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Tai Chi is...

Tai Chi is…

Tai Chi is both a martial art and a form of meditation. As a system of exercise it is suitable for people of all ages and requires little or no special equipment. It will help you improve your physical health, it can give you skills in self defence and will teach you how to relax. […]

Practicing Chen style Tai Chi Chuan or Taijiquan in Yangshuo, China.

Practicing Chen style Tai Chi Chuan or Taijiquan in Yangshuo, China.

Taiji (tai chi) as a practice, meaning “grand ultimate” or “grand extreme”, first appeared in Yi Jing (Scripture of Changes); quan, meaning “fist”, is a word used as a suffix in the Chinese language to denote a certain martial art system. Traditional Chen Taijiquan is widely acknowledged as the oldest ancestor of all other Taijiquan […]

Understanding the complex History of Tai Chi Chuan as a martial art and healing practice.

Understanding the complex History of Tai Chi Chuan as a martial art and healing practice.

One of the best web pages I have seen that discusses the complex “History of Tai Chi Chuan” is that provided by Tai Chi Wizard which you can read in full here. Of course much of the early origins is shrouded in mystery and much of the story is guess work. I am sure there […]