The Essence of Tai Chi in Only 8 Moves

Traditionally, Tai Chi students have begun their training by learning very long sets of moves. The original sets are typically labelled as being 108 moves long. When I first started my Tai Chi training back in 1979, I learned a Yang style 108 move set.

If you include transitions, moves that are repeated in different patterns and the many nuances of the set, it’s really more like 450 moves.

It typically takes students 3 to 4 years just to learn these moves.

A more direct route to the healing.

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