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5 Elements and the Organs – An Experienc

I’ve had a whirlwind of adventures the past two weeks, from Terre Haute Indiana to the NationaL Qi Gong Association’s yearly conference in Asheville. I enjoyed countless insights, immigration, and sharing deeply with my qi gong family. I learned a lot about Chinese herbalism with budding master Ben Rosenthorn, and enjoyed the Sunrises of Lake […]

Embodiment – Practical Mysticism

“It is not enough to open our minds to new dimensions… behind and beyond all that there must be someway of brining it all to Earth. Of Grounding it.”- Alan Watts The unique approach of Healcyon is that we focus not only on the endeavor of transformation of consciousness and all the mystical adventures that […]

Non-Linear Growth

Non-Linear Growth

  To go along with our first New Moon Newletter, I want to write deeper on what I mean when I talk about the Spiral path of growth, non-linear growth, and the flux associated with the Moon cycles. As a heads up: I do not claim either approach is better than the other. They both […]

The Yin the Yang-São Paulo

The Yin the Yang-São Paulo

The largest city in the Western Hemisphere. That’s what drew my brother to check this place out, and I was happy to tag along and meet a cousin of mine that also appreciates motorcycles. We arrived at 6am and had one hell of a day. After meeting my cousin and having breakfast, we were told […]

Colorful Salvador

Colorful Salvador

We spent a few days in Salvador, the third largest city in Brasil. A wonderful beach town filled with Afro-brazilian cultures. My brother Stuart was drawn to this place because of his time spent training as capoeirista. Our journey from Rio was a 33 hour bus-ride, which took us through the rolling landscape of Brazilian […]

Waves of Nostalgia and Fear

Waves of Nostalgia and Fear

As wave after wave crashed into me on Copacabana beach, I remembered that as a kid I would always play a game with the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans in which I would stand up again and again each time the waves knocked me down. Despite the inevitable defeat against the Ocean, I found a liberating […]

A Trip for the Heart

A Trip for the Heart

It’s been a long winding road to get here. When I was sixteen I took a trip to Rio de Janeiro with my best friend and immediate family. However what could have been an amazing week in paradise mattered little to my depressed, jaded teenage soul. I did my best not to bring everyone else […]