What are the Benefits of Acupressure?

Recently, we discussed the meridian system in Traditional Chinese Medicine and how Asian Bodywork Therapy (ABT) utilizes these principles for healing. Like acupuncture, acupressure stimulates the flow of qi by applying manual stimulation at the acupoints…



Learn the Similarities and Differences Between Reiki and Massage

Both Reiki and massage are systems of natural healing that focus on body energy, and today Reiki massage is a common and effective treatment…



What is Ki (Chi) Energy?

KI Energy is the unseen life force in your body and everywhere. It is a universal energy that penetrates everywhere uniting all the manifestations of the universe, visible or invisible. Mostly in Japan it is refered to as “Ki” , China it is refered to as “Chi” or “Qi” and in Sanskrit it is known as “Prana”. When cultivated, it can be used for healing, breaking or self defense purposes. The healing arts include Accupuncture, Shiatsu massage (accupressure), Reiki and Chi Kung. These arts work with the



Ki Power Demonstration

Sensei Wasyl Kolesnikov 6th Dan demonstrates examples of power of mind. To do these exercises one has to be relaxed and focused. During the Aikido techniques Sensei is showing two big principles in Aikido. Irimi – which means to enter, go straight (but not clash). Tenkan – which means to turn. This helps to dissipate the power. Sensei Kolesnikov has a new book available, “Return to the Source”…


Power of Visualization in Sports – Top 5 Most Mentally Challenging Sports – Mindset of a Champion

Generally speaking, visualization is the process of creating a mental image or intention of what you want to happen or feel in reality. An athlete can use this technique to ‘intend’ an outcome of a race or training session, or simply to rest in a relaxed feeling of calm and well-being…



What’s the Connection Between Emotional and Physical Health?

Professor David Goldberg of the Institute of Psychiatry, London, reports that the rate of depression in patients with a chronic disease is almost three times higher than normal. “Depression and chronic physical illness are in reciprocal relationship with one another…



10 Amazing Examples of Mind Over Matter

While we often think of our bodies and minds as two distinct entities, it turns out they are much more entwined than we might assume. Researchers are continually finding evidence that the brain has a distinct power to manipulate the body’s physiology. As these 10 examples show, the mind/body connection can work in our favor or detriment, depending on our knowledge of a situation and our ability to control our thoughts…