Intro to Tai Chi Chuan

New to Tai Chi? Check out the pages below to get more information on this ancient Chinese art!

February 28, 2010

What is Tai Chi Chuan?

Tai Chi (also written as T’ai Chi, Taiji, Tai Chi Chuan, among others) is a slow-motion, moving meditative exercise for relaxation, health and self-defense. Originally from […]
February 27, 2010
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A Brief History of Tai Chi Chuan

Tai Chi Chuan has been handed down for generations through different families, since its creation by the legendary Taoist master Chang San-Feng during the Sung Dynasty […]
February 26, 2010

Postures of the Cheng Man-Ching Tai Chi Form

The number of postures in different Tai Chi styles varies greatly. The original Tai Chi form consisted of 13 postures, based on the 8 trigrams and […]
February 25, 2010

What is Tai Chi Push Hands (Tui Shou)?

Push Hands (a.k.a. Pushing Hands, Tui Shou, Sensing Hands) is an exercise performed by two people who are attempting to improve their Tai Chi skills. Practicing […]
February 24, 2010

So… Tai Chi is Really a Martial Art?

Tai Chi Chuan, which means supreme ultimate boxing or fist, or simply “Tai Chi”, as it is commonly known, is at its most advanced level, a […]