Living a Life at 70%

Living a Life at 70%

In Tai Chi, one of the first transitional poses we learn is “bow” in a 70-30 stance. Meaning 70% of our weight is in the front foot, and 30% of our weight is in the back foot. Feeling into this stance takes practice, making sure our knee does not exceed the toe in the...
Embracing Impermanence

Embracing Impermanence

I learned recently that a long-time student, and Red Lotus family member died in a tragic car accident on the way to the Tetons. Her husband is currently having multiple surgeries to continue his life. And, their daughter was getting married in a week to begin a new...
Embracing the Yin Season of Winter

Embracing the Yin Season of Winter

Winter is a time of year when energy is reclaimed—turning inward rather than expending energy outward. In Chinese medicine and qigong we follow the seasons. We are microcosms [human beings] of the macrocosm [Mother Nature]. That being said, we also require stillness...
Halfway There…

Halfway There…

He who blames others has a long way to go on his journey. He who blames himself is halfway there. He who blames no one has arrived. ~Chinese Proverb   At times I do feel halfway there, and I take responsibility for all that is happening in my life. And other...
Embracing and Envisioning

Embracing and Envisioning

As I write this to you, it’s the eve of 2020. What a year, one that will be talked about for many generations to come, and we can say we experienced it. We have all changed this past year, I have learned more about myself than I could have imagined. As, I am sure you...

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