Two Breathing Exercises Vital to Joy and Wellness

These two free breathing exercises give you the basics of what I call “maintenance breathing” and “Therapeutic Breathwork.”The first exercise helps you return to calm and ease in your daily life and is consonant with coherent and mindfulness breathing. The second exercise introduces you to a technique to help healing and emotional release as well as increasing your energy level and creative potential. Enjoy this 20 min. class by Jim Morningstar.

Getting more Joy and Nurturance from Eating

Jim Morningstar, PhD, gives an introduction to the Life InWellness Video Series #4 on Eating. This topic is near and dear to all of us and is treated from a wellness perspective, not just nutritional. Ways to get more joy and nurturance from food are explored with two exercises that help detail our mental and emotional states around the process of daily food consumption.

Tai Chi Exercises for Health and Wellbeing

Jim Morningstar demonstrates a series of Taiji Warm up exercises, standing postures and song gongs (energy moving exercises) that he has learned as a student of this comprehensive form of Self care. These special exercises are taught through by Sifu Adam Mizner. As a student of Tai Chi since the early 1970’s, I have found the daily practice to be centering, strengthening and enlivening to my body, mind and spirit. It affords the opportunity to go as deep and as far in mastery as the student is willing to pursue. For Jim Morningstar’s Worldwide Learning Community:

Tai Chi Push Hands Play with Masters

Tai Chi has been an anchoring practice in my life since the early 1970’s for physical health, emotional balance, mental clarity and spiritual opening. Once a student has learned the principles of tai chi sufficiently, they may be applied in various forms of partner work. In the accompanying video the sport of “push hands” is demonstrated by several master teachers in the lineage from which I learned. Tai Chi is an internal art that does not rely on muscular strength, but rather relaxing and directing energy through the the body’s fascial system. The discipline can be learned by anyone. It provides limitless layers of depth and awareness through which one can progress