Do you want to study Bagua Zhang, but don’t have a teacher in your area?

Do you want to study a holistic martial art – Bagua Zhang, but don’t have a teacher in your area? Here’s your chance to learn with a devoted instructor who cares about you, with live remote video classes!   While it may not be as personal or effective as learning in person with an instructor, …

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The Courage to Overcome Victimhood

“Look within to heal and reveal your true self”   We have all at some point in our lives been attacked, betrayed, or suffered trauma — how we respond, learn, and adapt to those challenges determines our personal value and sense of worth. How we perceive and respond is the barometer of our level of …

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With the Grace of the Phoenix

Happy New Year ~ 2017! We’ve all faced many challenges over the last year. It’s been a chaotic and unpredictable ride for me personally, with tragic lows and exhilarating joys, shocking surprises and wonderful new changes. You can probably relate, as I have witnessed similar experiences for many of my family, friends and students, and …

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Sacred Spirals, Classes Reduced

Sacred Spirals Throughout the Universe, energy tends to move in spirals, naturally forming matter into spheres. The polarity of opposites creates vortexes throughout nature — from galaxies, the movement of solar systems and the gravitational fields that create planets, hurricanes and typhoons, tornadoes, are also seen in the eddies in the currents of wind and …

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Independence, Boundaries and Self Defense

Today, we celebrate 240 years of Freedom in the United States Freedom and Independence from oppression. While today, we face oppression globally from corporations, we also face oppression personally, every day from the distractions and fears we give our power to, that take away from our being present and appreciating and living our lives fully. …

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Stress Less and Protect Yourself

Stress Less with Essential Oils   I’ve been familiar with the benefits of essential oils for several years, from when I was studying and practicing massage therapy. I’d heard of doTERRA, but I hadn’t actually used the brand until September of last year, when I was invited to attend the International doTERRA annual convention in …

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Start the New Year with Essential Energy

Rejuvenate your vitality with the Essential Energy Online Course starting next week — each Monday in January! Essential Energy 4-Week Online Course   Over the last few months since Karen and I began sharing our Essential Energy Workshops, we’ve been flooded by the gratitude and rejuvenation of the participants –ranging from children to seniors — …

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Sharing the Dream of Essential Energy and Bagua

Sharing the Dream of Essential Energy When Karen Atkins & I started collaborating to create the Essential Energy Classes a couple months ago, we were both deeply inspired to share the integration of the Energy Cultivation of Qi-Gong traditions we’ve practiced for decades, with the naturally supportive qualities of Essential Oils — both of these …

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Restore your Essential Energy

Fulfilling a Dream I’ve been dreaming of sharing this wisdom since I was introduced to energy building practices of Qi-Gong over 30 years ago. Every day I hear people complain about “feeling old”, having low energy, low sex drive, weak immune systems and burdened with emotional overwhelm. I want to encourage all of them, and …

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What are “Mixed Martial Arts”?

What are “Mixed Martial Arts?” From Mace Martial Arts — The Other MMA! What we call “Mixed Martial Arts” today is mostly a sport-based amalgamation of Western Boxing, Muay Thai, and Brazialian “jiu-jitsu”, usually practiced in sporting events where fighters compete in a matted “cage” or ring. There are often other systems that influence the …

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