Occasionally practice your Tai Chi form focusing only on your supporting foot or feet connecting deep into the earth as you move from posture to posture to get a sense of being grounded.
I train at least six times a week for about 1.5 hours per day and I consistently achieve my targeted sessions. But some times when I’m whizzing around running Aged Care Chair Chi or BJ Seminars International (with Sue James) workshops either here in Melbourne, interstate and/or overseas it’s impossible to achieve my targets. However […]
It wasn’t easy but I’ve managed to slow my breathing rate down while practicing the embrace the tree stance. I now breathe at a rate of 1 breath per 4 seconds which works at to about 540 breaths for my current 36 minute 30 second stance. Earlier I was breathing at about 1 breath per […]
“In Taiji the root comes becomes we cultivate mental sinking. You always send awareness into the ground through the feet then you should have the root we develop in Taiji”. Wee Kee Jin
Here’s a handy tip for beginners who practise a Tai Chi form. By the way, the term ‘square’ refers to the stop start method of learning a Tai Chi form. Whenever you are in an upright posture, as you move throughout the form, imagine you are sitting on a high chair (feet flat on the […]