Avoid collapsing your knees inwardly or rolling your feet outwardly when practicing Tai Chi stances
Practice your self defence applications with your arms beside your body – not just in a 7 stars (on guard) position.
The other day I rolled out of bed at 5.50 am (my regular resurrection for a week day), showered and dressed and then slowly walked to my living room to practice my 20 minute standing practice called ’embrace the tree posture’. During that walk I heard voices in my head: “Do it later” “I’m too […]
Regulate your breathing – slow, smooth and deep – during your Tai Chi practice.
When I first learned Tai Chi it was taught the ‘square’ way – stopping and starting at various points. Very mechanical, without circles. Once I learned the Wu Style Tai Chi form the next step was to round it out i.e. make it more circular and continous. One method that helps me to round out […]