Frequently Asked Questions

What is tai chi chuan?

Tai chi chuan is an ancient exercise that embodies China’s most profound concepts and principles of health and movement. It offers true harmony between body and mind. In Chinese, tai chi means “supreme ultimate.”

Based on softness and awareness rather than force and resistance, tai chi chuan (also referred to as tai chi, taiji, or taijiquan) has been recognized for centuries as a method of self-cultivation and an unexcelled form of self defense.

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Roots & Branches 5 Element Qi Gong


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Cultivates the Life Force within.
Known to strengthen and heal the body, clarify the mind, and inspire the spirit.
Roots & Branches 5 Element Qigong brings together the Yang Style Tradition of Tai Chi and Classical 5 Element Chinese Medicine.

Price: $24.95

Opening the Gate of Life by Dave Goodell


Wisdom for Cultivating Health, Vitality and Longevity
by David Goodell, M.Ac.

Drawing on 35 years of meditation and the study, practice and teaching tai chi and Classical Five-Element Acupuncture, this engaging, concise book presents the fundamental concepts of balancing and nourishing our vital chi energy to become and remain well.  Recommended for tai chi teachers, students, and anyone else with a body who would like to more fully understand the principles of health and awareness that are the foundation of ancient Chinese medicine and healing arts.


Price: $16.95
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