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Public Talks
with Jeffrey C. Yuen

We organise and run public talks on Wellness and Healing from a Daoist Healing Arts perspective. Below is collection of previous talks available for purchase.

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Herbs Used in Chinese Medicine for Wellness and Longevity

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Herbs Used in Chinese Medicine for Wellness and Longevity Rich in the Chinese culture is the use of Chinese medicinal herbs in soups and as supplements for promoting wellness and longevity.  Supported by modern research, many of these herbs have…

Qigong for Self Cultivation / Qigong para el auto-cultivo

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Yang Sheng — the art of nurturing life — has traditionally included many techniques that collectively can be considered Qigong in modern times. With the focus on maintaining specific static or moving postures, along with breath control and mental concentration, Qigong has grown…

Metaphors of Symptoms

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Metaphors of Symptoms: Often times many of our symptoms are not just emblematic of a disease process but can rather be the manifestation of certain mental and/or emotional dysfunctions that can’t be verbalized but instead are somaticized. Bodily symptoms can…

The Stories We Weave for Healing and Illness

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Duration: 2hrs 20mins

The Stories We Weave for Healing and Illness Very important, indeed critical to your healing are the stories and ideas that you grapple with and recite on a regular basis. You may believe that the narratives that you hear are…

Healing: The Heart and Power of Belief – a Daoist Perspective

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Duration: 1 h 57 min

Healing: The Heart and Power of Belief – a Daoist Perspective What is belief? Is it simply a convincing assertion presented by those of authority or those that we trust which provides us with the susceptibility to conspire with? Or…

Covid & Infectious Diseases: A Basic Primer on Prevention, Treatment & Recovery From a Chinese Medical Perspective

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Duration: 2 h 6 min

Since the dawn of civilizations, epidemics have prevailed upon humanity, resulting in countless deaths, and continued long-term suffering for those who have recovered but have lingering signs and symptoms – some of which are severe and debilitating, as we see…


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Duration: 1 h 56 min

Trauma may be described as a unique individual psychological / emotional response to a deeply distressing or disturbing event or set of circumstances that involves a perceived threat to life or to one’s physical, mental and emotional integrity. Such events may…

Daoist Meditation - Macrocosmic Orbit (Da Zhou Tian)

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Duration: 2 h 11 min

The Macrocosmic Orbit. The foundation of Qi Gong Meditation is considered the Microcosmic Orbit by which the practitioner becomes familiarized with the major energetic centers and areas of the body located within the central axis. After making connections between front…

Daoist Meditation – Microcosmic Orbit (Xiao Zhou Tian)

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Duration: 2 h 14 min

The Microcosmic Orbit. One of the foundations of cultivation in Daoism is Yangsheng – nurturing life – which incorporates a number of disciplines, such as dietetics, daoyin/qigong, meditation, and lifestyle practices.  Intrinsic to its focus is the relevance of the…

Healing Approach Based on the Early Roots of Daoism – Shamanism

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Duration: 2 h 20 min

The early roots of all healing through daoism can be attributed to “shamanistic” approaches with an embracing and deeper approach to forces that one cannot easily understand with the rational mind. Such a process entailed a willingness to connect with…

WuJi Qigong

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Duration: 2 h 40 min

In Taoism, Wuji is conceptually associated with nothingness evolving into or out of somethingness. Among its qualities, WuJi includes the notion of non-attachment to any “form,” the process of letting go (sometimes referred to as wang-forgetting), and the perceptual “sensation” of being…

Wellness through the Seasons

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Duration: 2 h 15 min

Prior to the advent of the industrial revolution, people generally lived in accordance to the guiding principles of the seasons.  In today’s modern world we enjoy the technological advances of artificial lighting, heating and cooling, computerization and rapid travel –…

What Now? Life After Cancer – staying well after the Surgery, Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy are over

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Duration: 1 h 57 min

Illness can be perceived as an opportunity for learning, discovering, and growing – especially during and in the aftermath of treatments. Yet for cancer patients in particular, the question often arises as to “what to do next” when they are…

The Six Healing Sounds

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Duration: 2 h 10 min

The Six Healing Sounds were developed by Taoist Masters and have been organized according to the Five Elements Theory. The exercises use the power of Qi Gong and Sound to activate, detoxify and regenerate the organ systems to which the…

Zouwang: Sitting and Forgetting

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Duration: 2 h 12 min

Zuowang which simply translates as “Sitting and Forgetting” is a process first described by the Daoist sage, Zhuangzi, and is considered one of the fundamental cultivations/meditations associated with the practice of Daoism. Rooted in the belief that we are all…

A Heart-Centered Approach To Wellness

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Duration: 1 h 40 min

Just as it’s important to learn as much about a medical condition as possible, it is also crucial to understand as much as possible about our own commitment to wellness.  The factors that influence wellness and its subsequent manifestation as…

Empowering the Self to Confront Illness

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Duration: 1 h 57 min

Daoism and Chinese Medicine have always emphasised the inseparability of the body and mind. As such, the content and focus of our thoughts contributes extensively to the illness process, especially chronic degenerative diseases. Crucial to the transformation of sickness is…

All Diseases are Rooted in the Spirit

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Duration: 1 h 59 min

This famous passage “All Diseases are Rooted in the Spirit” was noted in Chapter 8 entitled Ben Shen 本 神 of the Ling Shu. The Ling Shu or Spiritual Pivot, considered to be the Canon of Acupuncture, is the second…

Dealing with Emotional Issues - a Daoist Perspective

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Duration: 1 h 43 min

In this lecture, Dealing with Emotional Issues, emotions are examined from the perspective of Chinese Medicine and Daoism. It deals with how emotions serve to purify our Heart and how emotions can give us an opportunity to rejuvenate and regenerate…

The Healing Process – a Daoist Perspective

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Duration: 1 h 53 min

The Healing Process is a natural manifestation of the body-mind-spirit continuum. As a process, it can refer to the alleviation of signs and symptoms; the movement toward completion; or simply the awareness that something needs to change in our lives. Daoism…

Introduction to Daoism (Taoism)

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Duration: 1 h 38 min

This lecture on Introduction to Daoism was held at The Priory Institute, St Mary’s Priory, Dublin 24, Ireland. Watch the Trailer on Introduction to Daoism Taoism, or Daoism, is a philosophical or religious tradition of Chinese origin which emphasizes living in…