Event Archives

Embodying Elements: Women's Wellness Series

Midwest Women's Herbal. Online │ March 4, 2023

Learn classical elemental associations with each of the Five Elements of East Asian Medicine, along with lifestyle medicine for supporting seasonal wellness. Experience creative movement, drawing, and journaling exercises to embody and empower your personal intuitive relationship with the Elements in and around you.

Elemental Creativity: Movement, Meditation & Drawing

Art Monastery. Online │ Feb. 21, Apr. 29, July 8, Sept. 30, Dec. 9

Connect with the Five Elements of Chinese Medicine within and around you through embodied movement, meditation, and drawing. Deepen your understanding of the principles of mindfulness and apply them, through the lens of the Elements, to channel your creativity.

Acupressure Aromatherapy intro

The Pharm. Ventura, CA live & online │ Feb. 15, 2023

Love up on yourself with AcuAroma, or Acupressure Aromatherapy, the application of properly diluted organic essential oils to specific acupressure points. Learn about the basics of meridian flow, acupressure points, and how to practice Acupressure Aromatherapy at home. Practice gentle qigong and yoga movements, alternating with AcuAroma point meditations. Rest with a long aromatic savasana at the end. Go home not only deeply refreshed, but also lovingly resourced with a sweet and transportable AcuAroma self-love ritual.

Lunar New Year Ecstatic Dance

The Pharm. Ventura, CA │ Jan. 21, 2023

Dance your way into the Lunar New Year of the Water Rabbit! In this family-friendly community event, we leave our shoes, cellphones, and conversations at the door as we welcome ecstatic freeform self-expression in a safe container. We will begin with an opening circle and warm-up, expand into freeform movement with a Five Elements (五行) inspired DJ set, then conclude with a closing circle. Free your body. Free your mind. Connect with yourself and your community to celebrate life! (Learn more about ecstatic dance here. This is a substance-free open movement event with NO prior dance experience necessary, welcome to ALL ages and abilities.)

Esalen Institute. Big Sur, CA │ October 10 - 14, 2022

Reconnect with the Five Elements within and around you through yoga, nature, art, and ritual. Presence the beauty of your inner and outer wilderness, resourcing abundant wild, creative, infinite potential to fully thrive.

Balanced Rock Foundation │ July 7 - 10, 2022

Reconnect with yourself and find peace in a dedicated space for women of color* outdoors. This campground-based retreat includes mindfulness practices, hikes, yoga, journaling, personal reflection, facilitated group experiences and more! Empower your own self-care, to better care for your communities and our earth.

*​Women of color: any individual who self-identifies as trans, woman, non-binary, intersex, two-spirit, and/or genderqueer, and as non-white such as Black, Hispanic/Latinas, AAPI (Asians & Pacific Islanders), Native Americans, Indigenous people and mixed race people.

Balanced Rock Foundation │ June 16 - 19, 2022

Summer Solstice is the perfect time for transition and renewal. Our 4-day journey in Yosemite National Park takes us to some of the most amazing outdoor yoga studios in the world. Join us as we weave backpacking, outdoor yoga, community and ecology into a journey of body, mind and spirit.

Mountain Rose Herbs │ June 12, 2022

Celebrate plants with world-class entertainment and botanical expertise, featuring jim mcdonald, Bevin Clare, Lucretia VanDyke, and Jiling– live in Eugene, OR!

Esalen Institute │ April 11 - 15, 2022

Embody the Five Elements of Chinese medicine through nature, art, movement and ritual. Experientially learn practical and poetic Five Element philosophy and tools to apply in daily life. Design your own elemental practices and rituals, aligning with seasonal rhythms, to come home to the wild beauty of your inner radiance.

Mountain Rose Herbs │ March 11, 2022

Celebrate plants with world-class entertainment and botanical expertise, featuring Mimi Hernandez, Dr. Crystal Dawn Silas, The Muddy Souls, and Jiling– presenting "Wild Weedy Wonders" and emceeing live!

Balanced Rock Foundation, Yosemite, CA │ February - September, 2022

WildYoga's unique combination of 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training & spiritual ecology will invigorate your yoga practice through powerful tools for living in alignment with nature. Get $200 off with code: jilingwildyoga