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Taiji Costa Rica Retreats

Our retreats include daily taiji training and lodging at Cabinas Las Gemelas.

Learn original Chen style taijiquan in the lineage of Grandmaster Wang Xi’an.

Located in the beautiful village of Pavones, directly on the Pacific Ocean.

Everyone is welcome.  Come alone or with your group.

 

Contact us to book your Taiji Retreat today!

 chenti@mac.com

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Host a Taiji Workshop

To schedule a workshop in your community, contact Dr. Bacher at: chenti@mac.com

Taiji Videos

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TAIJI BASICS

  • HOW TO STAND – align your body with gravity to relax and conserve energy – the key to all taiji postures & movements
  • HOW TO BREATHE – taiji’s specific method of breathing to energize your whole body for vibrant health and well being
  • HOW TO LOOSEN UP – 12 gentle joint rotation exercise, “The Daily Dozen” – loosen up muscles and joints, increase circulation, heal & prevent joint pain and injuries, and reverse the effects of “normal” aging
  • HOW TO SILK REEL – taiji’s continually spiraling whole body movements. Strengthens and tones muscles, tendons, & ligaments, cultivates powerful qi (vital energy) circulation, improves cardiovascular & lymphatic function, and heals and prevents soft tissue injuries – the healthiest & most intelligent way to exercise your whole body
  • HOW TO STRETCH YOUR BACK – a simple standing spinal stretch to increase spinal mobility & correct alignment of spinal vertebrae – the BEST EXERCISE to heal & prevent back pain and restore youthful spinal pliability for life
  • HOW TO STAND QUIETLY – cultivate stillness and total relaxation of your body and mind – Standing Meditation

TAIJI FORM

This course emphasizes the careful memorization of Part 1 of the traditional Chen style solo routine, Laojia Yilu (Old Frame First Routine), in the lineage of Grandmaster Wang Xi’an.
This solo routine forms the basis for Chen style taichi and is the source of all modern taichi styles (Yang, Wu…)

WUJI STANDING METHOD

“The most important exercise you will ever learn!”

Wuji Standing Method can be traced back to ancient times as a form of core training for martial arts.

This simple standing practice unleashes the power of your mind to:

  • Heal chronic pain and illness
  • Dramatically improve your health & energy levels
  • Reverse the effects of aging
  • Cultivate inner calm & stillness

Books

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TAI CHI IN 10 MINUTES

The most comprehensive course on tai chi basic training.

Our six part Basic Training program includes:

  • How to Stand
  • How to Breathe
  • How to Loosen Up
  • How to Silk Reel (tai chi’s continually spiraling whole body movement)
  • How to Stand Quietly (Standing Meditation)

WUJI STANDING METHOD

“The most valuable exercise you will ever learn!”

Wuji Standing Method can be traced back to ancient times as a form of core training for martial arts.

This simple standing practice unleashes the power of your mind to:

  • Heal chronic pain and illness
  • Dramatically improve your health & energy levels
  • Reverse the effects of aging
  • Cultivate inner calm & stillness

HEALTHY

HEALTHY outlines my five part self-health care system based on Nature and simplicity.  It is designed to cultivate vibrant health, heal chronic pain and sickness, and allow you to enjoy a long happy life.

The five parts include:

  • Positive Thinking
  • Whole Plant Food Diet
  • Tai Chi
  • Meditation
  • Love & Respect of  Nature