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CHI KUNG

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The health benefits gained from practicing Chi Kung are similar to Tai Chi. If you do not have access to an in-person Tai Chi instructor, please learn Chi Kung. You can learn Chi Kung either in person or online. There are so many free Chi Kung videos available on YouTube. Please take advantage of them.Some of the benefits of Chi Kung are improved balance, relaxation, increased oxygen, better flexibility, breath awareness, anxiety relief, mind-body connection, and an overall general feeling of well-being. The list of Chi Kung benefits is endless.Most Chi Kung is simple and easy to learn. There are...

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TAI CHI POSTURES

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TAI CHI POSTURES

When I first began learning Tai Chi, I was intrigued by the Tai Chi posture names. I could almost imagine the postures being performed in my mind by the animals. Not only do the posture names help me to memorize the movements they help motivate me to want to practice my forms. For some reason, the posture names spark the martial application in my mind. I remember when I was learning my Tai Chi form and got to the movement Snake Creeps Down. It was an exciting point in the Tai Chi form since it allowed me to use my...

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TAI CHI IN HAUPPAUGE

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LEARN TAI CHI IN HAUPPAUGE Do you want to learn Tai Chi on Long Island? Would you like to reduce stress, learn to relax, get more exercise, improve your health and well-being? OUTDOOR TAI CHI NEAR ME When: Saturday mornings. Where: Hidden Pond Park, Terry Rd, Hauppauge, Long Island, NY.  11788 (weather permitting).  For more details on this Long Island Tai Chi group click the Meetup link here. What is it like at a Tai Chi Meetup? I have gone to a few Tai Chi Push Hands Meetups in the past. Overall I had a good experience and think it is a...

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TAIJI OR TAIJIQUAN

Taiji, Taijiquan, Tai Chi or Tai Chi Chuan, which is it? I have seen these terms spelled interchangeably.Originally I came up with the URL taichi-daily for this website address and used it for many years. Even though taichi-daily got a decent amount of web traffic, the hyphen between Tai Chi and daily bothered me. So I decided to change it. A short web address without a hyphen is best.I did some searching in a web browser and found that there were millions of websites results for the term Tai Chi. All the short URLs were used. I needed a good...

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PUSH HANDS

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When I first began my Tai Chi journey, I had not heard of push hands. I spent over a year with my first Tai Chi teacher learning Cheng Man Ching's short form. My teacher, sensei Howard, never brought up push hands in class. Sensei Howard was a high-level Aikido teacher and taught Tai Chi from a meditative perspective. He had mentioned to me on a few occasions that what I wanted to learn from Tai Chi he did not know. He suggested I learn from a teacher he knew of that was proficient. However, his recommended Tai Chi school was...

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