The Quiet Fist Updates

Performing Taiji

Performing Taiji
  Last week, I gave myself a bit of a “freak out” moment. Two weeks away from my taiji performance as part of the APAture festival. “Why did I si...

How I Learned to Self-Spa

How I Learned to Self-Spa
In my seven years of Taiji practice, I realized that I have been accumulating my own self-healing practices - what I like to call my own "self-spa"...

Milestones and New Beginnings for The Quiet Fist

Milestones and New Beginnings for The Quiet Fist
I'm laying the groundwork towards my vision as martial artrepreneur. My apparel line isn't going away, but my work is now centering the sharing of ...

Learnings from XiDao's sabbatical

Learnings from XiDao's sabbatical
When I started XiDao, I knew the business be seasonal by design. As a Taiji practitioner, I go through periods of intense practice and stretches of...

Opening the Year of the Pig!

Opening the Year of the Pig!
  Many thanks to everyone for a wonderful debut year of XiDao (what was at first called Respect the Ancient). Starting a business was scary for...