Last week I went to a Cello & Piano concert. I dressed up and I had just bought some new shoes with 7cm heels (app. 2.7inches). I have to admit that I haven’t worn such shoes for a couple of years. I mean, I work from home and spend a lot of time on the bike or with my kids at the playground.
But somehow I thought, I want to get into high heels again. Because I really enjoyed wearing them before I had kids! I thought this concert was the perfect moment to put on my new high heels.
And then – my body clearly told me that it wants no more high heels. This is what happened: Continue reading
Back in 2004 I wanted to learn Taijiquan. I was intrigued by the image of those calm, old people practicing in parks in China. They looked just so serene and at ease! And I was an overworked business consultant in desperate need for some downtime. Continue reading
I have to admit: I am tired of explaining what Qi Gong is. I mean, everyone knows what Yoga is (or at least everyone has an idea). But when I say that I practice Qi Gong, many people have a BIG question mark on their face.
Then I read an article with reasons why Qi Gong will be bigger than Yoga in 16 years. And during the last weeks I fantasized about what the world would look like if Qi Gong was as trendy as Yoga. (Important: I don’t want to diss Yoga. Do Yoga if you like it! Do what makes your heart sing! For me, that’s Qi Gong and Taijiquan. And I would love to see these Chinese arts being incredibly popular.) Continue reading
Just imagine this: during a class your Taijiquan teacher says: “As I told you last week, this Qi Gong exercise is so important, you should practice it daily for 10 minutes. Who of you did it?”
Awkward silence. Continue reading
I guess everyone knows how important it is to practice Taijiquan and Qi Gong as often as possible. It is pretty clear: the more you practice the more you benefit from these moving arts.
Still, a lot do not practice as often as they’d like to. Are you one of them? Continue reading