Tai Chi 8 movements

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crossing hands

Movement 8 – Crossing Hands

Video Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 8 – Crossing Hands Instruction Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 8 – Crossing Hands 1. Turn the right foot in a bit more until the outer side of the foot points straight forward. Shift your weight to the right, taking back the […]

Opening up

Movement 7 – Opening up

Video Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 7 – Opening up Instruction Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 7 – Opening up 1. Shift your weight to the left; the hands remain at the same spot. 2. Releasing/letting go: The hands rotate slightly outwards, led by the pinky fingers. The […]

push

Movement 6 – Push

Video Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 6 – Push Instruction Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 6 – Push 1. Transition: Shift your weight to the left. The arms are stretched passively while doing so. Additionally, the hands move slightly to the sides; the palms are facing downwards. 2. […]

Movement 5 – Press

Video Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 5 – Press Instruction Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 5 – Press 1. Shift your weight to the right toward 50/50; at the same time the hands rise. 2. Shift your weight further to the right (80/20), while your torso rotates to […]

Movement 4 – Pull

Video Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 4 – Pull Instruction Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 4 –  Pull 1.Using solely the hip joint, turn the torso slightly to the right; as a consequence, the hands point into the diagonal. 2. Shift your weight to the left. First 50/50, […]

Tai Chi at home

Movement 2 – Ward Off Left

  Video Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 2 – Ward Off Left Instruction Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 2 –  Ward Off Left 1.Shift your weight (100 percent) into the left foot. Releasing/letting go: The hands rotate slightly outwards, led by the pinky fingers. 2. Activating: Simultaneously, move […]

bow stance

The bow stance

The bow stance is the basic positioning the feet in the 8 form. The easy way into the bow stance The feet are parallel and about hip width apart form each other, so that hips, knees and foot joints are in a straight line, seen form above. Now we turn […]

Beginning

Movement 1 – Beginning

Beginning (Engaging the Qi)   Video “Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 1 – Beginning” Instruction Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 1 – Beginning 1. releasing/letting go: During the preparation, the hands rotate slightly outwards, led by the pinky fingers 2. Activating: Straightening up, the hands flow upwards – […]

Tai chi 8 movements

Tai chi 8 movements

The Tai Chi 8 movements is a form created by Nils Klug for his students. Its aim is to enable home training of the different aspects of the Tai Chi form (Yang Style 60 movements) over a longer period of time. The students, long-time students as well as beginners, may […]

Tai Chi at home

Tai Chi at home

Tai Chi at home? Is it possible to learn Tai Chi online and train at home? It may not be the first choice for all of us, but sometimes – and for some people – it may be the only way. So, why not at least give it a try?Join […]