Monthly Archives: September 2009

Sensations

September 29, 2009
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Sensations

You may be one of the lucky ones. Or you may just be crazy.

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Where is Consciousness?

September 26, 2009
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Where is Consciousness?

Is there mind without consciousness? If you say yes you will be wrong. If you say no you will be wrong.

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A Fast Four Hours

September 21, 2009
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A Fast Four Hours

September 20, 2009: Santa Cruz, California: A wide range of people and training came together to spend a few hours learning a very special approach to the practice of Qigong.

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“The Picture of Health”

September 20, 2009
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“The Picture of Health”

Such a nice phrase, really a compliment we bestow on those who seem to us to be emblematic of perfect health. But is our picture clear, or as foggy as snow on an old black and white tv?

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Qigong and the Moon

September 17, 2009
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Qigong and the Moon

Lately I've been experimenting with ways to tune my daily qigong practice so that it reflects natural cycles, rather than sticking to a rigid plan.

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Seminars

September 14, 2009
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We begin our new seminar series with three Qigong workshops. These are hands on sessions for learning take-away skills. The first, September 20, Sunday at 1:00 will be a four hour session on the basics of Qigong body control. If you are in the Northern California area and want information call 831 475 1429....

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Self Correction for Moi?

September 12, 2009
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Ancient writings say “Nature is self correcting.” At first blush this sounds poetic but hard to comprehend.

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The Black Box

September 10, 2009
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The Black Box

I’ve been reading a book by Michael S. Behe entitled “Darwin’s Black Box, The Biochemical Challenge to Evolution“. David Berlinski, who authored the wonderful A Tour of the Calculus, states that understanding the defense of Darwin necessitates knowing the material in this book and I humbly agree. This challenge is the exact opposite of...

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The Best Thing About Qigong

September 7, 2009
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The Best Thing About Qigong

For me the best thing about Qigong is that I can do it. It’s always there and I always get better when I practice. I don’t even like to call it practice because that reminds me of playing the violin (which I was embarrassingly bad at). But Qigong is different for me. Every single...

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Interview: Narrye Caldwell L.Ac.

September 5, 2009
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Interview: Narrye Caldwell L.Ac.

Our whole site is built around the ancient Qigong method known as Blossoms in the Spring. We asked the co-author of the new book on Blossoms to share her experiences as an acupuncturist, her insights into Qigong and her view of medicine, East and West. HARMONY: Is there anything you might like to say...

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Qigong Physicality

September 4, 2009
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Qigong  Physicality

What have I seen in Qigong classes? I’ve seen the wrinkled brows of the confused slowly smooth out with an internal experience of comprehension as though their mind’s eyes were seeing a code deciphered. I’ve seen shoulders slip off their invisible sandbags. One elder student had not played the violin for two years then...

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The Yin and Yang of Yin and Yang: Part 2

September 1, 2009
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The Yin and Yang of Yin and Yang: Part 2

Stillness engenders movement and movement creates stillness.

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