- Turn torso slightly to the right (11-12 o'clock). At the same time,
cakrry right hand sideways and up to shoulder level, palm facing upward,
while left palm is turned downeward. Look at left hand. ( Fig 54)
- Turn body slightly to the right (12 o'clock). Make a ball holding
gesture in front of right part of chest right hand on top. At the same
time, right foot and rest its toes on floor. Look at right hand.
- Turn torso slightly to the left (11 o'clock) Left foot takes a step
forward towards 8-9 o'clock . Turn torso a bit further to the left (10
o'clock). and bend left leg to form a " bow step", with right leg
naturally straightened. Meanwhile, push out the rounded left forearm at
shoulder level with palm facing inward. Right hand drops slowly to
beside right hip, with palm facing downward and finges pointing forward.
Look at left forearm (Figs. 57-58)
Points to remember: Keep both arms rounded while moving either one of
them. Coordinate the separation of hands, relaxing of waist and bending
of the legs.
- Turn torso slightly to the left (9 o'clok) while extending left hand
forward with palm turned down. Bring right fand upward, palm turning ,
until it is below left forearm. Then trun torso to the right (11
o'clock) while pulling both hands down in such a way as to draw an arc
before abdomen, fingishing with right hnd extended sideways at shoulder
level, palm up, and left forearm lying across chest , palm turned
inward. At the same time, shift weight onto right leg. Look at right
hand (Figs. 59-60)
Points to remember: While hands are pulled down, do not lean forward
or let buttocks protrude. Arms should follow the turning of waist and
move in a circular path.
- Trun torso slightly to the left (10 o'clock ) Bend right arm and
place right hand inside left wrist . Trun torso a little further to the
left (9 o'clock) . Press both hands slowly forward with right palm
facing forward and left palm inward keeping left arm rounded. Meanwhile,
shift weight slowly onto left leg to form a " bow step", Look at left
wrist. (Figs. 61-62)
Points to remember: Keep torso erect when pressing hands forward; the
movement of hands must be coordinated with the relaxing of waist and
bening of leg.
- Turn both palms downward as right hand passes over left wrist and
moves forward and then to the right, ending on a level with left hand.
Separate hands shoulder-width apart and wit back, shifting weight onto
te slightly bent right leg, with towes of left foot turned up. Draw back
both hands to the front of abdomen, palms facing slightly downward to
the front. Look straight ahead. (Figs 63-65)
- Slowly transfer weight onto left leg while pushing hands forward and
obliquely up with palms facing forwar, until writs are shoulder high. At
the same time, bend left knee into a "bow step", Look forward. Face 9
o'clock in the final position. (Fig. 66)