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Building Immunity

The list of forms in our Sunday class series:  Shamanic Liver Fist  Iron Tunic/Great Spirit Rising Radical Home  Lung Roaring  Mendicant  Loose Fists with Rain  Wei Qi Brushing

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Fingers & Toes

Here is a listing of the meridians that are associated with and activated when we ‘rake:’ HANDS: Thumbs:  Lungs Index:  Large Intestine Middle:  Pericardium (also related to the Reproductive System) Ring:  Triple Burner (also related to the Thyroid & Third … 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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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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A Radical Calling

Such a beautiful class this morning!  Here is the poem I read at the start – gratitude to the author whose name I unfortunately did not record when I copied the poem a year or so ago. In these tumultuous … Continue reading

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COMMUNICATION TO STUDENTS

If there are every any issues with a class – whether technical or otherwise, I would quickly post any update right here on this POSTS section of my web site, which I can readily access.  This seems like the best … Continue reading

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TCM Five Element System

TWO CYCLES (arrows):  CREATION/SUPPORT & CONTROL/DESTRUCTION YIN ORGANS (Zhang) “solid”                YANG ORGANS (Fu) “hollow” Store, process & stimulate flow of qi             Deal with digestion & elimination LIVER                  … Continue reading

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