Monthly Archives: February 2014

Feeling Peng

Tonight we practiced with our new students in the beginning class an exercise I call “feeling peng.”  One persons stands in a peng posture such as ward off left and another pushes on the first person’s wrist.   It occurred … Continue reading

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Reverse Abdominal Breathing vs. Normal Abdominal Breathing

Normal abdominal breathing (NAB) is a mixture of Yin and Yang elements.  When you inhale, you draw the breath in (Yin), but you gently expand the abdomen (Yang) and gently push down on the Perineium aka Hui Yin or Pelvic … Continue reading

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Normal Abdominal Breathing (NAB)

We covered NAB last evening during the first session of the new series The Inner Structure of Taiji.  When students start Taijiquan or Qigong training, one of the first changes I try to make in their lifestyle is the switch … Continue reading

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