Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Biography of Jou Tsung Hwa – The Root of Internal Gardens’ Traditional Tai Chi Lineage

In the year of 1917, China was going through a tumultuous transition. With the last emperor of the Manchu Dynasty ousted 6 years prior, China saw the end of its 2000 year old imperial system.  In the following years, Japan would make demands for special privileges in a long term plan to gain influence in,…

Is This Missing In Today’s Tai Chi Chuan?

For centuries, tai chi has been rumored to be an exceptional “therapy” of rejuvenation, anti-aging, pain cure/relief… and its deep meditative and qigong characteristics are said to cause almost unbelievable transformation in dedicated practitioners.  Although tai chi has been shown in western medical studies to indeed increase health and bring about various wellness benefits, why…

4 Previously Unheard of Ways You Can Use Music to Seriously Enhance Your Tai Chi Practice

The first thing you must consider is: Should you play music while practicing tai chi or not? As long as any music or sound is not the main focus, or a distraction, to your practice it doesn’t matter.  You just need to make certain that you don’t get dependent on music playing in order for…