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Practicing Chen style Tai Chi Chuan or Taijiquan at Long Tou Shan Tai Chi School in Yangshuo, China.
Tai Chi / Yangshuo

Practicing Chen style Tai Chi Chuan or Taijiquan at Long Tou Shan Tai Chi School in Yangshuo, China.

Taiji (tai chi) as a practice, meaning “grand ultimate” or “grand extreme”, first appeared in Yi Jing (Scripture of Changes); quan, meaning “fist”, is a word used as a suffix in the Chinese language to denote a certain martial art system. Traditional Chen Taijiquan is widely acknowledged as the oldest […]

Chinese Tea Culture (Cha Dao) – Part 1: Seven Stars Tea House
Health & Nutrition / Tea Culture (Cha Dao) / Yangshuo

Chinese Tea Culture (Cha Dao) – Part 1: Seven Stars Tea House

The first in a series of posts on Chinese Tea Culture or Cha Dao begins with an introduction to the Seven Stars Tea House in Yangshou. There was a time when, if you spent time in Yangshuo then at some point you would want to visit the Seven Star Tea […]

Master Mei demo’s her qigong form
Qigong / Video Clips / Yangshuo

Master Mei demo’s her qigong form

Master Mei Juan Luo demonstrates a qigong form at her Long Tou Shan Martial Arts School in Yangshuo, China. She was my first Tai Chi teacher and the person who introduced my to qigong as part of that practice. Mei will tell you that for her Tai Chi is just […]

The Traditional Tai Chi School, Yangshuo
Tai Chi / Video Clips / Yangshuo

The Traditional Tai Chi School, Yangshuo

Watch Passengers (2016) This video was the result of a mornings work early one Sunday in Yangshuo by the River Li. Even at that time in the morning there were plenty of swimmers around and by midday this landing would be chock-a-block with boats disembarking tourists from Guiln up river. […]