Below are resources for students of the T’ai Chi for Better Balance, T’ai chi for Healthy Aging and T’ai Chi for Healthy Living classes.
Videos of the movements: A page showing a selection of videos showing many of the movements and the “mini-routine”.
The links below are for PDF’s of the individual move descriptions from the standard T’ai Chi for Healthy Aging program.
Wu Chi Position with Diagram (PDF)
1- Wu Chi, Commencement, Hold The Ball (PDF)
2- Part Wild Horse’s Mane (PDF)
3- Single Whip (PDF)
4- Cloud Hands (PDF)
5- Repulse Monkey (PDF)
6- Brush Knee Twist Step (PDF)
7- Fair Lady at the Shuttles (PDF)
8- Grasp the Sparrow’s Tail (PDF)
The links below are for PDF’s of many of the individual move descriptions from additional moves that I have added into the set that we do in class. More descriptions will be added in as I write them.
9- White Crane Spreads Wings (PDF)
10-Double Wind to Ears (PDF)
11- Brush Elbows (PDF)
T’ai Chi Walking
T’ai Chi Walking (PDF)
Preserving Knee Health
Using the Kua – Preserving Knee Health: This is a page I put together to discuss how to protect your knees in T’ai Chi. Knee health is a very important topic, so you will find it worthwhile taking a look at this page.
More resources will be coming soon