I am passionate about Taijiquan and Qi Gong. And I am a woman. And I think that women are a bit underrepresented in the Tai Chi and Qi Gong world. I mean, look at all the big masters, they are mainly men! So I want to raise the awareness for all the wonderful women in our community. In this interview I talk to Janice Tucker from Space to Relax. Continue reading
Are you one of the women who wonder if you can practice Qi Gong and Taijiquan/Tai Chi during pregnancy? Even though I cannot give you any medical advice, I am a mother of two wonderful children. And I would love to share my own personal story about doing Qi Gong and Tai Chi during pregnancy. Continue reading
Do you know this feeling, when you meet a Chinese Qi Gong master and you wonder how to pronounce Qi Gong correctly? Without embarassing yourself in front of a Chinese native speaker? Continue reading
When I wanted to learn Tai Chi more than a decade ago, I started searching for Tai Chi classes. And I was confused. Because I noticed that people talked not only about Tai Chi, but also about Tai Chi Chuan and Taijiquan. And I wondered: what is Tai Chi Chuan or Taijiquan or Tai Chi or Taiji? Continue reading
I like to read through them, sitting on my couch. But sometimes there are words or phrases I don’t understand. And as much as I love the Internet, I also love to have a paper book to cruise through.
About a year ago, I figured that I needed a dictionary. And even though I found many glossaries and lists online and in books, I could not find a dictionary. At least none that was dedicated specifically to Taijiquan and Qi Gong.
Thus I decided to write it myself! Continue reading