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Bring the tai chi and philosophy principles into your life.
Chungliang Al Huang is the founder & President of the Living Tao Foundation and author of numerous best-selling books, including the classic "Embrace Tiger, Return to Mountain." Master Huang speaks about using the Tao philosophy of TaiJi and YinYang to embrace opposites and make a whole picture/life, and leads the audience through a number of TaiJi movements that incorporate key concepts and all parts of our lives. Master Huang paints five key Chinese characters and discusses the role of each in the dance of opposites. In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalk videos and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. The TED c...
The Deadliest Martial Art list has got to include Tai Chi Chuan. Many people do Qi gong for health, or when they are old, or if they have some sort of injury. But I’m convinced that Tai Chi Chuan is the fighting art that can inflict the most damage. The first thing one should know is that Tai Chi Chuan is not for muscle building. What it does is make a person more aware of space. All those slow movements feed awareness into the body until you reach the realization that the thing called the body is merely a space within the universe. So how do you hit somebody with space? Actually, it is easier to hit somebody with space, than it is if you are stuck in with the belief that the body is real. When you understand that the body is merely a container for awareness, it becomes much easier to p...
http://ourventura.com/tai-chi-philosophy/2224/ Tai Chi Chuan instructor, Judy Scott, speaks with Our Ventura TV host, Toni Jannotta, about the benefits of this Chinese martial art, which can be practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits. Judy describes Tai Chi as a philosophy based on non-judgment and coming to terms with the harmony of nature. Producer: GEORGE ALGER http://GeorgeAlger.com Director: EVAN CARPENTER Sponsor: http://PJmurals.com Sponsor: http://SkyworksMarketing.com
http://www.thegreatcourses.com/courses/mastering-tai-chi.html?ai=135164 Tai chi is one of the most remarkable and practical philosophies ever devised. It combines the pursuit of health and longevity, the martial practice of self-defense, and the lofty—but attainable—ideals of harmony and balance. It promotes relaxation, joy, compassion, positive growth, and flow. Tai chi gives you a set of mental tools you can apply in all areas of your life, and it helps you learn to achieve your goals with the minimum effort for the maximum result. Best of all, tai chi is accessible to everyone, regardless of your current level of physical fitness. The movements are designed to emphasize and improve your body’s natural, healthy posture, so that instead of struggling to perform strenuous motions, you pl...
Master Yang Jun discusses taijiquan philosophy.
Scott Park Phillips explains the cultural history of Tai Chi (Taijiquan). This is the first in the CRACKING THE CODE series: "Taijiquan as Enlightenment Theater." Presented at the 9th International Conference on Daoist Studies, forthcoming as an essay in Daoism and the Military, from Three Pines Press. POSSIBLE ORIGINS, A CULTURAL HISTORY OF CHINESE MARTIAL ARTS, THEATER AND RELIGION Available Now on Amazon Kindle! (The print book will be available by Sept. 2016.) Visit for info: NorthStarMartialArts.com
http://www.qigongforvitality.com/ Yin and Yang theory is an amazing concept that is much more complicated than it would seem. It is one of the fundamental ideas in Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM, acupuncture, tai chi, and qi gong practice. This is a very basic intro but I will build on it in the future. Music:Kevin Macleod Yin Yang theory first appeared in 6th century BC and was used in everything from medicine, science, and astronomy, to herbs, child birth, farming, and where to build your house. Stay tuned for more and feel free to comment below if you would like to know more about anything specifically! If you are interested in learning more you may want to check out: What is qi? https://youtu.be/gtjZ1E8WdA0 How to build you energy https://youtu.be/aUnnejctomc
The Tao of Tai Chi Chuan: TheYear of China, in collaboration with the Haffenrefer Museum of Anthropology and the Brown University Library presented an interactive workshop with Taoist priest Zhou Xuan Yun. Brown Library East Asian curator Li Wang presented first, discussing Chinese internal arts and the influence of Daoist philosophy on Taiji Quan.
When Keanu Reeves and Tiger Chen were in the red chair to talk about their film Man of Tai Chi, they remembered their first meeting (Keanu says he "couldn't move" because of a neck surgery), and Tiger talks about the philosophy of tai chi, a martial art in which "the biggest opponent is yourself." George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight airs weeknights at 7 and 11:30 pm on CBC Television Subscribe: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=TheHour Follow George On Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/strombo On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/strombo http://www.cbc.ca/strombo/
How important is philosophy when it comes to fighting? Master Wong can answer that question which he does in the video. If you want more info on training visit: http://wingchunmaster.tv/ For local classes in Ipswich (U.K) visit: http://masterwongacademy.com/