Taiji Shibashi Classes Archives

These archived recordings of the Taiji Shibashi classes taken from our live (streamed) classes and can also be used as a follow up to the on-demand Taiji Shibashi course.

Waving Hands Like Clouds - from the Advanced Shibashi classes
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These classes are suitable for beginners and intermediate practitioners of Qigong.

The content that is listed for each lesson only overs the exercises practiced during the lesson. It does not include all of the advice and guidance that is given.

Table of Contents

Taiji Shibashi Class
2022.04.19

  • Pushing to the Diagonals (Horse Riding Stance) as a Fire Qigong.
  • Listening to Heart Governor 8 while sinking the Qi.
  • Pushing to the Diagonals (Wuji Stance) as a Fire Qigong and having awareness of the changes in the Qi.
  • Holding a Ball in Front of the Shoulders: Awareness of the increase in Qi (Heart Governor 8) as the sinking increases.
  • The diagonal dynamic.
  • Playing with Waves: Listening to the diagonal substantiality.
  • Spinning Wheels: Listening to the diagonal substantiality.
  • The Flying Dove: Metal. Using Large Intestine as well as Lung.

Taiji Shibashi Class
2022.04.26

  • Reprise of Wuji.
  • The mechanics of Folding and sinking in Wuji stance.
  • Folding and sinking – Holding a Ball in Front of the Shoulders.
  • The mechanics of Folding and sinking in Horse Riding stance.
  • Folding and sinking – Wave Hands Like Clouds.
  • The methods of Folding and sinking in Front stance.
  • Heel/toe method – Playing With Waves.
  • Feet flat method – The Flying Dove.
  • A Kua exercise – The Flying Goose.

Taiji Shibashi Class
2022.05.03

  • Dao Yin warm up exercises.
  • Horse Riding Stance.
  • Wave Hands Like Clouds.
  • Twisting the Waist and Pushing the Palms.
  • The Commencement.
  • Broaden the Chest.
  • Painting Rainbows.
  • Circle the hands to Part the Clouds.
  • Pushing to the Diagonals (as a Secondary Fire Qigong)
  • Rowing a Boat in the Middle of a Lake.
  • Holding a Ball in Front of the Shoulders.
  • Turn to Gaze at the Moon (as a Primary Fire Qigong).
  • Playing with Waves.

Taiji Shibashi Class
2022.05.10

  • Q&A regarding seated Qigong.
  • Wuji: Folding, sinking (Qi) & rooting (weight).
  • Pushing to the Diagonals (as a Metal Qigong).
  • Pushing to the Diagonals (as a Secondary Fire Qigong).
  • Comparing the qualities of the Qi you have been working with.
  • The Flying Dove (working with Lung meridian).
  • The Flying Dove (working with Lung & Large Intestine meridian).
  • The Commencement.

Taiji Shibashi Class
2022.05.17

  • Focus on the meridians and points
  • Commencement – Water
  • Broaden the Chest – Lu, then Lu & LI
  • Painting Rainbows – importance of proper posture
  • Circle the Hands – Ht 1 to 9, then Ht & SI 1 to 19
  • Pushing to the Diagonal – Metal, then Secondary Fire
  • Rowing a Boat – Water, then Metal (LI Shu points)
  • Holding a Ball in Front of the Shoulder – Secondary Fire

Taiji Shibashi Class
2022.05.31

  • Dao Yin exercises.
  • Using particular Qigong to balance the Five Elements.
  • Using the Nurturing Cycle.
  • Primary Fire: Turn to Gaze at the Moon.
  • Secondary Fire: Turn to Gaze at the Moon.
  • Earth: Twisting the Waist and Pushing the Palms.
  • Metal:The Flying Dove.
  • Raising the Shen and sinking the Qi.
  • Water: The Commencement.
  • Wood: Painting Rainbows.
  • Using the breath as part of any Qigong.

Taiji Shibashi Class
2022.06.07

Using the Controlling Cycle to balance the Five Elements.

  • Primary Fire: Circle the Arms to Part the Clouds.
  • Secondary Fire: Turn to Gaze at the Moon.
  • Metal: Broadening the Chest.
  • Wood: Painting Rainbows.
  • Earth: Waving Hands Like Clouds.
  • Water: Scooping From the Sea to View the Sky.