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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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Just like a computer has hardware and software, tai chi could also be said to have software or source code. Traditionally, the original source code of tai chi was only taught to a select few. Over the years, the source code changed and was modified, and segments of...
Here are your Tai Chi Tips 33 through 40. This section is part five of six and there are 50 tips in total. At the bottom of the page is a link to the next series of tips in the sequence.
This is a short documentary with Energy Arts Senior Instructor Lee Burkins:
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This first sample video is part of the Live training I did for body workers and energy healers. Watch the clip here:
This second clip is from the beginners tai chi segment and I talk about relaxing in tai chi:
Here is a short, introductory video about the Bagua Fire Palm. In it, Bruce discusses Bagua's history as a spiritual development system, as well as its evolution into a martial art. Bruce also discusses topics from a previously held workshop held in San Francisco....
There are many different ways to answer the question, "What is tai chi?" Tai chi (also taiji) was developed in China as a very effective martial art. When referred to as a martial art it is called, 'tai chi chuan' (translated as 'grand ultimate fist'). Most people,...
BAGUA FOR HEALTH Bagua Circle Walking is the central and foundational solo exercise of bagua zhang (ba gua chang/pakua chang). The greater the skill you develop in Bagua Zhang Circle Walking, the greater your chances of realizing bagua’s physical, martial and...