March 15, 2015
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Benefits of Tai Chi Training

Benefits of Tai Chi Training When my lifelong dear friend, Katherine Loukopoulos, asked me to write a 700 word article on the benefits of tai chi […]
March 12, 2015

Relax, Relax, and Relax!

Relax : The Most Important Element of Tai Chi In this training tip, we will discuss how to relax when practicing Chen style tai chi, or […]
March 4, 2015
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Tai Chi Footwork

Tai Chi Footwork When practicing tai chi footwork, regardless of style or lineage, there is a specific rule we must adhere to.  Each time weight is […]
March 3, 2015
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The Art of Standing: Three Points on a Line

CHEN STYLE TAI CHI’S ART OF STANDING: THREE POINTS ON A LINE In the practice of Chen style and all tai chi styles, correct posture and […]
February 14, 2015
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Wuji: Art of Stillness – 2

Wuji Qigong – Internal Mechanics In this article we will continue to discuss the correct method to practice stillness, or wuji.  Wuji is the stillness before […]
February 14, 2015
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Wuji: Art of Stillness – 1

Wuji Qigong – Body Alignment In this article we will discuss the correct method to practice stillness, or wuji. Wuji is the stillness before and after […]
February 14, 2015
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Chen Style Tai Chi Principles

Chen Style Tai Chi Principles: How to Practice and Why Because Chen style tai chi is an art (martial art), it must follow specific rules for […]
January 26, 2015

Chen Style Tai Chi Rule # 1

“Never try to control anything outside of yourself. When you do, you are out of balance”. When a scale is in a state of perfect balance, […]
January 13, 2015
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Three Pillars of Chen Style Tai Chi

Chen Style Tai Chi Chuan (more commonly referred to as Tai Chi) is a martial art based on the theory of traditional Chinese medicine and the […]
January 12, 2015
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Why Do Chen Style Tai Chi?

Why Do Chen Style Tai Chi? When I meet new students for the first time, whether in a class, workshop, retreat, or private training, they often […]
December 30, 2014
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Tai Chi? T’ai Chi? or Taiji?

Tai Chi, T’ai Chi, or Taiji?  In this article we will define the term tai chi chuan (taijiquan), how it is translated, its meaning, and how […]
December 29, 2014
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What is Chen Style Tai Chi?

Chen Style Tai Chi Chuan, also spelled taijiquan (more commonly referred to as Tai Chi) is a martial art based on the theory of traditional Chinese […]