In between Chair Chi workshops I dropped into Fountain Gate shopping centre to have a cappucchino. I drove into the car park, got out and opened my car boot to get a book to read during my break. As I lifted the door up I realised I was double weighted. My weight was on my […]
Archives for March 2013
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 a short clip of Bruce Frantzis talking about the 7 key principles of Tai Chi Push Hands. Very interesting and below is a summary of the points he makes. 1. Constant contact 2. Always shifting your weight back and forth 3. Don’t use muscular strength
Know yourself. Do your best. Make a little progress everyday. Don’t overdo it.
I was going through my notes on the Chair Chi sessions I’ve run for residents in aged care centres here in Melbourne (outer eastern suburbs) and discovered some interesting statistics. First session: August 2012 Total sessions: 72 (includes 3 presentations) Aged care centres: 20 Oldest resident: 104 (almost 105) Oldest group: 1543 years (1 x […]