I absolutely love that I can teach my classes basically anywhere. I love to travel too, so I figured why not teach and travel? Introducing the MMI Teach and Travel Sponsorship Program! If you have a group of interested students, I would absolutely love to come to your area to teach MMI classes. We can… Read more »
Qi (“chee”) is our Life Force, or energy. Gong means “skill”. Qi Gong is a practice of developing sensitivity to Qi and building an ability to manage or use Qi. The practice comes from China where it was developed thousands of years ago. Qi Gong exercises are part of Chinese Medicine and can be used… Read more »
Qi (“chee”) is not a western term. It comes from a culture vastly different than European based cultures. Although cultures differ, people everywhere in the world wonder about the same things: Why are we here? Where did we come from? What is life? What is death? Chinese culture offers us the answer or concept of… Read more »
With more than 20 years experience as an educator and practitioner in the healing arts, Lenore Anderson is a true believer in hands-on healing. A graduate of The Massage School in Easthampton, Mass., Lenore believes that our spirit bodies strive for balance and harmony, which is why her profession has been an ongoing journey of… Read more »
Just like a cup of coffee, the form sustains the formless.
Emotional “imbalance” is often the result of our attempt to block the expression of an emotion that we do not like, or to hold onto an emotion that pleases us.
At least 20 times a day I find myself grinding away on my list of imperfections. I’m not sure if it is because I’m a Virgo, my New England roots, or just twisted DNA, but it’s gotten very annoying. Practicing self awareness just adds to the annoyance as I become more and more aware of… Read more »
Yang is the warming cycle, Yin is the cooling cycle. The movement of light and dark throughout a twenty-four hour period is the motion of Yin and Yang expanding and contracting, flowing, one into the other in an endless dance. Observing the small nuances of these changes is a simple and profound learning experience. Observe… Read more »
“The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao.” This is the famous first line of the Taoist classic, Tao Te Ching. It can also be translated as: “The Way that can be named is not the eternal Way”, or “The Path that is well-marked is not the eternal Path.” “Although the true… Read more »
In 2001, Meridian Massage Institute graduate Janet Klock was in a serious auto accident that left her with a broken patella and pelvis and disconnected her left arm. Doctors told her that she most likely wouldn’t walk “right” again, and she wouldn’t have full use of her left arm, but that only motivated her to… Read more »