Volume 12 Issue 1
January 1-7, 2004

On Our Cover
Princess Hyacinth, by Alphonse Mucha,
1911, here pointing the way to Main Street’s Indulgence Day (see January 3, 8 Days a Week — no doubt perfected her form imitating herons at tai chi.)

Why Herons Do Tai Chi
In your new year’s quest for fitness, you might want to join the herons, who tai chi, qigong and yoga practitioners imitate in rituals of balance and form. by Maureen Miller