I guess we all know that famous quote by Bruce Lee: Be water, my friend. And as I read that again and again on Pinterest and Instagram, I kept thinking: am I drinking enough water to be water? I just felt like I wanted to start a little water drinking challenge. A water challenge especially for martial artists. Continue reading
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:
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:
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:
Once you start engaging more and more with Qi Gong and Taijiquan, you eventually will be confronted with Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It’s all about Yin & Yang, the 5 elements, meridians etc. All that might sound a bit strange in the beginning, especially as there are so many foreign Chinese words. 😉 But it’s really not that hard to understand. There are a couple of really good TCM books.