Category: Energetic Medicine

                       Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a system of primary health care that includes acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, remedial massage (anmo tuina), exercise and breathing therapy (such as qigong), and diet and lifestyle advice. In Australia, the most popular forms of TCM health care are […]

Stomach and Spleen The mysterious powers of the earth create humidity in Heaven and fertile soil upon the earth.  They create the flesh within the body, and the vicera they create the stomach.  Of the colours they create the yellow colour and they give the human voice the ability to sing… of the flavours they […]

We live in  a fast paced world in which we are bombarded by information each and every day.  Iphones, Ipads, Emails, TV, there is no escape and its an assault on the senses. We have bought into the cult of ‘busy’, and what we have lost is the ability to just ‘be’.  Ultimately all this […]

Breath is Spirit. The act of breathing is Living. ~Author Unknown It is a common misconception amongst the yoga community that less CO2 and more 02 is better for us.  The idea that ‘C02 is a toxin, a carbon waste product that needs to be replaced with increased levels of 02’ [1] is a harmful […]

“You are what your deepest desire is. As your desire is, so is your intention. As your intention is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny.” ~ The Upanishads I wrote this piece when I was a student yoga teacher.  Still struggling […]

 ‘AUM’  the all encompassing cosmic vibration of the universe The Sanskrit is praNava, meaning ever new[1]. This mantra is a commonly used one in our practice to unite the energy of the class, as well as a natural extension of the mantra, Namaste. According to the Mandukya Upanishad, the syllables of AUM represent the following realms […]

“At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.” Lao Tzu According to Chinese philosophical thought, Tao is the fundamental intelligence which underlies everything. Tao gives rise to qi and qi gives rise to yin and yang. From yin and yang we have the […]