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What is Yin–Yang?

[Featured Article] by Casey Kochmer A starting definition: The nature of change, balanced as two halves of a whole. Yin and Yang is perhaps the most known and documented concept used within Taoism. Yin and Yang is the concept of duality … Continue reading

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The Chakras Part 1

[Energy Healing Through Science & Spirit] The Chakras (1): How the Rainbow Colors came to be… by Cindy Cicero Did you ever wonder how the colors of the chakras found their way into our present culture?  I have. As an … Continue reading

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Yin Yang You

[Spirituality of Dao 道之 神] By Raven Cohan A swirl on one side, black. A swirl on the other side, white. A dot in the thick parts… Like a star in the night And a cinder in the cream. The … Continue reading

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Manifesting Yin and Yang in Taiji

[Meditation in Motion] By Eric Borreson One of the fundamental principles of tai chi is that we start in wu ji, or neutral emptiness. As we begin to move, wu ji separates into the yin and yang that our body … Continue reading

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Can You Grasp The Sparrow’s Tail?

[Experience Exchange] By Bob McBrien & Natasha Shangold When tai chi chuan students learn and practice “Grasp the Sparrow’s Tail” (also called “Grasp Bird’s Tail”), they learn that the four movements are expressions of: ward off (peng), roll back (lu), … Continue reading

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From the Editor

[From the Editor] by Michelle Wood Welcome to the March/April issue of Yang Sheng! If Spring has not yet visited your area, I’m sure it will soon! Members of our Yang Sheng staff live all over the United States (with … Continue reading

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The Relation Between Fu (Yang) and Zang (Yin) Organs

[Scientific Qi Exploration] The Relation Between Fu (Yang) and Zang (Yin) Organs by Marty Eisen Introduction The Yin Organs are classified as internal relative to the external Yang Organs (1, 2, 3, 4).  They are connected in pairs, as indicated … Continue reading

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The Yin-Yang Sword: Weapon of Immortals

The Yin-Yang Sword: Weapon of Immortals by Christina Barea-Young The Chinese have long had a fascination for exquisite weaponry, including swords of the finest craftsmanship. So it’s no surprise that Daoists would develop a metaphorical equivalent for use in ritual … Continue reading

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Meditation In Motion — Yin & Yang in Taiji

Meditation in Motion Yin and Yang in Taiji by Eric Borreson One of the fundamental principles of taiji is that we start in wuji, or neutral emptiness. As we begin to move, wuji separates into yin and yang, the opposite … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Medical Qigong is to Balance Yin & Yang

The Purpose of Medical Qigong is to Balance Yin & Yang by George Xavier Love, OMD Yin and Yang – Diagnosis The Chinese system of diagnosis and treatment is a commonsense approach to healing with over 5000 years of proven … Continue reading

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