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Heart Meridian in Chinese Medicine

By Cindy Black / July 23, 2013 /

“The Heart is the sovereign of all the organs and represents the consciousness of one’s being. It is responsible for intelligence, wisdom and spiritual transformation.”
-Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine

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What is Qi?

By Cindy Black / May 9, 2013 /

Qi is Energy Qi (“chee”) is not a western term. “Qi” comes from a culture vastly different than European based cultures. Although cultures differ, people everywhere in the world wonder about the same things: Why are we here? Where did we come from? What is life? What is death? One answer from Chinese culture is Qi. Qi…

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How Yin and Yang Shift Throughout a Day

By Cindy Black / April 11, 2013 /

Yang is the warming cycle, Yin is the cooling cycle. The movement of light and dark throughout a twenty-four hour period is the motion of Yin and Yang expanding and contracting, flowing, one into the other in an endless dance.   Observing the small nuances of these changes is a simple and profound learning experience.…

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