[bookmarks style=”padding-left: 5px; padding-right: 5px” options=”default=off&facebook=on&digg=on”] Winter has come abruptly to the Pacific Northwest leaving me wondering what happened to fall. And inside the chilly, damp winter days are the colds and flus that attack our bodies. Sometimes these uninvited guests stay for weeks at a time.
Beliefs are such a powerful thing. We base our whole lives on beliefs. These beliefs support the identity we have created for ourselves. The importance of maintaining our beliefs comes down to the importance of maintaining our identity. What we strive for in life, how we handle each individual situation in our lives, how we […]
Traditional Chinese Medicine is one of the oldest, continually practiced medical profession in the world, dating back more than 5,000 years. This medical system has been refined over thousands of years by highly educated Asian scholars. Today, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture are among America’s fastest growing healthcare modalities and can be found in a […]
Qigong (pronounced “chee-gong”) is a practice of aligning breath, movement, and awareness for exercise, healing, and meditation. With roots in Chinese medicine, martial arts, and philosophy, qigong is traditionally viewed as a practice to balance qi (chi) or intrinsic life energy. Typically a qigong practice involves rhythmic breathing, coordinated with slow stylized repetition of fluid movement, […]