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Introduction to Ayurveda I with Yogita Wengatz – CANCELLED

March 10th, 2011

– THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED – Learn about the origins of Ayurveda (Sankhya Philosophy), the building blocks (5 elements, 3 Doshas, 5 subdoshas and 20 Gunas) and how to determine your constitution (Prakruti/Vikruti). Integration of Ayurvedic Principles for Self-Care and Daily Practice.  Saturday, September 24 from 8:30 am – 6:00 pm.  8 CEUs   [...]

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Sorry Mom I Don’t Eat Dead Animals Anymore

February 10th, 2011

One of the actions that we do several times each day is selecting and ingesting food. Our choices of the food we select determine the type of karma that we incur. The Sanskrit word Karma (or kamma in Pali) literally means action. The law of karma is a law that has been put into motion via the creative consciousness. This law has not been actualized by the minds of human beings. As a natural law all beings are subject to this law. The causal effects of this natural law are not based on belief or acknowledgment. There seems to be more to this law then human beings realize. For help in understanding this law, human beings have for millennia turned to spiritual teachers for guidance.

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Spirit Gate Acupressure w/Don Cornwell

January 17th, 2011

There are spiritual and emotional reasons for imbalances of the Chinese Five Elements (Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water) and their organs (Liver, Pericardium, Heart, Spleen, Lung and Kidney).  Each Element has its own Spirit, which is responsible for specific states of consciousness, as well as physiological function. Spirit Access Points along the spine connect [...]

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Earth Roots And A Healer Named Spud

October 31st, 2010

In Private Notes For Students of Polarity Therapy Conventions, Dr. Stone presents charts that illustrate the twenty five prakritis. Prakriti: Nature, the essential nature of mind and matter, which projects itself in various forms of emotions and actions. According to Hindu (Samkhya) philosophy, there are twenty-five prakritis that consist of the five principle manifestations of each of the five elements that make up the human body.1

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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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