One of the things I enjoy about teaching Tai Chi private lessons is the opportunity to create a specific program for a client.

There’s no point in running a standard Tai Chi lesson for a private client; they can get that at any Tai Chi class which is much cheaper than the professional fee I charge.

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Tai Chi Tip #68

April 1, 2014

Posture: Keep the lower legs vertical when practicing Chair Chi exercises.

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March: Tai Chi Push Hands in the Park

March 25, 2014

Another Push Hands session coming up.
Sunday – March 30
10.00 am – 12 noon
Fawkner Park – South Yarra (Armadale Road entrance), Melbourne, Australia
Friendly, non-competitive push hands (tui shou) practice and play for anyone – old, young, beginners, masters
Team up with someone and discuss what you’d like to do – and what you’d not like to do!
Ten [...]

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Tai Chi: 2 Key Tips for Correct Stance Work

March 18, 2014

Here are a couple of Tai Chi tips on stance work that will help you avoid knee and ankle problems.
1. Make sure your knees don’t collapse inwardly
2. Avoid rolling your feet outwardly
These two common faults occur because of tiredness and lack of concentration. And also when a Tai Chi practitioner, particularly a beginner, adjust their [...]

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2014: Chi Up and Running

March 4, 2014

It’s been a very busy start to the year and this is my first chance to write a post. From here on in I’ll start writing on a regular basis.
So what’s been happening?
Well, I’m booked out for the year for Chair Chi workshops for aged care centres which is great as I really enjoy working [...]

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2013: Chi Reflections

December 24, 2013

Well, it’s been a very busy year and this blog post is larger than usual, as I wrap up the year to fill you in on what’s been happening in my personal training and professional job as a Tai Chi teacher.
Personal Chi
This year I’ve managed to keep consistently to my training schedule of 90 minutes [...]

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Quote: Chris Bennett

December 19, 2013

I haven’t got the time to learn the ‘secrets’ of Tai Chi; I’m too busy practicing the basics.

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Tai Chi: How to Protect Your Knees

December 12, 2013

In this short clip Bruce Frantzis talks about how to protect your knees in Tai Chi.
His tips cover:

Height of stance
Width of stance
Push hands

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Chair Chi: Always Energised

December 9, 2013

I deliver a lot of Chair Chi sessions for both low care and high care residents in various aged care centres and nursing homes – sometimes as many as 9 sessions in a week.
And I do get tired at times running around to different locations and producing the energy required to make a session enjoyable [...]

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