State of the Tao 2020

State of the Tao 2020

State of the Tao 2020 Although the Tao is beyond time and space, this year represents a new beginning in Chinese astrology. New beginnings are exciting and can also be a time of uncertainty and chaos. To thrive in times of great change it is important to be...
Taoist Eight Energy Body Theory

Taoist Eight Energy Body Theory

  The Eight Energy Bodies 1. The flesh of the physical body. 2. The chi body, which fuels the physical body. 3. The emotional body, which gives rise to your emotions, both positive and negative. 4. The mental body, which causes thoughts to function, whether with...
Qigong Secrets Part 1

Qigong Secrets Part 1

Welcome to the first installment of Qigong Secrets. Here I will be addressing simple but often missed tips that could radically improve your Neigong practice. I hope you enjoy the videos below!   Qigong Secrets #1 – What is Qi?   Qigong Secrets #2...
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...
Taoist Sexual Meditation Q & A

Taoist Sexual Meditation Q & A

Hi Everyone, We had almost three hundred questions submitted about the Taoist Sexual Book! The good thing is that almost 95% of these questions are answered in the book. I recorded a video to answer some of the major categories of these questions. In the text below...
5 Tips for Tai Chi Beginners

5 Tips for Tai Chi Beginners

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...
Advanced Meditation Practices

Advanced Meditation Practices

As you progress and continue your practice of meditation, your first four energy bodies (physical, etheric, mental and emotional) will start to stabilize. Developing and working with these first four energy bodies provides you with a solid foundation to go deeper and...
Tai Chi for Martial Arts

Tai Chi for Martial Arts

I want to share with you some of my perspectives on using tai chi as a martial art. I know many of you mainly practice tai chi for health, but many others want to know how to use tai chi as an effective martial art and for self-defense. I have seen a lot of comments...
The Empty Vessel Interview With B.K. Frantzis

The Empty Vessel Interview With B.K. Frantzis

The following is an interview with Bruce Frantzis originally printed in The Empty Vessel, A Journal of Contemporary Taoism, Summer 1998 B. K. Frantzis began training in martial arts, Oriental healing and meditation in 1961. Fluent in Chinese and Japanese, he spent 15...
Tai Chi Disco Dance

Tai Chi Disco Dance

During the Chinese New Year of 1986, almost 25 years ago, around February, I was asked, along with my wife, if we would do something for China National Television on their English Sunday program. At the time, this program was approximately an hour long and it was...

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