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Tai Chi & Other Martial Arts in Bangkok

Discovering Tai Chi & Other Martial Arts in Bangkok Lumpini Park In the middle of Bangkok’s business district, surrounded by skyscrapers and a multi-laned network of main routes, sits Lumpini Park, the city’s best loved open space. Lacking the sterility and dearth of shade which characterises many of Asia’s parks, […]

Taijiquan Classics

A little beneath the surface of the Taiji Quan Classics Here you can find a translation of the Taijiquan Classics. Dr. Tao Ping Siang translated the Taijiquan Classics into English for his Western students. The first book, including the Chinese original texts, was published in Taiwan 1966. I had the […]

Tai Chi / Qigong warm up exercises

Warm up’s for Tai Chi and Qigong Warm up exercises for Tai Chi Chuan and Qigong from different teachers and systems. Loosening up exercises, stretching exercises and much more will be posted here regularly. Feel free to send your warm up exercises and we will include them here. Contact Youtube […]

Taiji Forum 2017 – Yangsheng – Care for Life

Taiji Forum Meeting 8th- 10th of September 2017 Qigong – TCM – Calligraphy – Taijiquan – I Ching – Bagua The 2nd Taiji Forum Meeting took place from September, 8th to September, 10th 2017 in Hannover, Germany. Thanks to all participants and teachers! Yangsheng Meeting 2018 See our new website […]

The Eight Gates of Tai Chi Chuan

In the work of tai chi chuan there are certain key aspects or qualities that should be trained to allow a fuller understanding of how the art works, both as a health exercise and more essentially, as an effective martial art. The starting point for learning tai chi chuan is […]

Five Faces of Tai Chi

Five Faces of Tai Chi: When people only know of or focus on one aspect of a system, they commonly mistakenly think they are able to discern all there is to it. Tai chi chuan and the related art of ba gua chang are many things under one roof. Traditionally […]

Rooting and relaxation in Tai Chi Chuan

Root on The Three Nails Rooting is everything. It is both base and foundation. It is one of the most important things in life. A good building must have a strong and firm base. A successful company needs a superior foundation. A healthy plant requires a healthy root. To achieve […]

Tai Chi for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

An insight into how the practice of Tai Chi and Qigong has helped me deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Still Fighting The Battle By Shaun Foulds  GULF VETERAN The Battle Begins I never really knew what to expect after leaving the Army after 10yrs service and serving in the […]

Tai Chi Interview with Adam Mizner

Adam Mizner recently appeared on the tai chi scene, predominantly via a few well-placed videos and links to websites containing minimal information other than video film. The films seemed to focus on push hands skills where his ‘opponent’ was bounced across the floor, often violently with what seemed to be […]

Why I Like Tai Chi

Whether you’re a long-term practitioner or new to the art, it can be helpful and informative to get a sense of what others get from their practice of tai chi or other Chinese Internal Arts. Some train for relaxation and stress reduction, some to train in martial arts whilst others […]