Author Archives: Rose Allen

TCM Five Element System

TWO CYCLES (arrows):  CREATION/SUPPORT & CONTROL/DESTRUCTION YIN ORGANS (Zhang) “solid”                YANG ORGANS (Fu) “hollow” Store, process & stimulate flow of qi             Deal with digestion & elimination LIVER                  … Continue reading

Posted in Posts | Comments Off on TCM Five Element System

NOTES TO ONLINE CLASS PARTICIPANTS

  Tuesday, March 24th:  Thanks for your patience with sound issues today – I think zoom is overloaded.  I will try another trick for tomorrow.  It was actually a very beautiful practice for me – not having to speak so … Continue reading

Posted in Posts | Comments Off on NOTES TO ONLINE CLASS PARTICIPANTS

TIPS FOR LEARNING QIGONG

Start carefully; allow progress to be slow but sure. Relax deeply and allow the mind to be free of concerns. Practice daily if possible; results come from consistency and perseverance. Approach each practice from the richness of deep intention and belief … Continue reading

Posted in Posts | Comments Off on TIPS FOR LEARNING QIGONG

MOVING INTO SPRING

Spring is a time of new beginnings – we can feel it, even smell it at times. We also see it in the faces of people on those first warm, sunny days. It is particularly noticeable in the rousing of … Continue reading

Posted in Posts | Comments Off on MOVING INTO SPRING

ORGAN HOURS

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the chi/energy cycles through the body systems every 24 hours. Each organ is ‘center stage’ or at its peak for two hour periods. Here is a list of the organs and their time frame: LUNGS:   3:00 … Continue reading

Posted in Posts | Comments Off on ORGAN HOURS

SELF-EMPOWERING/HIERATIC STANCES

This series incorporates human ‘architectures’ and follows a systematic pattern with respect to the powers and energies enhanced in each of the stances – fluidly connected and carefully considered.  “Hieratic” refers to a heightened sacred and devotional attitude suited to … Continue reading

Posted in Posts | Comments Off on SELF-EMPOWERING/HIERATIC STANCES