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The Mind Leads and Cloud Hands

Beginner II
(10 Reviews)

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In this class, you’ll be introduced to the Tai Chi principle of Yi (intention) and how we use that to move your energy. You’ll learn deep relaxation drills as well as the two Tai Chi flows, Brush Knee Push and Cloud Hands. 

This can either be done as a stand-alone class or as the final day of An Introduction To Tai-Chi series.

Key Pose(s) include:

  • Wave Hands Like Clouds
  • Brush Knee Push


  • None


  • Arms/Hands
  • Balance
  • Flexibility
  • Hips
  • Legs and Feet
  • Lower Back
  • Morning
  • Neck/Shoulders
  • Sleep/Relaxation
  • Spine
  • Strength
  • Stress/Anxiety
  • Whole Body


  • Tai Chi
June 25, 2024

Fun to watch the movement between resistance at the beginning of these classes (by my mind), and then to total engagement by the end.

June 14, 2024

very clear instructions Gabriel and wonderful imagery. I feel fluid after this session. kind wishes DYWM.

Carolyn Law
June 13, 2024

Thanks so much for adding this wonderful teacher and tai chi on DYWM!!!

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