Is it Tai Chi or Taiji?

          Many things about translating and interpreting Chinese culture have been a challenge for a while so I want to just answer the question “is it tai chi or taiji?” in this article.   What is commonly referred to as tai chi (pronounced tie-chee) in Western …

What Is Qigong?

More people today are asking what is qigong? After studying and practicing for many years, I will offer my perspective. Qigong (pronounced chee-gung) is an ancient Chinese art that encompasses a vast array of mind, body, and breath exercises, many of them over 3000 years old. Qigong exercises focus energy, …

How to Choose a Tai Chi Teacher

I hope by now you have decided to try tai chi (pronounced tie-chee and also known as taiji) or the breath–energy healing art of qigong (pronounced chee-gung) for yourself. Now your only challenge is finding good instruction. There are many other options, such as DVDs and videos on Youtube, but …