Tai Chi for Beginners - 12 Step Continuous Form
Tai Chi Chuan is an internal Chinese martial art that emphasizes balance, relaxation, coordination and looseness. Sifu Gary Wragg, one of the foremost exponents of the Wu Family Style, teaches the fundamental practices of this beautiful and health-promoting art. In this series he introduces both beginners and the more experienced to a range of authentic forms and exercises, supported by an overview of the theory and ancient philosophy that underpin this practice. The syllabus presents a breakdown of each individual form, loosening exercises, meditation and flow with a focus on breathing.
Part 1 introduces the 12-STEP FORM created by Gatekeeper and Grandmaster Wu Kwong Yu, Head of the Wu Family. It offers a breakdown of each movement as well as the full continuous sequence.
Part 1 - 01 - Introduction
Sifu Gary Wragg offers a basic introduction on Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan as one of the main branches of traditional Tai Chi Chuan spanning seven generations
of the Wu Family, practiced worldwide for its numerous health benefits, meditation and self-defense.
Introduction to Fundamental Stances, bas...
Part 1 - 02 - The 12 Step Continuous Form
Demonstration of the complete 12 Step Form as an initial introductory overview of the sequence, for the benefit of beginners to gain an overview prior to practice.
Part 1 - 03 - The Fundamental Stances and 12 Step Form Instruction
Step-by-step instruction of the fundamental stances, including exact positioning of feet, knees, hip, spine, head, arms and hands, to enable good balance and a solid foundation for the postures.
Detailed instruction of the 12 Step Form with a breakdown of each posture and form.
Part 1 - 04 - The 12 Step Form Demonstration
The 12 Step Form for daily mind body practice in order to obtain good health, peace of mind and wellbeing.
Tai Chi for Beginners - Credits