Cloud Hands


Guides, Bibliographies, Links, Resources, Lessons, Research, Instructions, Reflections

Valley Spirit Center, Red Bluff, Tehama County, North Sacramento Valley, California (1998-2017)
Cloud Hands Home, City of Vancouver, Clark County, Washington State, Northwestern USA (2017-)

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Alphabetical Subject Index to the Cloud Hands Website


Cloud Hands Blog


Standard Simplified Taijiquan 24 Movements Short Form in the Yang Style  1956

Grandmaster Yang Chen Fu's Taijiquan 94 Movements Long Form  1920's


Chen Style Taijiquan 19 Movements Short Form of Grandmaster Chen Xiaowang 1990


Chen Style Taijiquan 74 Movements Old Frame First Form Lao Jia Yi Lu  1840


Hun Yuan Chen Taijiquan 24 Form


Taiji Stick, Bang, Ruler


Taiji Cane, Tai Chi Walking Stick


Cane and Short Staff Weapon Practices


Eight Section Brocade Qigong


Animal Frolics Qigong




T'ui Shou, Sensing Hands, Pushing Hand, Bird in Hand


Standard Simplified 32 Movements Sword (Jian) Tai Chi Form


Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu


Relaxed, Alert, Calm (Sung)


Silk Reeling, Spiral and Twisting Energy


Centered, Rooted, Balanced


Standing Meditation Practices


Pleasures, Contentment, Tranquility


Chen Style Taijiquan 18 Movements Short Form from Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei  1995


Professor Cheng Man-c'hing's 37 Movements Form of Yang Style Taijiquan  1940's


The Five Senses


Sun Style Taijiquan International Competition 73 Form


Cheng Man-ch'ing's 37 Yang Style of Taijiquan


Somaesthetics, Body-Mind Theory and Practices


Valley Spirit Chi Kung


Dragon Qigong


Tai Chi and Arthritis Relief


Magic Pearl Qigong


Qigong, Chi Kung, Dao-Yin, Yangsheng Gong


Mike Garofalo's Tai Chi Classes


Study with Mike Garofalo


Valley Spirit Taijiquan




The Spirit of Gardening


Yang Style of Taijiquan


Chen Style of Taijiquan


Sun Style of Taijiquan


Alphabetical Subject Index to the Cloud Hands Website


Broadsword (Dao):  Chen Taijiquan 23 Movement Form


Short Staff Weapons


How to Live a Good Life: Advice from Wise Persons


Tai Chi Ball, Ball Qigong, Medicine Ball


Daodejing of Laozi


Dharmapada Sutra: Buddhist Proverbs


Alphabetical Subject Index to this Website


Five Animal Frolics Chi Kung Exercises


An Old Philosopher's Notebooks


The Ways of Walking


Valley Spirit Center Taijiquan


Double-Edged Straight Sword (Jian, Chien, Gim)


Classical Yang T'ai Chi Ch'uan Sword (Jian) 55 Movement Form


Alphabetical Index for Green Way Research


Chen Taijiquan Sword (Jian) 49 Movement Form


Grandmaster Sun Lu-Tang (1861-1933)


Sun Lu Tang's Style of Internal Martial Arts


Tai Chi Fan (Shan)


Sword and Broadsword Techniques


Broadsword (Dao) Saber, Single-Edged Sword


Broadsword (Dao):  Yang Taijiquan


Master Chang San-Feng


Taijiquan Glossary


Subject Index for the Cloud Hands Website


Chen Style Taijiquan Cannon Fist Form, Old Frame Second Form Laojia Erlu


Qigong, Chi Kung, and Nourshing Life Practices


Five Elements Qigong


Swinging Hands (Bai Bi Yun Dong)


Qigong: Bibliography, Links, Resources


Ba Gua Zhang (Pa Kua Chang) - Eight Trigrams Boxing


Hsing I Ch'uan (Xing Yi Quan)


Eight Trigrams of the I Ching (Book of Changes)


Yi Jin Jing Qigong (Muscle-Tendon Changing Qigong)


Valley Spirit Center


Qigong Ruler


Fan (Shan) Dance, Tai Chi Fan


Taijiquan: Links and Bibliography


Northern California, Oregon, and Washington 
T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Qigong Directory:
Instructors, Schools, Workshops


Five Animal Frolics (Wu Qin Xi)


Wild Goose (Dayan) Qigong


I Ching (Trigrams) and Qigong


The Four Gates
Grasping the Sparrow's Tail: Ward Off, Roll Back, Press, Push
Stress Reduction Techniques
Classroom Lesson Plan for 5th or 6th Grade Students


Thirteen Postures: 8 Gates and 5 Steps


Alphabetical Subject Index for the Cloud Hands Website


Lifestyle Advice for Wise Persons


Temple Qigong


Wuji Qigong


Short Staff Martial Arts - Jo Do


Zhan Zhuang (Standing Like a Tree)


Ripening Peaches: Taoist Studies and Practices


Breathing and Taijiquan


Walking and Taijiquan


One Old Daoist Druid's Final Journey


Eight Ways of Walking Qigong


Tai Chi for Arthritis


Tai Chi for Diabetes


Fitness, Vitality and Good Health


Taoist Perspectives: Qigong, Arts, Mysticism, Alchemy


Wudang Qigong and Tai Chi


Shaolin Buddhist Qigong


Feedback, Kudos and Reviews

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Zen Poetry


Alphabetical Index for the Cloud Hands Website


Confucius (K'ung Fu-tzu)


Master Han Shan

Haiku and Short Poems


The Spirit of Gardening

Tai Chi Ruler


Poems by Michael P. Garofalo


Hatha Yoga



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Red Bluff, California





Last Modified, Edited or Updated on January 6, 2018.

A version of this webpage was first published on the Internet WWW in March of 2001.


Green Way Research, Valley Spirit Taijiquan, Red Bluff, California, 2001-2017

Green Way Research, Cloud Hands Home, City of Vancouver, Clark County, Washington State, Northwest USA, 2017-


Cloud Hands Blog


Alphabetical Index for the Cloud Hands Website