A week of internal alchemy

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This is a bit overdue, but pressure of work has stopped me from writing. Anyway, here’s my review of a
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Studying Liang-style baguazhang

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                    What can I say? I’m delighted with Liang-style bagua. As
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Interlocking circles of bagua

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So, what’s been happening since my last post? Briefly: lots and lots of work; not much progress with taijiquan; some
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Twelve (years between) monkeys

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I’ve just realized that twelve years have passed by since my first ever visit to Beijing, while it’s nearly six
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Is mindfulness dangerous?

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Short answer: no, if done properly. Usually not, even if not done properly. Alternatively: yes, decidedly so. Much depends on
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End-of-year review 2 of 2: yiquan

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Well, I was hoping to get this finished before the end of 2015, but it didn’t happen. Never mind. Of
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End-of-year review 1 of 2: meditation

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Well, well, well: it’s almost nine months since I came back to Beijing. Here are some thoughts as 2015 inches
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Straight up

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Receiving an elbow strike to the bridge of the nose certainly focuses one’s attention, and that’s what happened to me
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Strong, fit and healthy?

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As I write this, I’m supposed to be in my Sunday yiquan class. I did actually set out to attend
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Pooping, squatting, fighting, hopping

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China Daily recently ran a story on how the government is planning to replace lots of traditional squat toilets with
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