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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...

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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, and ate in...

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The Chart of Inner Luminosity

It took me a while to track this down. The Chinese names for this image have been variously translated as: Diagram of the Internal Texture of Man Diagram of the Inner Scripture Chart of the Inner Passageways Diagram of Internal Pathways Chart of the Inner...

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How to Practice Tai Chi

These suggestions come from the booklet ‘An Introduction to Tai Chi’ by the Harvard Medical School. I have edited and condensed the material here. For the full text, I recommend you harass the Longmont Public Library into providing you a free copy. Failing that, it is...

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Science Catches Up to Tai chi

Today, I received a copy of a Harvard Medical School special health report called: ‘An Introduction to Tai Chi.’ This is a 46 page booklet that recommends Tai Chi as an exercise program for mental and physical well-being. The Harvard Medical School doesn’t make...

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What’s a Body to Do?

How many body's do you have? You can think about this as various bodies, or as various aspects of your body. If you can gather all your bodies/aspects, and convince them to all live together harmoniously in the being called you, then life is good. And long. And...

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