As I drive to my Qigong classes it's noticable how nature is changing once again. Living so close to the countryside we get to enjoy the whole spectacle of the seasons as they play out in all their glory. And especially at this time as we dive into Autumn we’re starting to notice the gradual changes. The days are becoming shorter and the … [Read more...] about How to cultivate health in Autumn
The No.1 question that I get asked all the time is "How can I ditch stress once and for all?" There are an amazing number of ways we can learn how to ditch stress and on this blog we focus on tai chi, qi gong as well as meditation and mindfulness. These have helped me to completely turn my life around and regain my health along the way You only … [Read more...] about How to Ditch Stress today: 7 Experts Reveal Their Best Tips
When we look at an experienced Tai Chi player flowing effortlessly through the movements of the Tai Chi form it is understandable to imagine that it's quite easy to do. On the surface it looks like a fairly simple activity but it's when we actually start to learn that the reality can be a little more challenging! It can seem quite a mountain to … [Read more...] about How to Practise for Success
When I first heard about standing qi gong from my teacher many years ago I thought I had miss-heard her. Up until then I had always thought that it was always done whilst moving. How wrong I was! Standing qi gong or Zhan Zhuang is an ancient Daoist method that is found in all the internal arts of Tai Chi, Hsing Yi and Bagua. It's a … [Read more...] about The Secrets of Standing Qi Gong
Have you ever watched a musician or performer at the top of their game and wondered how they make what they do look so easy and effortless? I love watching inspirational performers who have mastered their craft and as a result can bring out soul inspired performances that touch us at the deepest level. So how do they get to be so good? What is … [Read more...] about 7 Powerful Stress Busting Habits of Tai Chi
At last after a couple of months now, Maria and I have settled into our new house. It has been a very busy time, but we are now no longer living out of boxes and we don't have to spend ages searching for stuff only to find it was in the first box! (If only I hadn't rushed!) This is entirely due to Maria who is amazingly organised! I have never … [Read more...] about Discover your own healing power
As I came out into the sunny garden this morning I contemplated the fact that I have been practicing Tai Chi for over twenty years now. It has become a part of my life and has guided me through some turbulent times. It has always been an amazing support and continues to accompany me on my journey of inner exploration. The … [Read more...] about Discover the hidden benefits of Tai Chi.