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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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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...

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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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Taoist Sexual Meditation Q & A

Taoist Sexual Meditation Q & A

Readers submitted around three hundred questions about the Taoist Sexual
Book. About 95% of these questions are answered
in great detail within the book. I created some additional videos to expand on some of the major
questions. I hope that these videos are useful to you.

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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...

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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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