Tai Chi Classes Portland ME

Are you confused about the T'ai Chi simple exercise? Don't worry. Here are some advice for your reference.

Westgate Chiropractic Clinic
(207) 874-2225
1385 Congress St
Portland, ME
The Yoga Center
(207) 774-9642
137 Preble St
Portland, ME
Casco Bay Movers Dance Studio
(207) 871-1013
517 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
Bally Total Fitness
(207) 828-9900
275 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
Jacobs Chiropractic Acupuncture
(207) 774-6251
138 Saint John St
Portland, ME
Maine Rock Gym Inc
(207) 780-6370
127 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
Health Coaches Inc
(207) 774-4333
17 Free Street
Portland, ME
Full Circle Synergy School of Tai Chi Chuan
(207) 780-9581
500 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
Maine Rock Gym
(207) 780-6370
127 Marginal Way
Portland, ME
Portland Pilates
(207) 772-8950
49 Dartmouth St
Portland, ME

Inner Balance—T'ai Chi Simple Exercise

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Ground your energy with this simple exercise
As you practice, pay attention to the sensations in your body. Breathe in and out through your nose, and place your tongue on the roof of your mouth.

1. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and hands at your sides. Sink into your stance, tuck your tailbone, and relax your hips, shoulders, and throat. Inhale and raise your hands up to shoulder height as though you are holding an imaginary ball. Exhale slowly.

2. Inhale and expand the ball to shoulder width, feeling your body expand as well. Breathe out as you return the ball to its smaller size. Inhale vitality; exhale negativity.

Open t’ai chi beginning stance

3. Stand with your feet about shoulder-width apart in a relaxed stance, keeping your knees soft, your body weight centered, and your tailbone moving down between your legs. Inhale slowly and deeply while raising your arms to shoulder height, palms facing the floor. Soften your gaze.

keep your body relaxed. . . your mind focused

4. Exhale slowly while lowering your arms and bending your knees. Keep the spine straight and your tailbone slightly tucked. Lower the body until your knees are over the tops of your toes. Your palms, parallel to the floor, should move to the sides of your hips as your knees and elbows bend.

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