Bonsai Chi Daily Exercise Tips & Tricks #2
Gently flex your body
A short gentle whole body, low-impact exercise routine, refreshing and re-energising yourself. You don’t require much room, it can be done standing on the spot or sitting on a chair.
Pop some relaxing music on and allow your mind to relax and calm, enjoying the feeling of moving meditation.
Place your feet shoulder width apart
Relax your arms resting in front of you
Lift your arms to head height and lower them back to original position
Cross your arms in front of you in a wide circle (part the clouds)
Create a ball in front of you (one hand top & bottom)
Turn gently to one side
Turn gently back to centre
Turn gently to the other side
Place your arms back resting in front of you
If you wish to add a bit more complexity in you can swap the position of your arms when holding the ball
Find a spot at eye level and keep your eyes focused on it. Will ensure you keep your head up and your spine in alignment.
Do not do anything that causes you any discomfort, adapt the movement so it works with your body, not against it.
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