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12th position: Pushing the Waves

This Tai Chi Kung position harmonizes the balance of complementary opposites push and pull.
 
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Description Prepare the starting position. Arms raised to chest height, palms facing forward. Stretch your right leg in front with toes up. Your body rests on the left leg. From this position, push your hands forward (like pushing a wave). Simultaneously, change your balance point from left leg to right leg. Exhale On pushing movement. Then remove your arms to your chest with palms down. Change your balance point from right to left leg. Inhale on this movement. Repeat this cycle 6 times. Then, change the leg of movement. Stretch your left leg in front with toes up. Again, repeat this cycle 6 times. Then return to starting position. Test your position with the following pictures (note: to watch in best resolution, click on them).
12th position: Pushing the Waves
12th position: Pushing the Waves
  Back position (start the inhalation)
Back position (start the inhalation)
  Forward position (start the exhalation)
Forward position (start the exhalation)