Monday, May 16, 2016

Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi, Movement No. 10


Play with Clouds

10. Playing with Clouds in a Horse Riding Stance


Raise left arm to face level, palm facing body

Drop right hand to waist level, palm facing body

Turn to left:
turn body from waist toward left
breathe in
allow arms to follow turn

Switch positions of your arms:
raise right arm to face level, palm facing body
drop left hand to waist level, palm facing body
keep elbows slightly curved

Turn to right:
breathe out
turn body from waist toward right
allow arms to turn with waist

Switch positions of your arms:
raise left arm to face level, palm facing body
drop right hand to waist level, palm facing body
turn to left again


Health Benefits:

  • Strengthens the lumbar muscles.
  • Improves health and function of internal organs, especially due to massaging them.
  • Good for shoulders.
  • Raises emotional balance.
  • Improves focus.