Tai Chi Grasp The Peacock’s Tail Women’s Cropped Sweatshirt

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US$46.95

In many styles of Tai Chi there is a fascinating movement often called “Grasp the Peacock’s Tail”【攬雀尾】. It might also be called “Grasp the Sparrow’s Tail” or simply “Grasp the Bird’s Tail”. This move is different than many other movements in Tai Chi as it has four distinct parts that relate to some deeper aspects of Tai Chi. These four parts are:

• Ward Off – “Peng”【掤】
⁃ Peng is an outward and expanding energy.
• Roll Back – “Lu”【捋】
⁃ Lu is a feel of opening up a space.
• Press – “Ji”【擠】
⁃ Ji is a compressing or squeezing type of energy.
• Push – “An”【按】
⁃ Push is much less about actually pushing and much more about rooting and sinking and bringing your opponent’s energy down into your root.

When we are practicing Grasp the Peacock’s Tail, it is helpful to know how these energy expressions relate to the different parts of the movement. This gives us an opportunity to experience the movements while directing our internal energy rather than simply moving our limbs around our body.

Did you know that fashion and comfort can be combined? This fleece crop sweatshirt is here to prove the point. The soft fabric feels extra soft to the touch, and the trendy cut with a ribbed neckline and raw hem comes right out of fashion magazines while still keeping it casual.

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In many styles of Tai Chi there is a fascinating movement often called “Grasp the Peacock’s Tail”【攬雀尾】. It might also be called “Grasp the Sparrow’s Tail” or simply “Grasp the Bird’s Tail”. This move is different than many other movements in Tai Chi as it has four distinct parts that relate to some deeper aspects of Tai Chi. These four parts are:

• Ward Off – “Peng”【掤】
⁃ Peng is an outward and expanding energy.
• Roll Back – “Lu”【捋】
⁃ Lu is a feel of opening up a space.
• Press – “Ji”【擠】
⁃ Ji is a compressing or squeezing type of energy.
• Push – “An”【按】
⁃ Push is much less about actually pushing and much more about rooting and sinking and bringing your opponent’s energy down into your root.

When we are practicing Grasp the Peacock’s Tail, it is helpful to know how these energy expressions relate to the different parts of the movement. This gives us an opportunity to experience the movements while directing our internal energy rather than simply moving our limbs around our body.

Did you know that fashion and comfort can be combined? This fleece crop sweatshirt is here to prove the point. The soft fabric feels extra soft to the touch, and the trendy cut with a ribbed neckline and raw hem comes right out of fashion magazines while still keeping it casual.

• 52% airlume combed and ring-spun cotton, 48% poly fleece
• Fabric weight: 6.5 oz/yd² (220.39 g/m²)
• Ribbed crew neckline and cuffs
• Dropped shoulder cut
• Cropped body with a raw hem
• Side-seamed
• Blank product sourced from Nicaragua, Mexico, or the US

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1 review for Tai Chi Grasp The Peacock’s Tail Women’s Cropped Sweatshirt

  1. Lauren W

    My all-time favorite crop sweater. The raw edge at the bottom is perfect, and the brick color is gorgeous. Will be purchasing other colors of this same sweatshirt soon!

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