I already talked about how I practiced Taijiquan and Qi Gong during my pregnancies. You might want to read that post first, because it will help you to understand my Qi Gong birth story: My story about practicing Qi Gong and Taijiquan during pregnancy.
When you want to learn Tai Chi, you will notice many more or less strange things. People wearing silk pajamas as martial arts clothes, Yin Yang symbols and martial arts weapons everywhere, not to speak of all the strange Chinese words (e.g. 太極拳 or 氣功). And if you’ve read your fare share of martial arts books and movies, you probably ask yourself: should I call my teacher “Sifu”? Continue reading
Let me tell you: I think it is really great that you search for “Tai Chi near me”. I remember when I searched for my first Tai Chi classes near me in 2004. And I remember that I found the results to be very confusing.
First, I stumbled across some different words. Because there are different ways how to write it. And if you really want to find all the Tai Chi schools and teachers in your area, you should search for: Continue reading
Do you know this feeling when you meet a Chinese Taijiquan master and you wonder how to pronounce Taijiquan correctly? Without embarassing yourself in front of a Chinese native speaker?
I got you covered! Continue reading and find out how to say Taijiquan. Continue reading
When I wanted to learn Tai Chi more than a decade ago, I started searching for Tai Chi classes. And I was confused. Because I noticed that people talked not only about Tai Chi, but also about Tai Chi Chuan and Taijiquan. And I wondered: what is Tai Chi Chuan or Taijiquan or Tai Chi or Taiji? Continue reading