Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi, Movement No. 17


Step and Bounce a Ball

17.      Stepping and Bouncing a Ball


After finishing Hugging and Swinging the Sun, raise the body and bring arms to sides in the horse-riding stance.

Right bounce up:
 • shift the weight to right foot
 • breathe in
 • raise right arm to chest height
 • raise left knee until parallel with ground
 • bounce with the right hand

Right bounce down:
 • bring down right arm
 • put left toes down then left heel down

Left bounce up:
 • shift the weight to left foot
 • breathe out
 • raise left arm to chest height
• raise right knee until parallel with ground
 • bounce once with left hand

Left bounce down:
 • bring down left arm
 • put right toes down then right heel down

Health Benefits:
·                    Relieves stress and arthritis.
·                    Raises the general feeling of vitality.
·                    Improves coordination and balance.
·                    Legs are strengthened.
·                    Recommended for cerebral vascular diseases.
·                    Removes stress in calf and ankle areas.