I’ve been thinking about the terminology around the ’13’ things in tai chi, variously called ‘postures,’ ‘energies,’ ‘principles,’ ‘gates,’ ‘stances,’ ‘movements,’ ‘techniques,’ ‘kinetic movements,’ ‘tactics,’ ‘powers,’ … Sometimes, in the literature, they mean the same thing, and sometimes different things.
The Sunday Times this weekend profiled headspace.com, a mindfulness / mediation app from what seems to be a fast-growing company. I quite like some of the meditation / relaxation exercises I’ve used over the years – generally progressive relaxation exercises.
I like this is article, with all credit to its author and publisher, for its discussion of the meaning of relaxation in tai chi – Importance of Song
I was pleased to find myself on the cover of Glyn’s book.
We had a great turnout for the Tai Chi World Record Event in aid of Breakthrough breast cancer research, instigated and organised by Re-Vitalise Tai Chi. We were seventeen people altogether – from the Lambeth College Adult Education classes, relatives, friends and visitors from as far afield as Hawaii. Over £80 was pledged. The publicity … More Tai Chi World Record – 2010