One of the great challenges of learning an art such as qigong or tai chi is developing a consistent practice. Here are some thoughts, based on my own experience.
Just a few minutes
When I first started learning qigong and tai chi, my teachers, Kathryn and Bill, emphasized that a few minutes of practice was better than nothing.
I’m glad they said this because I often didn’t feel like practicing, or felt like I had too many other things to do that seemed more urgent than practicing, so I was reluctant to set aside time for it. But I would tell myself, “I’ll just practice for a few minutes, It’s better than nothing.” More often than not, I didn’t stop after a few minutes.Read More