CrossRiver Tai Chi Retreat Video

Posted by on May 27, 2013 in Blog | No Comments

Here’s a fun little video we took at a previous CrossRiver Tai Chi Retreat.  You can see some of the beauty of the Canadian Rocky Mountains in the background.     Danny will host another CrossRiver Tai Chi Retreat this year! Date: August 23-25, 2013 To Sign Up, Click Here:  http://www.crossriver.ca/dharmazentaichiqigongbuddhismretreat.asp  

‘Understanding of I-Ching and Tai Chi in Relation to Our Lives’ Article

Posted by on Mar 10, 2013 in Austin, Philosophy, Tai Chi | No Comments

Interesting article from C. Guan Soo: http://EzineArticles.com/49595 Tai Chi, The Great Ultimate, was found earliest in the Book of Change, or otherwise known as I-Ching. Legend said that this scripture was written by the first emperor of the Zhou Dynasty – Zhou Wen Wang. Thus I-Ching is also known as Zhou-Yi. I-Ching, or the Book […]

Chinese Medicine

For centuries, Chinese doctors have understood that the body is made up of nerves that carry eletrical energy around your body, through your spine and to your brain. Western doctors understood nerves might carry electricity a few hundred years ago with the publication of Luigi Galvani’s (1737–1798) theory of animal electricity (galvanism) in 1791. Chinese […]

Peace of Mind and a Comfortable Body

Posted by on Oct 29, 2006 in Austin, Chi Kung, General, Meditation, Philosophy, Tai Chi | No Comments

Peace of mind and a comfortable body. The Dalai Lama says in his book, “The Art of Happiness”, that we are all born to pursue happiness. He provides a pretty simple formula: identify and encourage the states of mind that make us happy; identify and discourage states of mind that make us unhappy. Meditation is […]

We Are Blessed

Posted by on Sep 22, 2006 in Austin, Philosophy | No Comments

Stephen Jay Gould: “Humans are here today because our particular line never fractured–never once at any of the billion points that could have erased us from history.” You, personally, are even less probable. If any one of your ancestors had not procreated at just that moment and had offspring that survived to procreate again, going […]

Anger

Posted by on Aug 6, 2006 in Austin, Meditation, Philosophy | No Comments

Another teacher of mine, Master Yi, once talked to us about anger. He said anger was very dangerous and very powerful. He said anger can cost you a relationship, a job, even your life. If you stop to think about it, he’s right. To counter anger, we need patience. As Master Yi said, you aren’t […]