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Discovery Green in Houston.It’s Saturday morning at Discovery Green, and three dozen of us are moving in unison, trying to follow tai chi instructor Li Fu’s cues to “pull energy” up from the well-watered lawn. The hum of downtown construction does not pierce our focused bubble, one that includes young couples with children, Army veterans, and a woman from Katy who comes every weekend for both the free tai chi and the yoga class before it. With the skyscrapers of the world’s powerful energy companies hovering above, this diverse group is gamely following Li Fu’s cues to move a very different kind of energy, what Chinese martial arts practitioners call chi. And judging by the amused smiles of passersby, it looks as fun as it feels.Houston, we have…

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