Cheng Man Ching on the dao of Taijiquan – a poem Cheng Man Ching is portrayed by his students as an example of total dedication and commitment to the Chinese Arts, especially concerning Taijiquan. Indeed, while also advocating the health Continue reading A poem by Prof. Cheng Man Ching
My Tai Chi Journey to Hannover – Feedback by Yang Yun-Zhong Director of the Institute of Chinese Taiji-Wisdom 16.5.2017, Hongkong From April, 19th to April, 21st 2017 I have been a guest teacher for a three-day workshop at the 17th Continue reading Feedback Push Hands Meeting 2017
Ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan part 4: Exchange Meetings There are many ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan. We have considered the pros and cons of some: Exchange Meetings Are you curious about what other Qigong and Tajijquan enthusiasts Continue reading Ways to learn – Exchange Meetings
Ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan part 3: Workshops – Holidays – Seminars There are many ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan. We have considered the pros and cons of some: Learning in Workshops – Week-end courses and seminars Especially Continue reading Ways to learn part 3 – Workshops – Workshops – holidays
Ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan part 2 There are many ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan. We have considered the pros and cons of some: Learning with DVDs, videos and online-programmes The promise: If you are very busy, videos Continue reading Ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan – DVDs, videos and online-programmes
Ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan part 1: weekly courses There are many ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan. We have considered the pros and cons of some: Learning in weekly courses The most practical way to learn Qigong or Continue reading Ways to learn Qigong and Taijiquan – weekly courses
Taijiquan Training part 3 See also our other tips for beginners for Taijiquan Training on our Basics of Tai Chi site! Goal: Eliminate chronical or posture-related health problems Some illnesses or diseases may not respond to the more superficial exercises of a wellness-style Continue reading Taijiquan Training
We all have different lives, different preconditions and individual obstacles to overcome. The time you should invest in practising Taijiquan or Qigong depends on the goal of your practice. Goal: First steps in reconvalescence If you start Taijiquan or Qigong as part Continue reading How should I practise Qigong and Taijiquan?
The ideal: Hard work Not unlike Japanese culture, the Chinese ideal for physical exercises is hard work. The Chinese word for that is “gong” (功). It is used in “Qigong” – working with the Qi, i.e. cultivating life energy – as Continue reading How long and how often should I practise Taijiquan or Qigong?
On the Difficulty of Lasting Change in the Practice of Taiji Abstract Serious progress in the practice of taiji often requires far-reaching changes that can involve various levels of training. Christine Schneider investigates the question of why such changes are Continue reading Oh, Why Is It So Difficult?