Back in 2013 I posted 12 lessons on Facebook during the holiday season. In lesson nine I focused on the Standing Meditation where you overlap your hands over the tan tien (CV or REN 6). I stated, women put left over right and men right over left – and that I would write more on […]
IMAGE DEFINED 1. the formation of mental images, figures, or likenesses of things, or of such images collectively 2. pictorial images, as in works of art. 3. mental images especially those produced by the action of imagination. ______________________________________ Imagery can invoke a feeling, inspire writing, movement, and choice of colors/shapes. Let’s talk about the power […]
In the classical sense a “mudra” is a hand posture or gesture used in Hindu and Buddhist meditation. Along with the breath, it can also be an internal action. Both are employed to create energetic responses. Over the years I have come to realize tai chi as a moving mudra. As you move through the […]
“Life Transitions are often marked with a ceremony or ritual. The very act creates a flow – a change in perspective and offers another vantage point.” By Wasentha Young (an excerpt from her Meeting with the Masters short story) The blade, made of stainless steel, was inserted into the brass hand guard with two brass […]
We are leaving the element phase of Earth (late summer) and entering Metal (autumn). The emotion you may find coming up is grief as we begin to contract inward for the winter. It is important to nourish yourself in healthy ways and offer a nurturing spirit to others – In the 5 phases, Earth (nurturing) […]
Chi Kung (Qigong) is not an easy practice to teach. It has many characteristics. So at the Peaceful Dragon School the constant is the Wild Goose form. Because Chi Kung is a broad subject I “emphasize” a different aspect each day; i.e. Monday mornings – meditation, Tuesdays – medical, Thursdays – body/self-acupressure and shorter exercise […]
Winter Spirit By Wasentha Young What are the energetic qualities and characteristics of Winter and how can you align, in harmony, with the spirit of this season? The season of winter – a yin force – requires us to go inward. In traditional Chinese medicine it is associated with the Water element; it’s related organ systems […]
Master Young’s article (8 pages) – Professor Cheng Man-Ching’s Design of the Yang Style Short Form in this season’s issue of Qi Journal.