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Oct 20

TaijiFit Abbreviations Cheat Sheet

By David-Dorian Ross | CJ's Blog , Instructor Resources

If you’ve been practicing and teaching taijifit for a while now, you likely already know the main acronyms we routinely use.  This saves time and space when we publish choreography.  I had a new instructor request a cheat sheet so here it is. STQ           Sinking the Qi OTD           Open the Door HTT           Hug the Tree […]
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Oct 20

Taiji Articles and Benefits

By David-Dorian Ross | Instructor Resources

We have many great articles posted on our facebook pages. As an instructor you can join the TaiijiFit Shared Instructor’s Network on facebook but you can also view the public taijifit page which posts many articles. Here are a few links that have been posted in the past. https://brisbanechentaichi.weebly.com/skill-knowledge.htm https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/38/1/50.full https://health.msn.co.nz/healthnews/8790874/ https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/01/08/why-this-ancient-martial-_n_4550312.html tai-chi-program-reduces-blood-sugar-study https://highlandstoday.com/hi/local-news/inner-energy-20140120/ https://www.tulsaworld.com/communities/sapulpa/free-tai-chi-program-in-sapulpa-helps-reduce-falling-risk/article_c6dfaaab-05b8-5269-a2da-405e7f4d2b5f.html […]
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Oct 20

Choreo Master Class | Playlists

By David-Dorian Ross | Uncategorized

In the first Master Class on TaijiFit choreography (first because we’ll be holding many more – each one covering a different approach to choreography), we listened to some samples of songs that might fit appropriately into each of the four “Acts” of a long-form class.  Here are the songs we listened to – remember that if […]
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Oct 20

The Flow Show

By David-Dorian Ross | The Flow Show

The FLOW SHOW – aka  our AM / PM Daily Dose of Qi – is a great source of new moves. Watch any of these to get ideas for new combinations – or just to practice your own Flow.   [srizonytalbum id=1]
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Oct 20

Choreography Planner

By David-Dorian Ross | Choreography

TIRED OF SCRIBBLING YOUR CHOREOGRAPHY ON THE BACK OF COCKTAIL NAPKINS?  WELL, FRET NO MORE – THE ALL NEW CHOREOGRAPHY PLANNER NOTEBOOK IS HERE.  LAY OUT YOUR MUSIC TRACKS, CALCULATE TIME DURATIONS, AND PLAN OUT THE MOVEMENTS TO MATCH. IT’S THE taijifit INSTRUCTOR’S BEST FRIEND. Want your own copy? Of course you do! The workbook […]
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Aug 19

8/4-8/9: Oh Canada!

By David-Dorian Ross | Music

On my way to CanFitPro in Toronto this week, where I’ll be presenting TWO sessions. taijifit Flow and taijifit Strength. I’ve put a lot of thought into the class playlists – I want to make sure the Canadians get full taijifit Experience!  Anyway – here is a sample of some of the jams I play […]
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