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An Opportunity For Inquiry with Tai Chi

An Opportunity For Inquiry with Tai Chi

https://youtu.be/2_Np3ZDAMtE Maybe you or someone you know suffers from years of chronic pain and survived by doing the best you could to ignore your body. You were very active in sports and enjoyed such things as running, cycling, and skiing. Over the years, you...

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Tai Chi From The Inside Out

Tai Chi From The Inside Out

https://youtu.be/ie069w8Mngs When you begin your Tai Chi practice, you'll often rely on your visual perception to make your postures. What this means is you'll see a posture and you take the shape of it. This is how you learn, but this is not how you practice Tai Chi....

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How To Use The Mind To Move Your Chi

How To Use The Mind To Move Your Chi

https://youtu.be/nYKIThaW3Qg How do you get your Chi flowing?The basic instruction for you to influence your Chi from within is to use your mind to move the Chi.You've heard it many times in the Tai Chi Classics, “Move your Chi with your mind.”What does that really...

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Avoid The Mid-Life Crisis With Tai Chi

Avoid The Mid-Life Crisis With Tai Chi

https://youtu.be/wHqbiWKRLvw Most people do Tai Chi in their 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond. Rightfully so, they do Tai Chi to age well later in life. However, people in their 30s, 40s, and 50s need Tai Chi the most. Why do people need Tai Chi earlier in life? The midlife...

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Breathwork for Healing

Breathwork for Healing

https://youtu.be/NT1xQ31QPqk Breathing is more important than eating and drinking. That's obvious, isn't it?We view eating and drinking as important and essential, and that's because we can buy them with money. By contrast, the air is available everywhere. It's...

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How to Bring Your Body Into Balance

How to Bring Your Body Into Balance

https://youtu.be/nknIafMwViQ What Happens To Your Body When You Are Stressed? Some doctors believe that stress is the cause of at least 95% of all illnesses and diseases. With that kind of percentage, you might as well consider stress an illness unto itself,...

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A Simple Guide for Meditative Walking

A Simple Guide for Meditative Walking

https://youtu.be/u4JC5kBHDfc How to Ground Yourself with Walking We walk for the sole purpose of getting from one place to another. For example, when you walk to your job, you just want to get there. Along the way, you may subject yourself to pollution, or to large...

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Transform Your Trauma With Tai Chi

Transform Your Trauma With Tai Chi

https://youtu.be/yTlbqgtcDVk Your body is powerful. It records everything good and bad in your life. Your body records all your traumas, big or small, every stress and strain of your life. It records your illnesses, injuries, and your emotional attitudes. It also...

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Tai Chi Meditations

Tai Chi Meditations

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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What to Focus on While You Meditate

What to Focus on While You Meditate

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 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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Letting Go of Stress With Tai Chi

Letting Go of Stress 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 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 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 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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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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