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

Earth (Khon) posture 10

EARTH (Khon)

This form is the last movement of the ten forms. It represents the Earth and is negative in its nature. This form allows the energy (chi) that has been exercised through other forms to be circulated up and down the spine.


  • Engaging the world with honesty (Tiến thân chân thật)
  • Retreating with no unfinished matters (Thoái thân liễu nghiệp)

Essential points

  • The earth correlates with the first exercise, the Heaven
  • This exercise is very gentle movement, total awareness of body movement
  • The principle of earth is yin or negative polarity

Points of attention

  • Mind focuses at the center point of the imaginary globe between the two hands
  • Back kept straight and vertical throughout the movement
  • Body: slowly move back and forth with head at the same level, not moving up and down. Imagine as if one is sitting on a chair shifting forward and backward.
  • Arms remain relaxed; do not tense up when drawing close to the body.


  1. One famous martial arts teacher Master Yun Yin Sen, starts his day, everyday, without fail, with forty five minutes standing. Before the rest of his training begins. When I had the privilege of getting hands on with him I was able to swing my whole body weight off one of his arms. dahn yoga exercises

  2. And the word "healing" stands for treatment. It is also known as shamanic healing and is an art of transmitting positive energy waves to the person who needs it. It acts on body, mind and spirit which are considered as the unit that must reconcile for good health. It is always suggested to take healing sessions from a licensed and expert spiritual healer.

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