The 4 main doors of taiji quan. Front and side view.
BASIC EXERCISES OF TAIJI QUAN:
1. Emphasize coordination between movement and breath.
2. Perform the same combination of exercises typical of the 8 forces taijiquan several times. First to one side and then to the other. Insist on your movements of gentle rotation of the waist and torso with the movements of the hands.
3. Repeat each exercise 5 to 9 times until we succeed in the upright posture. Depending on your state of health or physical strength. Increase the exercises little by little.
Combine gentle breathing with coordinated movement, moving your body weight gently to each side.