Tai Chi Safety Tips
1. Make sure your body is ready for Tai Chi
Tai chi practice has many health benefits, but it can be strenuous. It is always a good idea to get a check-up or talk to your doctor before you begin any new physical activity.
2. Inform your tai chi teacher of physical limitations
If you have any health issues related to physical activity, always let your tai chi instructor know.
3. Pay attention to body position
Good body structure - posture - is important for
4. Keep your knees on the straight and narrow
Always keep knees aligned with toes. Never twist your knees – keep them straight using only the natural bend of the knee’s hinge joint.
5. Keep knees behind toes
In the 70-30 stance, never extend your front knee beyond the toes.
6. No pain allowed
If you ever experience pain – Stop Immediately! Let your tai chi instructor know and seek medical attention if pain persists.