June 18, 2014 The Fire Element is the phase of the cycle of the Five Elements that is all about light. It’s about the summer, the time when the days are the longest and we can spend the most time outdoors in nature’s warmth. But it is also about the stars in the night sky … Continue reading On the Fire Element
Truthfully, I started to complain a couple of years ago when I was standing in line at Starbucks and everyone in line was in relationship with their phones. They were texting, answering emails, or talking. And I understand. I always have my phone with me. What if there was an emergency? While we might be … Continue reading I’m putting down the phone
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