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In Memory of Dharma Master Tan Run Huan (谭润华)

In Memory of Dharma Master Tan Run Huan (谭润华)

By Ivy Xie-McIsaac, E-RYT200, YACEP It has been 12 years since my first Yoga teacher passed away. Dharmapala Master Tan is my first Yoga teacher. He was born in 1913 and learned Yoga in Hong Kong when he was young. When I met him, he had already retired from teaching work as a biology teacher […]

October 18, 2018 | By More
Thai Massage: A Buffet For The Mind and Body

Thai Massage: A Buffet For The Mind and Body

Physical pain can be the result of emotional suffering. Chronic physical pain is often linked not only to injuries, but also to emotional stress, trauma, and depression. In fact, emotional suffering can aggravate physical pain that affects different areas of the body and also impair one’s thinking and spirit. Many people are already familiar with […]

September 16, 2018 | By More
Manifestation and the Cause

Manifestation and the Cause

By Ivy Xie-McIsaac, E-RYT200, YACEP Yin Yoga is a style of Yoga that is used to connect and balance the external environment and the inner world of the Self – the place that cannot be seen from outside. Yin (阴) is a Chinese word and refers to the place where there is no light. Because […]

September 16, 2018 | By More
Do Meridians Exist?

Do Meridians Exist?

By Ivy Xie-McIsaac The meridian is a concept used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Meridians are channels for life-energy (Qi) to flow. Some modern scientists doubt the existence of meridians. We say the sun moves from rising to setting even though actually the earth rotates and orbits around the sun. The orbits are for tracing […]

August 8, 2018 | By More
The Yoga of Life: Practicing Pleasure

The Yoga of Life: Practicing Pleasure

By Tracy Montgomery   Experiencing pleasure floods our systems with endorphins and hormones that alter our blood chemistry to enhance our brain power, elevate our mood, encourage bonding and connection, and boost our immune system. Pleasure is how humans thrive. And yet so many of us limit our pleasure. Our genetic predisposition towards concern for […]

June 18, 2018 | By More