Footwork is an essential element to your tai chi practice and it is worthwhile practicing the lower body movements without worrying about the hands and the upper body. When combined with the breath, it becomes a very powerful and grounding qigong exercise.
As well as improving your tai chi form, this footwork exercise will help to improve balance, increase strength throughout the lower body in the muscles, tendons and ligaments, improve the condition of the joints – can help prevent injury and deterioration.
PLEASE NOTE – If you have balance issues – please ensure you follow the assisted footwork video with the chair – safety is paramount and always be cautious. It is wise to seek the advice of a medical professional before starting a new exercise routine.
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