Taichi Form Sequence

Beginning by Standing in Mountain Pose in Tai Chi Stance, arms away from body, shoulders relaxed, palms facing downwards)

Raising the Chi (both arms rise)

Grounding the Chi (same movement with elbows sinking back)

Yin rises (left hand rises)

Turn the waist towards the right, turn it back to the left, empty the right leg and fill the left, step out to the right…

Wave hands like clouds 3 times

On final cloud, empty the left leg and fill the right, step out to the left and once again…

Wave hands like clouds

On final cloud, empty the right leg and fill the left, turning towards the right, step out and reach out to…

Capture the Ocean Wave and then set it free – 3 times in all After third wave, empty left leg and fill the right, turn towards the left, step out, reach out and…

Capture the Ocean Wave and set it free 3 more times

After final wave, left hand stays where it is, the right hand then…

Dips into the Ocean, then rises up as the waist turns back towards the left where the hands come more or less together (palms facing each other) as if holding a ball

Turn the waist back towards the right hand side pulling the right hand away (left stays where it is) and…

Touches the Horizon as the right leg extends outwards

The right leg then comes inwards, as both arms fold back into the heart centre, creating a…

Lotus Flower

Both arms extend outwards (palms facing upwards) and the right leg extends outwards also…

Palms then face downwards as if…

Settling on the Earth, then left hand stays where it is with palm facing upwards and right arm and hand rises creating a circle as it comes down ( palm facing downwards) nearly on top of the left hand, and you are left holding…

The Tai Chi Ball

Finish by (palms facing upwards…)

Gathering the Chi Energy (both arms rise and more or less meet above the head forming a triangle…

Bringing the Energy Down (to ground – to the tummy where it is breathed in once again and stored) and then repeat

Closing sequence…

Gather the Chi Energy once again – hands meet this time in the Prayer Position Connecting with Starlight…

Bring the Energy Down through the Crown Centre, Third Eye, Throat Centre, Heart Centre (bowing), Solar Plexus, Dan Tien and Base Centre, finishing once again, standing in Mountain Pose

 

 

Infinite Tai Chi form…
Being able to express through movement on the outside, the creativity and ‘beauty’ of that which is truly there within…