Explanation of Sun Style Tai Chi Single Whip. Demonstration of the movement from both sides.
Qigong exercise Pick Up Moon from Sea Bottom. Demonstration and explanation of the movement. Excellent exercise for building leg strength.
Review of the Qigong exercise Pressing the Sky from the Eight brocades. Great exercise for breathing and enhancing circulation through the shoulders.
Tai Chi, Qigong and Self Defense Class Schedule Update. Classes most likely won’t resume until later this year or early next year.
Review of how Tai Chi and Qigong Strengthens the function of your immune system by improving the efficiency of your internal systems and enhancing circulation of the lymphatic system to cleanse you from the inside out.
Review of the methods of Internal and External Martial Arts Training. Demonstration of a couple of techniques using Internal compared to External methods.
Review of the Cane Crossover Warmup. Explanation of how to connect the upper and lower body for a whole body movement.
Review of the ideal Frequency and Duration of Tai Chi and Qigong Practice. Consistent effort over time yields the most benefits.
Class Schedule Update. I took a job with the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department and won’t be teaching any classes this summer. It’s possible that I may teach some classes on a part time basis in the fall. Updates to come.
Review of the Tai Chi Principle of comfortable Range of Motion. Staying in a range of motion that doesn’t create unnecessary tension or discomfort will result in better circulation and flexibility benefits.