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5 Steps To Start Your Tai Chi Journey

5 Steps To Start Your Tai Chi Journey

https://youtu.be/4Y1yqml9f7o By Observing Silence, You Can Hear Your Thoughts In stillness, you make the energy of your body healthy. You make yourself strong mentally. You become open to the moment and to more possibilities when you open your energy channels. Your...

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2 Steps To Help You Relax

2 Steps To Help You Relax

https://youtu.be/7yGcdefrTE4 Do You Feel Empty? The basic practice of Tai Chi is geared towards developing you into a complete human being, one who feels whole again. In this state of feeling whole, you are physically healthy with energy flowing freely through your...

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Clearing Your Energy Blocks

Clearing Your Energy Blocks

https://youtu.be/KXI3Oat9BWM Overwhelmed, Burned Out, Super-stressed Out? Now's the time to realize that you're probably pushing yourself too hard. Maybe you're tired all the time, or you have trouble staying focused. You may be getting sick more often, or maybe...

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Raising Your Vibration, Removing Your Blockages

Raising Your Vibration, Removing Your Blockages

These emotions can range from mild to really extreme, but they all fall under one category… And the category is ‘energy blocks.’ Energy blocks are often associated with your emotions. They stem from not knowing what is happening to you, because you’re not honest about your emotions and where they really come from.

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Concentrate On This When You Do Tai Chi

Concentrate On This When You Do Tai Chi

https://youtu.be/BRva1CWm63w An Unexpected Way To Meditate Everyday Are you having a hard time meditating? Do you get discouraged and say to yourself - "meditation just doesn't work for me." When meditating, you may get distracted.  You may get more and more...

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Grow Significantly In Stillness

Grow Significantly In Stillness

A Way To Attain Inner Satisfaction And Live In Harmony.

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to tune out your surroundings and have access to your full capabilities at any time, in any place, despite any, and every difficulty?

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Fold & Unfold Your Way to Freedom

Fold & Unfold Your Way to Freedom

Your Health Does Not Have To Decline As You Age.

At the Art of Tai Chi, we feel that each person has the right to live a life free of physical pain and mental disharmony, and grow into a life full of spiritual selflessness….

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How Do You Feel Chi?

How Do You Feel Chi?

Remember a time when you were always healthy, extremely energetic, a time when you had good endurance? When you ran around a lot and didn’t feel tired all the time? When you had good digestion, when you were able to eat…

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How You Can Avoid Energy Loss

How You Can Avoid Energy Loss

You and your body can accommodate an influx of additional energy over time, more energy than you can consume. When this happens, your body can transform itself into a vehicle that is unconditioned by space and time.

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How You Can Tend To Your Broken Spirit

How You Can Tend To Your Broken Spirit

Yin-Yang is about working together, complementing each other, emphasizing one thing for the greater good, and enhancing each other. This is coherence and balance in life. There’s no more “us versus them” mentality, and your SPIRIT can be intact.

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How Does Energy Flow?

How Does Energy Flow?

Chi provides the energy needed to support your body function. It supports your body temperature, maintains structure and strength in your organs and keeps metabolism constant. If your chi does not flow, then there’s a blockage in your body. This blockage is another term for stagnation.

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What Is The Right Amount Of Exercise

What Is The Right Amount Of Exercise

There is such a thing as not getting enough exercise, which is underdosing and getting too much, which is overdosing. So the Dao tells us, and the Dao is nature – nature tells us that extremes are no good.

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How To Let Go With Tai Chi

How To Let Go With Tai Chi

When you do Tai Chi movements, they may be small, they may be slow, but it’s humbling. You feel alive. You have feelings of abundance because at this moment of time, you are truly present and you are feeling what you’re feeling now, not what you felt a day ago or a week ago…

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How To Determine You Have Blockages In Your Body

How To Determine You Have Blockages In Your Body

When your energy is clear and free-flowing throughout your body, then you’re in perfectly good health. When your energy is not free-flowing throughout the body, then there are blockages that may be in the way to prevent your internal organs from receiving the nourishment they need to perform.

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How Tai Chi Can Help With Mind Chatter

How Tai Chi Can Help With Mind Chatter

Your mind is out of control. It wants to tell its own story and not the story that you want it to tell. How can you stop the monkey mind from spinning and circling? Begin with being aware of your thoughts, observe them, then understand how your thoughts lead you to certain behaviors.

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How Tai Chi Reduces Stress

How Tai Chi Reduces Stress

Tai Chi helps you to become aware of your breath and brings you to an inner journey inside the body, away from any external conditions that you may be facing. Breath awareness is a key element to your health and wellbeing.

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How Does Tai Chi Help You Sleep

How Does Tai Chi Help You Sleep

Bodily energy is divided into two types. One is yin energy, which is calm and sedated in nature. The other is yang energy, which is stimulative and tonic in nature. Both have to be in balance for you to have a good night’s sleep.

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How Does Tai Chi Help With Wellness

How Does Tai Chi Help With Wellness

When you do Tai Chi, you do it nice and slow, but your breathing is also slow. This helps you to reduce blood pressure. It helps you to dilate blood vessels and improves your circulation so that it can calm the nervous system.

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How to Use Tai Chi for Success

How to Use Tai Chi for Success

When you learn Tai Chi, the movements never go to 110% – in fact, you stay at about 80% of your maximum range of motion. You want to avoid the extremes of movement or activity.

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How Tai Chi Contributes To Your Spiritual Growth

How Tai Chi Contributes To Your Spiritual Growth

Spirituality is something that people are starting to think can prevent illness and can assist in treatments. There is a connection between spiritual factors and health outcomes because spirituality is medicine and the more you practice spirituality, the more it becomes therapeutic.

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How To Survive In Times Of Chaos With Tai Chi

How To Survive In Times Of Chaos With Tai Chi

Self-preservation is a sense of protection, a way to survive. To use this as a means of survival, you have to use gravity. Gravity is related to the fundamental instinct of self-preservation in human beings. You are rooted because of gravity.

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Your Container For Tai Chi

Your Container For Tai Chi

If you just go through the motions without feeling your hands, then Tai Chi would not be beneficial to you. It’s more important to learn to feel than it is to learn where your hands go. And to do that, you must learn to let go.

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How To Make Your Mind As Clear As Water

How To Make Your Mind As Clear As Water

Taoists observed that we are a part of a larger universe where we can learn from it to live a better, longer and fulfilling life. When we are in, under or around water, we are in a relaxed state. We feel connected to the universe. Our thoughts change, they lead us to happiness.

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If You Want To Keep Your Balance Right And Not Fall…

If You Want To Keep Your Balance Right And Not Fall…

If you do not improve your balance, you increase your chances of having a fall. You have to be careful because you lose balance as you age or each time you catch a disease. And if you think this only happens to older people, then I would advise you to start preparing for fall prevention NOW.

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The Power of Deep Breathing

The Power of Deep Breathing

Today, I am going to give you the inside scoop on breathing deeply. It’s important because you breathe in air and air is considered to be one of the primary sources of energy. Your energy is depleted through daily living…

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The Real Lesson From The Tortoise And The Hare

The Real Lesson From The Tortoise And The Hare

Mind and body coordination is important to have if we want to perform efficiently. This coordination ensures that we waste no energy. Therefore, when we do things slowly we are able to maintain our energy levels throughout the course of the day.

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