The Daoyin Manuscripts

In 1973 a tomb was unearthed in the Hunan province of China, which was originally sealed in 168 B.C. In it were the bodies of the Marquis of Dai, his wife, and his son. The tomb also contained thirty manuscripts, including two versions of Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Jing,...

How to Get to Carnegie Hall

We all know the old joke: A tourist stops an old man on the street in downtown Manhattan.He asks: “How do I get to Carnegie Hall?”The old man wags a finger and replies: “Practice, practice, practice!” One may ask, “Why practice? It’s just the same old stuff over &...

Anatomy for Tai Chi Meetup Report 8/3/18

Last Friday intrepid student Sharon Hale and I braved Denver rush hour traffic to attend the Anatomy in Clay© Center Meetup event: Anatomy for Tai Chi. Anatomy in Clay© is the brainchild of Jon Zahourek, who invented the MANIKEN® skeleton model. You learn anatomy by...

Camp Report 2018

I attended two Tai Chi camps this year, each a week long. Very different settings and subjects. Grand Master Sam Tam’s Summer Camp Grand Master Sam Tam’s camp was held in a junior college outside of Vancouver, BC We stayed in dorms, worked out in the gym,...