Tai Chi certainly has a a smorgasbord of meditative and active movements. After 25 years of learning, practicing and teaching Tai Chi I still find it intriguing and fun. The variety of dishes Tai Chi serves up includes;
Six days a week I practice my ’embrace the tree’ posture for 20 minutes and as soon as I finish I always feel I’ve achieved something worthwhile. From Monday to Friday I start practicing at 6.30am and on a Saturday, practice a bit later in the morning.
I’ve been going to the free Push Hands in the park sessions for over 12 months now and pushed hands with many players; from beginner level to very experienced players. And it’s fascinating to experience and observe the many different styles of Push Hands. Here are some of my observations;
I was practising my ’embrace the tree’ posture the other morning and wasn’t sure if my knees were behind my toes or over them. I looked in the mirror but I still could not determine whether I was practising correctly; the knees should be just behind the toes otherwise you will strain your knees.
The Good I had a very enjoyable day last week running our Pozitive Kidz are happy kidz workshops for grade 3-6 students at Montmorency South Primary School. It would have to be one of the friendliest schools I have been to in my ten years delivering student workshops and programs for primary and secondary schools. […]