The Sweet Spot in Taichi

The Sweet Spot in Taichi

Too Much Equals Too Little  One of Master Liao’s favorite Taichi principles is: “Too much equals too little.”  You can use too much strength, practice too much, force yourself into a low stance that’s uncomfortable to you, and quickly find...
Taichi: A Self-Defense Tool for Mental Health and Well-Being

Taichi: A Self-Defense Tool for Mental Health and Well-Being

Taichi self-defense goes far beyond the physical martial arts. Taichi, by strengthening our sense of center, and our sense of connection to the universe around us also offers benefits in defending our emotional and psychological well-being. It makes sense to keep...
Master Liao Appears on ABC-7’s Windy City LIVE

Master Liao Appears on ABC-7’s Windy City LIVE

ABC-7 (Chicago) reached out to Master Waysun Liao who appeared on Windy City Live, Monday, May 24th. He answered questions about Taichi and gave hosts Val Warner and Ryan Chiaverini a brief Taichi lesson incorporating two simple, relaxing and centering Taichi forms....
Go Deep Into Tao with a Taoist Master as Your Guide

Go Deep Into Tao with a Taoist Master as Your Guide

The Mouth-to-Ear Experience: For centuries, true Taoist wisdom was exclusively passed down verbally from generation to generation, “mouth-to-ear, heart to heart, energy to energy.” If you were lucky enough to find a real Taoist master, that meant they...
Life Energy is Your Chief Physician!

Life Energy is Your Chief Physician!

“Our original life energy is working as our chief physician every second of every day, desperately trying to balance our body and restore our health. It is struggling to communicate with us, to tell us what we need to do so we can help ourselves. The trouble is...
Taichi Builds Mindfulness & The Ability to Let Go

Taichi Builds Mindfulness & The Ability to Let Go

Many people find meditation difficult. The reason is that once you calm down and get quiet, your mind’s racing and incessant thoughts can be challenging to manage. That’s why many eastern traditions like Taoism and Buddhism refer to the mind as a...