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 tired”
“I can’t be […]
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 the form is […]