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Sifu Dale Guadagna

About Sifu Dale Guadagna

Dale Guadagna began his Tai Chi journey in 1998. Encountering job-related stress, he joined The Peaceful Dragon to help manage his chronic stress. Seeing how the Chinese Arts of Tai Chi, Qigong, Yoga, and Meditation has helped countless students, including himself, he has devoted his life to teaching these arts. In 2009, with his wife Maricris, they opened Lake Norman Tai Chi Center to serve North Mecklenburg, Iredell, and Cabarrus counties in North Carolina.

More Thanks, Please

As we head into Thanksgiving Week, we will undoubtedly be inundated with the Holiday/Christmas spirit as determined by advertisers and marketers. We will be cajoled, manipulated, and suggested to that we buy more stuff and give it to other people. … Continue reading

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Tai Chi For Entrepreneurs

Chinese Martial Art to enhance your health and well-being, giving you the ultimate edge and a chance at success Entrepreneurs are a special breed. They see opportunity where most people won’t even dare to look. They turn a simple idea … Continue reading

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Busting Family Stress

Keys to Keeping the Family Sane During Stressful Times Our family is going through a stressful period at the moment, especially our daughter. She’s in the third grade, and besides the usual stresses of a typical 9-year old, there are … Continue reading

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How To Gain Confidence With This Simple Tip

Change Your Posture, Change Your Life You’re in the process of interviewing two individuals for a job. Bob and Stacey are both highly qualified. They both graduated with honors and their work experience make them excellent candidates for your Company. … Continue reading

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Master The Fundamentals For A Better Life

How to Get More of What You Desire by Doing More of What You Know Musician: “How do I get to Carnegie Hall?” Cabbie: “Practice, practice, practice.” An old joke for sure, but in that pithy response lies a simple … Continue reading

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March Foods to Sing About

Fruits, Leeks, and Chocolate … Oh My! As Spring begins to make it’s entrance into our daily lives, the cold dampness of Winter still won’t release her icy grip. March has quite a diverse palate for us to celebrate with.

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50 Shades of Gray in the Kitchen

Using the Grayscale to Determine Food Choices Most people think of food as bad or good. Black or white. You’re either eating good (healthy) or bad (unhealthy). If you think of bad foods as black and good foods as white, … Continue reading

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Tai Chi Myth #2: I Can Learn Tai Chi From A Book

Is it a Tai Chi myth or misconception that you can learn how to do Tai Chi Chuan from a book? From the early days of the written word, Tai Chi Chuan Masters have passed on their knowledge to their … Continue reading

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Wu De: Martial Virtue In Modern Society

A Code of Ethics for the Tai Chi Lifestyle When we say “hello” to our co-workers, hold open the door for a stranger, call our Moms, or wave at our neighbors (using ALL our fingers), we are showing Wu-De, or … Continue reading

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What Makes A Champion?

What The NFL Can Teach Us About Being A Champion As I was watching the super NFL finale this past weekend, a game that my daughter refers to as “a bunch of sweaty guys running around with a ball,” I … Continue reading

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