Friday, May 13, 2016

Tai Chi Qigong Shibashi, Movement No. 9


Push the Palms

9. Twisting Waist & Pushing Hands, Pushing the Palms


Draw palms to the waist, facing upwards

Push to left:
turn right palm facing forwards
turn body from waist toward left
breathe out
push right hand to left at 45 degree and up to chest level

Return to center:
turn right palm facing upwards
turn body from waist back to center
breathe in
draw right hand to waist at right side

Push to right:
turn left palm facing forwards
turn body from waist toward right
breathe out
push left hand to right at 45 degree and up to chest level

Return to center:
turn left palm facing upwards
turn body from waist back to center
breathe in
draw left hand to waist at left side


Health Benefits:
  • Good for the spleen.
  • Improves hand coordination.
  • Good for the spine from the sacral joints and lumbar region right up to the cervical spine.