It's been a long time since "Seasons in the Sun" became a monster hit for Canadian Terry Jacks, but the syrupy 1974 single is still top dog among all best-sellers issued by Canadian acts. The release spent more than three months on the U.S. charts and more than four months on the charts in Jacks' native country. Its accumulated sales topped more than 11 million copies. Jacks, who moved on to producing for artists such as the Beach Boys, Nana Mouskouri, DOA, and Chilliwack, reaped the good life from the monster hit's royalties, which he acknowledged by naming his power boat Seasons in the Sun. Royalties also spill in from "Which Way You Goin' Billy?" He and former wife Susan Pesklevits recorded the song under the name the Poppy Family in 1969.
The characteristics of Xingyi Qi Qiang (Rare Spear): Qi Qiang is one of the excellent Wushu weapon routines, which was introduced to Tangshan from Sun Shi Men (Sun-style Wushu School) in Baoding, Hebei. Its theory is similar with Xingyi Quan, also called Xingyi Zhuan Huan Qi Qiang. When practicing, you need to stick the spear to the body, with neat movement, and entire strength, many changes. The routine is continual, the spear technique is changing all the time. Move with the spirit, energy and strength together, very fearfully. Turn over up and down, straightly come and go. Twine, grab, snap, hook, chop, parry, smash, cover, drill, wrap, stir, and prick, fearful techniques. Practice frequently, it can strengthen your Kungfu.
Yoga's "sun salutations" are among the most refined and effective movement meditations for health and well-being ever created. Originally practiced to connect to the sun's vitalitythis precise combination of forward bends, backbends, and inversions awakens the breath and promotes circulation and inner balance through the flow of prana shaktiour creative life force.