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taiji qigong: postures 1 thru 3


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taiji qigong index - postures 1 -3


 


 

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All the postures to be done at the same time are in small blocks. Each block has a name like transition move and then all the actions for you to do are indented.

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Raising the Arms

overall effect

It looks as though you are gently raising and sinking your body in time with raising and lowering your arms.

taiji qigong move raise the arms
opening position:

raise arms to shoulders:

taiji qigong move raise the arms

return arms to sides:

repeat: raise arms to shoulders thru return arms to sides 8 times


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Opening the Chest

overall effect

It looks like you are hugging a big balloon and then letting it go ....

taiji qigong move opening the chest

raise arms to shoulders:

open arms out:

close arms in:

taiji chi kung move opening the chest

return arms to sides:

repeat: raise arms to shoulders thru return arms to sides 8 times


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Painting a Rainbow

overall effect

Imagine turning your head from side to side as you look at something on your out stretched palm - while trying to cover the crown of your head with your other hand.

taiji qigong move painting the rainbow

raise arms over head:

turn to left:

return to center:

turn to right:

Repeat: turn to left thru turn to right 4 times


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