The founder of Yang Style Tai Chi. A servant of the Chen family, Yang Lu-Ch’an learned the system, moved to Beijing to teach and further developed, thus creating the Yang System.
The goal of this article is to: 1) introduce you to some names and places that will eventually become critical. At some point in everyone’s development an understanding of the origin of tai chi becomes essential. Typically you begin to be in a conversation about yoga/work/religion/running and you say; “that sounds like tai chi.” A need arises to understand how tai chi can be related to so much simultaneously and your historical pursuit begins. 2) give you confidence in the great tradition that ... Read More
An Overview of the Main Tai Chi Styles My daddy is tougher than your daddy. We have all lived through this playground paradigm and see the adult version reimagined in all sports and especially tai chi. So why does this mentality exist and what is the answer to the age old question? It is understandable that when someone is newly dedicated and excited, or invested for a long period of time that a strong opinion forms. Tai chi is great but ... Read More