So far I have delivered two Chair Chi workshops in the aged care sector. One for a nursing home and one for a retirement village. Next week I have two more sessions booked so my workshops are starting to take off. And what a pleasure it is in working with elderly people. It was fun […]
It’s taken me over 25 years but I finally achieved my goal of practising Tai Chi in China. Sue and I just came back from a business trip to Qingdao where we ran a three day workshop on Appreciative Inquiry for an international school. Part of the workshop included my Tai Chi energisers and I […]
There are four possible ways of learning Tai Chi. They range from the easiest to the almost impossible. Books, dvd’s, videos, articles Classes Indoor student Family Lineage The first two are easy as they are available to everyone who has an interest in learning Tai Chi. Becoming an indoor student is only available to a […]
It’s taken sixteen weeks but I’ve gradually built up my standing ’embrace the tree posture’ to sixteen minutes. And I haven’t had any major problems with my knees reacting against the stance. Apart from some minor soreness, the knees feel fine. In the past I’ve tried to work through pain and practice lower stances which […]
While practicing my Chair Chi exercises this morning I focused on the theme of grounding. Grounding is the ability to stabilise yourself by allowing the Chi to flow through your legs and deeply into the ground. It’s similar to a tree stabilised by its deep and spreading roots.