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As the foremost Western expert in Wu style tai chi and Yang style tai chi, holding direct lineages from China, Bruce Frantzis teaches six powerful qigong sets, as well as bagua zhang and hsing-i from the martial, health, and meditation perspectives.

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Heaven and Earth Qigong: Mind and Qi Become One

Heaven and Earth Qigong: Mind and Qi Become One

Part Two of Two (Click here for Part 1) By Paul Cavel Wood Element Qigong In China it is quite common to find many different forms called the same or very similar names because it’s the underlying methodology that provides the basis for the reference–not a set of...

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Heaven and Earth Qigong: Heal Your Body and Awaken Your Qi

Heaven and Earth Qigong: Heal Your Body and Awaken Your Qi

Although internal arts practice and the process of embodying ever-deeper layers of nei gong is a lifetime pursuit for the most dedicated practitioners, at each increment of advancement, the associated health benefits increase significantly. Many students will sacrifice content for form, but it is the internals that supercharge qigong, tai chi and bagua forms—that which makes all the power-generating and health benefits possible.

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State of the Tao 2019

State of the Tao 2019

State of the Tao 2019 Welcome to The Year of the Earth Pig which is the end of the 12-year Lunar Zodiac cycle. In this State of the Tao, we will focus on one of Earth Pig’s important qualities: stability. This year offers an excellent opportunity to increase your...

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Advanced Meditation Practices

Advanced Meditation Practices

Here are five useful tips that I wish I had known before I started tai chi as a beginner: 1. Choose the best tai chi style to achieve your goals. Each tai chi style has specific benefits associated with it, e.g., Wu style tai chi is the only tai chi style associated...

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Tai Chi Disco Dance

Tai Chi Disco Dance

Western and Taoist Concepts of Exercise Western paradigms mistakenly lead people to believe that the only way to improve health is through high-intensity, high-impact aerobic exercises. Many doctors and health websites advocate aerobics for strengthening your heart...

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