Living in Harmony with the Seasons
Welcome to Radiant Shenti's Living in Harmony with Spring: Cleanse and Clear course.
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Radiant Shenti brings you a healthy way to cleanse your body, time-tested over thousands of years. You will you have fun while you learn:
- How to cleanse your body
- Boost your immunity
- Balance your emotions
- Special qigong and yoga sequences
- Moxibustion to purge toxins
- What to eat to cleanse and clear
Some examples of emotional and physical symptoms that indicate you need a spring cleanse include:
Give your body a spring cleanse to clear toxins and blockages that build up during the winter.
You do not need to put your body at risk from fad diets and cleanses. Chinese medicine has proven strategies to remove your internal blocks, to cleanse the body in a healthy way that won’t sap your energy or bring on new health problems.
Join Radiant Shenti for this spring to cleanse your body and embrace spring with new energy and openness.
- Self-paced lessons: Learn from engaging and informative videos. Checkout the full list of content in the drop-down menu in the sidebar or below.
- Email support: Email any questions or problems and will be there to support you.
- Free gift: A 30-day creative bullet journal to keep you on track with your spring cleanse Value $12.99
- Suitable for all fitness levels
"I came away with so much more than I expected. I learned how easy it is to move throughout the day (even though I have a desk job) and that little bits of movement really do add up. Thank you!"
"It's very much what I need to accomplish my health goals. So much is explained and I truly need the movement exercises to loosen up my body."
"From doing qigong, my energy is flowing in a new way and I am finally able to let go of what I no longer need and release the thoughts that were the source of my neck and head pain."
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Living in Harmony with Spring: Cleanse and Clear
There are a lot of special little features of your wellness journal. This guided video will introduce you to these features so you can take full advantage of the support the journal provides.
A quick tour of the Spring Movement Challenge website.
Chinese Medicine Views on Spring
Chinese medicine believes that the body's task in the spring is to release heat built up during the winter. By allowing yang energy to rise up and out, you will prevent disease and illness. You will also enjoy more stable emotions and greater creativity.
Let’s first look at Wood’s nature to learn about how it relates to our health. Because food is so important for our health, we will provide food recommendations that help reduce the negative aspects listed on the chart below and strengthen the positive ones.
The Vernal Equinox is the mid-point of Spring in Chinese medicine. There are special ways to think about and care for your health at this time.
Learn more about qigong and the role qi and qigong play in your physical and emotional health.
James Saper, R.TCM.P. invites you to learn more about qigong and how to think about your practice.
In Chinese culture, there's always this idea of the Yin and the Yang. In this lesson you will learn what this means for ensuring a healthy transition to the spring.
Coiling qigong exercises help to release stagnation and move toxins up and out of the body.
The tiger pounces is a classical qigong movement that involves different animals. This posture is one of the Tiger series. Although very powerful, the movement is also very soft and smooth that flows through the ligaments and tendons.
In Chinese medicine, the eyes are a conduit to the liver. Massaging and nurturing the eyes heals the liver and helps you stay healthy in the spring.
These three forms from James Saper are perfect to balance the yin and yang energy of spring.
James Saper teaches this powerful walking qigong form. Perfect to calm the liver and emotions.
John Platt shares new ways to think about spring and movements that embrace and harmonize your body for the season.
This video is a short sequence of the Dance of Spring with John Platt. You will go through the dance three times.
Spring can cause increased stress and agitation. By tonifying your qi, which means taking in and strengthening your qi, you have more energy to stay calm and release stress and agitation. You will also love the coiling and tendon and ligament-strengthening movements.
This qigong flow will help you embrace positive aspects of the wood element - flexibility and creativity.
Fill your body and mind with more flexibility, kindness, and power through this qigong flow that incorporates the tiger pounces posture.
The more yang energy version of the 8 pieces of brocade qigong flow is perfect to help yang energy rise and clear. It's best to do in the morning or early afternoon.
Twisting motions release heat and toxins, boosting your health and immunity. This relaxing yoga flow is a perfect way to incorporate the powerful healing energy of twists.
This nurturing full-length yoga flow will energize your body and open up meridian channels to release yang heat. You will feel revitalized and relaxed.
These yoga eye exercises are perfect for the spring. Spring is the season of the liver, and the liver's conduit to the outside world is the eyes. You will release stagnant liver energy and draw in fresh, healing qi.
Chinese Dietary Therapy for Spring
This lesson explains basic principles behind eating in alignment with the energetic nature of spring.
Sprouts provide the greatest vitality in the life cycle of a plant and bring that energy into your body. This energy is in perfect alignment with the spring. In this lesson you will learn a little bit more about sprouts and how to grow them.
This healing recipe decreases lactic acid and eliminate fatigue. It also helps yang energy rise up to cleanse the body in the spring.
A great recipe to treat headaches and dizziness caused by an upsurge of liver fire, a common problem in the spring. This recipe also calms feelings of anger.
Eat this nourishing porridge to combat feelings of anger accompanied by water retention.
Treat the irritability and depression that often occur in the spring. Also a great remedy for tenderness/fullness of breasts and rib area.
Learn great tips and tricks for cooking and eating for the spring.
The equinox is the middle of spring. Weather is warming but can still be chilly. These recommendations and recipe help balance your wood element at this time.
Other Chinese Medicine Spring Health Practices
Learn about moxibustion and how it helps unblock stagnated meridians and qi in your body.
You will learn how to light your moxibustion stick to complete the healing patterns taught by Dr. Hou.
In this video, Dr. Hou explains why moxa is good for your health in the spring, as well as which acupressure points to use for spring moxibustion.
Combing helps yang energy rise and move to the outside of your body, strengthening your immune system and releasing heat.
Raise your combing therapy to a new level by thinking about the energetics of your comb, or fingers if you prefer raking your hair. This sequence will help you raise your energy for your day in a way that increases mental clarity and a sense of calm. A calming Mountain Meditation follows the combing flow, helping your integrate and balance your core energy.
This guided combing sequence will help you bring energy out of your head, preparing you for a good night's sleep.
About the teacher
Dr. Juli Kramer is a certified qigong instructor. She also holds a diploma in Chinese Medicine Nutritional Therapy and multiple certificates in Chinese medicine. As a qigong and meditation teacher, Dr. Kramer understands the important role movement and meditation have on developing a healthy body and mind. Juli also has a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Counseling Psychology.