Author Archive: Mary Layton

Mary Layton has practiced T'ai Chi for 35 years and co-founded T'ai Chi Ch'uan Academy of Modesto in1995. She and her partner have taught hundreds of students. Mary travels frequently to learn from her teacher Grand Master Kai Ying Tung. Interested in every aspect of health Mary likes to follow a natural path. She loves writing, painting, gardening, hiking and playing piano.

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ZenView By Mary Layton DISCIPLINE When I was young the word “discipline” had a definite unattractive ring to it. Something you are ordered to do but don’t want to do. Being a free spirit, I decided it was something to be avoided. A few years later we were doing drills in a T’ai Chi class, […]

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ZenView By Mary Layton There are many exercises that are centered on the body and mind connection. One, from India is Yoga, based on Buddhist philosophy, another is T’ai Chi Ch’uan from China based on Taoism. T’ai Chi Ch’uanwhich means ‘Grand Ultimate Fist’ was founded during the Song Dynasty (960-1127) by Chang San Feng,a Taoist […]

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