An intensive 2-days Seminar took place this month in Portugal, led by Dimitris Tsolakidis.
The purpose was:
to introduce the participants to Tai Chi theory and practice,
to help them experience the harmony, balance and state of well-being which is inextricably linked to this unique art,
to give them simple but powerful tools to relieve anxiety and improve general health,
to provide them with all is needed to begin their journey in the beautiful art of Wu style Tai Chi.
The topics that were covered in the Workshop included:
A set of specially selected exercises to prepare the body and mind for Tai Chi practice, which can also be used as a stand-alone set of gentle workout for general health and rejuvenation.
‘Daoyin Baojian Gong’ Qigong
A beautiful moving Qigong routine characterised by its fluid movement and its beneficial effects on general health and well-being.
‘Wuji' Zhan Zhuang
A fundamental 'Standing Pole’ (non-moving Qigong) exercise for developing strength and stability in the legs and rebuilding correct postural and breathing habits.
The 'Taiji feeling' Qigong set
A beautiful, easy-to-learn taiji/qigong set.
The 6 Movements Form A preparatory form consisting of 6 essential movements of Tai Chi.