New Energy in 15, walking the labyrinth

Have you ever experienced the magic of a labyrinth? Being from Chicago and having travelled a bit in Europe, I have seen my fair share of labyrinths, even enjoyed the movie, but honestly, I never paid them much mind. They certainly are pretty. I used to walk one during lunch breaks when I worked … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, re-energize on the lake

After realizing I needed a physical break from the qi-gong┬átraining I was doing, as well as from too much exercising when under the weather, a day on the lake with friends was a great way to re-energize and enjoy some lols before the thunder and lightning rolled in. Perfect … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, Stillness in the Spillway

Practicing stillness or mindfulness can be challenging, and even trickier for me when I do it in public spaces... but the Barton Springs Spillway was a'buzz with friendly folks, many of whom were interested in what I was doing. What was I doing? A t'ai chi move called Cloud hands in s-u-p-e-r slow … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, who let the dogs out?

I'm a fan of doing energy work (reiki) on my dogs and have seen great results on Henry, but this new Little Dude showed up and all bets were off. Bandito is not a fan! He found a new home at the neighbors and all is calm once again. … [Read more...]

New Energy in 15, Qi Gong-ing with the Ducks

  On a cloudy sunrise on Horseshoe Bay, three little ducks paid a visit as I did my morning qi gong, which is all about opening up my energy lines by gently twisting from my spine. Figure 8's, beach-balling, pulling up the earth's energy... QUACK!! … [Read more...]