Integral Tai Chi

Integral Tai Chi (CK10) is a series of exercises, relaxation technique and meditation that combine Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, and meditation into a self-healing system that integrates body, mind and spirit. This comprehensive approach involves a series of 10 body movement postures each designed to increase balance, awareness, endurance, flexibility, flow, concentration, energy and spiritual transformation.

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

butterfly posture 8


The butterfly exercises the brow chakra (chakra 6 or commonly known as the third eye) and it is negative in its nature. The butterfly resides in a garden full of flowers, representing the spiritual universe that only has truth and beauty. Practicing this form allows one to see the spiritual world inside ourselves.


  • Expose the blind spots (Phơi trần điểm mù)
  • Let go of biases (Buông xả chấp truớc)
  • Widen one's view (Mở rộng tầm nhìn)
  • Change one's paradigm (Đổi vũ trụ quan)

Essential points

  • The earthy desires and spiritual freedom represent the image of the butterfly (small body and large wings)
  • Strongest point is where the body and wings connected.

Points of attention

  1. Balancing position: Neck must be aligned with the back, eyes looking down on the ground
  2. Folding position: Arms should form a straight line parallel to the shoulders, not slanting backward


  1. It is well known that the armed forces have used the stress position to interrogate prisoners the idea is to inflict pain without leaving any damage or visible marks. In Taichi training the some of the same principles are applied. Standing post means assuming something like a stress position; knees bent, back straight, not straight casual but vertical bolt upright. shim sung information

  2. It needs to be recognized as complementary to the traditional remedies. Suppose you are unwell and getting treatment from a traditional doctor. However, if you are simultaneously receiving this healing method with your traditional medication then it will complement your treatment and the two will work together to cure you better.

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