The Breath of Life:  Cultivating Vitality in Daoism

The Breath of Life: Cultivating Vitality in Daoism

Daoism, an ancient Chinese philosophy and spiritual tradition, places immense importance on the breath. Far from a simple biological function, the breath in Daoism is considered the bridge between the physical and the spiritual, a wellspring of vitality, and a key to...
The Single Whip:  A Cornerstone Of Taiji

The Single Whip: A Cornerstone Of Taiji

One of the Taiji styles I teach is the Yang Style Short Form as taught to me by Master Wei Lun Huang.  It was the second Taiji style I was trained in, and led to the third form, the Yang Style Long Form.  Among the 24 movements in the short form, and the 108 movements...
The Unhurried Grace: Patience of a Forest Stream

The Unhurried Grace: Patience of a Forest Stream

With gurgling song and mossy grace,The forest stream winds its gentle pace.Through sun-dappled leaves, it finds its way,Over stones it dances, all through the day. No rush or fret, it knows no haste,Content to linger, beauty to taste.A ribbon of peace, a calming...