Using the Bagua Bubble for Posture Correction

Shifu Chao sometimes uses the analogy of a big bubble to describe a person’s everyday postural tendencies and more often to prescribe specific Zhang Zhuang postures. This is similar to the metaphor in the Tai Chi classics of threading a nine bend pearl. How it works. Visualize a large bubble around your body, as you… Read More »

Training concepts for developing internal power.

Basic ideas for developing internal power through standing meditation or Zhang Zhuang:Zhan Zhuang, or standing meditation, is the foundation of the internal power possessed and taught by Shifu Victor Chao. Zhang Zhuang translates as “standing like a post” but there is a lot going on internally. CXW, the great Tai Chi Master, said: “outside like… Read More »