Yiquan is one of the Taoist meditative arts in the same family as Tai Chi Chuan, Qigong, Bagua, and Hsing-i. It translates to Intent – Fist (or grasp) and focuses on the strengthening of one root, qi and intent through standing meditation postures. Resident artist and instructor Willem has produced a reference for key… Read more »
Your guide to successfully changing your life.
Ever worked out/dieted to loose weight only to get little or no result? Given up your efforts out of frustration? Repeated that cycle countless times? Let’s interrupt that pattern. Enter the lifestyle hack. Lifestyle hacking is the idea of making small adjustments to your habits and patterns to produce better results and increased performance. We… Read more »
Practicing Qigong for High Blood Pressure
The incidence of hypertension in this country is rising at an incredible rate as our lives become more complex and stressful, while our diets steadily decline with every processed meal we eat. At the same time sales of blood pressure medication are soaring as most believe that this is the only way to control their… Read more »
Staying Grounded With Your Tai Chi Practice
When practicing Tai Chi & Qigong we end up dealing with some pretty subtle stuff. Concepts that we can’t touch or feel like qi or intent and fine skills like quality of breath and “sticking” are easy to go off track with. Once we go off the rails, we can spend years wandering on dead-end… Read more »