The Sandhill crane migration draws avid followers every fall, driving miles to see them, then watching, admiring and anticipating. The crane, revered in China for centuries, symbolizes longevity, soaring spirit and health. The Taoists studied and lived with nature. They wanted to be in sync with nature and emulate the natural rhythms and patterns that were the natural flow of life. That philosophy and way of living inspired the creators of Tai Chi movements. The crane is central in so many forms, a beautiful, elegant move that emulates balance, beauty and a profound connection with nature that we can experience each day through Tai Chi. Take a moment today to reflect on or emulate the crane.