In between Chair Chi workshops I dropped into Fountain Gate shopping centre to have a cappucchino. I drove into the car park, got out and opened my car boot to get a book to read during my break. As I lifted the door up I realised I was double weighted. My weight was on my […]
Yin Yang philosophy, the foundation of Tai Chi Chuan, can be difficult for beginners to grasp so here’s a very simple exercise I teach to help people feel this concept called Yin Yang.
Here’s an easy exercise to do so you can get an understanding of the importance of opposites (Yin Yang) in Tai Chi. Step One Stand with your feet about shoulder apart Arms beside your body Relax Raise you arms out in front of you to about shoulder high Bend your elbows so you arms move […]
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 […]
I stumbled upon Tai Chi many years ago when a friend of mine suggested I give it a go. After my first lesson I was hooked for life. It’s a fascinating journey which still continues because there are still higher mountains to climb in learning and teaching Tai Chi. I don’t think I will ever […]