging opponent is with great composure.” Musashi Thomas was a stoic individual who epitomized the Chinese martial adage that “a warrior is known not by how much he can give but how much he can ...Read More »

Shaolin Tai Chi – The Five Elements

{ Posted on Mar 09 2017 by admin }
Categories : Uncategorized
The Shaolin Temple and tai chi are not often mentioned together but the roots of tai chi start with Ta Mo (Bodhidharma) bringing the 18 Hands of Lohan to the Temple around 500 AD. These chi gung movements also known ...Read More »

Be Prepared

{ Posted on Mar 09 2017 by admin }
Categories : Uncategorized
Scott called in the early afternoon and wanted to get some strategy on a "potentially bad situation." Scott was an experienced Black Belt. He was a bartender at the time, great people skills and he had been involved in a ...Read More »

Tai Chi Translated

{ Posted on Mar 09 2017 by admin }
Categories : Uncategorized
Grandmaster Li and I were speaking about chi one day and he expressed and elucidated me with his simple but practical explanation. “Although chi translates as energy into English, it is also known as ‘prana’ or ‘ki’. My ...Read More »

Be Tai Chi Warriors

{ Posted on Mar 09 2017 by admin }
Categories : Uncategorized
“Warriors create their mood”. That is an age old warrior slogan that goes against so much of what you hear on a daily basis: “You make me so mad”, “He infuriates me” and “She drives me crazy” Of course, I ...Read More »