Yin Yang philosophy, the foundation of Tai Chi Chuan, can be difficult for beginners to grasp so here’s a very simple exercise I teach to help people feel this concept called Yin Yang.
Here’s an easy exercise to do so you can get an understanding of the importance of opposites (Yin Yang) in Tai Chi.
Stand with your feet about shoulder apart
Arms beside your body
Raise you arms out in front of you to about shoulder high
Bend your elbows so you arms move towards your body
Lower your arms to […]
A couple of days ago I ran another Chair Chi session for an aged care center and the residents ages ranged from 90 to 103 years-old. That’s over 1543 years of age!
What an amazing experience. It certainly reaffirmed my belief that age is not a barrier to practicing Chi exercises that can help calm and […]
Well, I’ve done it again.
I’ve put another staff member to sleep who was watching a Chair Chi session I ran for an aged care center today.
As I was working with a group of elderly residents I noticed the staff member sitting nearby start to drift off to sleep. He was watching the gentle hypnotic Chi […]
A little while ago I was in Shepparton for a holiday. On one of the sunny days, Sue and I decided to veg out beside the lake so we set up our picnic table, chairs, lunch and just kicked back and watch the world go by.
After a while I got itchy Tai Chi feet and […]