Play T’ai Chi

Having fun is an important part of learning T’ai Chi.  Indeed, many T’ai Chi practitioners refer to T’ai Chi practice as “playing T’ai Chi” and T’ai Chi participants as “players.” Our goals must extend beyond mastering a series of physical postures. Our group seeks more. We want to integrate T’ai Chi principles and lessons into […]

Imagination

We can help each other’s t’ai chi practice with imagination. We can stretch our spirits with images, metaphors and partnering exercises that involve listening and following the energy coming from your fellow participants. For example, indulge your imagination and engage your breathing, body and center. Imagine your whole body suspended as if from a string from the top of […]

Meditation

Meditation proves elusive for many of us, so we find solace in t’ai chi’s breathing, postures and movement to ‘eliminate random thoughts’. That can be the rub – quieting the mind from the noises, stresses and worries of everyday life. T’ai chi opens the gateway immediately to all in the search for ways to meditate. […]