Seated Tai Chi
This is a very traditional taoist practice for health and longevity. It is said that it prevents one hundred diseases. What that means is that it can prevent all diseases.
It is recommended that you to this practice every day and do it 108 times. If you can do it for one hundred days without stopping you will feel vitality and health coming back to you.
The first series that appears in the video is the slow version. You need to do each series 9 times. Between each set you always slap or massage your kidneys and knees.
The second series has 36 movements that need to be done without stopping.
You can do the first series 8 times (8 x 9 =72) and then one time the second series (36). It will take 15 minutes and you will have done the movements 108 times.
But if it is too much you can start doing the first series 4 times; the first series plus the second series. In this case you will have completed it 72 times.
If you need to do less, do so, always fee your body and never have it reach the point of pain. Always stop before you feel pain. You do not need to touch your toes. If you feel pain in your back, you can sit on a little pillow while doing the movements.
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1. Stretch tiptoe. You have to feel the whole length of your leg.
2. Pull shoulders and wrists backwards.
3. Stretch chin upwards.
4. Line up the head to the core and stretch arms upwards to the top of the fingers.
5. Cross hands, palms up. Retract low belly up, pulling internal organs upwards too.
6. Return to aligned position. Spread your hands and pull tiptoe upwards to stretch the back of the leg.
7. Stretch the core to the feet, keeping back straight.
8. Bend the core and try to swing the head to the knees. (Or if you can touch your head to the knees, do so, but do not force it.)
9. Slap the sacral region and massage it, also the kidneys.
10. Slap the knees and massage them.
Objective is to not force the body in any exercise.