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Aug 17th class is cancelled - Aug 17th class is cancelled   sorry to inform you last minute Tian Xin (. Aug 16, 2019 12:18 PM
if you can begin to treat the air around you... - Tian Xin (. Jul 13, 2019 1:48 PM
address error for Zazen at the GFDC - The previous email sent out had the incorrect address for the center do to auto correct! the correct address is 2001 Verano Street, Sac 95838 Tian Xin (. Jun 28, 2019 8:22 PM
Zhan Zhuang, Standing Like a Tree - Zhan Zhuang, Standing Like a Tree Tian Xin (. Jun 3, 2019 12:34 PM
Membership in Tai Chi meetup - Hi everyone Our meetup membership only allows for 50 members. When we reach 50 or get close to it other new members cannot join, they go onto a pending waiting list, so I have to arbitrarily remove members.  This means many who may not want to Tian Xin (. Apr 23, 2019 10:42 AM
class cancelled April 27th - class cancelled April 27 We are being kicked out of the room sat April 27th because it is kids day at the park. See you May 4th   Craig T Tian Xin (. Apr 23, 2019 10:21 AM
change of venue for this saturdays class - For this week we are back at Cordova Gardens Elementary school due to an event in Hagan Park. 2400 Dawes Street, Rancho Cordova, CA, 95670, US times are the same, see you there   Tian Xin (. Apr 15, 2019 10:59 AM
What a week we had - Bob Amacker (Student of Prof Cheng) came in to Mill Valley last week unexpectedly and Gary Lee and I attended several seminars with him and Gary had his private lessons that I was privileged to watch and video. Bob's new book is now out Tian Xin (. Mar 29, 2019 10:47 AM
Highly recommend Bob Amacker's book - Highly rec Tian Xin (. Mar 23, 2019 1:54 PM
dont forget to like our face book page as we are very active there. - dont forget to like our face book page as we are very active there. https://www.facebook.com/cheng­manchingtaichi/ the latest on Tai Chi, medical benefits, spiritual, physical and martial aspects, historical tidbits are all covered on ou Tian Xin (. Mar 6, 2019 5:05 PM
Do Push hands like this. - Do Push hands like Tian Xin (. Mar 3, 2019 11:02 AM
an important question to all memebers of the CMC tai chi group - Gary Lee, one of the instructors of the CMC tai Chi group, had a very interesting question that he wanted to know the answer to. He asked, "Why do so many people sign up to the group on meetup and then never come to even 1 class?" Tian Xin (. Mar 1, 2019 9:02 AM
Ben Lo doing the form - Here is a video of Ben Lo doing the form http://bit.ly/benlodoingform Tian Xin (. Feb 25, 2019 9:22 AM
Proper Tai Chi practice is where ... -     Proper Tai Chi practice is where the mind is empty and the body is f Tian Xin (. Feb 16, 2019 11:33 AM
Birthing True Wisdom - Tian Xin (. Feb 6, 2019 8:52 AM
Happy New Year - Gung Hei Fat Choy Tian Xin (. Feb 4, 2019 8:22 AM
Tai Chi Chuan is about.... - Tai Chi Chuan, like all martial arts, is about discipline and the first Tian Xin (. Feb 1, 2019 11:49 AM
Happy New Year - Tian Xin (. Dec 31, 2018 9:13 AM
A poem by Cheng Man-Ching -   A very go Tian Xin (. Dec 29, 2018 6:07 PM
True meditation is... - True meditation is in every movement of the body, in everything one does. Once you know this, walking, sitting, or lying down, everything you do is Zen (i.e. Tai Chi). ~ Tian Xin (. Dec 28, 2018 9:31 AM
When Zen practice is completely developed... - Tian Xin (. Dec 12, 2018 8:29 PM
To understand... - Tian Xin (. Nov 30, 2018 8:25 AM
Happy Thanksgiving-No Class Nov 24th - Happy Thanksgiving!  No class Nov 24th, have a great holiday.  See you next Tian Xin (. Nov 20, 2018 7:44 AM
Re: Great class today.....Why? - Despite the smokey c Shower Shoe L. Nov 17, 2018 2:20 PM
Re: Cheng Man Ching Tai Chi Chuan Meetup list: "Great first class in the new huge room" - On Sat, Aug 25, 2018 at 5:59 PM Tian Xin (Meetup) < Shower Shoe L. Nov 17, 2018 2:14 PM
class tomorrow is at Cordova Gardens Elementary School - Remember everyone, due to the Halloween activities at Hagan Park Class tomorrow is at Cordova Gardens Elementary School 2400 Dawes St. Ra Tian Xin (. Oct 26, 2018 2:09 PM
Change of class location for Sat Oct 27th - We will be holding class at Cordova Gardens Elementary school on Sat Oct 27th do to the Halloween festivities at Hagan community park. 2349 Dawes St corner of Dawes and Rinda just around the corner from where we usually meet. Tian Xin (. Oct 21, 2018 12:12 PM
Tai Chi Class Feedback - Hi everyone Hope your week is going well. I wanted to get feedback from those people who we have not seen for quite a while and/or have obviously stopped coming. For those who are not coming,  I would like your complete Tian Xin (. Sep 27, 2018 1:40 PM
8 Pieces of Brocade Qigong - 8 Pieces of Brocade Qigong https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=3K-0JpiJu-o These are easy fundamental practices that can help your health and Tai Chi practice. Please begin to practice them at home as well will be slowly incorporati Tian Xin (. Sep 15, 2018 2:08 PM
we are in the hide out again this weekend 9/15 - we are in the hide out again this weekend 9/15   Tian Xin (. Sep 11, 2018 10:43 AM
Just a reminder, we are in the Hide Out tomorrow - Just a reminder, we are in the Hide Out tomorrow, it’s the building between our old small space and the big room. There is a painted sign on the window in the back glass windows. Entrance is across from the big room’s ent Tian Xin (. Sep 7, 2018 1:43 PM
Great first class in the new huge room - Hi everyone, wanted to thank you all for coming to our first class in the new HUGE room. it was also wonderful to see Paul come. It is always great when he can come and teach the finer points.  He is a student of one of Ben Lo's senior student Tian Xin (. Aug 25, 2018 5:59 PM
Just a Reminder about tomorrow's class we are NOW in the BIG ROOM! - Hope everyone has had a great week. Just a Reminder about tomorrow's class we are NOW in the BIG ROOM! Also please try to get to class by no later than 8:55AM so we can get attendance over with and class started earlier. Tian Xin (. Aug 24, 2018 6:53 PM
Change for tomorrows class - Starting Sat Aug 25th we will be in Bldg One-THE BIG ROOM! Just found out that someone had previously rented the big room for tomorrow and the administrator at Hagan Park didn't find out until 4 pm today from the main office! So we will be ba Tian Xin (. Aug 17, 2018 4:59 PM
Starting tomorrow Sat Aug 18th we will be in Bldg One-THE BIG ROOM! - Hi everyone I have Fantastic News!!! Starting tomorrow Sat Aug 18th we will be in Bldg One-THE BIG ROOM! Yea Tian Xin (. Aug 17, 2018 1:00 PM
The position of embracing the tree (universal post) - The position of embracing the tree (universal post) is an exercise of chi kung greatly Tian Xin (. Mar 27, 2018 5:23 PM
new location Sat March 3rd - Just a reminder to everyone We will be at building B, the small building at the Hagan Community Park center. Park in the parking lot to the right of the park entrance (DO NOT GO INTO THE PARK). Go up the stairs with the stream to the fountain a Tian Xin (. Mar 2, 2018 12:36 PM
March 3 Update New location - Hi everyone I just wanted to give you an update. Beginning on March 3rd we will be at the Hagan Community Center in the small building to the right of the large main building with the big mirror windows. We we also be part of the Rancho Tian Xin (. Feb 13, 2018 1:11 PM
Dong Huling's Application of Tai Chi Chuan - "In every movement, there is always the use of intention, continuous and uninterrupted from beginning to end. Understanding this principle, you then have a strategy for your practice: “use mind to move energy”. You will thereby transition from post Tian Xin (. Jan 30, 2018 1:51 PM
Re: [ChengManChingSacramento] URGENT new room at Haggan Community Park - Hi Craig, I’m in for the fees Gary On Tuesday, January 23, 2018, Craig J Townsend < Shower Shoe L. Jan 23, 2018 5:28 PM
Re: [ChengManChingSacramento] URGENT new room at Haggan Community Park - Yes for me John On 1/23/[masked]:2 John W. Jan 23, 2018 2:59 PM
URGENT new room at Haggan Community Park - Hi everyone The new room at Hagan community park, around the corner from where we meet now, has been negotiated. It would cost a student $6 to drop in, or you can buy a pass where you pay for 7 and get the 8th free.  Roughly it comes to $24 a Tian Xin (. Jan 23, 2018 11:25 AM
The Word “Relax" in Tai Chi Chuan by Professor Cheng Man Ching - The Word “Relax" in Tai Chi Chuan by Professor Cheng Man Ching (鄭曼青). "I have been practicing Tai-Chi Chuan for over fifty years. Only recently have I started to fully understand the word "relax". I remember my Tai-Chi Chuan teacher Tian Xin (. Jan 22, 2018 4:40 PM
Tai CHi video to follow - Here is the video to follow at home. the new meetup format hides it under messages and no longer under discussions, except in the old format https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=Ihwz94E-Rs8&list=PLpCKTC­-9TwckKUAYKBE3M1uMCe4AzF1yp Tian Xin (. Jan 6, 2018 12:17 PM
Re: [ChengManChingSacramento] Happy Holdiays! - Merry Christmas and happy new year John John W. Dec 24, 2017 1:59 PM
Re: [ChengManChingSacramento] Happy Holdiays! - Happy Holidays! Daniel Pfister [masked] daviskungfu.com Daniel P. Dec 24, 2017 1:15 PM
Re: [ChengManChingSacramento] Happy Holdiays! - Holiday Happiness to you all! Sent from my iPhone On Dec 23, 2017, at 2:11 PM, Craig J Townsend < Jocko S. Dec 24, 2017 11:35 AM
Happy Holdiays! - Happy holidays to everyone Tian Xin (. Dec 23, 2017 2:11 PM
wisdom from Professor Cheng -   Some good insights on teachers and students from the sayings of Professor Cheng Tian Xin (. Nov 16, 2017 11:44 AM
Meetup details changed: Tai Chi Holiday Party - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/Cheng-M­an-Ching-Tai-Chi-Chuan-Group/e­vents/245140495/ Tian Xin (. Nov 15, 2017 1:02 PM
GRANDMASTER HUANG SHENG SHYAN push hands - GRANDMASTER HUANG SHENG SHYAN push hands https://www.youtube.com/watch?­time_continue=20&v=XSnUDkC­Q0WU Tian Xin (. Nov 8, 2017 7:41 PM
Peng, the Elastic Power -   Peng, the Elastic Power https://taichi-philosophy.blog­spot.de/2013/12/article-peng-e­lastic-power.html Whoever has witnessed a pushhands-demonstration by one of the masters of Tai Chi Chuan will never forget what he saw. A student a Tian Xin (. Nov 3, 2017 4:06 PM
Tai Chi meetup is on tomorrow - Rain or shine we will be having class under the cordova gardens hallway cover. see you there Tian Xin (. Nov 3, 2017 2:38 PM
Sa Tam doing push hands - Sam Tam doing push hands and showing the internal https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=MF8CDgQtRY8 Tian Xin (. Oct 31, 2017 11:09 AM
Hi everyone of the CMC group - I just wanted to let everyone know that the our Cheng Man Ching Group is growing and the  group has added a member Daniel Pfister who is teaching a beginning CMC Tai Chi Chuan class at the Sierra 2 center downtown on Weds at 9AM to 10 AM and Sundays 1 Tian Xin (. Oct 29, 2017 8:14 PM
a great insight from a new student. - Oh, I forgot to share a very good insight from our new student Maun from two classes back, which typifies what I have said about insight and innate body knowledge. When discussing the punches and strikes in Tai Chi Chuan she said, "oh, Tian Xin (. Oct 26, 2017 2:23 PM
Interview with direct Cheng Man Ching Students - Interview with direct Cheng Man Ching Students Conversations with the Grandmasters William C C Chen , Ben Tian Xin (. Oct 24, 2017 1:23 PM
"Does our system incorporate Qi Gong?" - Me: "Does our system incorporate Qi Gong?" Teacher: "Just do form". Me: "Does our system have drills for the form?" Teacher: "Drills? Just do form". Me: "Does our system do stance training?" Teache Tian Xin (. Oct 19, 2017 4:22 PM
what is tai chi? - What is Tai Chi? http://taichivideos.org/what-i­s-tai-chi/ Tian Xin (. Oct 18, 2017 7:24 PM
Tai Chi Chuan Video to follow - Hi all after combing through hours and hours of people doing absolutely awful CMC Tai Chi Chuan forms I found Lee Chan. This is how it is to be done. https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=Ihwz94E-Rs8&list=PLpCKTC­-9TwckKUAYKBE3M1uMCe4AzF1y Tian Xin (. Oct 17, 2017 10:17 AM
In nature be like water, - "In nature be like water, Tian Xin (. Oct 13, 2017 10:04 AM
Yang Cheng Fu's Ten Principles of Tai Chi Chuan - Yang Cheng Fu's Ten Principles of Tai Chi Chuan http://taichivancouver.com/yan­g-cheng-fus-ten-principles-on-­tai-chi-chuan/ Very important read   Tian Xin (. Oct 11, 2017 8:15 PM
Tai Chi Principle #1 – Elevate the Crown and Lift the Spirit - Tai Chi Principle #1 – Elevate the Crown and Lift the Spirit https://taichionlineclasses.co­m/tai-chi-principle-1-elevate-­the-crown-and-lift-the-spirit/­ For Health: By lifting the crown of the head (GV-20 Bai Hui) we align the c Tian Xin (. Oct 11, 2017 8:00 PM
Qi (chi) and Cheng Man-ching - Qi and Cheng Man-ching http://qi-encyclopedia.com/ind­ex.asp?a Tian Xin (. Oct 10, 2017 3:29 PM
Knee and ankle pain while doing the Tai Chi form -   Knee pain is usually caused by several defects while doing the form. 1. Your knee goes beyond the front toes of the substantial leg's foot 2. your knee collapses inwardly as you shift your weight backward and turn your waist. Tian Xin (. Oct 10, 2017 10:25 AM
video of the CMC Tai Chi Form - Several of you asked for a video of the CMC Tai Chi form you can follow at home.  Here is my original teacher Jim O'Callhan doing the form very slowly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?­v=f4KAj_dhWw8   it can also be found in the Tian Xin (. Oct 8, 2017 5:51 PM
dont forget tai chi class tomorrow at 930am - dont forget tai chi class tomorrow at 930am Tian Xin (. Oct 6, 2017 2:47 PM
Tai Chi this saturday the 9th! - We are back this Saturday Sept 9th for Tai Chi. We hope you all had a great vacation and hope to see you soon in class Tian Xin (. Sep 5, 2017 8:46 PM
Meetup Cancelled: Tai Chi Form Practice - Do to a work conflict schedule that just came up I have to unfortunately cancel this meeting. Tai Chi Form Practice, scheduled to occur on Saturday, August 19,[masked]:30 AM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If yo Tian Xin (. Aug 18, 2017 11:54 AM
Yang Cheng Fu's Ten Principles of Tai Chi Chuan - Yang Cheng Fu's Ten Principles of Tai Chi Chuan http://taichivancouver.com/yan­g-cheng-fus-ten-principles-on-­tai-chi-chuan/ Tian Xin (. Aug 10, 2017 11:40 AM
new poll about CMC form practice - please take a moment to answer the poll if you have attended the Meetup. If you have more feed back please feel free to email us. https://www.meetup.com/Cheng-M­an-Ching-Tai-Chi-Chuan-Group/p­olls/   Tian Xin (. Aug 8, 2017 5:58 PM
Avoiding Tai Chi Knee Injury: IMPORTANT SAFETY TIP -   Avoiding Tai Chi Knee Injury:  IMPORTANT SAFETY TIP http://myemail.con Tian Xin (. Aug 7, 2017 3:23 PM
A student asked about the meaning of relaxation. -     A student asked about the meaning of relaxation. Professor Cheng (� Tian Xin (. Aug 7, 2017 1:22 PM
Re: [ChengManChingSacramento] Doing Nothing in Tai Chi, Aikido and Zen - Well put! Daniel Pfister [masked] daviskungfu.com Daniel P. Jul 28, 2017 1:36 PM
Doing Nothing in Tai Chi, Aikido and Zen -   Doing Nothing in Tai Chi, Aikido and Zen One of the Tian Xin (. Jul 28, 2017 12:42 PM
Cheng Man Ching’s way of teaching On being a master - Cheng Man Ching’s way of teaching On being a master Cheng Man Ching’s teaching was marked by underlining sameness and diversity at the expense of hierarchy and difference. This a Tian Xin (. Jul 11, 2017 3:55 PM
Integration of the 3 Tan Tiens - Hua Hu Ching. verse 62. The first is the earth energy. [Cavity of original Tian Xin (. Jul 3, 2017 11:17 AM
A poem by Prof. Cheng Man Ching Cheng Man Ching on the dao of Taijiquan -   A poem by Prof. Cheng Man Ching Cheng Man Ching on the dao of Taijiquan   https://taiji-forum.com/tai-ch­i-taiji/tai-chi-philosophy/poe­m-prof-cheng-man-ching/ Tian Xin (. Jun 27, 2017 12:10 PM
Meditation and Tai Chi don’t just improve your health and mental state - Meditation and Tai Chi don’t just improve your health and mental state, they seem to improve genetic activity http://www.zmescience.com/scie­nce/meditation-genetic-activit­y-19062016/?utm_source=ZME+Sci­ence+Newsletter&utm_campai­gn= Tian Xin (. Jun 20, 2017 7:39 PM
Moving to Cordova Gardens Elementary school nearyby - Due to the increasing temps, we will move to Cordova Garden elementary school at the corner of Dawes and Rinda as they have a great covered area between the cafeteria and the office.   Also, there is no traffic we have to fight when Ha Tian Xin (. Apr 30, 2017 3:17 PM
Meetup details changed: World Tai Chi Chi Day and Zen Walk after Party - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/Cheng-M­an-Ching-Tai-Chi-Chuan-Group/e­vents/239457399/ Tian Xin (. Apr 24, 2017 10:12 AM
Meetup details changed: World Tai Chi & Chi Kung Day April 29th - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: https://www.meetup.com/Cheng-M­an-Ching-Tai-Chi-Chuan-Group/e­vents/238907253/ Tian Xin (. Apr 18, 2017 11:26 AM
Class tomorrow - Well it looks like its going to rain tomorrow, so class is cancelled. The last rec Tian Xin (. Apr 7, 2017 10:39 AM
Hello All - After a long an arduous recovery I am back to being well again. Class will be starting up again this Saturday April 1.   Hope to see many of you there Tian Xin (. Mar 28, 2017 10:19 AM
Update on the group - Hi all Do to a condition requiring surgery on DEC 8th I will be out 6 weeks where there is nothing I can do, Doc said NO exercise. So it is up to you all do we still meet and I can coach where I can and possibly other senior students can fill i Tian Xin (. Nov 18, 2016 10:45 AM
Meetup Cancelled: Form Practice - Form Practice, scheduled to occur on Saturday, November 5,[masked]:30 AM has been cancelled. Please update your plans accordingly. If you have further questions, you can email me through the Tian Xin (. Nov 4, 2016 9:30 PM
Saturday form practice is on at hagan community park - according to the weather report online Saturday will be partly sunny with only a 40% chance of rain in Rancho Cordova so we will meet at 9:30 AM in front of the community center at Hagan community park as usual if it is not raining. If it is r Tian Xin (. Oct 28, 2016 2:11 PM
If it rains this Saturday we will be at Cordova Gardens Elementary school - If it rains this Saturday we will be at Cordova Gardens Elementary school 2400 Dawes Street, Rancho Cordova, CA[masked], around the corner from Hagan Community Park Center. Under the Covered patio between the cafeteria and the admin office. Tian Xin (. Oct 25, 2016 3:45 PM
Looking for winter quarters - If anyone knows of a site that is free or mostly free so we can move our group indoors when it gets colder and rainy, please let us know. Tian Xin (. Oct 25, 2016 12:41 PM
Just Do Form! - Me: "Does our system incorporate Qi Gong?" Teacher: "Just do form". Me: "Does our system have drills for the form?" Teacher: "Drills? Just do form". Me: "Does our system do stance training?" Teacher: "Of course, Tian Xin (. Oct 18, 2016 11:50 AM
new videos uploded to FB - New videos of Professor were added to the FB page  https://www.facebook.com/cheng­manchingtaichi/ Tian Xin (. Sep 26, 2016 4:18 PM
our FB page - https://www.facebook.com/cheng­manchingtaichi/ Tian Xin (. Sep 24, 2016 7:39 PM
Meetup details changed: Form Practice - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/Cheng-Ma­n-Ching-Tai-Chi-Chuan-Meetup/e­vents/234376193/ Tian Xin (. Sep 24, 2016 11:12 AM

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