The performance by Master Bao Sen Liang with his instructors was especially memorable. We’re proud of our instructors here at Ji Hong Tai Chi and how much these performances demonstrate their depth of skill and proficiency in tai chi.
These standardized qi gong forms consist of coordinated and flowing movements which require a person to focus on body posture, movements, breathing and mental thoughts. These forms are categorized as “Soft” and “Dynamic”, as opposed to “Hard” and “Static”. As a whole, they are commonly referred to as “Health Qi Gong”.
Yi Jin Jing is one of the many forms of qi gong and it is known to be practiced by monks in the Shaolin Temple. Yi Jin Jing is, by far, the most intense qi gong form among the forms recognized by the Chinese Health Qi Gong Association.
The students of Ji Hong Tai Chi Richmond Hill and Ji Hong Tai Chi Mississauga attended a Tai Chi Retreat together in Cuba. Not only did we have a fabulous time together but we were treated to Chief Master Instructor Baosen Liang’s generous insights on the foundational theories of tai chi. These foundational concepts help us achieve the goal of being One with Nature within the practice of tai chi.
The Wu family style (吳家 or 吳氏; pinyin: wújiā or wúshì) of tai chi is the second most popular tai chi style practiced worldwide after Yang style tai chi. In fact, Wu style tai chi is derived directly from Yang style tai chi. The routines of Wu style share very similar sequences of moves and names to Yang
On March 2nd 2019, students from both Mississauga and Richmond Hill studios came together to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Richmond Hill studio location.
Qi Gong is an ancient health practice from China that uses gentle movements to stretch and strengthen the body. The movements are easy to learn and no special equipment or attire is required. This makes qi gong highly accessible regardless of age or physical abilities.
If you are new to tai chi, you may not realize that there are multiple styles of tai chi. While the original tai chi style is Chen Style from Chen Village, another form emerged called Yang Style tai chi. This is what we often see practiced in parks and it has become the most popular
It has been 5 years since we started our tai chi school in Mississauga. We commemorated this landmark occasion with a potluck dinner of all past, present and some future students of the Mississauga school.
The joy of learning tai chi is in the journey, not the destination. Sometimes the discoveries in tai chi are subtle and other times it can be enlightening.
The more compact spirals are subtle and difficulty to grasp. The stronger focus on dantian means the practitioner needs to have a higher comprehension of internal qi when executing moves. Regardless of which variant you practice, Old or New frame, the fundamental requirements, principles and practice methods remain the same.