From the resting position, step forward, slightly to the
left. Place the left heel, initially keeping most of your
weight over the right leg, both knees slightly bent.
Position your hands, palms facing forward, close to your
Shifting your body weight over your left leg, your hands
push forward and slightly downward. As you approach
mid way point, turn your hands toward you, cupping them
loosely, and pull the energy back toward your torso as you
return to the starting point, shifting your weight back to the
The body shifts smoothly in sync with the hand
movement. Allow the elbows to flow past the body, and
then turn the palms forward again to begin the next move
forward. Move slowly, continuously to allow looseness in
the hands, wrists, and forearms to prevail.
Maintain your upright body posture, without leaning forward
You may slightly emphasize the right hand when moving
forward on the left.
Repeat 9 times on the left. Return to the resting
position with your hands at your side, palms downward.
Allow your Chi to settle, to balance.
Repeat the movement an equal number of times on the right
side, stepping out with your right leg, using the same arm
movement, emphasizing the left hand slightly when moving
forward. Complete the movement by settling once
again into the resting position before proceeding.