June 15, 2020

Unfortunately, with the Coronavirus pandemic continuing to plague us and there being no sign of a timely recovery, we have decided to move the entire 2020 YMAA CA Summer Seminars to next year. The new schedule for next year will be:

  • July 9th (Fri.) – 16th (Fri.), 20...

April 8, 2020

Preface

This is the third installment of a recent article series that I have been writing regarding the coronavirus crisis today and our body’s immune system. I encourage you to first read the previous two articles: The Coronavirus Crisis – A Time For Us to Awaken and T...

March 24, 2020

Introduction

Over the last two years, the scientific information I have come across has helped me untie a compelling Qìgōng mystery: why centenarians were so common amongst Daoists in ancient times. After having studied and researched Qìgōng for over 55 years, I conside...

March 24, 2020

Introduction

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic is a startling wake-up call to the entire human race. Although advances in science have enabled us to live more comfortably and conveniently than ever before, they have also caused us to rely too much on external remedies f...

June 23, 2019

 Photo credit: Jonathan Chang

Yesterday, June 22, 2019, my classmate, Nona Ikeda, and I officially graduated from the 3-Year Training Program in Taijiquan & Qigong at the YMAA Retreat Center in Northern California! The training experiences were demanding, arduous, chall...

November 16, 2018

One month left in the semester and this is my first blog post! We've been back at the center as "super seniors" and things are no less busy than before. It's great being just a "visitor" and having many responsibilities passed on to other students. On the other hand, I...

August 24, 2018

The YMAA Retreat Center Graduation videos are released!

I made the basic edits on an old and painfully slow laptop, so thank you for your patience :) As Barking Rabbit Media, Jon and I have worked on a number of projects for Dr. Yang, the YMAA Publication Center, and th...

February 15, 2018

Dr. Yang Jwing-Ming has spent his entire life immersed in Traditional Chinese Martial Arts. For over 50 years, he has propagated the arts through his teachings, writings, and instructional videos.


He believes preserving the arts in today’s society is challenging and ca...