The T'ai Chi Centre

PUSHING HANDS

Various forms of Pushing Hands are taught throughout the syllabus at 'The T'ai Chi Centre'. Pushing hands is the part of T'ai Chi that allows us to work on the principles in relation to another person - it is the foundation of learning to understand and join with energy from sources outside oneself. By letting go of tension and external strength the body gradually learns to soften and yield, the mind follows suit by becoming more open and flexible, we gain insights into ourselves and our relationship to the world.

Pushing hands teaches us about the spirit of connection and different aspects of Yin and Yang - we learn to deal with force by using softness, it is a way of being strong and effective without becoming hard and tense.

Princey and Peter - Single Pushing Hands