QIGONG – Finding Center

November 30, 2023  by Russell Munsell

What is QIGONG? it's history? it's Process? It's Benefits? Take a simple yet in-depth dive into the practice of QIGONG with this insightful gathering of information about QIGONG - and Finding Center.

An Introduction to Qigong

March 14, 2022  by Russell Munsell

What is qigong?

Qi is the Chinese name for universal life force (energy). The concept of qi underlies Traditional Chinese Medicine and martial arts. Gong is translated as committed cultivation and the benefits and skills acquired through dedicated practice.

Qigong is the systematic method of cultivating qi through focused inner awareness and intention while practicing specific postures and movements, including techniques in breathing, self-massage, visualization, and meditation.

Walking Transformation

September 20, 2021  by Dr. Suki Munsell

Our bodies, like all of nature, are in constant change. How we walk, stand, express and think are the soup of our self-creating process.
My posture photos document the structural changes I’ve accomplished over three decades. But like you, I am a work in process.

Secrets of Longevity

August 25, 2021  by Dr. Suki Munsell

Could the secrets of longevity be based in simple truths? Can best practices that have endured culture to culture and through time guide us?
A calm and quiet place lies within us,
a place of clarity,
the counterpoise to the crazy information-driven complexity
swirling around us.
From within that center we ... 
exhale, and ask…

Anna Halprin’s Living Legacy

July 13, 2021  by Dr. Suki Munsell

Following Anna’s death on May 24th, at 100 years of age, the deep grief I feel is blended with gratitude for the life changing gifts I received from my mentor, colleague, and friend over forty-five years. I search for ways to describe her great legacy. Attempting to do so seems a daunting task – capturing nearly eight decades of ground breaking dance, performance arts, choreography, and teaching.

Save Our Selves, Save Our Planet

May 13, 2021  by Dr. Suki Munsell

How obvious it seems to me now.

Saving ourselves through right action including diet, exercise, expressing gratitude, and other positive acts, are the very same actions that improve life on our planet.

"A deep awareness of the gifts of the earth and of each other is medicine," writes Robin Wall Kimmerer, author of Braiding Sweetgrass, Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teaching of Plants.