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Nutrition

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.

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.

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.

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.

Nutrition: Food is Medicine

In China, food is thought of as medicine. You eat to be healthy, to stay healthy and to recover your health when you become sick. What you eat, how you prepare your food and how you eat are all very important.

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.

A Pear a Day...

There is an old saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But this time of year, pears are the thing. Pears are very good for fall...

Great Foods for Summer Energy

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

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