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Energy of Food

Summer Season - The Joy of Fire Energy

June is a month of transition. The life force is very strong this time of year and nature puts it to good use.

Great Foods for Summer Energy

Chinese nutrition focuses on the energetic properties of food. For example some foods are considered warming and others cooling.

Summer Season - Preparing Your Body to Transition from Yang to Yin Energy

Summer is Yang energy, Fire energy, as we’ve written about before. The yang energy builds to a point where it peaks and then starts to diminish and Yin energy begins increasing.

Fall Season - Entering Autumn's Metal Energy

Have you ever noticed that the leaves of autumn are the colors of the sun? As the life force is drawn back to the roots of Mother Nature’s creation, so too, your vital energy does the same in preparation for winter.

Summer Food Energy - Balancing Yang Heat With Yin Food

One big way we live in harmony during the summer is to eat mindfully. When it is very hot, we eat cooling foods. Just as we intuitively feel it is best to practice qigong as the sun rises and sets in summer we also know it is best to balance our practice with rest when the sun is hot at high noon.

The Energy of Food

Knowing the Energy of Food is a wonderful way of opening your intuition and receiving your inner voice that speaks and guides. In Spring Forest Qigong, we teach you ways to know the genius inside you and open to the most power force in the universe, your unconditional love and pure energy.

Transition to Fall Season - Earth Energy Grounding and Nourishing

As this season of summer closes and the Fall Equinox is just one month away, you are feeling what is called ‘the highest yang’ of the year in your small Universe.

Yin & Yang of Food

by Master Chunyi Lin

In China, food is thought of as medicine. Food as therapy is a concept that began thousands of years ago in China and is a core component of good health as described in the The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, which is the Chinese medicine bible.

The Power of Pears

The pear is a gift from nature to keep lung energy strong and prevent dryness. Pears lubricate the throat and lungs and help dissolve phlegm and cough.

Qi~full Eating Tips for November

Spring Forest Qigong practitioners discover early on that everything is energy including what they eat. When you choose to align the energy of the season with your day-to-day diet, the peace and harmony of qigong accelerates in your body, mind and spirit.

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