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A Neigong Journey

Welcome. To those uninitiated with the Internal Chinese Martial Arts or Neigong, a brief introduction would be useful. Neigong means internal cultivation; Westerners are more familiar with the word “Qigong” – breath cultivation.

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making orange lentil dahl.

Check out the photo album on our facebook page  to see how to make orange lentil dahl. Delicious great protein high in soluble fibre high in plant oestrogen and sterols quick and easy to make can be frozen once cooked

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Feedback from May retreat

“The therapies exceeded my expectations. The salt glow massage was very relaxing and helped me reconnect and focus on my breathing.

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It's all a matter of balance.

Question How can you tell when you have got a good balance between Being and Doing ? Answer When your life is no longer a struggle, where each day is a new journey and wisdom and understanding can be gained.

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To cover ourself or to be accountable to ourself? One will set us free, the other will enslave us to mediocrity

When we “cover ourself”, we are manifesting our lower self. That of indifference, selfishness, to do the least we can. After all ,”we are not expected to come here and work”, ha ha ha ha.

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Which way will you jump?

Which way will you jump? When someone with a health challenge say the following: 1. It’s hereditary or 2. I have faith and trust in God to help me.

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Retreat feedback from Spring 2013

Kind, warm, informative, gentle,healing, enlightening, rich- I feel enriched in all my senses, taste, sounds, smells,feel and eye opening. I got much more than I ever wanted or expected” Continue Reading »

If you had cancer would you leave your survival to chance…….or can you be extraordinary?

Breakfast news talked about the discovery of the genetic code of hereditary breast cancer this morning. At present patients with this dilemma can have mastectomies to prevent the cancer occurring.

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Summer and Chinese medicine

Summer and Traditional Chinese Medicine. An amazing time of growth, joy and reflection. In Traditional Chinese medicine we can use the generation cycle of the Five Elements, to see the mother element of Wood and associated season Spring comes forth the element Fire and its associated season of High Summer.

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