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Many people with mobility issues live independently and function quite well. Also many of us know people who might be at risk of falling. Watch this helpful YouTube video to see a variety of ways to safely get up from the floor after a fall. Be sure to watch to the very end to see how someone who...
Dr. John Nieters, L.Ac., who hosts two health radio shows, The Balancing Point and The Medicine Men, on Radio, KEST 1450 AM, explores fundamental sleep deprevation issues in his current Alemeda Acupuncture newsletter. Click here to see complete "Put Insomnia to Rest!" article. Dr. Nieters is a...
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Life is simple when we are in Sync with the available resources present in Nature. In his new blog Bamboo Grove, Liu Ming characterizes the large and the small cycles of movement in Nature as they change from day to day. The blog includes Qi-Nodes, Moons, Medicine Recipes, Quotes, and Audio Clips...
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Earlier this month, Wisdom Publications asked Bob Rosenbaum, author of "Walking the Way: 81 Zen Encounters with the Tao Te Ching" to write something about Love for their BLOG. In his usual masterfully lyrical, compassionate writing style, Bob leads us into a deeper more expansive understanding of...
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I know many of us think we are too busy to meditate, and many others say (almost with pride-tinged embarrassment) things like, "Oh, I can't meditate. I've got too much of a monkey mind." So if you need a little more encouragement, here is a video about what neuroscience tell us through research...
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Many thanks to Wen Wu School instructor, Peggy Dey for bringing to our attention an article written by John Tierney who writes a column, Findings, for the Science Times section of the NY TIMES. His Dec 15, 2014 online posting of this article ("A Meditation on the Art of Not Trying") appeared in the...
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Great photo of a FLAT Back! Look at this great picture of a FLAT BACK,  We cannot see ourselves while bending over, but here are the steps for achieving a flat back: Stand straight Let the tips of your fingers find the middle of the inguinal fold (the "Gwa," in Chinese).  Push the tips of your...
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Click here to hear a 48-minute YouTube "FireUPwithCJ.com" interview with WWS instructor, Bob Rosenbaum. Disregard momentary static in the beginning. The sound quality improves immediately and remains so throughout. Join CJ as she talks to Robert Rosenbaum author of "Walking the Way: 81 Zen...
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At the close of 2013 the Wen Wu School (WWS) Dayan Qigong community had the rare experience of a workshop with Master Fu-Tung Cheng who developed his practice of "Effortless Flow" to teach taiji students how to eliminate tension in their bodies. Introducing the idea that, “… for movement to flow,...

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