Visualize moving from a specific locus on or in your body. Beginners are probably told to focus on the area just below the navel and inward a little. This is a basic practice. It focuses concentration on a point and helps to quiet the mind. … Which is difficult for many to do at first. Movement and intention activate the body’s healing abilities. The energy is stimulated. You don’t even need to do moves specific to taiji. They are naturally better of course. But taiji improves any kind of movement. Sports, labor, even sitting.