Mind Body Medicine

Light at the End of the Tunnel – A Healing Journey

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This Cup is Already Broken – the wisdom of letting go

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December in Taiwan – Journey to Snow Mountain

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Social Activism Liberated from the “Us versus Them” Mentality – Metta Meditation

*I gave this talk on July 29, 2023, at an Interfaith Prayer Ceremony standing beneath Luma the Cedar, in Seattle, on traditional, unceded Coast Salish land of the Duwamish, Suquamish, Muckleshot, Snoqualmie, Puyallup, and Tulalip people. Good evening. My name is Jordan Van Voast, I’ve been a practicing Buddhist for around 30 years. I don’t

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#LUMA – Trees are Life

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Chinese Medicine and Allergies

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Allergies Health in Traditional Chinese Medicine is always understood in the context of an inter-relationship between the external environment and the internal health of the person – body and mind. External factors like excess heat, dryness, damp, wind, cold, pollen, smoke, dust, chemicals in the environment and certain foods can become

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New Service Offering at CommuniChi – Focused Hands-On Energy Healing

This morning, a person suffering from Long Covid – an instance where the Coronavirus becomes deeply embedded in the individual’s body – presented with extreme anxiety. While acupuncture can definitely be effective in such situations, it is also true that for some individuals, needle stimulation can increase anxiety. So we decided instead to try a

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Mental health recharge (March 17-22)

The world never stops but we can at any time. I do every day – snatching a quiet reflective breath whenever I think of it, or perhaps 20 minutes before breakfast. But sometimes, it is good to take more time, to go deeper, to spend time with your loved ones so that relationships are fresh and alive and not running on AI.

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Beginner’s Meditation – Saturday mornings January 14 and 21 at 830am.

I’ve been offering an online meditation course for the past several months on Saturday mornings.  I first started meditating when I was 16 and have studied Buddhism for the past 30 years, primarily in the Tibetan tradition. My teachers, Venerable Thubten Chodron and Yangsi Rinpoche have both encouraged me to teach. I still consider myself

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Purification by Water and Light

Gratitude to all teachers, friends, and acupuncture clients for being a part of my life. Gratitude to the land, and the indigenous tribes of the Salish Sea for their wisdom and guidance in the challenging times ahead. Gratitude to the air, water, earth, sun and spirit. I look forward to seeing and serving you in

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