Taiji Qigong Part II
Taught by: Joe Hing Kwok Chu
Recorded by Vera Eby
EAGLE SPREADING HIS WINGS
Legs apart in
riding horse stance. Arms are at sides
outstretched but loose, almost at shoulder height. Right arm arcs
upwards, above the head, in a semi-circle; left arm arcs down, with palm
also in a semi-circle, in front of the abdomen, as body tilts to right.
Reverse, with left arm up and right arm down.
2. FIERCE TIGER STRETCHING HIS TENDONS
Hands are at
chest with palms facing chest, then moving
away from body, down at sides with hands open, and outstretched, as in
3. GREEN DRAGON TURNING HIS HEAD
Hands are at
sides, about six inches from each side.
Twist to the right with the head turning to look down. The left
heel will lift
up. Then reverse and twist to the left.
4. MUD SWALLOW TOUCHING THE WATER
outstretched on each side. Move the hands
forward to form semi-circles; the hands move up, forward, and down with
5. JADE LADY PRESENTING TREASURES
hands outstretched, elbows down and hands at chin
level, move the left foot forward. Then raise the hands in front
the face at forehead level, turning the palms toward the face and
the hands down, as if to "wash" the face. Switch feet and repeat
6. EFFICACIOUS CAT CATCHING THE MICE
apart in the rider's stance. Begin with hands in
front of lower abdomen, one crossed over the other. Then,
bring an arm up
and forward to the front as in the crawl stroke, but stopping each
in front of the body rather than carrying through.
Continue with the
other arm as if doing the crawl stroke. In the
meantime, follow the
movement of each hand with the eyes.
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