About Horace

as a Tai Chi Practicioner I have been practicing tai chi for over three decades and have trained under several instructors over these years from around North America and China.  I practice the Yang, Sun, and Chen styles as well as the National Combined Routines.  In certain styles, I not only practice the fist forms, […]

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Class Schedule

Class Schedule I normally teach tai chi through the recreation program at the University of Manitoba.  Please check their brochure for the most up-to-date class schedule.    Workshops Having taught tai chi for over a two decades, I have had much experience teaching single workshops on tai chi.  Tai chi is such a multifaceted discipline that […]

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Tai Chi History and Theory

History of Tai Chi     To this day, there are two major beliefs on the origin of tai chi.  The more “mythical” of which is that tai chi was created by a Taoist priest, Zhang sanfeng, who lived during the Yuan and Ming Dynasty (late 1200s to mid 1600s AD) on Wudangshan, Hubei.  He supposedly […]

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Tai Chi Benefits

Benefits of Tai Chi People who practice tai chi properly on a regular basis will reap many benefits.  For years, tai chi has been thought to relieve stress, improve coordination, tone muscles, maintain good posture, develop flexibility, and helps neutralize the effects of arthritis.  In recent years, there has been research focused on the effects […]

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