Welcome! This online course aims at giving you a good understanding of how to do tai chi to improve your health and quality of life. Please remember to consult your primary healthcare provider before conducting any rigorous exercise program.
Tai chi, also known as Tai Ji, means supreme ultimate. It means to take ourselves back to a relaxed state, to take your mind and body to the supreme ultimate of the universe. Tai chi chuan (or TaiJi Quan in Mandarin) means supreme ultimate fist, which refers to the martial arts self defense side of tai chi. It is actually considered to be one of the strongest kung fu martial arts.
In movements you will notice small subtleties such as movement with stillness, hardness with softness, empty and solid positions. It’s through recognition of opposites and how they interact that gives us a basis for how you learn. Don’t worry, you will be able learn this and use this anytime, for the rest of your life.
©2023 CSJ Acupuncture – Beginner Tai Chi Online Course
What Will You Learn?
- Basic Yang Style Tai Chi Principles
- Breathing Principles
- Movement Principles
- Where does the mind go?
The Entire Form, From Start to Finish (START HERE!!!!)
Entire Form Example 105:55
Entire 16 Form – Example 200:00
All Basic Movements Explained and Broken Down
Wave Hands Like Clouds00:26
Brush the Knee Left00:08
Transition brush the knee – left to right00:00
Brush the knee right side00:08
Transition to brushing horses mane00:10
Brushing The Horses Mane – Left00:09
Transition brush mane – left to right00:09
Brushing The Horses Mane Right00:08
Ward Off, Press, Roll Back – Left00:30
Transition to Ward Off Right00:37
Ward off Press – Right00:37
Snake Creeps Down – Left00:07
Rooster Stand – Left00:13
Transition to Single Whip Right00:10
Single Whip – Right00:10
Snake Creeps Down – Right00:08
Rooster Stance – Right00:13
Brush The Knee – 2nd Time Left00:00
Fend Off and Kick – Right00:25
Fend Off and Kick – Left00:20
Brushing The Knee 3rd Time – Left00:08
Transition to Closing00:15
Transition to single whip right00:07
Printables and Handouts
Introduction into Tai Chi Handout00:00