Year of the Yin Metal Ox 2021
The Lunar new year begins on the 12.2.21 and will transition from Yang to Yin energies for the year. The heavenly stem for the year is...
Year of the Rat 2020
The Yang Metal Stem (庚) supports the Water Rat (子) which lies below it, according to the Five Element cycle. The Rat is a Water Element....
Year of the Pig
In the year of the Pig 2019 we have a shift in elements from the year of the Dog 2018 which was dominated by strong Earth pillars, those...
The Art of Longevity Part 1
Cultivating ones health is one of the arts of longevity in Taoism. Without a healthy body we live an unfulfilled life that leads to an...
2018 Year of the Dog
This year constitutes the heavenly stem of Yang Earth and the Earthly Branch of the Dog. This will be a strong Earth year for the Chinese...
Medicine, doctors and nature.
There is a passage in a classical herbalist text book by the author Zhang Ji I would like to share with you in relation to his thoughts on p
There is an interesting passage in an ancient Chinese book called the Ling-shu (The Spiritual Pivot) that has a chapter called the forbidden
Men's Health and Life Essence
Men's health and health in general is a huge topic. Over the last three years in my clinic I have seen a steady increase in male...
8 Essential Exercises
I have been using the eight silk brocade for years now and the effects are incredible. It makes the body feel soft and supple, calms the min
Health maintenance through diet and exercise
The challenge in daily practice is that we can never really find the time to give to our patients the attention these exercises deserve to d