Zhan Zhuang Standing Meditation
Instructor: Harrison Moretz
Zhan Zhuang, or Standing Post meditation, is one method of cultivating stillness.
Standing is basic training for Qigong as well as internal styles of martial arts.
Standing cultivates qi, develops internal connection, and strengthens the body from within.
Participants will learn several standing postures, the principles of standing practice, and methods of developing internal connections.
Push hands is an important component of the taiji quan system. The practice of push hands helps to rectify the empty hand forms, increase internal strength, develop awareness of self, and cultivate ability to listen to, interpret and transform the force of an opponent. It is through push hands training that one can truly develop the taiji energies.
Instruction to include:
Eight energies and five step
Developing the eight energies in push hands
Moving step push hands
Push hands neigong
Use of silk reeling in push hands
Dalu and variations
Use of the four corners (Cai, Lie Zhou , Kao) in push hands