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Where in the world is Daisy?

June 23, 2013 by  
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Daisy’s Summer – Winter Schedule 2013 Aloha All! Summer is upon us, and with it comes much travel for me again.  Here is a quick update of workshops and events from July onwards.  I look forward to playing Qigong with you somewhere during my travels, whether at the National Qigong Association Conference near the end [...]

2013 June 21 – Summer Solstice Update!

June 22, 2013 by  
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Aloha and Happy Summer Solstice To All! It has been over a year (!) since my last entry…my apologies for being such a terrible blogger while I’ve been on the road, but let me pick up where I left off in April 2012… 1st European RLWQ Teacher Training I had the great honor of teaching [...]

Tai Chi Master, Arthur Rosenfeld on Kaua’i, April 17-22

April 12, 2012 by  
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The Martial Art of Tai Chi Chuan These days, almost every fitness buff and their grandmother has heard about Tai Chi, the gentle, slow-moving, stretching exercises that appear more like a graceful dance than the deceptive, highly-skilled martial art that it is.  You may have even heard about the various styles of Tai Chi – [...]

Update: Thailand Qigong Study Trip, March 25 – April 8, 2012

April 12, 2012 by  
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Home to Kaua’i I promised myself this year I would return home at least once every season.  On Kaua’i that means the wet season, the even-wetter season, and the drying-out-from-the-wet season.  You can’t claim the garden isle to be “the wettest spot on earth” without some drenching downpours!   Fortunately, with rain also comes rainbows [...]

2012 Schedule – Chinese Year of the Water Dragon

January 22, 2012 by  
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I look back on 2011 with wonder, joy and gratitude for all the friendships, new and old, that have given me the fuel to continue my work of teaching Qigong.  The nomadic life has been ever-busy and even exhausting at times, but the perfect training ground for teaching about stress management and how to stay [...]

Return to the Garden Isle

November 17, 2011 by  
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After nearly a year of living out of a suitcase, I am finally home on Kaua’i to breathe in the moist island air…to write, read, climb Nounou once more, and, dare I risk it…take a dip in the ocean? Many assume that I swim, living as I do on a small island in the middle of [...]

2011: Year of the Rabbit…at a Gallop!

February 15, 2011 by  
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Qigong Around the World January:  the start of 2011 brought me to Colorado to teach at my dear friend, Brian Wood’s Dragon Tao Martial Arts before traveling north to Steamboat Springs where another treasured friend, Cheri Trousil, hosted me at Humble Ranch Education & Therapy Center.  At Cheri’s ranch I have an opportunity not only [...]

Winter & Spring 2011 Workshops: Toronto, Colorado, Costa Rica, Florida, San Francisco…

January 9, 2011 by  
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Arvada & Steamboat Springs, CO Workshops 2011 had  begun with a burst of qi, with  workshops in Arvada and Steamboat Springs, Colorado in January sold out. Another Colorado series begins on April 2 at Perry Mansfield Community Center in Steamboat Springs and again in Arvada on April 9 & 10 at Rock Hard Fitness.  Thank [...]

Healing with Plants & Herbs Workshop

December 20, 2010 by  
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911 Plant Medicine Hike at Kahuna Valley Wednesday, December 22 from 8:30 – 11:30 am, Gabriel Monaghan, a graduate of the School of Natural Healing and a student of Kumu Ohai, the famous Hawaiian herbologist and healer who practices traditional Hawaiian medicine, or “La’au Lapa’au”, will be at Kahuna Valley to conduct a medicinal plant [...]

Home Sweet Home: November 2010 Update

November 28, 2010 by  
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Giving Thanks For 2010 What an incredible year it’s been! With Radiant Lotus Women’s Qigong workshops and other Qigong wellness programs for men and women taking me around the world, life has been one extended adventure. I love traveling and learning about new cultures, though being on the road for 10 1/2 months does get [...]

Radiant Lotus Qigong for Women

September 13, 2010 by  
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There was a time when Qigong was only known to a special few in China – martial artists, monks, Traditional Chinese Medicine doctors, and the wealthy and elite who were privileged to hold the secrets to longevity. Today, Qigong is spreading, making slow and steady progress around the world, though many still cannot pronounce the [...]

The First Graduates of Radiant Lotus Women’s Qigong

January 2, 2010 by  
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Happy 2010! Dec. 31, 2009 ended with Qigong and a prayerful meditation to bring in fresh energy for the new year and to give gratitude for all the wonderful events that transpired in 2009 including: 2009 RLWQ Graduates Isabelle, Jenn, Colleen and Chriss hold “koala-ty” mementos on RLWQ graduation day… ~ graduating my first four [...]

Toronto Workshop Photos & Holiday Greetings

December 19, 2009 by  
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Toronto Workshop at Xiaolan’s Health Centre Already a week has passed since my Toronto workshops…where does the time go?  It seems I am no sooner in the next city before I must leave again.  Time and place seem to be a constant-changing illusion, but one filled with much grace from the wonderful students and friends [...]

Michigan Photos & Upcoming Toronto Workshops

December 8, 2009 by  
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A big THANK YOU to Sally Rich of the Michigan Tai Chi Association for organizing another awesome workshop in Livonia, Michigan! (Sally is the beautiful blonde on the far left) Sally also used her designer skills to create a gorgeous Radiant Lotus Qigong tote bag, mug and baseball cap for me!  If you’d like to [...]

Daisy in Michigan and Toronto in December

December 1, 2009 by  
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Aloha Friends! It’s hard to believe I’ll be leaving my beautiful island home in a few days.  Thank you to my dear Kaua’i friends and students for making my re-entry here such a heartfelt and loving one.  I appreciate your tears and your joy at my return, and you can trust I will be back, [...]

November 28 Radiant Lotus Qigong Workshop on Kaua’i!

November 16, 2009 by  
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Aloha! To my students who were able to join me on November 14, thank you, and very happy that you all got home safely through the flood waters on Kahuna Road.  An extra ‘mahalo’ to Jef who insisted his wife, Pearl stay for the afternoon women’s program even though it was their anniversary!  Jef and [...]

Daisy’s November / December Schedule

November 6, 2009 by  
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NOVEMBER SCHEDULE: Saturday, November 7: 9:30-11 am – Kapa’a, Kaua’i – Morning Qigong in the Octagon Classroom. Open to all levels of practitioners. Saturday, November 14: 9:30 – 12:30 pm – Kapa’a, Kaua’i – Special Morning Workshop – Learn Daisy & Francesco’s 10-minute Qigong for Cleansing form that helps to detoxify and rejuvenate the body’s [...]

A Hallowe’en Treat From the Moon

November 6, 2009 by  
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I’m back on Kaua’i after 3 months on the road….hmmm…3 cities each from China (Beijing, Jiu Hua, Huang Shan) …to California (L.A., San Diego, San Francisco) …to Colorado (Denver, Steamboat Springs, Arvada):   3+3+3 = 9 OR  3 x 3 x 3 = 27.  2 + 7 = 9 again!  Numerologically, this is very auspicious [...]

Sept. 5 & 6: Radiant Lotus Qigong in LA

August 30, 2009 by  
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Join me at Elevate Films Studio in downtown LA for  1 1/2 days of self-pampering Qigong! Hosted by the very talented filmmaking duo Mikki Willis and Nadia Salamanca, this is an opportunity to share Qigong in a gorgeous, conscious-media space filled with creative energy and heartfelt intention. (NOTE: 2 workshops – one for women and [...]

‘Fab Four’ Graduate from 1st Radiant Lotus Women’s Qigong Teachers’ Certification Program

August 30, 2009 by  
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August 23, 2009 – a momentous day!  My first four instructors of Radiant Lotus Women’s Qigong have graduated from the 50-hour teacher training program in Boulder, Colorado. The week-long intensive was held at a private retreat amidst a lush 6-acre forest of fragrant pines and aspens with expansive views of the nearby mountains. In between [...]

11th Annual Chi Celebration

August 9, 2009 by  
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Thank you, San Diego, for playing host to the 11th annual Chi Celebration which was held this weekend on the USD campus.   The presenters included myself, Susan Haymaker, Steve Bradley and Dee Jay Jones. Unfortunately, we were all so busy with our own workshops that I didn’t have a chance to peek in on these [...]

Qigong DVDs Featuring Daisy Lee

August 3, 2009 by  
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Hi!  Many people were asking if I have other DVDs besides the Radiant Lotus Qigong for Women. In fact, I do have 3 other Qigong DVD’s in which I co-teach with my dear friend, Francesco Garripoli: Qigong for Stress Relief is our simplest set to gently de-stress and lift your energy quickly.  This DVD is [...]

July/August Schedule

July 4, 2009 by  
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I just returned from a fabulous European teaching tour to Poland, Germany, Holland and Sweden…how do I begin to describe the incredible warmth and hospitality of my friends and hosts overseas, or the many healing stories shared amongst my students. There is a richness of culture and depth of history that can only be fully [...]

Qigong in Europe with Daisy

May 16, 2009 by  
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I am now in Toronto, Canada, after visiting with family and teaching Radiant Lotus Qigong for Women at my dear friend, Dr. Xiaolan Zhao’s busy integrated medicine clinic. We have come together again like long-lost sisters, laughing and crying as we share stories of over a decade of learning and growing in different countries. Tomorrow [...]

DVD Instructional Video for Women by Women

May 5, 2009 by  
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DVD Qigong Training For Women by Women There are many DVDs available that can help you better understand Qigong and remember moves and exercises that you experienced in workshops. There are very few that are specifically geared towards women. The Radiant Lotus Qigong for Women DVD is unique in that it was designed from it’s [...]

Qigong: Ancient Chinese Healing for Modern Times

May 2, 2009 by  
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Five Thousand Years Ago… Five thousand years ago, the wealthy and elite of China practiced a secret self-healing art from behind closed doors called Qigong , pronounced “chee-gung”. Practitioners were reported to have more radiant skin, stronger muscles and bones, and a deep sense of peace and tranquility that glowed from within. The exercises themselves [...]