Body-focused online trainings with utterly Wayward Taoist discounts only until midnight Sunday 7th August
My late great friend and teacher RD Laing often said “it's a fine life as long as you don't let the bastards grind you down”. And because people are difficult and because that causes life to be more stressful for you than it ought at times, and because you can handle anything and everything better when you optimize the strength you have and your body is strong and supple, because with everything's in full bloom and everything and everyone is brazenly out on show summertime is naturally for outward looking, and because your body is your temple as well as your nightclub, in that it provides the context and arena in which you do all your experiments with reality, the aspect of you that needs and benefits most from some loving attention right now if you want to prevail through all flux and mush, is the physical – not to the detriment of the mental, emotional, or metaphysical of course but as the best way to access and adjust your whole ecosystem.
Sort your body out and the rest will follow. We're not talking personal trainers and star-jumps here, nor even rollie-pollies and squats, but the ineffably profound results attained when engaging in the deeply enjoyable and intelligent delights of Qigongo, Tai Chi and all the physical aspects of the Taoist training.
I start every day throughout the year with these and derive huge benefits including staying alive, healthy, strong, flexible youthful and well-toned (you'll be amazed by how quickly it tones you up), with unshakable clarity, equanimity and focus, and the practice is amazingly easy to do once you get into it, it just rolls without effort so is very different from gym-type activity – yet will nonetheless get you oft complimented on how well-toned your arms look, and you don't even don't have to pay monthly gym fees or go anywhere to do it. I'm amazed the whole world isn't into it.
So in a drive to make you thrive, we're having a mad crazy summer sale of all the body-focused online trainings we do here, complete with utterly Wayward Taoist discounts – it'll only last a couple of days so you'll have to jump on it fast – fast-jumping being something you'll be far more adroit at once you've trained up incidentally.
If you only ever took one piece of advice from me for the rest of your life, get involved with this because it's beyond brilliant – seriously (I mean it).
With love and the chi of pure magnificence transmitted psychically to give you an unexpected boost, Brother Barefoot of a crazed but fundamentally beautiful humanity