Saturday, August 15, 2009

Tai Chi Update - "Be Relentless"

At the end of Tai Chi class, the instructor spoke to the students about movement. He emphasised the importance of moving from the hip. The class was using too much external arm movement. He told us that we need to place our mind inside so the source of our movement is internal. It takes practice and concentration. He discussed that we should ask our body how certain postures feel. We need to connect our mind with our body. The instructor's parting words to the class were....

"Be Relentless"

Photo courtesy of my sister Kim. Thanks! :)


Jason said...

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Meg said...

I am going to have to remember that and think on it as I'm working on my forms and techniques in class. It makes sense, since it's a martial art, that it requires moving from the hips.
By the way, that's a beautiful photograph and it ties in nicely to your post!

Michele said...

Hi Jason..thanks for visiting.

Meg: I will let my sister know that you liked her photo. It was her assignment for a photography class. Thanks!