This short form is easy to learn and practice on your own.
The focus is on understanding the centering as well as working from the core and hips.
If the exercises are performed correctly, the main benefit of this form is to attain more flexibility in the hips and pelvis area, as well as keeping a better balance while moving.
The routine is comprised of two steps forward (push hands routine), followed by four steps backwards (repulse monkey), ending with two steps forward (push hands routine).
Practicing Tai Chi should be easy and accessible to everyone who wants to taste the benefits of physical relaxation, without having to learn complicated traditional forms. Once one understands how benefic Tai Chi is for health and wellbeing, you may continue by learning a traditional longer form. Enjoy practicing!