Over the last couple of weeks I tried to practice Taijiquan and Qi Gong every day.
Well, I tried.
I did practice on many days, but not every day. Sometimes I had a whole week without doing any exercises or form running at all.
And I started thinking: why? I know a lot of reasons why I WANT to practice. But I started thinking: are there reasons WHY NOT to practice? Continue reading
In my last post I talked about habit creation and the Four Tendencies by Gretchen Rubin. If you don’t know what that is, read the last post!
Within the Four Tendencies framework, I am rebel. That means I resist inner and outer expecations. Continue reading
In my last post I told you that I am a bloody beginner. 15 years of Taijiquan and Qi Gong, and I am a beginner again. Because I have not practiced properly for months.
Well, practicing regularly is a habit. And last year a friend and I talked about habits. Continue reading
The importance of daily practice is well known among Taijiquan students. There is even a saying
“one day missed is 10 days back”
Well, I really fell off the practicing bandwaggon. I am sooooo ashamed to say this but: Continue reading
I am currently in a transitioning phase. I decided to move on from the class I’ve learnt in during the last several years. I will stay in contact with my teacher. And I hope I can get some private lessons.
And yes, leaving a class behind feels strange to me. I think within the Tai Chi and Qi Gong community, there is this “ideal way”. The ideal of learning from one teacher for all of your life. Continue reading