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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, […]

Ward Off Right

Movement 3 – Ward Off Right

Video Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 3 – Ward Off Right Instruction Tai Chi 8 Movements – Posture 3 –  Ward Off Right 1.Transition: shift your entire weight to the left; the right hand moves in front of the left groin, the left hand in front of the left […]

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 – […]