This course will show how the energy of the I-Ching’s mountain trigram manifests while walking the circle. Including a strong emphasis on the spirals that generate movements powerfully and rapidly alternating between tightening down almost to a point and instantly expanding to a full blown movement. It also forms the basis for many of bagua’s kicks and foot throws.
From previous trainings it moves forward expanding the fundamental internal method of inside and outside combine. As well as further developing the lower tantien, legs, feet and etheric root of the body.
Movement is stillness, Stillness is movement. This is a basic principle of Taoist meditation. This palm change emphasizes ways to achieve this lofty goal. Medatative Stillness along the contintuum both while doing he palm change and especially at the very end of the movement, where the mind must remain in a stable meditative state as still as a mountain while the body undergoes massive and sudden escalations in speed.
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I recently returned from a three week instructor training in a chi gung practice called “Gods Playing in the Clouds”. This intensive was held at Menlo College near San Francisco and I’d like to share some details about my experience.