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Dao Flow Yoga for Fertility

Dao Flow Yoga for women’s health and fertility is a practice that I developed to help boost the whole menstrual cycle by doing very specific yoga practices that act directly on the Chinese medicine fertility acupuncture meridians. Dao Flow also works by aligning your moon cycle with the fluctuating yin and yang rhythms of nature, all while banking Kidney essence/Jing (hormones) deep into the pelvic bowl, where you need it! You are guided to practice from a peaceful and present mind-state, one

Stop Trying to Find Yourself & Forget Mindfulness for Good

Chinese philosophy today is one of the most popular classes among Harvard students. Ideas of Confucius and Laozi turn out to be more effective than teachings of positive psychology. Here are some tips from ancient thinkers on how to live better. Stop searching for yourselfToday we always hear it’s important to find yourself and understand who you are. Eastern thinkers were skeptical about this idea. Multifaced, erratic constructs that we call identities come from outside, not inside. They are
Demi Powell

Daoist Contemplation and Chinese Medicine, Part 1: History and definition of contemplation in Daoist texts

Different forms of contemplative practices have been one of the key elements in Daoist tradition. This essay will appear in four parts dealing with:1. History and definition of contemplation in Daoist texts2. Contemplative practices and concept of body-mind3. Contemplation and dietary practices4. Contemplation and art of medicineIn these short essays I define contemplative practices, look historical relevance and how has it affected the development Chinese medicine and what does it has to do
Demi Powell

Short history of the Chinese term for ‘nerve’

The following is a syndicated post from the blog “Aowen Chinese Medicine 奧文中醫: Chinese medicine in words and pictures,” by Nicolaas Herman Oving (practitioner, translator, and educator in the field of Chinese Medicine). It originally appeared at http://ovingchinesemedicine.com/uncategorized/short-history-on-the-chinese-term-for-nerve/.I originally wrote this in response to a colleague who suggested that the Chinese term for ‘nerve’, 神經 [shénjīng], implied that the Chinese conceived of this
Demi Powell