Are you eager to learn more about qigong, tai chi, and meditation? Are you struggling with discipline? Want to know more about the history and theory of these arts? Then ask questions, grasshopper! The human brain functions better when using questions. All teachers know this. They know that presenting information is only half the battle. Maybe less than half the battle. […]
You know, it’s funny. I’ve been teaching qigong for over ten years, I’ve published over 100 blog posts, I’ve taught over 10,000 amazing people — and yet for some reason I don’t have a post that clearly answers the most common questions about qigong. Let’s change that right now, shall we? Here are the 17 […]
“I’ve been practicing Tai Chi an hour a day for 30 years,” he said, “but I’m still a long way from being a master.”
It was a beautiful, cloudless day in Golden Gate Park. I was 25 years old, and I had recently earned a black belt in Goju-Ryu Karate.
Tai Chi was completely foreign to me.
“How will you know when you reach mastery?” I asked.
I didn’t mean to be insulting, but the man clearly took offense. A quick scowl, and then he walked off.
I never did get his name.
Once upon a time, I wore pajamas to work.
Standing in front of a roomful of people.
Speaking as an authority.
I’m done. I won’t ever make another New Year’s resolution. Never again. You should stop too. The way we make New Year’s resolutions is totally flawed. We are torturing ourselves needlessly, and we need to stop. Don’t get me wrong. The sentiment behind a New Year’s resolution is great.