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8 Form Tai Chi | Yang Style | Follow Me Mirror Version | 八式太极拳

This slow easy to follow ‘follow me’ version of the Eight Form Tai Chi is perfect for beginners or those looking for a short daily practice of Tai Chi. I am your mirror for this practice, so we move together in the same direction throughout the practice. Yang Style benefits health, vitality and immunity and is a gentle flowing exercise suitable for all ages and abilities.

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Movements for the 8 Form Tai Chi :

0:00 : Opening Form : 起式
0:12 : Reverse reeling forearms (Repulse Monkey) : 倒卷肱
0:32 : Brush knee push : 左、右搂膝拗步
1:00 : Part the wild horse’s mane : 左、右野马分鬃
1:18 : Wave hands like clouds : 云手
1:44 : Rooster stands on one leg : 左、右金鸡独立
2:04 : Kick with Heel : 右、左蹬脚
2:25 : Grasp the Peacock’s Tail : 右、左揽雀尾
3:18 : Cross Hands : 十字手
3:33 : Closing Form : 收式

🌟 Benefits of Tai Chi & Qigong:

  • Improves co-ordination as you learn to bring Mind, Body and Breath together in to a rhythmic dance of hands, waist and feet
  • Relieves stress and insomnia – helping the mind calm after a busy day and moving the mind into a more restful place to initiate sleep
  • Strengthens and increases flexibility of the core, shoulder and leg muscles
  • Relieve tension in the neck and shoulders and increases mobility Online