It’s on again, our friendly Push Hands in the park session. Here are the details: Sunday, 30 June 10.00am-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 […]
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When I’m practicing Tai Chi or Chair Chi exercises I sometimes use a visualisation technique to make sure my body is correctly aligned. For example, if I’m in the preparation stance in Tai Chi and about to commence the form I imagine there’s a straight line from the BaiHui point (middle of the skull) through […]
I was on my way home yesterday after delivering my second Chair Chi workshop for an aged care centre and decided to pop into my local cafe to have a cappuccino. And it was very relaxing. Usually I head home after two workshops, rest for a while, do half an hour of my own Tai […]
When practicing Tai Chi stances make sure the upper body gently lifts from the tan tien and stays in position (don’t collapse).
I have a fixed routine for my Tai Chi training, six days a week, but occasionally I get so busy that I can’t fit everything in. When this occurs I make sure, at the very least, I do my stance training – it’s what I call my ‘compulsory Tai Chi’ training. There are three reasons […]