Many classes are on hold for summer. Please call the sifu listed on the classes page for details.
Many classes are on hold for summer. Please call the sifu listed on the classes page for details.
 

Traditional Tai Chi Practice has been passed through many generations from the teacher to the student, firmly embedded in principle, and strongly dedicated to the preservation of its origin. More modern practices of Tai Chi form have developed for health or other reasons, with little no connection to, or awareness of, its family lineage and the ancient traditions. Traditional Tai Chi is grounded in respect for self, respect for others, and respect for the Master

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Many Tai Chi Hands

Hands play a powerful role in form and their relationship to eyes and intention. We learn early on in our journey that our hands hold and show our chi, and our eyes express our intention on where and how we will direct the chi. We also come to realize through practice that hands assume many different energy directed shapes and positions throughout form, and that any hand change is highly energy charged.  Every hand turn

For the past year, I have been reflecting on the heart of the teachings I received from Master Pao Peter Lee, and share the following; The form is a pathway to self awareness and personal growth. To learn the discipline of form is to learn the discipline of self. Beyond the technique of form lies the true spirit of the form. The teacher is responsible for transmitting both the technique and the spirit of the

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Tai Chi for Recovery

Tai Chi is an ancient practice that incorporates body, mind and spirit. It is well known for its role in stress reduction and improved balance by blending body movements with mindful and spirit- filled intention. Tai Chi soothes the body, calms the mind and fills the spirit.  In today’s rapidly paced society, Tai Chi is a healthy outlet for dealing with stress and tension during any kind of recovery. It changes lives by changing the

Students often ask about the differences between Tai Chi and qi gong, and the relationship between yoga and Tai Chi. This is understandable since they are all internal energy practices to varying degrees. And they are usually grouped together in one classification for scientific research purposes, along with moving meditation and healing touch. That is probably because they all focus on using energy to modify the body rather than more traditional quantifiable means. Tai Chi

The Chinese developed a complex cohesive system of relationships between the body organs, our emotions, the elements of the planet, and the five directions. They are additional relationships with colors, tastes, the seasons, the planets, and animals. For the practitioner of Tai Chi, it is especially worthy to note the core relationships between directions, body organs, emotions and the elements, since they are directly related to the circulation of chi throughout the body, and having

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My Father Pao Peter Lee

My father was born in Beijing on December 12, 1917. He would have been 98 this year. He was raised in the province of Wuhan. It is there he began training with his father, Linzhang Li, who died when he was a young man. Being the only son, my father worked to take care of his sisters and mother. He later moved to Chongquing where he met my mother, Fung Tsen Yee. They married sometime