5 Elements, featured, Meditation, Qigong

Sharpen Your Metal Element

An excerpt from, "The Five Elements," on the Element of the season It's Fall, and I'd like to share some insights for the season from my upcoming book on the 5 Elements. This information will help you thrive in Autumn! Read on to learn the basic principles of the Metal Element, and find links at… Continue reading Sharpen Your Metal Element

Meditation, Qigong

Qigong Cured My Anxiety

It's been 20 years now since I first started dealing with major anxiety issues. I was 18 years old and in my first year of college at the University of Oregon. At the height of my panic attacks I considered consulting a healthcare professional for help with what I was going through:  sleeplessness, stress, shortness… Continue reading Qigong Cured My Anxiety

5 Elements, Qigong

Healing Practices for the Water Element

We're still in the thick of Winter and it's the ideal time to be practicing the Qigong form for the Water Element. The Water Element governs the kidneys and the bladder, and these meridians flow up the inside of the legs and the front of the body; and down the back of the body and… Continue reading Healing Practices for the Water Element

Qigong

Phase 1 Qigong

https://youtu.be/eZIA0F53WWY Phase 1 Qigong: Principles and Practices Enjoy this short video where I share a basic outline of 3-Phase Qigong, or read the following summary. 3-Phase Qigong The 3 phases of Qigong mark the different stages that occur in a Qigong or Meditation routine. In the weekly Qigong program taught at Community Acupuncture + Natural… Continue reading Phase 1 Qigong