The months of summer (May 6 – August 7) correspond to the Fire phase, and the Heart and Small Intestine organs in the Asian Medicine system of correspondences. In this season all living creatures prosper.
The months of Spring (Feb 3 – May 4) correspond to the Wood phase and the Liver and Gall Bladder organs in the Asian Medicine system of correspondences. Spring is the period of commencement. heaven and earth are born, and all living things are flourishing. Get up early in the morning, walk around in the […]
There was a broad consensus that Qi Gong and Tai Chi programs provide numerous physical and psychological health benefits and contribute to the well-being of those who participate regularly. Research has shown that Qi Gong and Tai Chi participation reduces blood pressure, increases maximum oxygen consumption, increases immune function, and improves flexibility. â€“ the Consensus Report
Act in accordance with seasonal, geographic, and personal factors. This is a statement of fact in traditional Chinese medicine. Our system of traditional medicine is intimately connected to the ebb and flow of the energy in our universe. Far from being some mystical concept, one can see and feel this energy on a daily basis […]
While this article is addressed to Qigong and Tai Chi practitioners, the many benefits derived from this simple practice are available, with a bit of qualified instruction, to anyone willing to put in the effort! – Mark Why do we do standing meditation standing wuji? This is one of the most frequently asked questions, and […]