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Chi Kung
the art of breathing: the fundamental basis of tai chi

Mirror Excersise

This is an excersise that is essentially a set of four postures that repeat themselves, and are then performed in mirror. Perform one side - swap full/empty foot/front arm and perform other side. Breathing should be slow and in (yin) for inwards movements, out (yang) for outward movements. Repeat excersise as many times as you wish.

 

'regular side'
 
'other side'
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Moves 1 & 8 (9 & 16)
Cross Hands One foot is 'empty' The corresponding arm i.e. left & left or right & right is furthermost from chest. Perform one side - swap full/empty foot/front arm and perform other side. The grounded foot is FULL
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Moves 2 & 7(10 & 15)
Monkey Posture taken from the Pa Kua Circle Walking. One foot is empty and raised. Palms flattened face upwards. )
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Moves 3 & 6(11 & 14)
sutra
Child at the Feet of Buddha Palms together in gratitude: "Gassho"
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Moves 4/5(12/13)
Slant Yoga style balance and stretch exercise.
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This is an excersise that is essentially a set of four postures that repeat themselves, and are then performed in mirror.

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