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LA Tai Chi Workshop Reminder: Breathing and Qi Flow in Meridians

In Tai Chi Chuan, self defense is the application, Chi Kung is the internal power house for all stances. They must be together to make your practice efficient. Your ability will be greatly improved if you can control your Chi flow.

breathing and Qi flow in meridiansIn these workshops you will learn the concept of Chi and understand its flow in our body. Furthermore, you will learn ways to build up your Chi, and ways to circulate it inside, and how to direct it for applications.

There are three workshops in three Sundays. You may take all three to achieve better results or you may just choose the one interested you. As I always emphasized, you must understand the logic of Tai Chi to make it alive in your mind. then it will stay with you and last for your lifetime.

Topic: Breathing and Qi Flow in Meridians

Date: January 22, 2012, Sunday

Time: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Tuition: $70 (or $180 for all three sessions)

Location: Yahoo Center (2425 Colorado Ave, Santa Monica, Ca 90043)/ Entrance of underground parking is on

Colorado Ave near Cloverfield)

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Tai Chi Chuan in Culver City

Have you been wanting to find Tai Chi Chuan classes near Culver City, CA?

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Here is a list of our Tai Chi Chuan classes within a 5 mile radius of Culver City, CA:

Yahoo! Center, Santa Monica, CA
Westwood Park, Westwood, CA
Mar Vista Park, Mar Vista, CA

Click on one of the class links above to view the class schedules at each location.

For more information on joining a class, call Juko Chun at:


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Tai Chi Chuan is an internal Asian self-defense skill that is exercised by individuals worldwide because it offers lessons in self-protection and advantages in overall health. Additionally, it is commonly noticed for different individual reasons. Consequently, both conventional and contemporary types of instruction are available. The phrase Tai Chi Chuan symbolizes “the supreme ultimate fist”. Several forms of instruction in Tai Chi Chuan are especially well-known for their slower motions.

From the time of the substantial preliminary advertising of the overall health advantages of Tai Chi Chuan in the earlier Twentieth century, it’s obtained global support from individuals with minimal or absolutely no interest in self-defense instruction. This is a result of its advantages for overall wellbeing. Scientific reports of Tai Chi Chuan uphold its effectiveness as a replacement workout and as a sort of martial arts therapy. It is expected that in an effort to produce a relaxed and unobstructed frame of mind, it allows you to concentrate the imagination on only the actions you are doing. On top of the unbelievable health advantages and stress control provided by Tai Chi instruction, components of conventional Oriental medical science are also shown to top Tai Chi students.

The Tai Chi Chuan teachings largely consist of 3 elements:

Overall well-being: If you aren’t healthy or comfortable, you could find it challenging to attain a state of peacefulness or to apply Tai Chi Chuan as a form of self-defense. Tai Chi’s well-being education, consequently, offers notice to remedying the corporeal consequences of anxiety on the body and mind. Outstanding physical condition is a crucial phase when learning the skills you need to defend yourself.

Meditating: The heart and peace developed by the meditation component of Tai Chi Chaun is viewed as crucial in maintaining optimum wellness.

Self-defense Skills: The ability to use Tai Chi Chuan as a method of defending oneself is the pupil’s test of comprehension of the skill. Tai Chi Chuan allows one to learn the appropriate change in response to exterior forces and it teaches to stop an inbound strike rather than attempting to match it with an opposing power. The use of Tai Chi Chuan as a self-defense skill is fairly difficult and requires a lot of groundwork.

The perspective of Tai Chi Chuan is if a person does not display flexibility when repelling a severe power, then each side will be injured, if even in the tiniest amount. This kind of harm, in compliance with Tai Chi principles, is an anticipated outcome of meeting a severe power with an identical kind of power. As a different solution, pupils are educated to indirectly fight or escape an inbound power. They should respond to it with meekness and monitor its motion all the while staying in physical contact until eventually the inbound force of invasion empties itself or can be safely rerouted somewhere else.

Tai Chi Chuan demonstrates 3 basic ranges: close, medium, and long, and any in the middle. Punches and open-hand hits are more regularly employed than straightforward blows. When it comes to kicks, these are usually to the lower legs and should always be below hip level. Primarily, Tai Chi experts assume their trainees to adequately acquire an understanding of defensive or counteractive abilities at first, and a beginner will need to display competence with them ahead of being coached for the offense.

These days, Tai Chi Chuan isn’t merely utilized as a type of self-defense but additionally as a resource to preserve an individual’s wellness. Numerous wellness benefits have been connected to training in Tai Chi Chuan. Scientists have proven that comprehensive Tai Chi performance shows numerous beneficial outcomes dealing with balance, mobility, and the health of one’s heart. It’s additionally proven to reduce the likelihood of tumbles. Continuous physical workouts can also melt away calories. With all of these confirmed beneficial outcomes, Tai Chi really should play a role in the day-to-day routines of individuals around the world.

Tai Chi Special Starter Training Session in October

Dear Friends,

Starters special training will be offered at Yahoo Center in Santa Monica:

  • 10/ 21, Thursday morning, from 10am to 12pm, and
  • 10/ 23, Saturday afternoon from 1pm to 3pm.

If you have requested Tai Chi classes and like to start now, or you just like to have a review, please email me at houten at to make a reservation.

TC Hou
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