Tag Archives: Taijiquan

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

#taijimelody challenge: let’s promote Taijiquan and nature!

This week I read about an interesting challenge. It’s called the #taijimelody challenge. Yes, it involves a hashtag and happens on social media! And as my last post was about using technology to promote Taijiquan and Qi Gong, I got really excited. So I reached out to one of the initiators, Estevam Ribiero.

Estevam Ribeiro lives in Brazil and he started teaching Taijiquan in 1979. He is a disciple of Chen Xiao Wang. And he is also an amazing artist, painting wonderful pieces!

In just one sentence: what is the #taijimelody challenge? 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 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