Category Archives: Thoughts

4 reasons why I resist practicing

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

When the student is ready, the teacher appears

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