When my wife, Terry Johnson, and I first started T’ai Chi Chih on September 11, 2017, I found it interesting. The movements were soft and slow, unlike any other martial art I’d taken before. No surprise there, since T’ai Chi Chih is not a martial art, it’s a healing art. Interesting, but not for me, I thought. Terry continued going to class. I sat out, but continued practicing on my own. Funny thing, though, more and more interesting things began happening, and I figured that if I were going to continue playing with this, I’d better do it under the tutelage of someone who knew what she was doing and could guide me in discovering my Chi. I’ve never looked back.
Terry and I were accredited as T’ai Chi Chih instructors on November 24, 2019. Since that time I’ve taught Veterans at our local VA Whole Health Outreach Clinics. Having served in State Law Enforcement for over 30 years, I click with my squad at the VA.
Mindfulness, centering, balance, mellowing out, joy and happiness. Letting go. A healing art. I always thought Life was good. It sure beats the alternative. And now, Life just gets better and better.