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Squeeze in some Squatting

First published in ‘Tai Chi Chuan and Oriental Arts’ magazine Spring 2014 Over the last ten years of teaching Taiji full-time I have had the pleasure of meeting many different people from all sorts of walks of life. From teenagers … Continue reading

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Paying Attention: The Power of Perception

first published in the 2013 spring/summer edition of Tai Chi and Oriental Arts Magazine If you took footage of a sportsperson engaging in their chosen pursuit and slowed it right down you would immediately be able to see much more … Continue reading

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A Beginners Mind

Tai Chi is often referred to as “moving meditation” and in the practise of meditation it is┬ásometimes said that the ideal mindset is that of a beginner. The first time we ever experience something it is unique and captivating. As … Continue reading

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