About the SUN-SHEN System

Journaling

The Journaling portion of our System is where you can reach Enlightenment. The Tai-Chi portion is really for full potential. They’re different. A human being can reach their full potential without Enlightenment. I see Tai-Chi people who have immense amounts of ability and mastery, and they have no self-knowledge. And enlightenment to me is when…

It’s not about being Peaceful

The ultimate goal of the SUN SHEN System is not about being calm, peaceful, or in a zen state, unless that’s what you fundamentally desire. Our System is about having enough tools to have understanding about yourself to pursue that which you desire the most. Our System is based upon fulfillment, not abstinence or asceticism….

The State of Undivided Attention

The State of Undivided Attention is when you no longer have suffering in your own body. So that means that your mind is ever clear. It’s no longer caught up in thought. It’s no longer caught up in emotions. When they happen they just pass by. It does not mean that they cannot happen, but…

Raising Your Unconscious

Our System can almost be summarized in this: that the conscious mind and the unconscious get along. They learn to become partners, or a team. It is like the parent and the child. You’ve got to be a great parent so you can raise the child in you. The conscious mind is the parent, the…

A Vision for Our Community

Do not pray for problems to go away. It is so weak. And worse yet, it never works. Pray for such strength that your problem is easy.   If you wish for a community that does not have any problems, you are going to be waiting a long time. It is an ideal not rooted…

Beyond Talent

Tai-Chi is not something you can learn with talent. If you think it is possible, good luck. I will tell you, of all my students, the ones that left too soon were the ones that were talented. When I first started, like most teachers, I liked the people who would get it fast. I have…