Tai Chi movements are well known for improving balance, flexibility, muscle strengthening, and providing some aerobic conditioning. These simplified Tai Chi movements provide access to some of the benefits of tai chi without requiring a great deal of time to learn a serial form.
- Learn the Movements
- Practice Series
Step 1 Protect the Knees – learn to move safely and not harm the knees.
Step 2 Learn the Movements – Individual Movements:Tai chi start, Open the curtains, Rainbow dance, Swimming (rolling shoulders), Separate the clouds, Row the boat, Lift the ball, Turn and look at the moon, Patty cake, Cloud Hands, Punching / ride horse, Wild flying goose, Turn in a wheel, Wave rolls in, Flying pigeon, Touch the sea, look at the sky, Marching, Tai chi close, Tai Chi Walking
Step 3 Practice – practice the movements in a series
Step 1 Protect the Knees
Step 2 Learn the Individual Movements
Click on the name link to view each video:
Swimming (rolling shoulders)
Tai Chi Walking
Step 3 Practice
Mini Tai Chi Practice Session At the Lake (8 min)
Tai Chi Movements Practice Session At the Lake (12 min)