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Exploring stillness

Exploring stillness

John Matthew Upledger, CEO of Upledger Institute International, reflects on the recently published The Inner Power of Stillness by Alexander Filmer-Lorch, Caroline Barrow and Maggie Gill. We are delighted to share his Foreword to the book in full here. ‘It is...
Staying Balanced

Staying Balanced

This insightful article on Tai Chi and its essential element – balance – was first published in no. 46 edition of  Tai Chi Chuan Magazine. It has also appeared at http://theinternalathlete.wordpress.com. Daniel: ‘When do I learn how to...
Paying Attention: The Power of Perception

Paying Attention: The Power of Perception

We are delighted to share this guest post by Sam Moor, a Tai Chi teacher working in Sussex, England. Although Tai Chi is not an art in which we have commissioned books to date, the ideas and philosophy described in Sam’s writing to a large extent reflect the...

Writing: A labour of love… and a blessing!

Sherry Brourman, Yoga Therapist, Yoga Teacher and Teacher Trainer, Physical Therapist and Author shares her experience of writing for Handspring Publishing. I am deep in a project that is taking years and requiring serious energy and sacrifice.  But this intense...

Clinical study shows Pilates is good for you

Handspring Publishing is delighted to post a guest blog by Tracey Mellor, Pilates Instructor and Studio Owner. We are grateful to Tracey for writing this piece which is full of insight and offers links to more in-depth studies relating to Pilates. Tracey’s own...