Meridian Archetypes

The God/Goddess: A Sexual Meridian Archetype

The sexual meridian is represented by the archetype of the god/goddess. Like the Greek and Roman gods, the power of the sexual meridian is inherent and inherited. Their energy captivates people and draws people in. One of the emotional meridians, the God/Goddess is drawn to social situations. They are instinctually empathetic and often take on the emotions of those around them. They have a subtle shrewd intellect and a very strong will.… Read More The God/Goddess: A Sexual Meridian Archetype

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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.… Read More How Yin/Yang Influence Infinity Meridian Resistance Training

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Finally Flexible: Using Resistance, Yoga, and The Meridians To Reduce Tension And Loosen Up

Tight muscles and a lack of flexibility are the direct results of tension in the muscles. Where that tension manifests depends on what you do every day. If you work at a desk, you may have tension or pain in your neck and shoulders. Cyclists tend to have tight quads, hip flexors, and hips. Gymnasts tight hamstrings. Dancers hyperextended limbs. … Read More Finally Flexible: Using Resistance, Yoga, and The Meridians To Reduce Tension And Loosen Up

Meridian Archetypes

The Mediator: A Pancreas-Spleen Meridian Archetype

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, earth elements are particularly important in times of transition. They keep us grounded and protected during turbulence, and allow us to bloom and grow during times of peace. However, though the spleen meridian thrives in times of peace, that does not mean they revile conflict. One of their greatest strengths is seeing both sides of an argument and mediating a compromise.… Read More The Mediator: A Pancreas-Spleen Meridian Archetype

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Managing Anxiety – Ideas for Active Lifestyles

Anxiety is a huge problem in our society, and can be debilitating for those who suffer from it. Integrative bodyworker, Janet Matthies offers practical help. There are many symptoms associated with anxiety and often our current medical model will prescribe medication to help alleviate and/or manage those symptoms. This article will identify anxiety symptoms and… Read More Managing Anxiety – Ideas for Active Lifestyles