Category Archives: Thoughts

Coping with Virtual Reality: why Taijiquan can be one of the best methods

Recently I’ve seen a picture about how we could be like in Virtual Reality, and I cannot get that picture out of my head. I wondered how I could prepare myself and my family (especially my two young kids) for this new technology. How we could prepare for coping with Virtual Reality.

And I think, that Taijiquan will be of great help coping with Virtual Reality (VR). Because what will happen when VR really kicks into our everyday life: Continue reading

Should you learn Qi Gong in China? Or Tai Chi? Or go somewhere else?

I have to confess that I would LOVE to learn Qi Gong in China, or Tai Chi Chuan (Taijiquan). And a lot of people actually ask me if I’ve been there.¬†Well, I’ve been to China, but that was BEFORE I started practicing these arts.

Right now, I cannot travel extensively for Taijiquan and Qi Gong. But I am definitely thinking about it and want to do it in the future. Continue reading

Do you call yourself a preserver of Taijiquan and Qi Gong? You’re probably not.

If you are interested in Taijiquan and Qi Gong, maybe even teaching it, you most likely think that you are preserving these wonderful ancient arts. Continue reading, because I think you’re not doing enough of what is necessary to keep these arts for future generations.

First, lets talk about preserving an art. Think about a beautiful 400 years old painting or a 2000 years old ceramic pot. How would you preserve it? Continue reading

How much are Tai Chi classes? A comparison of NYC, London & Munich

If you wonder how much are Tai Chi classes, the costs can really vary a lot. There are different factors you need to consider. Like, do you live in an expensive city (New York City, anyone)? Do you buy 10 classes or do you enroll for a monthly fee? Do you book only one class per week or more, how famous is the teacher? etc.

So it’s actually hard to say a general number, but I was just curious and wanted to find out the cost of a Tai Chi class. And these were my parameters: Continue reading