Understanding Peng Energy

By |March 26th, 2018|Categories: Tai Chi|

What is Peng energy?  Many books on tai chi define “Peng” as Ward Off, meaning “to parry and get away”. This misses the point of using energy. Peng energy, also known as Peng Jing, is [...]

The Art of Balance

By |January 4th, 2018|Categories: Tai Chi|

According to the dictionary, balance, used as a noun, means “an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and steady.”  In the Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi, Dr. Peter [...]

5 Steps to Learning Tai Chi

By |November 29th, 2017|Categories: Tai Chi|

To someone watching Tai Chi looks simple, graceful and easy to do. Just some slow moving gentle movements that seem to come naturally until you try it.  Why, in practice, does it seem to feel [...]

Winter and the 5 Elements

By |February 1st, 2017|Categories: Tai Chi|

The Five Elements show us how the structures and systems in our bodies are connected to each other; how we are connected to our environment and the natural world; how our world is part of [...]