Author Archives: Kris Deva North

About Kris Deva North

Author, Meditation Coach, Teacher of the Taoist Arts.

Looking Back, Going Forward

I am going to teach the form of Tai Chi, starting with the movements.In the words of a Master, the first step is always to learn and remember the outer movements.Many of you have done that.  Many of you have not … Continue reading

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Getting It Right

When I made the decision to start teaching the ancient Taoist practice of Tai Chi, I recalled a memory of the man who had been a great influence on my life.He told me, ‘Get it right!’It didn’t matter what it … Continue reading

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Shaman’s Journey in Mongolia

Five years ago I had a stroke.  It was major, and got me five hours under a surgeon, who was immaculate.But I could not talk.  And I knew nothing.  I was, in the eyes of my world, a train-wreck.The rest of this article … Continue reading

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Chasing the Wind

Energy blockages arising from organ obstructions and congestion in the abdomen can result in knots and tangles at the centre of the body’s vital functions, impeding the flow of Qi, the life-force or bioelectromagnetic field described by Deepak Chopra as energy-intelligence. … Continue reading

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Taoist Massage or Chi Nei Tsang

Taoist Massage or Chi Nei Tsang (also known as Organ Energy Transformation) is a form of Hara Shiatsu, an entire system of Taoist deep healing that works with the energy-flow of five major systems: energy-meridian, fasciae-tendon-muscular, nervous, vascular and lymphatic. The … Continue reading

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Chi Nei Tsang – Taoist Massage

Stress relief, energy boost, detoxification, deep relaxation, emotional balance, improved breathing and digestion, health maintenance, pain management, care and maintenance of the vital organs: …just some of the holistic benefits seen in Chi Nei Tsang – the amazing, powerful, hands-on natural … Continue reading

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Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright

In The Forests of the Night! Now is the time!  I’ve just completed teaching the Tai Chi Beginners course and now I’m ready to start on the Progressive course. What does that mean?It means that if you’ve done any Tai Chi with … Continue reading

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Chinese New Year Welcomes the Tiger

The oldest and most important festival celebrated in China, the Spring Festival, known in the West as the Chinese New Year, will begin on Feb. 1  It arrives with the second new moon after the winter solstice. Like the West, the East … Continue reading

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Start the Climb!

Whether you are a Beginner taking your very first steps in Tai Chi, whether you are an Intermediate looking to refine your path, whether you are an Advanced Student looking to polish up your form, or whether you want to … Continue reading

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What Is The Secret?

There I am, in the middle at the back, wearing my favourite shirt.My teacher is in front of me in black, but the Master of this group is called Mr Lim, standing in front with an ’86’ on his shirt. On … Continue reading

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