Category: Personal Stories

Becoming the captain of your soul 0

Becoming the captain of your soul

It matters not how strait the gate How charged with punishment the scroll, I am a master of my fate, I am the captain of my soul.                 (from Invictus, … Read more…

Osteoporosis – an Artist’s Story 1

Osteoporosis – an Artist’s Story

In November 2014 I accepted an invitation from the International Directors for an extended stay in Orangeville. The hardest bit was leaving my family for 9 weeks; they are grownups … Read more…

Mike and Barb Patriquin practice what they teach

Mike and Barb Patriquin practice what they teach

In 2001, Barbara Patriquin, had reached a point in her life where, like many others, she found her job stressful. As a healthcare worker she took part in a committee … Read more…

Taoist Tai Chi helps with “very grim” Parkinson’s challenge 0

Taoist Tai Chi helps with “very grim” Parkinson’s challenge

Simple activities like putting on a coat were becoming a challenge for Assunta Scaini as she struggled with the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease such as constant tremors, stiffness, fatigue, poor balance … Read more…

Dan-yu life-saver 0

Dan-yu life-saver

My name is Pat and I have been a member of the Taoist Tai Chi Society of Great Britain for 15 years and an instructor for 10 years. 5 years … Read more…

Taoist Tai Chi® Arts Help Frozen Shoulder 1

Taoist Tai Chi® Arts Help Frozen Shoulder

Around April 2014 I developed a frozen right shoulder. Essentially that’s a tightening of the underside of the capsule of the shoulder – in your armpit, so to speak. There … Read more…

Testimonial: Research Proves Experience with Fibromyalgia 0

Testimonial: Research Proves Experience with Fibromyalgia

As reported in the New York Times and US News & World Report, a small but significant new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows positive results … Read more…

Testimonial: Full Range of Motion Regained in Spine 0

Testimonial: Full Range of Motion Regained in Spine

In celebration of our 40th anniversary, we asked members around the world to share how the Taoist Tai Chi® arts have affected their lives.  “When I started practicing the Taoist … Read more…

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