When we begin each class we start with a simple standing meditation called hug a tree. It is one of the first methods we use to build our root. The root refers to the ability to use the ground effectively. As if we are rooted to the ground. Like a tree. We use our root for many purposes. One of the simple ways we can show our root is when we refuse to be moved. To see how this plays out we have a rather unusual case as an example. Take a look.
Don't care about the martial aspect of Tai Chi? Remember balance is key to avoid falls and basis for good health.