Medical Qigong – Qigong Energy Healing

3 Treasures School of Medical Qigong

Lisa VanOstrand teaches qigong and qigong energy healing for 3 Treasures School of Medical Qigong in various places in the United States
My name is Lisa VanOstrand we are providing information on the Barbara Brennan School of Healing and Medical Qigong and Qigong energy healing. I have been highly involved many years in the Barbara Brennan School of Healing as well as the world of Chinese Medicine and Medical Qigong.

The Barbara Brennan School of Healing is dedicated to the evolution of the human spirit. It is a highly respected educational and global healing institution, with thousands of graduates in over 50 countries throughout the world.

I was a senior instructor at the International Institute of Medical Qigong, founded by Jerry Alan Johnson. While it was operating as a school that authorized branches, I held the title of Dean of Psychology.

I teach qigong and qigong energy healing in various places in the United States, mainly Florida and New York. I have studied extensively with Jerry Alan Johnson. In fact, I was one of the early students of Jerry Alan Johnson and was the first person in Florida to receive my doctorate. As an IIMQ teacher, I have the longest history of teaching Medical Qigong in both Florida and New York. I have long been an avid pursuer of spirituality, starting my path with meditation and yoga.

3 Treasures School of Medical Qigong is now a private, post secondary degree-granting institution recognized by the Florida Department of Education and Florida Commission on Independent Education under the authority of Florida State Statutes, Section 1005.06. Unfortunately, because of the New York state laws, the doctoral program will only be offered in Florida. The first class will be on Detoxification. The healing of all chronic diseases must begin with detoxification. This class will include all new material including: Medical Qigong exercises, healing protocols, as well as dietary/nutritional suggestions to support this process.

3 Treasures School of Medical Qigong has been accepted by the American Organization for Bodywork Therapies of Asia (AOBTA) as a candidate for their Council of Schools and Programs (COSP). This is quite an honor and I believe will add a level of prestige not only to Medical Qigong but also for graduates from the program. AOBTA is a national recognized organization that supports Asian bodywork and specifically recognizes Medical Qigong as one of its’ healing modalities.

Medical Qigong is an excellent energetic healing modality regardless of whether you are a client or a practitioner. If you have an interest in learning Medical Qigong, please call (786) 512-7096 to setup an appointment. For more information on line – please visit http://3treasureshealing.com/

The Qi of Turkey and Apple Pie

White Crane Healing Art of Broward providing Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Herbal Therapy, Qigong Classes, Self Cultivation Practices & Nutritional Guidanceby Miki – Whitecrane Healing Arts

Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching and like many of you, I’ll be spending the holiday with family. My daughter and I will share memories and catch up with recent events, while cooking our mostly traditional Thanksgiving dinner. In Taoist and Chinese understanding, food like everything in the universe has “Qi” or life force. When we eat, food shares its life force with us. This life force influences us in different ways, for example, the Qi of whole wheat is as follows: wheat has a cooling thermal nature, it’s sweet, builds yin (fluids) and benefits the heart and calms the spirit. This holistic system includes the understanding that food, with its nutritional components and mystical qualities is a powerful healing force.

I thought it would be fun to analyse, Chinese style, the Qi and energetic influence of some of the ingredients in a typical Thanksgiving dinner.

  • Turkey – warming (though less so than chicken), building, tonifys qi and builds blood
  • Cranberries – slightly warming, sour flavor, astringent, benefits the liver & kidneys, cleanses the blood of toxins, controls urinary functions, astringes essence
  • Sweet Potatoes or Yams – cooling thermal nature, sweet flavor, strengthens the spleen and stomach, clears heat, tonifys qi.
  • White Potatoes – neutral, sweet, tonifys spleen-pancreas qi, harmonizes the stomach, lubricates the intestines, mildly diuretic, strengthens kidney yin
  • Green Beans – slightly sweet & bland, warming, descends chi, benefits the lungs, kidneys & Qi
  • Leafy Greens (kale) – slightly bitter, warming, strengthens stomach, descends Qi
  • Onions, garlic, green Onions & other pungent vegetables (garlic, green onions, leeks etc.) – warming, immunity building, dries dampness, benefits the lungs
  • Winter squashes, pumpkin, carrots – warming thermal nature, sweet flavor, influences the spleen-pancreas, stomach, reduces inflammation
  • Apples – cooling, sweet & sour, produces fluids in the body, moistens dryness and reduces heat, especially in the lungs – cooling thermal nature, sweet flavor, benefits the stomach and immune system

Just as food shares its life force with us, we share our life force (Qi) with food. This may sound silly to some, but if you consider that everything in the universe is Qi and that Qi (energy) borders are not as well defined as physical boundaries, then it follows that, if the person(s) preparing the food is not feeling well, or has some level of negative emotion, that energy will be absorbed by the food. It makes sense then, that a meal prepared lovingly is far more nourishing for both body and spirit.

Foods can also be influenced by cooking, freezing or adding other ingredients. For example, a cooling food, like apples, will become neutral when baked and if you also add warming spices like cinnamon, nutmeg or cloves etc, like in apple pie, it can change the apple’s influence to warming. We should also be mindful of how food is grown or raised. Was your turkey naturally raised, naturally fed and allowed to run free (this makes for a happy turkey)? Are your vegetables locally grown, fresh, frozen, organic? This new way of understanding food is truly ancient, natural and really quite simple when you get the hang of it. All the senses are engaged when you evolve your relationship to food and with experience and practice you will also develop an intuitive skill for “knowing” what foods resonate best with your body type and climate. Talk about soul food!

Our wish for you is that Thanksgiving Day and everyday is full of positive Qi, nourishing sustenance and peaceful moments to appreciate life.

In Gratitude,
Frank & Miki

The White Crane Healing Arts Center is located in Broward County, Florida
7071 W. Commercial Blvd. Suite 2C, Tamarac, FL 33319
Phone 954.721.7252

Providing Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Herbal Therapy, Chi Gung, Massage and Nutrition services to the South Florida communities of Broward and Palm Beach Counties of: Boca Raton, Coral Springs, Davie, Deerfield Beach, Delray Beach, Ft Lauderdale, Hollywood, Lauderhill, Pembroke Pines, Oakland Park, Plantation, Pompano Beach, Sunrise, Tamarac, Margate, Coconut Creek, North Lauderdale, Wilton Manors, and Lighthouse Point

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The Rhythm of Stillness by White Crane Healing Arts

White Crane Healing Arts - Holistic Family Healthcare - Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Herbal Therapy, Qigong Classes, Self Cultivation Practices & Nutritionby Frank Iborra on February 10, 2014

An integrated body and mind is a naturally healthy space. Navigating from this space enhances experiences and interactions with everyone and everything. Many of the activities we choose to spend time on daily can have the opposite effect. Dis-intergration results in scattered thoughts, feelings, accomplishments and dreams. Furthermore, it affects how we move our physical bodies; and over an extended period of time, it deeply affects the nervous system.

The Chinese understood that every part contained the whole; and that every part could only be understood within the context of the whole. When practicing the art of tai chi chuan or any other body mind art, one begins by experiencing the various parts of our being at play, bringing into our awareness, the tensions in our body, the quality of our breathing, the sense of our nervous system, the motion of our mind and many other components of body mind interactions.

As the process of feeling our way into reality grows and matures, a deeper transformation occurs. We begin to enter into deeper spaces of quiet and eventually emptiness. We dance between the world of yin and yang and the whole of emptiness. Some call this body-mind harmony. I like to call this the rhythm of stillness.

Good Journey,
Frank Iborra
A state licensed and nationally certified (NCCAOM) acupuncture physician and herbalist

Original article: http://www.whitecranehealingarts.com/2014/02/the-rhythm-of-stillness/

White Crane Healing Arts Center
7071 W. Commercial Blvd. Suite 2C, Tamarac, Florida 33319
Phone 954.721.7252
http://www.whitecranehealingarts.com/

Broward Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine

From White Crane Healing Arts in Broward

White Crane Healing Art of Broward providing Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Herbal Therapy, Qigong Classes, Self Cultivation Practices & Nutritional GuidanceAcupuncture is over 5000 years old and is a time tested healing modality originating from the far East.  Each individual will experience acupuncture on a personal level and what one feels depends on their own state of being and level of sensitivity.  It’s common to feel a sensation of warmth, tingling or traveling Qi (energy) when the needles are inserted; and many experience a profound sense of relaxation and well being or possibly increased energy. Acupuncture treats the whole being which includes body, mind, emotions and spirit.

Acupuncture points are located in the small depressions or hollows in the skin called gates.  Thru these gates, one can access the internal streams and rivers of energy that transport Qi and blood.  Qi and blood give sustenance to the interaction and cohesion of mind, body and spirit.  Fundamentally, illness manifests when Qi, Blood and Fluids are either blocked, depleted or imbalanced, which diminishes its healthy coherence to the point of dysfunction or eventually illness. Acupuncture can reorganize this dynamic by opening, closing or harmonizing the flows within the rivers and streams (channels).

The 8 extraordinary vessel  system is a way to harmonize and heal our mind, body and spirit.  It broadens our ability to effect change on multiple levels, so we can expand the true nature of whole being.

The White Crane Healing Arts Center
7071 W. Commercial Blvd. Suite 2C, Tamarac, Florida 33319
Call us at  954.721.7252 to schedule an appointment
http://www.whitecranehealingarts.com/chinese-medicine/acupuncture/

The White Crane Healing Arts Center offers Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine, Herbal Therapy, Chi Gung, Massage and Nutrition services to the South Florida communities of Broward and Palm Beach Counties

White Crane Healing Arts – Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture

White Crane Healing Arts - Holistic Family Healthcare - Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Herbal Therapy, Qigong Classes, Self Cultivation Practices & Nutrition
Offering Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Herbal Therapy, Qigong Classes, Self Cultivation Practices & Nutrition

Our desire to impart knowledge and educate individuals in life skills that will facilitate good health, inner joy and a strong independent spirit has remained a constant in our lives.

FRANK IBORRA is a state licensed and nationally certified (NCCAOM) acupuncture physician and herbalist. His private practice is at White Crane Healing Arts Center and he is senior instructor for the Qigong program at the center. Previously he served as an advisory board member for the educational holistic program at Everglades University and has taught Chinese medical theory at Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine and Everglades. Frank specializes in Asian bodywork and has studied the Asian healing and movement arts for over 35 yrs. including: Qigong, Neigung, Wu Style Tai Chi, TAO Yoga, Taoist Longevity Breathing and Qigong Tui Na.

MICKI IBORRA is a state licensed nutritional counselor with over twelve years experience. Her background and training includes eastern and Western nutritional theory, and a knowledge of Chinese therapeutic cooking. She teaches a variety of nutrition and cooking classes that clearly reflect the synthesis of the two systems. In counseling sessions and classes she guides individuals through the process of transitioning to a more wholesome diet and healthier lifestyle. She is a Taoist mentor, a student of the Integral Way as taught by Hua Ching Ni and she is certified as a senior instructor for the Eight Treasures practice. She also is the primary administrator for the center.

Chinese Medicine Services

Acupuncture – Acupuncture treats the whole being which includes body, mind, emotions and spirit.

Meridians, Channels the 8 Extraordinary Vessels – The 8 extraordinary vessel  system is a way to harmonize and heal our mind, body and spirit.  It broadens our ability to effect change on multiple levels, so we can expand the true nature of whole being.

Qigong Tui Na Massage – The clear intention of the practitioner and patient; the quiet breathing and the use of the dissolving and releasing skills helps the patient to reconnect with the natural energetic flow of the body.

Chinese Herbal Therapy – Chinese Herbal Therapy is used to supplement and direct the body’s own healing energy to improve its physiological functions. Herbs can enhance the efficiency of digestion, metabolism and circulation.

Massage Therapy – MASSAGE can be the simplest and most direct method of healing. It can have profound effects on the nervous system, immunity and the relaxation of tense muscles

Dietary Guidance – Dietary Guidance is provided to all patients as a part of their overall health plan. Eastern and Western nutritional approaches are combined to educate individuals from all vantage points.

Qigong Classes

  • Opening the Energy Gates Qigong
  • Wu Style Tai Chi – Short Form
  • Taoist Longevity Breathing & Meditation
  • Tao Yoga
  • Gods Playing in the Clouds Qigong
  • PA KONG DAO YING (8 Treasures)

Our center store carries a variety of Chinese Herbal Remedies including:
Chinese patent formulas, External Liniments, Lotions & Hot & Cold Patches, Whole Chinese herbs for cooking, Pediatric Remedies, Herbal Liquid Extracts and Powder Remedies.

Our Chinese Herbal Store also carries:

  • Blue Ice Fermented Cod Liver Oil
  • Shoyeido Incense
  • Herbal Teas and more!

Please contact us to see how we may help you

White Crane Healing Art of Broward providing Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Herbal Therapy, Qigong Classes, Self Cultivation Practices & Nutritional Guidance

The White Crane Healing Arts Center is located in Broward County, Florida
7071 W. Commercial Blvd. Suite 2C, Tamarac, FL 33319
Phone 954.721.7252
http://www.whitecranehealingarts.com

 

 

How To Create A Protective Energy Field – QiQong

3 Treasures Healing - Learn Medical QiQong Healing with Lisa VanOstrandMany people ask me what they can do to protect themselves from outside influences. This is one of my favorite protective meditations from my Medical Qigong teacher, Dr Jerry Alan Johnson.

This meditation is great to do before beginning your day of healing work or anytime you feel you need extra protection like entering a hospital, subway or airport. Additionally, if you have tendencies to a collapsed, detached or any auric field issues, adding this meditation to your daily routine would be well advised. In my classes, I have people feel each other’s auric field before and after this meditation.

This particular meditation called the Wu Zang protection meditation comes from the Ming Dynasty. In hospitals in China, doctors would perform the meditation before treating patients.  In China, Wu means 5 and Zang means Organs; thus, the meditation is a protection for your 5 organs and also links you to the protective energies of heaven and earth.  Feel the ancient tradition of Chinese medicine linked with the archetypical energies of the animals, directions, colors and spiritual qualities of the organ energies; this will help make the meditation even more powerful for you.

WU ZANG PROTECTION MEDITATION INSTRUCTIONS

Start by focusing on the center of your body.  Imagine opening up the top of your head and being to pull qi from the heavens.  Imagine the divine light as a bright shining light, filling your entire body through the top of the head.  Imagine this white light energy coalescing into the body’s center core, forming a tube of heavenly energy that extends from the top of your head to the bottom of your feet.

Imagine the following by focusing on each organ, 1 at a time, as described below:

  • Imagine a golden yellow mist of qi arising from under the Earth and filling your body and connecting with the Spleen organ.  Feel this golden light of earth energy envelop your center core of divine white light energy, merging together.  This represents the energy of your intention (yi) to root and stabilize your power.
  • Begin to focus on your heart and imagine a portal opening and the qi flowing out your heart like a red swirling wind in front of you, full of power, protecting you with your spirit (shen) in the form of a fiery red phoenix. The red phoenix represents your innate sprit, alive graceful and powerful.
  • Focus on your back, especially the kidneys. Imagine a portal opening and the qi flowing from the kidney area like water.  From this water grows an enormous black turtle and snake. The shell of the turtle protects you like a might shield, and the snake is poised to attack anyone who approaches from the rear. The turtle represents your ancestral energy, protecting you and supporting you as well as your willpower (zhi) to survive.
  •  Place your attention on your lungs and visualize a portal opening on the right side of your body under the right ribs. Imagine the lung qi flowing out the right side of your body like steam forming a white tiger as strong as steel.  Imagine the tiger with 4 claws and teeth and 5 weapons. The tiger represents the material soul, the body’s animal nature (po); it guards and protects you with an animal passion for survival.
  • Place your attention on the liver and visualize a portal on the left side of your body under the left ribs (the yang energy of liver is energetically on the left). Imagine the liver qi flowing out the left side of your body like steam, forming a green dragon, sinewy and resilient.   Imagine the dragon with 4 claws, teeth and tail to make 6 weapons.  The dragon represents the body’s divine nature (hun), guarding and protecting you with a spiritual passion for victory.

Imagine the animals begin rotating to the left (counterclockwise), each one protecting, stalking and defending the previous animal’s position. Slowly being to circle these archetypical energies and gradually increase their speed until they are spinning faster and faster. As they spin faster and faster and whirl around you, the colors and powers blend together into a cocoon of protective energy.

After forming a protective rainbow energy bubble around your body, draw the energies back in through the crown point (baihui) and return the energy of each organ back to it’s origin. (red to heart, dark blue to the kidneys, green to the liver, and white to the lungs). As the colors return back to their organ of origin, imagine steam flowing up out of the pores and filling up the energy bubble in your auric field created by the animal’s rotations.  This forms a solid connection between the body’s internal organs and the body’s external field of energy.

When the protection of the body with the Five Elements is done.  Imagine the 7 sparkling lights of the Big Dipper shining above your head like diamonds.  The illumination of these 7 sparking stars represent your spiritual connection to the will of heaven.  You can now perform your activities knowing that you are physically, energetically and spiritually protected.

Reference: Chinese Medical Qigong Therapy Volume 3: Differential Diagnosis, Clinical Foundations, Treatment Principles and Clinical Protocols (pages 264-265)

By Professor Jerry Alan Johnson and Class Notes

Lisa VanOstrand is a Doctor of Medical Qigong (China), Dean of Psychology at the International Institute of Medical Qigong, former Dean of Advanced Studies at Barbara Brennan School of Healing and Certified Energy Medicine Practitioner and Core Energetic Therapist. She teaches classes in Energy Healing and Qigong at various locations in the US. www.3treasureshealing.com

Medical Qiqong – The Medicine of the Future

3 Treasures Healing - Learn Medical QiQong Healing with Lisa VanOstrandOn the February 15th, 2007 episode of the Oprah show, Dr. Mehmet Oz, a noted NY surgeon and healthcare advocate, sited energy medicine as the medicine of the future. Quoting from Dr. Oz, “The reason I’m so excited and passionate about alternative medicine is the globalization of medicine.” According to Dr. Oz, alternative medicines deal with the body’s energy, something that traditional Western medicine generally does not recognize.

Qigong

According to Jerry Alan Johnson, author of Chinese Medical Qigong Therapy, Qigong is a combination of two ideas: “Qi” (pronounced chee), which means air, breath
of life, or vital energy that flows through all things in the universe, and
“Gong (pronounced gung, as in lung), which means the skill of working with,
or cultivating, self-discipline and achievement. Together Qigong means the skill of cultivating vital energy, or the ability to work with the electromagnetic energy of the body. The body is enveloped by Qi (electromagnetic currents), which sustains life; it is present in every cell of the body and affects both internal and external organ functions.

Medical Qigong

Jerry Alan Johnson sites Medical Qigong as one of the four main branches of
Chinese medicine; the others are acupuncture, herbal medicine, and medical
massage. Medical Qigong is the study of the energetic map of the body based on classical and alchemical Chinese medicine as well as more traditional Chinese medicine. Medical Qigong techniques can be practiced on oneself for self-cultivation or on others as healing protocols. Prescription exercises, meditations, and healing protocols enhance body, mind, and spirit, but they can also address the energetics of specific disease patterns. Healing occurs through balancing Qi and treating the client as a whole system.

Disease is caused by stagnation or blockage (energy not moving) and/or deficiency (not enough energy). The bottom line is that the client must remove the stagnation and take steps to ensure that stagnation does not return to the physical body, or any of the subtle bodies, where there are inherent weaknesses. The time needed to remove such blockages depends on how deep the pattern is, particularly if any form of disease has infiltrated the physical body and if the condition has existed for any length of time. The same line of reasoning applies to deficiency, where any deficient areas must be strengthened. Often times a deficiency and blockage occur at the same time. Therefore, the goal of all healing is not to just treat symptoms but to determine each client’s particular imbalances and find the root cause(s).

Self-practice is an important part of a client taking responsibility for their own healing process, and it speeds up the work performed by outside sources. Self-practice includes the following:

  • Meditation and spiritual practices in whatever spiritual path the client feels most inspired by. This assists clients in connecting to something larger than themselves and understanding their condition from a greater perspective of wholeness.
  • Dietary changes to assist in removing stagnation and giving support to any deficiencies.
  • Medical qigong exercises performed daily for particular conditions. These exercises combine the use of breath with individual physical movements, creative visualization, and intention. The primary goal is to purge toxic emotions from within the body’s tissues, eliminate energetic stagnation, as well as strengthen and balance the internal organs and energetic fields.

When working with outside sources:

  • Medical Qigong healing strives to balance the physical and subtle bodies and create new imprints. Healing can initiate changes at all levels: physical, energetic, emotional/mental, and spiritual. The experienced healer understands the relationship between the physical body and the subtle bodies as well as the interrelationship between elements, organs, meridians, chakras, and disease patterns.
  • In addition, Medical Qigong uses Personal Process Therapy to address psychological issues and clear the emotional/mental bodies. For example, physical illness can be the result of long-standing emotional suppression. It is also equally important to challenge limited or false belief systems and to have support for necessary lifestyle changes. In theory, body, mind, and spirit can be separated, but in experience, body-mind-spirit are different dimensions of the same human consciousness. Medical Qigong exercises, such as dry crying and beating the bag, are just two of the many ways that Medical Qigong practitioners work to resolve emotional issues.

Although miracles can and do happen, healing and transformation are generally hard work. When dis-ease is present, major changes are usually required at all levels (physical, energetic, emotional/mental, and spiritual), and each of these levels, other than the physical, can be considered as a subtle body or field that surrounds and penetrates the physical body. Medical Qigong provides one energetic healing modality for each one of us to reach our full potential.

Source: “Chinese Medical Qigong Therapy: A Comprehensive Clinical Text” by Dr. Jerry Alan Johnson

Lisa Van Ostrand is Doctor of Medical Qigong (China), Dean of Psychology at the International Institute of Medical Qigong, former dean of Advanced Studies at Barbara Brennan School of Healing, and a core energetic therapist. She teaches classes in Medical Qigong at various locations in the US. Contact: www.3treasureshealing.com

 

Rejuvenating Ourselves through Circulating the Meridian Energy Flows

3 Treasures Healing - Learn Medical QiQong Healing with Lisa VanOstrandRIVERS OF LIFE – Rejuvenating Ourselves through Circulating the Meridian Energy Flows

By Lisa VanOstrand

Ancient Daoist Theories taught the importance of circulating our energy for self-cultivation as well as for health, healing and longevity. Although many people are familiar with the chakra system, fewer people are familiar with the acupuncture meridian system to the extent that they can actually identify the energetic pathways. In Chinese Medicine, it is well known that disease can only be present when there is a disharmony in the meridian energy flow.  Excesses, meaning there is too much energy, may represent what we are drawn to. Deficiencies, meaning there is too little energy, might be things we want to avoid.

There are 12 primary meridians: lung, large intestine, stomach, spleen, heart, small intestine, bladder, kidney, pericardium, triple burner, gall bladder and liver. Although each meridian has its own pathway, they connect to each other and it is important to think of the meridians as one continuous flow of energy as well as hyperlinks that can jump nonlinearly from place to place.

Jeffery Yuen, an 88th generation Daoist priest and Dean of Academic Affairs for the Acupuncture Program at the Swedish Institute, views the meridians as roadmaps of our energy. They are a reflection of the way we are living our life.  We might like to inhabit certain meridians more than others.  Meridians connect us with different aspects of ourselves and our relationship with the world.

We can learn to assess the state of the meridians by first starting to massage them.  Dr. Stephen Thomas Chang, in “The Complete Book of Acupuncture”, states that massaging the meridians is absolutely invaluable in augmenting the energy within the body, providing for a constant and unimpeded flow of energy along the meridians, and will eventually rejuvenate not only an aging body but a fatigued mind as well.  You can use your thumb or the bridge of your hand to follow the meridian line in the direction of their normal flow.  You can find diagrams of the meridian flows on my website, www.3treasureshealing.com as well as many other books and websites on Chinese Medicine.  Massaging your meridians will also help develop your intuitive perceptions of your energy.  A famous quote by my Medical Qigong teacher, Jerry Alan Johnson, is that “you can only heal what you can feel.”

Once you feel comfortable at the physical level, you may want to move to a meridian meditation and energetically trace the meridians with your mind and intention.

According to Dr Chang, the philosopher Lao-Tzu purported lived anywhere from 160 to 500 years and faithfully practiced, and strongly advocated the practice of meridian meditation to his disciples.

Rivers of Life is a 2 volume CD created by Lisa VanOstrand: The first volume is a guided meridian meditation.  The vocals are accompanied by the corresponding keys for each meridian. Meridian diagrams and explanations are included.  Volume 2 is the music for meridians. Lisa VanOstrand is a Doctor of Medical Qigong (China), Dean of Psychology at the International Institute of Medical Qigong, former Dean of Advanced Studies at Barbara Brennan School of Healing and Certified Energy Medicine Practitioner and Core Energetic Therapist. She teaches classes in Energy Healing and Qigong at various locations in the US.

Visit www.3treasureshealing.com, email lisa@lisavanostrand.com or call 786 512 7096 for more information.

South Florida Medical Qigong Energy Training

Performing Medical QiQong & Chinese Medicine in Miami and New YorkOn a recent Oprah show, Dr. Mehmet Oz, a noted NY surgeon and health care advocate, sited energy medicine as the medicine of the future. Quoting from Dr. Oz, “The reason I’m so excited and passionate about alternative medicine is (because it is) the globalization of medicine,” Alternative medicines, Dr. Oz noted, deal with the body’s energy, something that traditional Western medicine generally does not recognize. “We’re beginning now to understand things that we know in our hearts are true but we could never measure. As we get better at understanding how little we know about the body, we begin to realize that the next big frontier in medicine is energy medicine. It’s not the mechanistic part of the joints moving. It’s not the chemistry of our body. It is understanding for the first time how energy influences how we feel”.

Qigong

Qigong is a combination of two ideas: Qi” (pronounced chee), means air, breath of life, or vital energy that flows through all things in the universe and Gong” (pronounced gung, as in lung) means the skill of working with, or cultivating, self-discipline and achievement. Together, Qigong means the skill of cultivating vital energy, or the ability to work with the electromagnetic energy of the body. The body is enveloped by Qi or electromagnetic currents, affecting both internal and external organ functions. As Qi is the fundamental energy that sustains life, it is present in every cell of the body.

Medical Qigong – Chinese Medicine

Medical qigong, is one of the four main branches of Chinese medicine along with acupuncture, herbal medicine, and medical massage. Medical Qigong is the study of the energetic map of the body based on classical and alchemical Chinese Medicine as well as more traditional Chinese Medicine. Medical Qigong techniques can be practiced on oneself for self-cultivation or on others as healing protocols. Prescription exercises, meditations and healing protocols, enhance body, mind and spirit and can also address the energetics of specific disease patterns.

Medical Qigong, healing occurs through balancing qi or electromagnetic energy which surrounds and pervades all living creatures. Chinese medicine is a complete system of medicine that recognizes the root causes of symptoms or disease, and treats the client as a whole system. The goal of all healing is not to just treat symptoms but rather to determine each client’s particular imbalances with a goal on finding the root causes. In the future, diseases will be seen and worked with before they reach the physical body. This is true preventive medicine and a return to the ancient Chinese way where the doctor was paid only when the client was well.

When disease is present, major changes are usually required at all levels: physical, energetic, emotional/mental and spiritual. Each of these levels, other than the physical, can be considered as a subtle body or field that surrounds and inner penetrates the physical body. These subtle bodies and their effects have been duly noted by Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. Chinese Medicine considers man to be a bridge between heaven and earth. As such, for each one of us to reach our full potential requires us to be at ease and free-flowing at all of these levels. Medical Qigong is an excellent energetic healing modality regardless of whether you are a client or a practitioner.

3 Treasures Healing
Lisa VanOstrand, Dr. Of Medical Qigong (China)
Senior instructor & Dean of Psychology, International Institute of Medical Qigong
Core Energetics Therapist – Clairvision Practitioner
Contact:  (786) 512 -7096
for more information online – http://www.3treasureshealing.com/