Author Archives: Rose Allen

Chart of Inner Luminosity

A few of you have asked about the image that I have on my wall in the Qigong ‘classroom.’  (You can probably find larger images via an online search.) The Chart of Inner Luminosity The Chinese names for this image … Continue reading

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EPICENE FORMS from Tuesday Evening Class

After our Internal Alchemy/Jing Retrieval practice, we move into the following forms: Butterfly or 10,000 Waters (Feminine/Yin) Iron Tunic/Self Preservation (Masculine/Yang) This is much like the Phoenix Rising or Great Spirit Soaring form from Morning Medical, except that we place … Continue reading

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Announcements

For those of you who may not yet be receiving the newsletter, here are a few announcements that were recently sent: There will be a BREAK for the week of JUNE 29th through JULY 7th.  Classes have been ongoing almost daily now … Continue reading

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Emotions Associated with the Organs

  LIVER/GALL BLADDER:  ANGER causes resentment, frustration, rage and bitterness; may lead to headaches, high blood pressure, menstrual problems. HEART/SMALL INTESTINE:  JOY in excess leads to over-excitement or agitation, insomnia, palpitations and hysteria. SPLEEN/STOMACH:  WORRY/PENSIVENESS caused by mental overwork or … Continue reading

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Invisible Acts of Power – today’s class reading

Life Is a Spiritual Journey Vest yourself in the belief that your life is a hero’s journey of spiritual progress.  Mapping your way along the spiritual coordinates of purpose and compassion will help you navigate the storms of change.  Life … Continue reading

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Spring to Summer Seasonal Transition

This will be our focus for Sunday classes through June.  Here is a simple list of the forms: ICHING I:  JIN (35) ~ FLOURISHING SPRING ROOT (Liver) SILK REELING (Liver) HEAVEN SLICING (Heart) SPIRIT PACKING (Heart) HEAVEN GOING (Heart) HEART … Continue reading

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Morning Medical Qigong Series

For those of you who are wanting some additional assistance in learning this series, I include here a list of each individual form in order of presentation, along with the primary organ correspondence: Calming/Spreading the Waters – Kidney Opening Two … Continue reading

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Train in the Middle Way by Pema Chodron

The middle way is wide open, but it’s tough going, because it goes against the grain of an ancient neurotic pattern that we all share.  When we feel lonely, when we feel hopeless, what we want to do is move … Continue reading

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on Gratitude

GRATITUDE Unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a … Continue reading

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Words from Mantak Chia at today’s class end

“The practice of Taoism (upon which much Qigong is based) builds internal strength and creates peace of mind.  It is pointless to worry about the world’s problems while still vulnerable to your own.  Do not concern yourself with the lack … Continue reading

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