The Healing Power of Elbow Jin

My old friend David suffered a near-fatal stroke a year ago. His right side was paralyzed and the prognosis from his doctor was not good. It’s been a year, he was told to expect a decline. But that’s not how David and his wife Susan roll. Both are...

Reclaiming Lost Territory

Reclaiming Lost Territory is a set of exercises I have been developing over the past 25 years to get the qi moving, repair deteriorating joints, and train efficient movement. I came up with the idea as a way of healing my own body from various injuries, and then it...

Three Steps to Diaphragmatic Breathing

My last post made the case for awareness of your blood oxygen level. A healthy oxygen saturation (94-100%) is important for optimum health. Even a 1% improvement is significant. But in the time of COVID-19, “hidden hypoxia” may trigger pneumonia and you...

Your Blood Oxygen Level May Not be Optimum

There are countless ways to breathe, and some ways are more beneficial than others. And sometimes we think we are doing it better than we actually are. Your blood oxygen level is an important indicator of how efficient your breathing is. And it may be an early warning...