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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...
Bring the tai chi and philosophy principles into your life.
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/
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...
What are the differences between Taiji and Yoga? What are the differences between Chinese and Indian approaches to health and spirituality? What are the commonalities? "Life is not a void to be filled. It is a plenitude to be discovered." Christoph Eberhard
Cheng style Tai Chi form taught pose-by-pose with full inclusion of all five Benjamin Lo practice principles. All transitions and poses in the first section covered. The principles and basic stances are fully applicable to the remainder of the full form. [SEGMENT LINKS BELOW] Infinity & Preparation 02:52 Commencement 07:28 Ward-Off Left 11:04 Ward-Off Right 18:24 Rollback & Press 20:48 Push 23:02 Single Whip 24:16 Raise Hands 27:51 Shouldering 30:11 White Crane Spreads Wings 32:02 Brush Knee #1 33:33 Play Guitar 35:29 Brush Knee #2 36:41 Advance, Deflect, Parry, Punch 37:22 Apparent Closing 41:51 Cross Hands / End Tai Chi 45:04 ZMQ37 is the 37-posture sequence of Tai Chi Chuan (太極拳） created by Professor Zheng Man Qing. Though it superficially resembles the Yang family Tai Ch...
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
In this second part of Master Liu Yongs theory class he starts by telling a story about a fish that becomes a bird and then a god like bird. This story comes from the famous Taoist Zhuang Zi (or Chuang Tzu), It is a parable that describes the process of development in Tai Chi which aims to free your mind when confronted with the pressures of the world. Other books mentioned in this clip are the Tao de Ching by Lao Zi (Lao Tzu), and the Art of War by Sun Zi (Sun Tzu).
Master Yang Jun discusses taijiquan philosophy.
View full lesson here: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-hidden-meanings-of-yin-and-yang-john-bellaimey The ubiquitous yin-yang symbol holds its roots in Taoism/Daoism, a Chinese religion and philosophy. The yin, the dark swirl, is associated with shadows, femininity, and the trough of a wave; the yang, the light swirl, represents brightness, passion and growth. John Bellaimey explains why we all contain the spirit of yin and of yang -- and how we can achieve a balance of both in our lives. Lesson by John Bellaimey, animation by TED-Ed.
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
Basculer aberrant 相背的 突变，蜕变 Yin Yang philosophy (Mechanism and mind/nature dualism) If attraction state (yin) gathered in one place, then repulsion state (yang) appear. After completely slacked (放鬆), emit awesome abrupt power. "When biased to extreme, always recoil occurs strongly." Athletes of throwing events need to charge their power (Yin 陰) by taking a rest after demonstrating maximum performance (Yang 陽). This cycle keep constant time interval being maintained a rhythm. In the sea, a lot of small fishes are swimming innocently. But on the bottom of the sea a ferocious predator ambush these small fishes. When I was fishing in the sea, a Sillaginidae baby has chewed the bait. The feeling of knocking the fishing rod was too small, so I realized it was a baby. So I did not spin the ...