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East-West Perspective – Chinese Wellness Based Healthcare System

East-West Perspective Chinese Wellness Based Healthcare System: An Inspiring Solution To Health & Economic Crisis in America by Dr. Roger Jahnke “The most profound medicine is produced naturally in the human body – for free!” This is the innovative foundation … Continue reading

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Xing Shen Zhuang Fa A Daoyin To Liberate The Spine

[The Daily Daoist] Xing  Shen Zhuang Fa A Daoyin To Liberate The Spine By Jessica Sommar, MSc. 夏 洁 希 This paper gives a brief overview of xing shen zhuang fa形神庄法, a rare Daoyin form seldom presented in public that … Continue reading

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Twelve Longest Living Cultures In The World

[Longevity] Twelve Longest Living Cultures  In The World By Niraj Naik,  M. Pharm. The USA currently has an average life expectancy of 77 years of age. However this does not equate to a high quality of life for American senior … Continue reading

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Mind-body medicine research update (09/12)

[Research Update] Mind-Body Medicine Research Update   A Randomized Controlled Trial of Qigong for Fibromyalgia Arthritis Research & Therapy. 2012 Aug 3;14(4): R178. By Lynch M, Sawynok J, Hiew C, Marcon D. Introduction: Fibromyalgia is difficult to treat and requires … Continue reading

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Tai Chi and Qigong: Practice of Mindfulness

[Techniques of Better Medicine] Tai Chi and Qigong: Practice of Mindfulness by Brian Knack   There is a saying in Taijiquan (Tai Chi), “We use the body, but we practice the mind”. This is true right from the very start … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Medicine Research Update (05/2012)

[Mind-Body Research Update] Selected Publications in Mind-Body Medicine Research   “A Systematic Review of the Effectiveness of Qigong Exercise in Cardiac Rehabilitation”; American  Journal of  Chinese Medicine. 2012;40(2):255-67. by Chan CL, Wang CW, Ho RT, Ho AH, Ziea ET, Taam … Continue reading

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Daoist “Sitting & Foprgetting” and the Christian “Cloud of the Unknown”

Daoist “Sitting and Forgetting” and the Christian “The Cloud of the Unknown” by Shifu Michael Rinaldini (Linchangdao) In January of 2012, I returned to the solitude and silence of the Sky Farm Hermitage in Sonoma County, California. This Catholic hermitage … 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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What is Yoga? Yoga Therapy?

What is Yoga?  Yoga Therapy? by Martin Eisen Most people have erroneous ideas about classical Yoga. Yoga was a spiritual discipline. There were moral precepts and prohibitions that disciples had to follow. In addition, there could be dietary restrictions. Yoga … Continue reading

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Chakra Healing Meditation

Chakra Healing Meditation by Martin Brofman, Ph.D. What’s a Chakra? Chakra is a Sanskrit word meaning wheel, or vortex, and it refers to each of the seven energy centers of which our consciousness, our energy system, is composed. These chakras, … Continue reading

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