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Coldspring Healing Arts Santa Cruz, CA Narrye Caldwell, L.Ac. Welcome to Cold Spring Healing Arts. Over the past 25 years I have developed expertise in a number of traditional healing methods that I now combine in my private practice and … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Sword Training

A strange and beautiful image arises as I sit in meditation. I see a shining steel blade glistening in the sun, beads of water dancing along its edge. The steel becomes a blade of grass, then a bamboo leaf. The … Continue reading

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No Practice

Sometimes my morning qigong practice consists entirely of sitting and gazing out the window.  I used to feel guilty about this, as if I were dodging my commitment, succumbing to laziness, just plain goofing off.  But my dog, a Chinese … Continue reading

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Qigong Healing

Qigong is getting popular. That’s good. It’s not quite at the level of yoga or pilates, but at least most non-Asian people have heard of it, though they may not be sure exactly what it is. I’m both happy and … Continue reading

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Simple Medicine

A recent article in the Sunday New York Times reported about a school district in Arizona that has sunk 33 million dollars into technology in the last six years. The idea was to modernize every classroom with the latest computer … Continue reading

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Knowing How

Just about everyone I know has been, at some point in life, confused about their purpose or life direction.  It seems to be part of the human condition to loose our way; so much a part that we humans have … Continue reading

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