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Happy Lunar New Year!

The terms yin and yang originated in ancient Chinese philosophy. Yin and yang mean literally the “dark side” and the “sunny side” of a hill. In Chinese and much other Eastern thought, they represent the opposites of which the world is thought to be composed: dark and light, female and male, Earth and heaven, death and birth, matter and spirit. 14 more words

Visual Arts

Happy Chinese new year! But beware, it'll be a tough year for monkeys

We’ve all been curious about the future. That’s why horoscopes, crystal balls and tarot cards were invented. We want answers to life’s biggest questions. Is this the year I will finally win the lottery? 434 more words

Newsworthy

Notan: Harmonizing Darks and Lights

I’ve been taking some art classes this week.  While studying composition, I came across the Japanese term, “notan” which literally means “dark-light.”  It’s a fascinating design concept centered around the idea of creating harmony in a drawing through value contrast.   255 more words

Daily Quotes

The Transition

From my bed at home to the bed in the hostel, flumping with comfort. I have been blessed as far as the cosiness factor is concerned. 347 more words

Writing

Yin Yoga ~ Purpose & Benefit

Yin vs. Yang

Yin and Yang are the constant balancing forces within life; Yin is the moon to Yang’s sun, the dark to the light, the cold to the hot and the passive to the active. 1,220 more words

Chi

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Hi.  I’m Honor.  Nice to meet you.  If I know you, I’m glad you’re here.  If I don’t, I’m equally glad you’re here.  This is a new beginning for me!   554 more words

Now Offering Yin Yoga Mentorship Program for Yoga Teachers

In response to many recent requests from other teachers, including newer yoga teachers, I am now scheduling appointments to meet with those who may be interested in learning more about teaching yoga in the Yin Yoga tradition. 240 more words