Tag Archives: Qigong

Inhale. Exhale. Calm.

It started during Qigong class, between the “The Jade Plate Receives the Morning Dew” and “Looking at the Lotus Flower in the Clear Pond.” Because the classroom has mirrors on two sides, I was watching myself, as I usually do, … Continue reading

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Prius Hubris

I visited my mother and her husband this weekend in Toledo. I showed off my new car and bragged about its gas mileage. They both inspected the car with great respect for its hybrid engineering. When I later stayed with … Continue reading

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I am Kate

Having mirrors in exercise rooms is challenging. Your body is always in front of you, letting you know its imperfections or, certainly in my case, its overabundance. Today in qigong it struck me that I had become, physically at least, … Continue reading

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The Jade Plate Receives the Morning Dew

Since summer began I have been looking for a yoga class. I wanted to be able to get to it easily, maybe even walk. I wanted lots of options for class times. I wanted the class to include some meditation … Continue reading

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