Tag: tai chi

  • The Qi Life: Leg Springs

    The Qi Life: Leg Springs

    In this edition of The Qi Life, I show how to do the leg springs exercise. This is a great one for balance and leg strength, as well as posture. Check out the video below:

  • Discover Flow #2: Cat Stance

    Discover Flow #2: Cat Stance

    “Discover Flow” is a campaign to teach Taiji to anyone who wants to learn. For this second video, I teach a basic movement called “Cat Stance”. This is a great warm-up that can help with your balance and breathing.

  • Discover Flow: Taiji for All

    Discover Flow: Taiji for All

    As a part of my work with River of Joy Studios, I have started a campaign titled “Discover Flow”. Practicing Taiji has been a great resource for me as I’ve worked through my recovery, and during the last few years I have been able to gain a couple of certifications that have led me to…

  • The Path Is Not Always Clear

    The Path Is Not Always Clear

    Over the past couple of years, there’s been one issue that has seemingly dominated my anxieties. Many nights I have laid in bed, my mind racing, trying to find a solution that seemingly never wanted to be found. I believed that there was no hope for me. What was this particular life issue you may…

  • From Yin to Yang: A Letter to Tai Chi

    From Yin to Yang: A Letter to Tai Chi

    Dear Tai Chi,  I never expected that I would ever write a letter to you. First of all, you’re not an actual person. Second, I never really thought that you would play such a huge part in my life. And for the third (but maybe not the final) reason, many people looking at me would…

  • Mental Health Moments #27

    Mental Health Moments #27

    For day 27, I talk about my love of tai chi and how it has played a major factor in my recovery. Check it out here!

  • Discovering Tai Chi

    Discovering Tai Chi

    2019 has been a monumental year for me in several different ways. In both my personal and professional lives I have grown and developed a better sense of my individual identity. I now have more definitive plans for my future and the means to achieve what I’ve set out to do. But 2019 has also been…