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The Taijiquan & Qi Gong Dictionary

Are you a book lover like me? Then you probably have many of the best Tai Chi books, Qi Gong books and TCM books.

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

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

How to do Tai Chi in the park

It’s this time of the year again: SPRING! And I want to practice outside. I have to admit that I am not really good at it. Because – mosquitos. I don’t like them, however they looove me. Grr. But in spring, when there are not that many yet, it’s the best time for me to do Tai Chi in the park. Continue reading

Who is Tai Chi good for?

EVERYONE!

Well, that’s a rather broad answer to the question who is Tai Chi good for. But I think it’s really true! Tai Chi benefits everyone and even better: everyone can practice Tai Chi!

But to make it a bit more specific, this is a long list of people / situations / conditions where you can enjoy the Tai Chi moves: 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