~ Feather Walking ~
© Margaret Emerson 2011
Published in Qi Journal Autumn 2011
(This is an expanded version 2020.)
T’ai Chi teaches us how to walk. Every step is slow and exaggerated, so we have a chance to notice and shape every detail of the process. My students and I practice what I call “feather walking” to prepare us physically and mentally to do the T’ai Chi sequence.