I’m in a Qigong State of Mind

I’m in a Qigong State of Mind

Every Qigong session begins with the intention of moving into a Qigong State of Mind. This intention begins as muscles are engaged but my breathing allows the Qi energy to effortlessly move my body. An archer, athlete or dancer may feel something similar as their mind relaxes and their body effortlessly performs what its been trained […]

Qigong, Cultivating a Healthy Habit

Qigong, Cultivating a Healthy Habit

Did you know that according to The Harvard Medical School Guide to Tai Chi millions worldwide have and are experiencing the healing benefits of Qigong and Tai Chi? Qigong, (grandparent of Tai Chi,  pronounced chee gung) means “breathing exercise” or “life energy exercise”. Modern medical research indicates Qigong and Tai Chi can reduce anxiety and depression, […]

If you can breathe and do gentle movements, you can get fit and stay flexible at any age!

If you can breathe and do gentle movements, you can  get fit and stay flexible at any age!

“Feel the Rapture of Being Alive.”  Joseph Campbell It’s not too simple to be true. You do not have to sweat, wear tight clothes and work really, really hard to get fit. You can feel better, breathe deeper, have clarity of mind and be more balanced in every aspect of your life. Do you want […]

MINDFULNESS: engage mind, move body

MINDFULNESS: engage mind, move body

“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” Ashley Montagu Have you ever been in the Flow Zone? Many dancers, surfers, sailors, musicians and pro athletes know the feeling. When I asked an actor what makes a good performance, the reply was: “ […]

Qi Discovery: Captured Light in Glass

Qi Discovery: Captured Light in Glass

Qi / Chi and glass have much in common, both are amorphous. Glass is a cross between a solid and a liquid, while Qi is an invisible energy, often described as mist rising. Glass is one of humankind’s oldest and most useful materials which can be transformed and reshaped. Qigong has been practiced for over […]

Qi Discovery at the Pinnacles

Qi Discovery at the Pinnacles

Ah Wilderness. . peace, quiet and good hiking. Pinnacles National Park promises these and more. Besides visual interest and beauty, the place exudes all the elements of Qi. Born of volcanic fire over 23 million years ago, these rocks are testament to Earth’s changing nature. Water’s signature is evident on cliff tops, gorges and streams; […]

Trees of Mystery

Trees of Mystery

  I love traveling and visiting museums of all kinds: art, science, natural history and ones with specific content, like the Steiff Teddy Bear Museum in Vienna. Their collections hold timeless treasures and are testaments of nature’s as well as human creations. My soul resonates with a clear quartz crystal as well as with a […]