Tao of the Afro-

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  1. Suggestions for an inexperienced bum like myself

    I am very interested in the Taoist martial arts, but there aren't any teachers where I live sadly. Though I'll be in NYC for school next year, so maybe I'll be able to find one.
  2. Suggestions for an inexperienced bum like myself

    I'm not quite sure. It seems as though I'm missing...progression? I think that's the best way to put it. I'm used to martial arts where there's always a new form to learn or a new stance to take on. EDIT: Also, Dr. Chang's exercises seem to be "all yang." Is there any way to cultivate yin along with yang?
  3. Greetings!

    Thank you much, eccentric.
  4. Suggestions for an inexperienced bum like myself

    The only horse stance I know of is from Tae Kwan Do. I'm not sure how it would help me cultivate anything other than some ripped hamstrings. Is there another horse stance used for cultivation? Are the two stances one in the same? Do I sound like a rabid lunatic with all of these questions?
  5. As the title suggests, I am a rather inexperienced bum, and I'm hoping that some of you more seasoned bums could give me a hand here. I'm interested in tackling the beast that is the Taoist cultivation regime, but the topic is so broad that I don't even know where to start. The only knowledge/experience I have with regards to Taoist cultivation comes from a book called The Complete System of Self-Healing by Dr. Chang, and I practice the Crane Breathing and Heavenly Immortal Cycle exercises outlined in the book as often as possible. [types another paragraph, deletes, and repeats multiple times] Okay. *clicks the post button*
  6. Greetings!

    Hello, I am a young male who has chosen "Tao of the Afro" as an online alias. I hope to be around for a while, and I hope even more to learn more about Taoism and Taoist self-cultivation. (Cue smiley to [hopefully] alleviate this awkward post:) Yeah, I'm pretty sure I just made it worse. No big deal, I suppose.