What is Tai Chi?
Tai Chi is a Mind / Body wellness art that follows natural movements and principles of nature.
The movements are slow & relaxed with focus, concentration, and breath.
Through daily practice of Tai Chi, one will learn and develop patience, calmness, relaxation, better balance, breathing better, focus, concentration, and overall, well-being.
Tai Chi is the most effective balance and coordination exercise in the world.
Tai Chi 8 Posture Form or 10 Posture Form was created in Bejing, China in1999. This form consist of 8 Postures of Yang Style Tai Chi Chuan plus the opening & Closing Postures.
Tai Chi 8 Form is very popular for its simplicity and it requires little space to play or practice.
Opening Posture (3 Times)
Posture #1. Repulse The Monkey Right then Left;
Posture #2. Brush Knees, Left side, then Right side
Posture #3. Part the Wild Horses Mane, Left side then Right side
Posture #4. Wave Hands Like Clouds, circle Left; then right
Posture #5. Golden Rooster Stands on One Leg, Left & Right
Posture #6. Cross hands and Heel kick, kick right, then kick left
Posture #7. Grasp The Bird's Tail: Ward-off, Rollback, Press, Push right side, then Left side
Posture #8. Cross Hands & Closing form