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Original Face

Original Face

Today I’m preparing for the international facial workshop I’m giving  (May 28, 11 am- 1pm, free) and I’m contemplating about Original Face, a concept in Daoism and Buddhism which points to knowing ourselves as the cosmic qi and essence that is present in us before we are born. Returning to our original face is another way of pointing us towards realizing who we really are at heart. Here is a quote from Lillian Bridges, who is a Chinese face reading expert.

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Self-Care Acupressure to Boost Immunity

Self-Care Acupressure to Boost Immunity

The following video is a recording of my online presentation which talks about the immune system from a Chinese medicine perspective, a western medicine view of how the covid-19 virus affects lung cells, and a demonstration of the acu-points done in China for health care providers to boost their immune system.

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Walking Qigong to Increase Balance and Grace

Walking Qigong to Increase Balance and Grace

To learn walking qigong, join our class which starts on Monday, July 15, 2019 in Hendricks Park in Eugene, OR, 6:30-7:30 pm. Contact me at 541-345-2220 for more information. Walking qigong keeps our physical foundation strong and flexible and energizes an activity...

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Tapping Through The Meridians

Tapping Through The Meridians

After you have finished Shaking Practice (see video and previous post), follow it with tapping through the meridians. This a quick way to change your mood and your energy. You will release stagnation and feel a sense of relaxation and flow. Tap through this sequence...

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Shaking Practice

Shaking Practice

Many people find shaking practice to be the qigong form they remember and practice most often. Perhaps that’s because it’s easy, free-form and relaxes you quickly. Shaking is an invitation to check in with yourself and let go in the places that need it the most. It’s...

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Can’t Sleep? Try Moon Gazing

Can’t Sleep? Try Moon Gazing

For the last two nights the moon has been very full, and the sky has been very cloudy. I woke at 3:30 am and couldn’t get back to sleep. I stayed in bed for a while trying to settle my mind and snooze again, but no luck. Thoughts about work and life kept swirling...

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Fear and Bowing

Fear and Bowing

Today fall is in the crisp morning air. The temperature was a cool 51 degrees. It’s a reminder that the seasons are always changing and its time to start loosening any attachment to summer. We can say that in summer Mother Nature’s ego is in full beauty. Now the fruit...

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Spirit Points to Transform Feelings

Spirit Points to Transform Feelings

Have you ever felt a little down and lack motivation even when things are going well, and the sun is shining? I found myself in that state when I went out in my backyard to bounce on my mini trampoline.  I bounced and faced each direction trying to feel some...

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Tennis Ball Therapy

Tennis Ball Therapy

I woke up the other night and my right arm had fallen asleep and was numb and burning. I tried to move around to get it to release but it was hanging in there. I realized that my whole neck shoulders and arms were tight. Can you relate? Do you feel creaky sometimes...

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