Category Archives for "Instructor Resources"

Jul 18

Insurance

By David-Dorian Ross | Instructor Resources

Looking for insurance for your TaijiFit Classes? You can purchase portable insurance here through Philadelphia Insurance under “Yoga Instructor”. https://www.phly.com/productsfw/FWI_YogaIndiv.aspx
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Oct 21

The TaijiFit Salute

By David-Dorian Ross | Instructor Resources

We’ve all seen the classic Chinese martial arts salute – just tune into any kung-fu movie and you’ll see every other character doing it – right hand in a fist, left hand covering and wrapping over the knuckles. Well, just as a neat way of expressing some of our own philosophy, I wrote a special […]
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Oct 21

Taiji: The Best Solution for Alzheimers

By David-Dorian Ross | Instructor Resources

by David-Dorian Ross The number of people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementia-related conditions is exploding in the United States. But while scientists struggle to find a new medical treatment, tai chi, the ancient Chinese martial art, has emerged as a potentially potent way to help stem the tide. Researchers from the University of […]
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Oct 21

Chi Balls to Order

By David-Dorian Ross | Instructor Resources

Many people ask where to order chi balls, called softballs on this site https://www.diamondforcesoftball.com/Products.html These are smaller in size than the chi balls.  A good fit for women.  No way to write or talk about this without sounding weird!  Oh well….Get the yellow/green ones.
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Oct 21

Music Rights for Teaching – ASCAP

By David-Dorian Ross | Instructor Resources

Many instructors ask us about music and are interested in playlists.  We will give you suggestions for music but you are responsible for paying the fees as a licensee. Here’s where to go: ASCAP https://www.ascap.com/ Click on licensees Type: Dance Fill out application $98.32
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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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