All posts by Cathy

  • grandmaster ma hong
    Chen Style Tai Chi With Grandmaster Ma Hong

    Grandmaster Ma Hong I am on a quest to find  a demonstration of Chen style Tai Chi by (or as close as I can find) the legendary Chen Fa-Kor (1887 – 1955).  Since all forms of Tai...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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  • tai chi yin yang
    Pugilism Explained In Tai Chi Chuan -1b

    Pugilism From the book: Tai Chi Chuan – It’s Effects And Practical Applications Grand Terminus – Introduction Cont. by Yearning K. Chen What is meant by Pugilism?   To move hands, shoulders, elbows, fists, Paul, and fingers; feet, legs, knees,...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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  • sun style
    Sun Style Tai Chi With Daughter Of Sun Lutang

    Sun Style Scrolling through Tai Chi ( taiji ) videos this morning, this  “vintage” video caught my eye.  I enjoy looking through old photos, watching classic shows and even collecting some antiques (working through that hobby though,...

    • Posted July 31, 2015
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  • tai chi kids
    Let’s Encourage Tai Chi Kids!

    Tai Chi Kids   Thinking of starting a Tai Chi practice with your kids?  It’s important to know that Tai Chi is a huge topic, with hundreds of different styles.  However the journey of 1,000 miles starts...

    • Posted July 29, 2015
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  • tai chi yin yang
    Vintage Tai Chi Chuan – It’s Effects And Practical Applications

    Vintage Tai Chi Chuan Tai Chi Chuan – It’s Effects And Practical Applications by Yearning K. Chen Grand Terminus – Introduction What is meant by tai chi or the Grand Terminus Tai chi, or the grand terminus, is a...

    • Posted July 24, 2015
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  • strong bones
    Build Strong Bones With Tai Chi!

    Strong Bones   One of the most widely recognized benefits associated with tai chi is how regular practice helps to promote a balance between one’s physical body, emotions,  and the mental thoughts / mind.  However there are also numerous...

    • Posted July 22, 2015
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  • Tai Chi Balance
    Tai Chi Balance – God First, Then Tai Chi

    Tai Chi Balance These days, Master Hei Takarabe has a daily routine that looks something like this:  he rises at 4:30 am, spends 30 min in quiet meditation, then begins a 90 min tai chi practice at...

    • Posted July 20, 2015
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  • inspiring words
    Inspiring Words – Inner Light…

    Inspiring Words         Take care of the inner light, for this is who we really are

    • Posted July 17, 2015
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  • vintage tai chi
    Cool Vintage Tai Chi Video!

    Vintage Tai Chi From the vault category of vintage tai chi, today I am sharing a cool vintage martial arts kung fu video that I found on You Tube:   Watch directly on you tube here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FsZyPjsjTA  ...

    • Posted July 15, 2015
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  • swimming dragon
    Tai Chi Swimming Dragon For Spinal Health

    Swimming Dragon Today I watched this video of (Taiyi) Tai Chi Swimming Dragon shared in a group I subscribe to.   I recognized the Swimming Dragon title associated with a Qigong routine that I enjoyed and shared with you last winter...

    • Posted July 13, 2015
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  • relationship advice
    Relationship Advice – Play Tai Chi Together!

    Relationship Advice Want to build a strong, lasting relationship?   Play tai chi together! Relationships require commitment and hard work. While all new relationships are exciting at the start, there comes a time when those strong feelings fade a bit;...

    • Posted July 9, 2015
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  • tai chi for arthritis
    Tai Chi for Arthritis with Dr. Paul Lam

    Tai Chi for Arthritis Tai Chi is usually practiced for relaxation, stress reduction, flexability, and tons of other great holistic health and wellness benefits.  But Tai Chi is also proven to help many specific health conditions; one...

    • Posted July 6, 2015
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  • white crane spreads its wings
    White Crane Spreads Its Wings – Focus Lesson

    White Crane Spreads Its Wings History: According to the Chinese mythology, the white crane was symbolically used to illustrate patience as well as longevity. This is mainly due to its fighting technique of standing on one leg...

    • Posted July 1, 2015
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  • 8 silken brocades
    8 Silken Brocades Qigong Morning Stretch

    8 Silken Brocades When I first found this video back when I first started tai chi, I did not recognize the form they were playing.  Now I recognize this as the 8 silken brocades Qigong; I also...

    • Posted June 29, 2015
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  • morning qigong routine
    Full 8 Silken Brocades Morning Qigong Routine

    Video and Handout - Play along with this instructor as you benefit from the morning qigong routine with this 8 silken brocades.

    • Posted June 23, 2015
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  • father son tai chi
    Happy Father’s Day

    Father Son Tai Chi Click the image to go the the page and see My favorite video of father  son tai chi!  

    • Posted June 21, 2015
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  • Martial Arts Inspiration
    Martial Arts Wisdom – Be Yourself…

    Words to live by…

    • Posted June 19, 2015
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  • tai chi sword
    You Won’t Believe What This Discovered Jian Sword Was Used For!

    Qing Lang Jian, meaning Green Dragon Sword, are engraved into this ancient Jian sword found by a farmer. But you won't believe what he used it for!

    • Posted June 17, 2015
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  • 9 yr old twins teach tai chi
    9 Yr Old Twins Teach Tai Chi To Seniors!

    How is this for turning the tables - teach the next generation tai chi and before you know it you'll have 9 Yr Old Twins Teach Tai Chi. Hey wait...

    • Posted June 6, 2015
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  • Kung Fu Tai Chi Day 2015
    Kung Fu Tai Chi Day 2015 –

    Video and links to an image collage from the Sunday May 17th San Jose, CA celebration of Kung Fu Tai Chi Day 2015

    • Posted June 3, 2015
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