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Tai Chi Essentials: Tai Chi Movements

Next in Tai Chi Essentials: Read about exercises or warm ups to help your tai chi practice.

Each tai chi form consists of a series of movements. As a beginner, you'll be first be faced with learning these movements, and correctly positioning your hands and arms while maintaining proper body alignments.

Each tai chi movement has a function or application--typically a fighting application. Its useful to know about these applications even when focusing on tai chi for health gains.

Its also important to be aware of the energy flow in the movements.

Click here to read more about individual tai chi movements.