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 […]
Avoid collapsing your knees inwardly or rolling your feet outwardly when practicing Tai Chi stances
I’ve finally achieved my target of holding the ’embrace the tree’ stance for 20 minutes and it feels great. It’s taken 20 weeks but I did it. Even my knees haven’t protested too much which is a blessing. I was concerned at the start that my knees would react in a negative way as they […]
It’s taken sixteen weeks but I’ve gradually built up my standing ’embrace the tree posture’ to sixteen minutes. And I haven’t had any major problems with my knees reacting against the stance. Apart from some minor soreness, the knees feel fine. In the past I’ve tried to work through pain and practice lower stances which […]
Stances – Avoid rolling your hips forward.