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Pain and the body

Posted by Fiona Anderson. on Tuesday, April 29, 2014,

I'm very happy to introduce a guest blog by Karen Dabrowski, who has very useful words of advice from her experience of pain. Becoming aware of the tai chi principles of posture and putting these into practise can make a huge difference, as she explains below:

Master Pain: Lessons You Can’t Ignore

Perhaps more by good luck than good management I was relatively pain free when I started learning tai chi. There was a slight discomfort in my back but it was soon cured by sliding my back down t...

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Cinderella goes to the Art book launch

Posted by Fiona Anderson. on Wednesday, April 9, 2014,
Everyday wear for me is logo tshirt and training trousers, so it's nice to dress up once in a while. Dressing up was certainly required last night, when I went to an art book launch in a swanky tower block in Canary Wharf.... on the 30th floor, with stunning viewsin every direction.

My tai chi teacher, Sifu Gary Wragg, was having his book launched - it's a retrospective on the past decades of his art, with fantastic pictures all through it.

There were large (and I mean wall-sized large) painti...
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