Taoism in the West – part 2

It would be easy to stop there and only consider the thematic similarities. What is more interesting, in my opinion, is to look at the underlying world-view of both Taoism and the Classical World. Simultaneously we must look at the often unspoken world-view that is...

Taoism in the West – part 1

Taoism is one of the lesser known philosophies of the East. Buddhism and Hinduism are much better know, mostly because of the mainstreaming of Yoga and public figures like the Dali Lama. Taoism remains this rather obscure and mysterious philosophy anchored in the...

The Body, connections, and the Dantians

Before we can focus on the world around us, we must focus on the world within us. The Body is a collection of moving parts, held together by the interaction of bones, muscles, sinews, ligaments and fascia.  As we move one part of the body we pull and tug at every...