The Liberator: A Liver Meridian Archetype
The liver meridian is one of the most prominent channels in the body, responsible for a myriad of functions in both eastern and western medicine. The liver is the body’s general. It controls our qi…
How Yin/Yang Influence Infinity Meridian Resistance Training
Excess yang or yin can cause a variety of imbalances in the body. Infinity uses yin/yang to identify problem areas, establish treatment plans, follow an internal map of balancing muscle groups, and find the balance between strength and flexibility. Yin/yang show us where imbalances manifest in the body and we use that knowledge to regain balance and mobility.
The Artist: A Small Intestine Meridian Archetype
We know that extreme emotions can negatively affect our digestion, causing poor absorption and slow movement through the digestive tract. This is why we refuse food in the face of grief or lose our appetite when our fight-or-flight response is triggered. Unfortunately, poor digestion can also aggravate our stress response. They feed off of each other in a symbiotic relationship. Therefore, to have a healthy digestive system, we need to take care of both our minds and our bodies.
Five Exercises for Gardeners
Integrative bodyworker Janet Matthies explains her family’s love of gardening and her 5 favorite resistance exercises to keep you fit for a summer in the garden. If you are at all like my family you…