Chinese Medicine from its beginnings some 3000 years ago was already holistic and integrated. Confusing though it might seem to us Westerners, the Chinese Medical approach was always multifaceted. There has always been an eight-pronged design for how an individual might approach their health challenges and healing. I will list them in order of importance. … Continue reading The Eight Branches of Chinese Medicine
Channel 7, ABC did a local story about how Qigong is catching on in the DC area. Check out the story and be sure to check my calendar for when there is a Qigong Class that fits your schedule.
Fairbanks, Alaska In Chinese Medicine we have this concept of Yin and Yang. The traditional definition of Yin is the shady side of the mountain, and Yang the sunny side of the mountain. The Yin is receptive, still, slow moving, dark while the Yang is fast moving and light. Often people talk of the Yin … Continue reading The Movement of Yin and Yang
I woke up this morning to snow falling outside my window. It has been a very long Winter with our first snow in November and hopefully our last snow fall of at least 5 inches outside my door today, falling just days before the Spring Equinox. In my work where I’m finding out the things … Continue reading Ode to Spring
I became infatuated with Medical Qigong after having been an acupuncturist for 20 years. I would hear enthusiasm from other practitioners who had caught the bug of Qigong Love and I would think how great for them to have found it. And I would slip through the invitation to explore this branch of Chinese Medicine. … Continue reading Finding the Magic: Qigong Treatment