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Richard Siwiak

 

Richard Siwiak

Richard leads us through Autumn into Winter , playing in the mud and dancing with the leaves:

Find earth and return to centre.
Touch the earth, Rest on the earth and
Release into Sky and Greet the Heavens.

Playing the legs, we’ll use parts of tai chi form to enrich our connection to below and above:

Brush knee spear hand -har
Golden needle- ho
Fan through back- ha
Fair lady works shuttles / the four corners (blowing in the wind)
Fair lady and fan through back scribbles
Earth – The middle place; After out, Before in, making friends with empty….

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Richard Siwiak

 

As Spring is well and truly upon us, Richard focusses on the rising energy of Spring and, in particular, managing this energy with the hands

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Richard Siwiak

 

As we move into the Winter months, Richard focusses on the transition to Earth and celebrates the thinning of the veil between our world and the spiritual world.  He very much focusses on the space around us, in which he plays the tai chi, as he takes us through the exercises.

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Richard Siwiak

 

Richard invites us to look at the Tai Chi Ruler and the focus this brings to our Tai chi practice.

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Richard Siwiak

 

Richard invites us to approach some familiar movements in a range of different ways, emphasising the importance of breath and sound.  He also demonstrates how the Short Form can be undertaken from a stationary standing or sitting position – a practice which might be very helpful to students with limited mobility.

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Richard Siwiak

 

Richard encourages us to explore, play, soften and awaken as he guides us through preparation exercises, Wei Chi, Tian Xiao and movements from the Short and Long Form.  Each set of movements can be approached as a joyful journey of discovery.

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