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Enter the Yang Fire Monkey

Kung Hei Fat Choy! 恭禧发财 Monkeys like to embrace a challenge and tease us with their inquisitive nature. As we officially welcome this creative and clever animal let’s take a closer look at the energy, life-force or Qi 气 that it carries into 2016.   The departure of the yin wood Goat can be unsettling […]

Posted on January 19, 2016 by Qi 气 on Beauty, Change, Chinese Culture, Compassion, Cosmic Breath, Eastern Philosophy, Energy, Enlightenment, Feng Shui, Growth Mindset, Harmony, Health, Meditation, Mindfulness, Nature, Nurturing, Philosophy, Positivity, Qi, Serenity, Tao, Taoism, TCM, The Universe, Wellness

Trust the process

The word ‘Tao’ 道 (or Dao) translates into “path” or “way” and Taoist belief is based on the idea that there is a central or organising principle of the Universe, a natural order or a “way of heaven”, that we can come to know by living in harmony with nature, in tune with our hearts […]

Posted on March 20, 2015 by Qi 气 on Meditation, moon, Qi, Spring Equinox, Yin

Tuning into the Moon

Today’s Spring Equinox marks one of only two points in the year when the duration of day and night are equal. Yin and Yang energies are balanced and in perfect harmony. The first day of Spring has officially begun in the Northern hemispheres. What has been even more significant is that this also coincides with […]

Posted on January 12, 2015 by Qi 气 on China, Feng Shui, Health, Martial Arts, Meditation, Music, Philosophy, Qi, Tai Chi, Wellness

Meditation in motion

T’ai Chi is a martial art whose emphasis has changed from external defence against attackers to internal defence against stress and illness. In T’aiChi, of Chinese origin, or Tao Ki, the Japanese version, a system of slow, rhythmic movements channels Qi through the body, removing blockages that cause physical illness and releasing physical stress accumulated […]