Eclipses Allow Revival and Renewal

  Behold the Eclipse Take a second and hold your attention gently; let your thoughts land lightly, like a butterfly landing on a flower, weightless, and rest your attention in what your eyes see right now. It is the light and the reflection of it that allows your nervous system to interpret the light bouncing

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Summer starry skies – staying cool and vibrant

  Aaahhh summer… starry skies … El Tule Institute welcomes everyone back after the fun days in the sun… We hope that all of you practiced your cooling energetic cycles to withstand this powerful times being so close to our magnificent sun. This is the beginning of a new step. Receiving light from a teacher

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Energy flux in empty space

    EL TULE INSTITUTE IS HOSTING ITS 4TH SOLSTICE CHI GONG CELEBRATION Come out and Shine! I was walking through the UT campus and saw these posters of studies of geometry and this one in particular caught my attention because I have been thinking of  chi energy flux lines for a while. (See super-conductor

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Be a super-conductor!

CHI GONG FLUX LINES AND OUR THREE TREASURES: Be a super conductor! Through Chi Gong, I have learned that all living beings are light beings (so to speak) or bio-electromagnetic entities. We all hold the three treasures and cultivate our energetic fields through the mysterious and beautiful journey that our life is. In the traditional

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Spring Equinox Thoughts

Spring Equinox–seeding starlight in the soil of our spirit. March is here. This beautiful Itajime image (by Ava Brooks) reveals the playful flows of changing energies as they rise… as the dyes are absorbed into the fibers of the paper beauty emerges. Similarly, rivers of energies flow through us. As the earth gravitates around the

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12-12 Celebrating Divine Feminine Light

WINTER SOLSTICE Welcoming Yin time into the next phase of winter In our Chi Gong teaching approach, with every flow, we are invoking a connection with our teachers’ teachers’ teachers… a long time line of respect, devotion. and gratitude. This image comes to us from a great distance – time- and place-wise. This woodcut depicts 

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12/12: celebrating the solstice

  Thanksgiving is a day of honoring the earth and honoring all the gifts we receive on a daily basis. The nourishing and the delight of receiving light in our eyes, seeing colors and so many blessings that life holds for us. These seemingly ordinary things are nothing but miracles that perhaps we would  notice

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All Soul’s Day – the chi gong way

Chi Gong is a celebration of life. This coming day of the dead we reflect in the silence and the beauty of the chain of ancestors who  lit the way for us to exist and experience the world. Professor Jerry Alan Johnson, in his Chinese Medical Qigong Therapy  (p. 46) tells us that … “The

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Gratitude: Cycles of Giving and Receiving

TREASURE LIGHT TREASURE 2015 (c) Martha Perez October 26 (Artwork by Ava Brooks. Thank you Ava! ) In the stillness of this breath i AM the vast space between inhale and exhale i AM rhythmic receive-inhale-receive give-exhale-give boundless heart beat cycle of time i stand here mountain endless   immerse me infinite ocean love  

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