Move Your Qi!

¬†Flowing Qi is happy Qi! Qi changes with the seasons. In the winter, even though there is much stillness Qi still flows. Winter Qi moves quietly and is located more deeply toward our interior. This is similar to way that the energy of trees is held in the roots during winter. Spring has arrived! Now… Read more »

Free Your Qi – a FREE Webinar

It’s time to let your Qi move! Spring is here so it’s time to grow, expand, start something new, burst out of the stillness of winter. Join me for practical ways to support your Qi this spring (it will be more fun than spring closet cleaning!). April 22, 2014 at 6:30pm EST Sign up here… Read more »

What are you growing?

From the seeds and roots held steady in winter, new growth emerges in spring. I’ve been around for a decades and witnessed this event many times. But it wasn’t until Khadro pointed out that whatever seeds we have planted in our Water Element (which corresponds to Winter) will grow in the Wood Element (which corresponds… Read more »

Spleen Meridian

Since menstruation and fertility are dependent upon the vitality and abundance of Blood, the Spleen plays a major role in women’s health from the Chinese Medical perspective. The Spleen pulls nutrients from food during digestion and helps to produce Blood.

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Three Favorite Points

Out of 365 points, which are my favorite three? GB 20 (Gallbladder 20) An easy point to add into any massage, GB 20 is often a “sore spot” on people with tight necks and/or headaches. ST 36 (Stomach 36) We are what we digest. ST 36 supports digestion, which in turn brings nutrients and energy… Read more »

Monarch butterflies unfolding my heart

  The Butterfly is the end of the story. Or maybe it is the beginning? A few months ago I noticed six or seven hungry monarch caterpillars finishing off the last leaves on a tall stalk of milkweed. I panicked, how will they survive? I transported the caterpillars to other milkweed plants with plenty of… Read more »

Use the Small Intestine Meridian to Relieve Shoulder Pain

The Small Intestine meridian is often used to relieve shoulder pain. “The Small Intestine receives the food that has been digested by the Spleen and Stomach and further extracts, absorbs, and distributes it throughout the body, all the while separating the pure from the turbid.” – Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine The Small Intestine meridian… Read more »