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Breathing with a mask

Returning to the dojo means breathing with a mask, and some of us find that difficult. What can happen is a feeling of breathlessness, of not being able to breathe enough. This feeling is called dyspnea by scientists and clinicians, and dyspnea comes from the brain rather than not getting enough air.  The feeling is [...]

By |2020-07-01T21:19:57-07:00July 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Blog: Kung Fu Brother

Jeremiah Savage is testing with my teacher Sifu Brown for black sash. It’s a very rare and special occasion, so some of the staff at our dojo and I are flying to Michigan to take part in the ceremony. Jeremiah and I began practicing with Sifu Brown at around the same time, so I have known him [...]

By |2019-05-13T12:46:53-07:00March 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Blog: Legends of T’ai Chi

The internal Chinese martial arts are steeped in mystery. The most widely practiced of these styles is Tai Chi (also known as Taiji or Tai Chi Chuan). Stories of the men who developed their family styles of Tai Chi have become legend. Here are some of them.   Zhang Sanfeng Zhang Sanfeng (also known as [...]

By |2019-05-13T12:46:56-07:00March 8th, 2017|Master the Moment, Uncategorized|0 Comments