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Strengthen Your Mental Tolerance by Understanding the Energetic Structure of the 8 Extraordinar

July 08, 2022 - The 8 Extraordinary Energy Meridians or Vessels By strengthening the physical body through exercise – specific exerci...
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Americans are Severely Vitamin D Deficient

May 30, 2022 - Vitamin D Deficiency at Epidemic Levels The US, and many of the world, have been facing an epidemic of vitamin D defici...
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Excessive Sitting Often Leading to Metabolic Syndrome

May 23, 2022 - Sitting for prolonged amounts of time is as, or more detrimental than tobacco smoking. Most people are beginning to rea...
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WSJ Article Highlights That Cardiovascular Disease Cause More Deaths Every Year, Than Covid-19

May 22, 2022 - “Stopping a Pandemic Deadlier Than Covid” “Cardiovascular disease kills more people each year than Covid at its worst....
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Silk Reeling Exercises

May 20, 2022 - Silk Reeling refers to internal (neigong) movement principles practiced in traditional styles of Tai Chi, especially emp...
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Is Better Health a Priority in the US?

April 19, 2022 - In the words of Dr. Jerome Adams from 2020, the former surgeon general of the United States, “You know what will make yo...
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Is Better Health a Priority in the US? (1 year later; has anything changed?)

December 30, 2021 - I posted this article of mine almost 1 year ago. I thought it would be interesting to re-post and re-visit to contemplat...
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Yoga, Qigong & Tai Chi – share the same root origin

July 04, 2021 - Yoga, Qigong & Tai Chi – share the same root origin. Most people are not familiar with the origins of tai chi being fro...
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Excessive Sitting Can Cause Chronic Pain

March 15, 2021 - Many people have been sitting much more this last year while working at home, online classes and in general less physica...
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Vitamin D Metabolism & Deficiency

January 26, 2021 - Vitamin D Metabolism Vitamin D3 or cholecalciferol is produced in the skin initiated from sunlight UVB radiation or abs...
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The Effects of Exercise on Joint & Bone Strength

January 22, 2021 - The Effects of Exercise on Joint & Bone Strength The joints of our body are composed of two or more bones joining toget...
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Self-awareness Can be Developed

January 19, 2021 - Self-awareness Can be Developed! How aware are you, of seeing yourself for who your truly are? Can you see every line,...
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Fight or Flight, Rest & Digest – Managing Stress

January 18, 2021 - Stress in managed within the human body through the nervous system. More specifically the interaction between the sympat...
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Slower Breathing & How Physiologically it is a Key Component in Longevity

January 07, 2021 - How Deep Breathing Affects Your Health Deeper breathing is a key component to having a long and healthy life. Through f...
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Happy New Year! Now get to work.

January 02, 2021 - Happy New Year! New Year’s resolutions are seldom kept. Rather, make a promise or commitment to yourself to maintain a...
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Yang Style 24 tai chi

December 06, 2020 - Tai Chi is a powerful art of immense depth consisting of exercise, self-defense and philosophy. The “sets” or “forms” ar...
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Stay Healthy by Living Healthy

November 28, 2020 - Stay Healthy by Living Healthy Harvard Medical School – recommends taking care of your immune system. Stay healthy by l...
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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 25, 2020 - Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy your holidays, but make good choices! As most of the country continues to struggle with the c...
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Qigong for the Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation of COVID-19 Infection in Older Adults

November 17, 2020 - I have been practicing qigong since I was 16 years old; teaching it since I was 19. I have 1st hand experience that it w...
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Some Covid-19 Measures Might Actually Make You More At Risk

November 16, 2020 - There is a Vicious Cycle of Covid-19 and Lifestyle Consequences Some of the measures being taken, are actually increasi...
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Is Modern Western Medicine any better than Traditional Chinese Medicine?

November 15, 2020 - Is Modern Western Medicine any better than Traditional Chinese Medicine? By James Moltzan People in general, do not li...
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Discipline the Mind to Discipline the Body

November 10, 2020 - Self-discipline Can be Developed. Anything of value is always going to require some amount of sacrifice of time, effort...
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BaguaZhang (8 trigram palm)

November 09, 2020 - Bagua, Baguazhang, Bagwa, Pakua, Walking Meditation or “walking of the circle” are all names for this style of Kung Fu t...
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Osteoporosis and Osteopenia (bone porosity & bone loss)

October 04, 2020 - Osteoporosis and Osteopenia (bone porosity & bone loss) Are you age 40 or older? If so, you might want to make sure...
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Grow Older, But Also Grow Wiser

September 09, 2020 - We all grow older, but do we ever really grow up? Growing up usually refers to being more responsible, more independent,...
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The Meaning of the Yin-Yang Symbol

September 05, 2020 - The Meaning of the Yin-Yang Symbol The yin and yang symbol or taijitu, relates to the day and night association of yi...
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Preventable Deaths in the US

September 01, 2020 - Preventable Deaths in the US A perspective of top causes of death in the US and that most are somewhat preventable thro...
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Why Exercise Your Whole Body?

August 29, 2020 - Why Exercise Your Whole Body? “I run everyday, but my knees and back always ache.” “Stretching is great for my hamstri...
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Lecture/Seminars/Discussions

August 25, 2020 - All events below are for a 1-hour lecture/seminar consisting of explanations,question & answer time and various amounts...
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Learning Options

August 24, 2020 - Learning Options Qigong, Tai Chi & Wellness lectures, seminars & discussions. These events are for a 1-hour, consisting...
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How Are You Motivated?

August 20, 2020 - Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation Self-reflection can lead one to contemplate about how they are motivated to accompli...
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Cause & Effects of Sleep Quality

August 19, 2020 - Here is another post digging deeper into: The Importance of a Good Night’s Rest What we do during the waking hours, ofte...
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Daily Energy Flow in the 12 Main Meridians

August 16, 2020 - The Horary Clock (Circadian Rhythm) – 24 Hour Qi Flow Though the Meridians Here is another graphic presentati...
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Americans Get Heavier

August 15, 2020 - A root cause of the health issues in the U.S. is the poor quality of food and the amount we consume. This is complicated...
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The 5 Element Theory – the 5 Seasons of Life

August 12, 2020 - The 5 Element Theory – the 5 Seasons of Life This post is a continuation of the 5 Element Theory showing another mani...
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The 5 Element Theory

August 10, 2020 - The 5 Element Theory (Wu Xing) Most people are looking for some type of balance and harmony within their lives. Often...
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Consistent Exercise Affects the Body & Mind

August 10, 2020 - “My back is stiff and seems to ache all the time.” “Stretching with yoga and qigong can help this!” “My feet and hands...
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The Meaning of the 8 Trigrams and Bagua

August 07, 2020 - The Meaning of the 8 Trigrams and Bagua The following is a very basic explanation of the The Meaning of the 8 Trigrams...
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The Small or Microcosmic Circulation

August 06, 2020 - The Small or Microcosmic Circulation The Small Circulation, Small Circle, or the Microcosmic Orbit, is the practice of...
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Basic Shoulder Anatomy & Low Impact Exercises to Increase Strength & Range of Motion

August 06, 2020 - Basic Shoulder Anatomy & Low Impact Exercises to Increase Strength & Range of Motion Often people experience shoulder i...
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How Deep Breathing Affects Your Health

August 04, 2020 - How Deep Breathing Affects Your Health Deeper breathing is a key component to having a long and healthy life. Through f...
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Effects of Stress on the Body

August 04, 2020 - Effects of Stress on the Body Stress effects the emotions. Emotions effect the sympathetic nervous system which ch...
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Is Our Health Really a Priority in the US?

August 01, 2020 - Ask any citizen in the US if their health and their family’s is a priority and the response will be something like, “wel...
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Neuroplasticity – Reroute, Rewire, Reorganize Your Brain

July 30, 2020 - The brain has the ability to continuously form, change and relocate new neural connections to different neural networks...
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Another graphic representation of the 24 Hour Qi Flow Though the Meridians

July 30, 2020 - The Horary Clock (Circadian Rhythm) Another graphic representation of the 24 Hour Qi Flow Though the Meridians...
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The Horary Clock (Circadian Rhythm) – 24 Hour Qi Flow Though the Meridians

July 28, 2020 - The Horary Clock (Circadian Rhythm) – 24 Hour Qi Flow Though the Meridians Understanding how the human body works a...
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The Back Shu Acuppoints

July 27, 2020 - The Back Shu Acuppoints – There are 12 Back Shu points on the bladder energy meridian, that correspond to each of t...
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24 Yang Style Tai Chi

July 26, 2020 - What are “forms” or “sets” of Tai Chi Exercises? Tai Chi is a powerful art of immense depth consisting of exercise, sel...
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The 12 Primary Energy Meridians & The 8 Extraordinary Vessels

July 24, 2020 - The 12 Primary Energy Meridians & The 8 Extraordinary Vessels Within Chinese Medicine, there exists the theory of the...
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The 36 Noble Stances (moving qigong set)

July 23, 2020 - The 36 Noble Stances Noble stances are a combination of various stances from different styles of Chinese martial arts....
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Deep Breathing Benefits

July 23, 2020 - Breathing Deeper – more than just more oxygen Learning how to regulate the breath is truly one of the key components to...
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Moving Qigong (tae guk chung set #1)

July 16, 2020 - How deep you breathe directly affects your health! And it is FREE, doesn’t require a prescription, no special clothes no...
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The Cross Crawl Concept

July 08, 2020 - Opposition or contralateral, in regards to body movement or mechanics, means that opposite sides of the body work togeth...
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Taoist Yoga – Dao Yi – Ship Pal Gye – Noble Stances

July 08, 2020 - So many ways to strengthen the whole body, with low-impact and safe exercises for the mind, body & spirit. No equipment,...
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Ship Pal Gye – A method to increase the capacity of your nervous system!

July 07, 2020 - Ship Pal Gye (Korean name for 18 qi exercises) A method to increase the capacity of your nervous system! Watch the vid...
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Poor Circulation Starts in the Toes & Fingers

July 02, 2020 - Poor circulation or Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is the restriction of blood flow to the arteries of the arms and l...
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Increase the Capacity of Your Nervous System!

June 27, 2020 - Increase the Capacity of Your Nervous System! By holding the body in specific alignments, the nervous system is strengt...
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Breathing Deeper – more than just more oxygen!

June 17, 2020 - Breathing Deeper – more than just more oxygen Learning how to regulate the breath is truly one of the key components...
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Moving Breathing Exercises (qigong) 8 Pieces of Brocade

June 14, 2020 - Moving Breathing Exercises (qigong) 8 Pieces of Brocade Eight Pieces of Brocade or 8 Sections of Silk, is said to h...
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The 8 Pieces of Brocade

June 12, 2020 - Today’s online FREE class: Moving Breathing Exercises (qigong) 8 Pieces of Brocade Eight Pieces of Brocade or 8...
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Warrior – Scholar – Sage

June 07, 2020 - Warrior – Scholar – Sage 3 distinct mindsets and/or phases, when it comes to training and self-improvement. However...
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There are Many Ways to Train the Body, Mind & Spirit!

May 29, 2020 - There are Many Ways to Train the Body, Mind & Spirit! Sword and weapons training is considered somewhat advanced instru...
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The Importance of Exercising Within the 3 Anatomical Planes

May 27, 2020 - Today’s discussion: The Importance of Exercising in 3D Avoid injury, rehab an existing chronic issue or just feel bette...
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The 3 Treasures – Mind, Body & Spirit

May 27, 2020 - The 3 Treasures – Mind, Body & Spirit The most valuable things that we all possess. Without these 3, we have no family,...
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Move the Body Within 3 Anatomical Planes

May 19, 2020 - Low-impact mobility of the 9 main joints, in the 3 anatomical planes using time-proven ancient exercise methods – The...
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The 5 Phases of Life & Methods to Have Strong Joints

May 14, 2020 - Today’s detailed discussion: The 5 Phases of Life & Methods to Have Strong Joints Would you wear a winter coat to the...
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Increase Your Mobility & Stability

May 13, 2020 - Many of you who have known me over the years, know me to be a bit passionate and meticulous about my studying, practicin...
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Dynamic Tension – Tai Yu

May 07, 2020 - Dynamic tension – using your own body to create resistance for building strength, flexibility, balance, etc. Watch and f...
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Tao Yin – Swallow Returns to Nest (moving qigong) detailed instruction

May 05, 2020 - Today’s online exercise: Tao Yin – Swallow Returns to Nest A side effect of the current pandemic crisis – some people h...
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People Don’t Ail From Lack of Muscle Tone

April 07, 2020 - Toned arms, a flat stomach, a well sculpted physique – are all very nice to have, at the very least on the cosmetic leve...
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Yoga – 70 Beginning & Intermediate poses

March 28, 2020 - 70 Yoga Poses (beginner & intermediate) When I first stated learning these almost 40 years in a martial arts school, th...
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FREE Online Exercise Classes

March 26, 2020 - Now that the coronavirus has the better portion of our country sidelined from exercising or staying active, some people...
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Your Health is Not Someone Else’s Responsibility!

December 11, 2019 - No one should care more about your health and well-being than you, right? If you need help getting started, contact 407...
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Do Nothing or Do Something!

December 01, 2019 - So you might have some chronic pain issues, persistent balance problems (physically and/or mentally) or maybe even a neg...
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The Interrelationship of Yoga, Qigong, DaoYin & Tai Chi

October 29, 2019 - Sanskrit, Chinese and Korean terminology: – Qi, Chi or Gi = air, energy or breath – Gong or Kung = work or effort – Q...
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Peek Inside – Journey Around the Sun

October 17, 2019 - A sneak peek inside, to see what “Journey Around the Sun” is all about. This is part of my ongoing project to document...
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Wellness Options

October 14, 2019 - Many ailments and side effects of illness/injuries can be improved, by moving your body on a regular basis. Low impact –...
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Energetic Anatomy

October 01, 2019 - Often times people exercise their bodies with little or no engagement of their thought process. While this might be phys...
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Fitness vs. Health vs. Wellness

September 24, 2019 - Do your personal goals revolve around working out to stay in shape (fitness) — or working out for your mind, body and sp...
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Improve Bone Health & Strength From Tai Chi & Qigong Practices!

September 17, 2019 - Improve Bone Health & Strength From Tai Chi & Qigong Practices! How does that work? Julius Wolff, an anatomist and sur...
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Silk Reeling #1

September 07, 2019 - Silk Reeling #1 Silk Reeling refers to internal (neigong) movement principles practiced in traditional styles of Tai Ch...
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Moving Qigong Set #2 (moving meditation)

September 05, 2019 - Moving Qigong Set #2 (moving meditation) Forms or exercise sets, are a way to link many various movements into an organ...
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Moving Qigong Set #1 (Tae Guk Chung)

September 04, 2019 - Moving Qigong Set #1 (Tae Guk Chung) Forms or exercise sets, are a way to link many various movements into an organized...
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Clearing the Energy Centers (chakras) – gentle spinal stretching

September 03, 2019 - Clearing the Energy Centers (chakras) – gentle spinal stretching Gentle stretching in the vertical sagittal plane, is a...
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Wind & Water Makes Fire

February 14, 2019 - Wind (BaguaZhang) & Water (Tai Chi) = Fire (Qigong) or in Taoist Inner Alchemy, Kan & Li – an exercise and meditation (s...
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Tai Chi is NOT Chai Tea!

February 07, 2019 - Qigong is not Chinese food and Tai Chi is not a drink (chai tea). So what is it? Come join me for a FREE 1-hour discussi...
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Taoist Yoga (Hard Qigong)

October 31, 2018 - Qigong, whether hard or soft refers to deep breathing exercises performed with little or no movement. Hard or soft is re...
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Taoist Yoga and/or Taoist Qigong

September 26, 2018 - I teach a variety of exercise sets that offer a wide education of Taoist Yoga and/or Taoist Qigong Sanskrit, Chinese...
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