You can't attain relaxation without relaxing
This simple axiom is not widely accepted as it should. In other words, you cannot relax without getting into a relaxed frame of mind.
Anyone claiming “Relax in five minutes” is a quack, akin to selling a bottle containing “Elixir of eternal youth.”
You need to take the time to relax. That on itself is an act of relaxation, the beginning of deeper relaxation that will allow you to think clearly and to begin to heal your mind and body.
We practice TaiYoPi as a way to access mind and soul through the body. Concentration on poses and exercises contributes to empty the mind, to vacate it of meaningless thoughts and worries. By doing such we allow the inner self to express itself, to come out from under the bondage of imposed artificial thoughts.
Freedom of tension emancipates the inner self and allows us to get in touch with our own inner wisdom, which is the wisdom of the universe.
We begin our daily TaiYoPi routine by standing up on Proper Body Posture, aligning the following eight points: