Parting The Wild Horse’s Mane

Parting The Wild Horse’s Mane is the first posture in the 24 form after Opening The Gate.

parting the wild horses maneHere I have several instructors showing you focus lessons on this one posture; each instructor has valuable information that resonates with different viewers.  Enjoy!

 

After viewing the full 24 form featured on the tai chi beginners main page, start here and work on your Parting The Wild Horse’s Mane posture.   Starting with Andrew Plitt, watch and model along with this video:

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In this video a “scissor motion” is described.  I like the descriptive image of “scissoring” – I think it is helpful when remembering proper form.  Check it out:

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In this next video, I like how she breaks the posture into four easy-to-memorize steps: Ball, Heel, Shift, Back, repeat

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