Nourishing Life: Embodying Elements
Omega Institute. Rhinebeck, NY │ Sept. 11 - 15, 2023
Embody the Five Elements (五行) through yoga asana, intuitive movement, creative expression, and nature connection. Personalize your Nourishing Life (yang sheng 養生) practices, adapt to changing seasonal rhythms, and come home to the wild beauty of your inner radiance.
International Herb Symposium
United Plant Savers. Norton, MA │ June 9 - 11, 2023
Gather to honor plants with respect & reciprocity. Create local & global communities dedicated to healing and caretaking the Earth and all beings. Jiling will be sharing “Seasonal Rhythms: Five Elements Lifestyle Medicine,” “Writing from the Roots: Journaling Practices for Herbalists,” and “BIPOC Tea Talks.”
Seasonal Rhythms: Five Elements Lifestyle Medicine
Wintergreen Botanicals. Online │ May 18, 2023
Explore lifestyle medicine to support thriving health throughout the wheel of the year with the Five Phases (五行) of Chinese medicine and their correlating seasons, flavors, and body systems. Learn practices to rest, move, connect, nourish, and create through the seasons. Develop perspectives to optimize seasonal rhythms with kitchen herbs, foundational recipes, nature connection, creative expression, and elemental movements.
Free Herbalism Project
Mountain Rose Herbs. Eugene, OR │ May 7, 2023
Celebrate plants with world-class entertainment and botanical expertise from Richo Cech, Dr. Christopher Hobbs, Herbalists without Borders, Logan Keister, the Casanostra band, and myself!
Nourishing Life: Embodying the 5 Phases of Chinese Medicine
Esalen Institute. Big Sur, CA │ April 3 - 7, 2023
Embody the Five Phases (五行) through yoga asana, intuitive movement, creative expression, and nature connection. Personalize your Nourishing Life (yang sheng 養生) practices, adapt to changing seasonal rhythms, and come home to the wild beauty of your inner radiance.
Embodying Elements: Women's Wellness Series
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.)