Our Connection Within and Without

Our Connection Within and Without

  “Connection is how we bring that which is within into the world.” ~Frederick Alexander Ross   We successfully completed our 2nd Annual Qigong Retreat for Women, and have already set dates for 2024! When we planned this year’s event, we didn’t...
Learning Tai Chi from Sifu Toni

Learning Tai Chi from Sifu Toni

Tai Chi & Qigong have been a major part of my rehabilitation and every day life—following a major life changing event on December 19, 2019. I was in a car accident that occurred in an intersection on black ice, in Wisconsin.  First and foremost, I am blessed to be...
Deepening Our Understanding of Qigong

Deepening Our Understanding of Qigong

My second installation of Sifu Gardner’s Master Qigong class, continuing with more insights we received from that class. This is written with his words from the recording, and from my understanding. My personal notes are in (brackets).   Qigong Qigong happens...
Laying Down a Foundation with Qigong

Laying Down a Foundation with Qigong

On February 24, Sifu Gardner taught another Master Qigong class in-person. Below are some of the insights we received. This is written with his words from the recording that night, and from my understanding. My personal notes are in (brackets).   He took us on a...
Open to All That is You

Open to All That is You

It’s autumn here in the northern hemisphere, my favorite time of year, as most of you know. Here in Utah, the leaves are beginning to radiate their range of colors. Our mountains become a visual landscape for artists and photographers alike. Yes this time of year...
Expanding Our View

Expanding Our View

Earlier this month, 30 of us experienced an in-person Qigong Master Class with my teacher, Sifu Gardner. He laid the foundation in many ways for us to expand our meaning of qigong. He reminded us in different ways that qigong is more than a moving meditation,...
Changing Our Lens of Perception

Changing Our Lens of Perception

Every conversation we have, every book we remember, every story we share is from our personal lens of experience. It is simply our truth. Our truth is compiled from what we have gathered from observing life, and knowing what resonates within our heart and what does...
Aligning with Our Center

Aligning with Our Center

As we approach the holiday season, aligning with our center is of upmost importance. Within all areas of life, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Because as we know, the saying the most wonderful time of the year, in theory maybe, in real life? Below I have...
Let Go and Love

Let Go and Love

What would happen if we let go of: judgments self-critisim comparing ourselves expectations on ourself and others feeling inferior feeling superior You’ll notice that inferior and superior are both on this list. It is because as long as we feel either way, we are held...
Resiliency with Alignment

Resiliency with Alignment

This writing was inspired by asking my Sifu how he would define being resilient. This is a collaboration of his words mixed together with insights from me.   _________________________________________  The first thing he said was, “To be resilient is to have inner...