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Take a breath! Anne Lowry Parr takes us through the fundamentals of healthy breathwork

Take a breath! Anne Lowry Parr takes us through the fundamentals of healthy breathwork – Breath & Movement Anne Lowry Parr One of the most effective tools for health is one we use all day long, every day of our lives, whether we are waking or sleeping. It’s our breath! If breath is such an […]

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Heather Rayburn lets you listen in on their conversation and offers up ways you can help out

Wastewater permits aren’t sexy: an interview with Gracia O’Neill of Clean Water for NC: Heather Rayburn lets you listen in on their conversation and offers up ways you can help out Heather Rayburn Gracia O’Neill makes me laugh. The smart, sassy, community-minded assistant director of the nonprofit Clean Water for NC shoots straight when it […]

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Julie Howell, N.M.T., P.M.T., details the benefits and debunks the myths of massage for the expecting

Prenatal health through massage therapy: for women and their babies: Julie Howell, N.M.T., P.M.T., details the benefits and debunks the myths of massage for the expecting Julie Howell While massage therapy has reached the mainstream, a clear understanding of massage for prenatal women has not yet found its place in American culture. Twenty years ago, […]

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Qi Gong for self-healing: Patrice Dickey offers healing wisdom from a modern Chinese sage

Qi Gong for self-healing: Patrice Dickey offers healing wisdom from a modern Chinese sage – Breath & Movement From 1966 to 1976, the Cultural Revolution raged in China, and all the old knowledge was being systematically destroyed. Of hundreds of Taoist priests who had previously lived at Wudang Mountain, only twenty remained. As a six-year-old […]

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Herbal: blood cleansers

Herbal: blood cleansers CoreyPine Shane All traditional medicine is holistic in nature, putting as much emphasis on maintaining health as on defeating illness. In the western herbal tradition, one of the cornerstones of maintaining health is the idea of removing toxicity by cleansing the blood, using good diet and a category of herbs known as […]

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Taoist art of cultivating male sexual energy

Taoist art of cultivating male sexual energy Michael Winn Since ancient times, Taoists have sought to tap the power of sexuality to heal the body, deepen love relationships, and achieve elevated states of enlightenment. The Chinese texts on sexology are the oldest in the world. There are two kinds of Taoist “external” sexual cultivation (waidan […]

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Teaching therapeutic yoga

Teaching therapeutic yoga Lillah Schwartz With the popularity that yoga has achieved over the past five years newly trained yoga teachers will find themselves faced with an array of students requiring special attention for a variety of structural and physiological limitations. The definition of therapeutic yoga, to which I will respond in this article, is […]

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Supporting your child’s personality: author and speaker Jackie Woods shares a new perspective on interacting with your kids

Supporting your child’s personality: author and speaker Jackie Woods shares a new perspective on interacting with your kids Jackie Woods Every child is horn with a personality that, depending on environment, is either is given a chance to blossom or to wither. The question that all parents face is, “How do I expand my personality […]

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Coming into our own

Coming into our own Erin Everett As our earth shakes and shudders with the upheavals of this past year, we can feel the movement echo through our own deep center. Times, they are a changing, and we feel the changes. For only a blip on the timeline of creation, we have become technologically civilized. And […]

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Live, laugh & learn

Live, laugh & learn Enjoy yourself and learn something new at these special events coming to our area! If you know of a special event that needs to appear in New Life Journal, email events@newlifejournal.com or call 877-290-8768 x905. Dec. 2-4 500-Hour Teacher Training Workshop Partake in a dozen interactive presentations designed to open your […]