NurtureWorks Blog

Sun and Cloud in Swiss Alps

Reconnecting in the mountains

By Tiffany Bown | Feb 23, 2015

I have just returned from a skiing holiday in the beautiful Swiss mountains, newly inspired to share MogaDao Yoga and Qigong. This inspiration comes in part from celebrating the inspiring first 50 years of life of my brave and brilliant brother, who returns today to work on a whole new entrepreneurial adventure. It is also because the mountains…

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New healing class for women

By Tiffany Bown | Dec 19, 2014

Coming soon – Well-Woman Yoga for Menstrual, Reproductive and Menopausal Health – to promote the well-being of women of all ages. I recently completed Well-Woman Yoga Therapy training with Womb Yoga founder Uma Dinsmore-Tuli and I am finding integrating her beautiful healing practices with all my other work – from MogaDao Yoga and Qigong to Birthlight Fertility…

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MogaDao guest teacher classes

By Tiffany Bown | Nov 16, 2014

I am delighted to be welcoming to Cambridge for the first time a guest MogaDao teacher. Suej Johnson, based in Portland USA, is not only a MogaDao Qigong and Daoist sexuality teacher, but also a gynaecologist, bringing the richness of her decades of experience in this field to her teaching. – Monday, Nov 24th –…

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How to eat well for vibrant good health

By Tiffany Bown | Oct 4, 2014

If you want to nurture optimum health (and perhaps boost your fertility) by bringing your body’s rhythms in to harmony with those of nature, the energetic quality of what you eat on a daily basis is key. This energetic aspect of food is overlooked by most western nutritionists, but is central to Chinese nutritional principles. Seasonal tips…

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Sensation: gateway to your fertile depths

By Tiffany Bown | Oct 2, 2014

I would like to share the wise and nourishing words of a fellow teacher of the healing arts of MogaDao, Kim Robinson. Kim teaches MogaDao Yoga classes, Qigong classes and Sacred Daoist Sexuality classes at the MogaDao Institute’s studio or ‘guan’ in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. Below is an excerpt from a recent lecture,”The Art…

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Cambridge Festival of Ideas: Daosim

By Tiffany Bown | Sep 23, 2014

My old Cambridge University department – where I studied Chinese many moons ago – is hosting a talk on Daoism as part of this year’s Festival of Ideas. It’s at 3-4pm, Saturday, November 1 at the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Sidgwick Avenue, CB3 9DA. It is free and you do not need to…

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First-ever MogaDao film

By Tiffany Bown | Sep 4, 2014

MogaDao creator and founder Zhenzan Dao has just made available the first-ever film of himself, ‘A Natural History of MogaDao Qigong’, where he talks about the origins of MogaDao and shares through movement and words the “creation stories” of some particular MogaDao Qigong forms. Zhenzan has long resisted being captured on video, but a series of…

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Let your practice be your medicine

By Tiffany Bown | Sep 4, 2014

It can be hard in our pop-a-pill, goal-oriented, immediate-gratification culture for people to accept that true healing from the inside out takes time. Even if they are initially committed to a holistic approach to healing, many people quickly lose heart and give up if they do not experience immediate dramatic results, while others make do…

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Taiwan – land of Qigong and Bubble Tea

By Tiffany Bown | Sep 4, 2014

I spent the whole of this summer with my family in Taiwan. My husband and I lived for 10 years in China in the 1990s and I spent several months in Taiwan before that as part of my Chinese studies. So this trip was partly a walk down memory lane, as well as a chance…

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