She stood there in the middle of the gym, disengaged, as the other fifty grade 5 and 6 students swirled around her. I tried to encourage her to join in with this organised chaos but she wasn’t interested. Her 10-year old body and tense brow indicated she wanted to be elsewhere. I was puzzled. It […]
Inner smile – keep the corners of your mouth up when practicing your Tai Chi – helps avoid tensing your facial muscles or grimacing 🙂
Waist leads the arms – e.g. Tai Chi Grasping the bird’s tail – move your waist & allow your arms to follow – think waist not arms.
Be aware of Yin & Yang in your form – e.g. Left leg forward: Left leg & right arm are Yang – Right leg and left arm are Yin.
When extending your arms – don’t lock your elbow joints – leave some Yin there (slightly bent).