Paddy Hanratty

Just got back from my third visit to DaQingShan. As always, it was a wonderful experience, despite recurring pain from an injury prior to leaving Canada.


View of the two Taiji Squares from the hill leading up to the Pagoda

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Toronto October, 2015 Workshop

TO15 - 85Normally I take notes at workshops, but at this workshop I decided that it might be a good idea not to, my logic being that other people take better notes than me and then post them on “Don’t Move”. I was ignoring the fact that notes are often a record of specific details that have a particular resonance because of where an individual happens to be in their practice at that particular time. Toward the end of the workshop it began to dawn on me that I had made a mistake, and when Kelvin asked me to write an account, I cringed at the irony that this would have to be the one time when he asked me to do so.

Anyway, I’ll do my best to recount some particularly significant moments. Read more