Posts tagged ‘chi’

Autumn: Season of the Metal Element

October 29th, 2010

Chinese Medicine associates each season with an element and its related organs. Autumn is Metal element. The yin Metal organ and meridian is Lung. The Lung’s yang counterpart is Large Intestine. During autumn, the Lung and Large Intestine are more susceptible to imbalances. With the change in temperature, one is more prone to respiratory conditions, such as colds and flu. Wei qi is the type of qi associated with the Lung. It is defined as protective qi, qi that protects us from exogenous pathogenic factors, such as wind, cold and damp. This type of qi can become challenged during autumn.

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Workshop: Sotai with Pat Button

August 17th, 2010

SOTAI – Japanese modality of body alignment, developed by Dr. Keizo Hashimto. The purpose of this therapy is to correct the structural aspect of the body. Structural misalignment is usually caused by tight muscles due to stress or injury. In terms of Asian medicine, this therapy allows for the free flow of chi by relaxing [...]

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Workshop: Chinese Medicine & Qi Gong with Don Cornwell

August 2nd, 2010

Chinese Medical Qi Gong will be discussed, demonstrated, and practiced—giving participants, including professional therapists, expert training and experience in moving, increasing and storing Qi. Then a number of specific Qi Gong hand techniques will be used on the client’s body to affect their movement and balance of energy. These hand techniques are much more powerful [...]

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