Yi leads the chi – i.e. mind leads the energy/movement.
Postural Alignment – Imagine a string attached to your head gently pulling you up to the sky – keep knees slightly bent.
When you practice your Tai Chi form imagine you are under water – feel the slight resistence of the water in every movement.
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 🙂