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Healing with the Taoist Tai Chi® Arts 0

Healing with the Taoist Tai Chi® Arts

When I started the Taoist Tai Chi® arts four years ago, my knees were sore on occasion especially if I tried to kneel down.  Gradually, as I came to class twice a week at the beginning and learned the movements in the set, my knees improved and I happily added an extra class to my week. […]
Developing a Personal Practice 0

Developing a Personal Practice

Over the past two weeks, I’ve been working on a lot of things that were stressful, had tight timelines for completion and just made me feel on edge. The pandemic has made my mental fortitude not the fortress it used to be and the demands of these projects were really difficult. I felt torn down […]
Practicing Stillness 0

Practicing Stillness

When I feel tired after a day of hard work I want to sit down and rest. Instead I do my Taoist Tai Chi®️ arts practice and the tiredness goes away and I feel energized. -Remi, British Columbia *** Standing meditation helps me find a feeling of stillness and balance in these difficult times. -Marlene, […]
Practicing Stillness 0

Practicing Stillness

  Strengthening my intention to practice required creating space in my daily schedule, my mind-body-heart, and also a pathway in my living room. -Wendy, British Columbia ***         Over the past eighteen months, there has been so much turmoil in my family. It is unrelenting, at times very scary, and I can […]
Ma pratique personnelle me donne un ancrage puissant 0

Ma pratique personnelle me donne un ancrage puissant

Habituellement ma pratique personnelle est nourrie par les instructions que je reçois dans mes classes et dans les retraites taoïstes auxquelles je participe : Mes devoirs.  Ma première réaction à la suite de l’annonce du confinement a été la peur de me tarir et de ne plus progresser dans mon apprentissage.  Les semaines passent et […]
The Practice of Taoist Tai Chi® Arts in Nature 0

The Practice of Taoist Tai Chi® Arts in Nature

I love my daily individual practice of Taoist Tai Chi® arts outside in my condo garden or under a covered porch if it is raining. I have a deep experience of ‘oneness’ with nature.  I feel the unity of the vast macrocosm of the universe and the microcosm within myself. I have found great joy […]
Practicing Stillness: Stories #5 0

Practicing Stillness: Stories #5

  It is so affirming to know that I have such a great tool for improving my own health at my fingertips. When I feel anxious, my practice can ground me and I feel empowered. When I am feeling bored, a set results in a lightness of heart and I am buoyed. Anywhere, anytime, it […]
Practicing Stillness: Stories #3 0

Practicing Stillness: Stories #3

During this time of suspended classes, the Fung Loy Kok Board of Directors encouraged us to use this time to practice stillness and deepen our individual practice wherever we are. Participants across Canada are doing just that, staying strong and discovering so many things. In the spirit of “together apart,” here is the next installment […]
Practicing Stillness: Stories #2 0

Practicing Stillness: Stories #2

During this time of suspended classes, the Fung Loy Kok Board of Directors encouraged us to use this time to practice stillness and deepen our individual practice wherever we are. Participants across Canada are doing just that, staying strong and discovering so many things. In the spirit of “together apart,” here is the next installment […]
Practicing Stillness: Stories #1 0

Practicing Stillness: Stories #1

During this time of suspended classes, the Fung Loy Kok Board of Directors encouraged us to use this time to practice stillness and deepen our individual practice wherever we are. Participants across Canada are doing just that, staying strong and discovering so many things. In the spirit of “together apart,” we’ll be sharing these personal […]
Practicing Stillness: Stories #4 0

Practicing Stillness: Stories #4

    I find there is so much more. Practicing alone in my apartment, I have been trying to follow the instructions “…to use this time as an opportunity to practice stillness and to deepen your individual practice wherever you are. Keep practicing…”. I don’t need to go looking for anything. It’s like it was […]
Chanting for the World Brings Many Together 0

Chanting for the World Brings Many Together

Hello Pegoty, It was good to hear your voice today. I like what you brought to the table about The New York Times opportunity to tell what we are doing to get through. I jotted down  these words and phrases from Marsha, Andrew, Jim and others to share with participants in my weekly email check […]
Chanting for the World 0

Chanting for the World

On Saturday, April 11, 2020, over 600 participants from 25 countries came together virtually and chanted for the world. “When the chanting started with so many fellow participants all over the world, I was surprised by tears and tears. For the last eight months, I have managed to hold myself together fairly well through cancer […]
Holiday Season Banquet: Testimonial & Gratitude 0

Holiday Season Banquet: Testimonial & Gratitude

Dear International Board of Directors, I would never know I could offer a testimonial speech if I hadn’t been invited to do so. Thank you for the encouragement: it’s good therapy and a healing process for me to share! Before I spoke at the Holiday Banquet, I stepped outside the restaurant to get fresh air and […]
A Friendly Challenge & Many Discoveries 0

A Friendly Challenge & Many Discoveries

A friendly challenge was issued to the participants of the Sault Ste. Marie branch. In the spirit of a Retreat Week at the International Centre in Orangeville, Anne wished all of us to join her at as many classes as possible during the week of November 11, 2019. Here’s what she discovered: I completed the […]
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