Taijiquan Basics

Students will build the necessary foundation for Taijiquan practice with drills including spine waving, Taiji Qigong, soft body exercises, stances, basic footwork, and coiling skills. Although seemingly simple in nature, the development of these skills is a lifelong process.

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Learn to:

  • Develop body awareness

  • Improve balance & root

  • Improve Qi circulation

  • Develop listening jing & sensitivity

  • Relieve stress & tension

  • and more!

Level

Beginner

Duration

42 minutes

Suggested for

Martial Arts

or Health

Pricing

Free!

Curriculum

Spine Wave | 2 videos (Total 6 min)


“Once in motion, every part of the body is light and agile and must be threaded together.” -Taijiquan Classics The spine wave is the foundation to our training. Whether we train for health or martial arts, we learn to move each section of the spine to improve Qi circulation and manifest power. Spine Wave | 03:54 Sitting Spine Wave | 02:15




Upper Body | 2 videos (Total 11 min)


Single Arm Flow | 03:54 Single Arm Circles | 06:55




Torso | 3 videos (Total 8 min)


Chest Movement | 01:37 Coiling | 03:32 Coiling with Sealing & Plucking | 02:20




Lower Body | 5 videos (Total 17 min)


Taiji Stances | 05:06 Balance Drills (Part 1) | 03:01 Balance Drills (Part 2) | 02:39 Balance Drills (Part 3) | 02:27 Taiji Walk | 03:07





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