Why People Can’t Meditate and How You Can…

Why People Can’t Meditate. Ever Wonder Why so Many People Fail at Meditation? Why People Can’t Meditate. I have been teaching meditation for over twenty-five years. I have met hundreds of people through the years that have tried meditation and not experienced success with the practice. Why is it that meditation can be so amazing… Read more »

Chan Ssu Chin

Chan Ssu Chin Comes from Chen Tai Chi 1. Learn external movements 2. Then study internal Silk Reeling Cocoon (Training exercises) • Silk represents the way in which the energy flows through the body • Cocoon represents your waist, as it rotates on its axis • Chan Ssu= silk reeling cocoon • Chin= internal flowing… Read more »

Tai Chi-ing Around Portland

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  Tai Chi-ing Around Portland. One thing that I hear over and over again is how easily people get bored with their workout routine. With swimming you chase walls, and running you pound into the same pavement. Aerobics classes can burn you out, with lifting weights you’re chained to a stuffy gym.   Tai Chi-ing… Read more »

The Ultimate Detox: Qigong

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The Ultimate detox. It seems like there is always some new fad over how to “Lose Five Pounds Fast!” or “Get Clear Skin with this Juice Cleanse Diet!” Over and over, so-called miracle regimens and pills promise to give you something that you have to work for: good health. The human body is so incredibly… Read more »

How To Do Tai Chi For Beginners

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This guideon How To Do Tai Chi For Beginners is broken into three parts The How, The Why and Going Deeper. The how only takes a couple of minutes and will change your life.  Do it now. Once you’ve had that experience move on the to why and going deeper.  Each will add to the power… Read more »

Beginners Walking Meditation

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Simple, powerful walking meditation: Walking meditation is a potent but easily accessible exercise that is part of our Tai Chi and Yiquan training in Portland, OR. This basic exercise will train a calm and clear state of mind, strengthening your focus and emotional balance. It will cultivate strength in the stabilization muscles, clear the lungs… Read more »

Meditation That Works For Everyone

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Meditation That Works for Everyone There is hope for those of us who have tried meditating and failed get our Zen on. Instead we just sit there with thoughts buzzing through our heads, stressing out about how our feet are going numb. This is not peaceful, not relaxing and definitely not lowering our blood pressure…. Read more »

Tai Chi Is More Than Just Meditation

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So you keep hearing about the advantages of meditation, doctors, psychiatrists and many others are all touting the major health benefits of this ancient practice. Tai chi is more than just Meditation. You may have even been tempted to try it for yourself, but somehow the idea of sitting down and doing absolutely nothing or… Read more »

Beginners Sitting Meditation

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Beginners Sitting Meditation If you don’t have a sitting meditation practice yet set your self a goal of practicing it 15-30 minutes a day for the next two weeks. This will be a decent amount of time for you to make an evaluation of how important it is to your personal practice. With a simple… Read more »

Great Meditation Techniques

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Fundamental Meditation Techniques A basic sitting practice can help to reduce stress, regulate high blood pressure, help to overcome depression, increase your focus and the list goes on and on. In this lesson we will cover basic posture, breath, intent and a guide to start a meditation practice. The meditation techniques are to be used… Read more »