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August 17, 2020

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Taiji Quan: The Wisdom of Water

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.

– Lao Tzu –

Taiji Quan: The Wisdom of Water

“All natural things curl, swirl, twist, and flow in patterns like flowing water. Thus we sense something similar in clouds, smoke, streams, the wind-blown waves of sand on the beach, the pattern of branches against the sky, the shape of summer grasses, the markings on rocks, the movement of animals. Even solid bones have lines of flow on their exterior and in their spongy interior. Spiders build their webs, caterpillars their cocoons in water-like spirals. The rings in an exposed log look like a whirlpool. And looking up in the night sky we can see a river of stars.[…]Taiji Quan has been compared to a great river because each posture flows smoothly into the next without break.” Kenneth Cohen, shares more in this reflective post on the wisdom of water and how it infuses the ancient practice of Taiji Quan– and our lives. { read more }

Be The Change

Try moving with the wisdom of water– mentally and physically– through your day.

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