Are you walking the path?

Are you walking the path?

“I can show you the path but I can not walk it for you.” Most of the research on the health benefits of martial art is on Tai Chi, which focusses on developing a stable, balanced stance, on improving flexibility, and on using breathing as part of a light meditative...

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Are you living a Kung Fu life?

Are you living a Kung Fu life?

"Kung fu lives in everything we do. It lives in how we put on a jacket and how we take off a jacket. It lives in how we treat people. Everything is kung fu." - Jackie Chan as Mr. Han, 'Karate Kid'. Not only do you start to improve your posture and energy levels as...

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Free Tai Chi Push Hands Event

Free Tai Chi Push Hands Event

We will be having our next FREE Tai Chi Push Hands event Sunday November 28th. For more information visit this link on Facebook, https://fb.me/e/131eCBbQP I look forward to seeing as many people there as possible.

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Cheng Man-ch’ing 37 Posture List

Cheng Man-ch’ing 37 Posture List

Road #1 1. yù bèi shì / Preparation 1a. qǐ shì / Commencement 2. lán què wěi / Grasp the sparrow’s tail 2a. Ward-off left 2b. Ward-off Right 2c. Roll back 2d. Press 2e. Push 3. dān biān / Single whip 4. tí shǒu / Raise arms 4a. kào / Shoulder stroke (Lean) 5. bái hè...

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What is the meaning of Peng Jin?

What is the meaning of Peng Jin?

The classic “Song of the eight postures” describe Peng Jin as: “What is the meaning of Peng energy? It is like water supporting a moving boat.” Imagine the way a boat bobs on the water, and that will give you a good insight into Peng. Peng translates as Ward Off and...

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What is Ji Ben Gong

What is Ji Ben Gong

Ji Ben Gong stands for Basic Foundation Work. So any time you see the word Gong, that means work. Like Qi Gong (Energy Work) Nei Gong (Internal Work). With that being said anything that is practiced to enhance your form can be considered Foundation Work. At New Life...

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