Study: Tai Chi Relieves Arthritis Pain, Improves Reach, Balance, Well-Being

Posted by on Nov 9, 2010 in Tai Chi | No Comments

“” The study found that there are significant benefits of Tai Chi for individuals with all types of arthritis, including fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis, said Leigh Callahan, PhD, lead author. Sunday, Nov. 7, 2010 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – In the largest study to date of the Arthritis Foundation’s Tai Chi program, participants showed improvement […]

Tai Chi Push Hands

Posted by on Aug 23, 2010 in Austin, General, Tai Chi | No Comments

Went to push hands in the park in Austin, today.  A really nice group of people.  Old and new friends.  If you’re looking for Push Hands in Central Texas, check out Austin Pease Park push hands here. Tai Chi the sport is a great one.  Today I pushed with several people.  Very different styles.  Some […]

Tai Chi Appears to Help Fibromyalgia Patients

Posted by on Aug 19, 2010 in Tai Chi | No Comments

Here is a news article from yesterday: Posted by Gideon Gil August 18, 2010 By Patrick G. Lee, Globe Correspondent For fibromyalgia sufferers who disdain the sterile smell of gyms, a study published today in the New England Journal of Medicine offers another option to deal with the constant pain and fatigue: the ancient […]

2010 Dharma-Zen Workshop(Retreat) Schedule

Learn Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Meditation & Chinese herb salve at same time Dharmazen Retreat at Ocean Resort Vancouver Island BC, Date: April 16th – 18th, 2010 “” Dharma-Zen Workshop at the Farm, Manitoba Date: May 29th & May 30th, 2010 Contact: (Facebook – Ginette Hacault,, 204-526-2869) Ginette is a shining light who works with […]

Take it to the Octagon

Posted by on Sep 25, 2009 in Austin, Calgary, General, Philosophy, Tai Chi | 3 Comments

YouTube has a lot of great martial arts videos these days. And it’s interesting to see all of the “I’d like to see that guy in the octagon” comments. Or, “you have to wonder how’d they do in a UFC bout”. I think we are losing track of the many different reasons people decide to […]

Tai Chi Retreat

Danny had the last of his Cross River Wilderness Centre Tai Chi Retreats last weekend.  What a beautiful place.  The Centre is entirely off-grid.  They use solar and hydro power.  Propane appliances.  They have beautiful cabins with attached bathrooms or you can stay in a teepee.  I, trying to get as close to nature as […]

Cancer survivor combines healing techniques

Posted by on Aug 31, 2009 in Calgary, Chi Kung, Meditation, Philosophy, Tai Chi | No Comments

Upcoming Retreat 4/16/10 – 4/18/10 Tai Chi, Chi Kung and Meditation at Ocean Resort, Vancourver Island, BC, Canada Here is an article about my Tai Chi and Chi Gong Workshop in Manitoba, Canada June 2009.  If you are in the Manitoba area and would like to try Chi Gong, yoga, drumming, or music bowls, you can contact Ginette […]

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 […]

3 Canadian Rocky Mountain Tai Chi Workshops This Summer 2009

Posted by on Mar 16, 2009 in Calgary, Chi Kung, General, Meditation, Philosophy, Tai Chi | One Comment

In addition to the workshop in France, Danny’s heading back to the mountains to teach 3 workshops this summer: Length: Two days (two nights) Difficulty Level: Easy to moderate Dates: May 22-24; June 26-28; September 4-6, 2009 Retreat Itinerary Day 1: Arrive at CrossRiver Wilderness Centre by 7:00 p.m. After preliminary introductions with staff […]

Tai Chi, Chi Kung and Meditation Seminar in France

Posted by on Dec 6, 2008 in Chi Kung, Meditation, Tai Chi | 2 Comments

Come and Learn Tai Chi, Chi Gong and Meditation with Danny in a gorgeous location:  The Art Farm in Saint-Laurent-sous-Coiron, France.  Spend five nights in the French countryside this spring from April 4th – 8th, 2009. 2009 Tai Chi and Qi Gong retreats at CrossRiver Wilderness Centre: About the Art Farm:   Nature creates the setting. Birds provide […]