- Teaching Tai Chi Animal Frolics in my new studio
- Tai Chi Animal Frolics workshop at U.W. Madison Dance Department
- Jeanbaptiste and the Pouncing Tiger
- Mini-residency at Midvale Elementary School in Madison
- Wisconsin Health and Physical Education (WHPE) Conference 2011
- My Successful Tai Chi/Qigong Program in a Public School
- Cranes of the World Festival 2011
- A Week of Mindfulness with Thich Nhat Hanh
- Tai Chi Animal Frolics in Nepal
- A respite from the relentless stress of daily life.
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In June of 2018, I was happy to host a visiting teacher who came to study with me in my new studio.
It was a wonderful experience to share my Tai Chi Animal Frolics integrated arts program with dancers from around the country during the 90th anniversary year of the University of Wisconsin Dance Department.
On my last day of vacation, while on a cruise celebrating my mother’s 90th birthday, I had the great fortune of meeting a young man, Jeanbaptiste, age 11, who immediately understood the deep connections between practicing the Tai Chi Animal … Continue reading
In late December, 2011, teachers at Midvale Elementary requested that I come to their school and help the second graders relax, refresh, and refocus which was getting very difficult to do as the holidays approached. I was hired by the … Continue reading
On October 27, 2011 I taught a Tai Chi Animal Frolics workshop to a group of highly motivated physical education majors, teachers, and health educators at their annual conference, held this year at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells. … Continue reading
“Tai Chi Animal Frolics: Introducing Tai Chi and Qigong in Public School Settings”appeared as a featured article in the online journal, Into Mountains, Over Streams in their September issue. It explains the history behind the development of the Tai Chi … Continue reading
It was a beautiful, crisp fall day at the Cranes of the World Festival on September 24th. Located at the International Crane Foundation in Baraboo, Wisconsin, the yearly festival celebrates the environmental importance of cranes and their habitats throughout the … Continue reading
In August, I spent a deeply memorable week at a retreat with the venerable Buddhist teacher, Thich Nhat Hanh. The retreat, called “Body and Mind are One” was held at the YMCA of the Rockies, a place of great beauty … Continue reading
Susan Webster, Tai Chi friend and U.W. Social Work professor, got a quick lesson from me in the Tai Chi Animal Frolics form before leaving on a journey to Nepal with a group of her Social Work students. She and … Continue reading
On these pages you will find information about the Tai Chi Animal Frolics, a peaceful, soothing method to bring balance to your life and the lives of others, whether at home, school or work. About The foundation of this program … Continue reading