Exercise Your Internal Life Force

Exercise Your Internal Life Force

“Why do Taichi? Every day, gravity wants to pull you down, so your internal force has to push back up and out.” Master Waysun Liao   Our life energy is a force inside of us that keeps us in balance with the forces of nature. One of the forces of nature...
Building Awareness with Taichi and Tao Gong

Building Awareness with Taichi and Tao Gong

One of the many reasons we do Taichi is to build and extend our sensitivity and awareness to what is going on outside of ourselves. In our regular everyday lives, we can be very distracted both by what is going on around us, and by our own chaotic thoughts. Taichi...
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...