by Edna Brandt, LAc Licensed Acupuncturist and Tai Chi Teacher
Your houseplants or your lawn or garden will grow more or
less by themselves, though they will get gangly or weedy
without attention. If you want a premium lawn or prize roses,
you need to cultivate, to pay attention to what is needed. You
need to make sure that there is the right placement, the right
amount of water and sun, the correct fertilizer. If you
cultivate your plants or lawn, they will have beautiful qi.
In the same way, you need to cultivate your own qi to have
the best health you can. Without special care, you will
Some insights into the challenges of learning Tai Chi by by Edna Brandt LAc Licensed Acupuncturist and Tai Chi Teacher
This handout has been used by Dan Ogrydziak and others to support students in their practice.
CULTIVATION OF CHI - AFTER COMPLETION