Green Way Research

Michel Peter Garofalo

Red Bluff, Tehama County, North Sacramento Valley, California, USA
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Websites     Webpages    Hypertext Notebooks     Teaching     Biography     Blog   

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Websites of Mike Garofalo

 

The Spirit of Gardening

Virtues and a Good Life

Months and Seasons Webpages Series

T'ai Chi Ch'uan (Taijiquan)  -  Cloud Hands Taijiquan 

Chi Kung (Qigong) Chinese Yoga - Valley Spirit Qigong

Ways of Walking

An Old Philosopher's Notebooks

Quotes for Gardeners - Thematic Index

Somaesthetics, Body-Mind Theory and Practices

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu 

Fitness and Well Being

Cloud Hands Blog

One Old Daoist Druid's Final Journey

Taoist Studies and Practices

Reviews, Awards and Kudos for these Websites 

Index to Webpages

Detailed Subject Index to My Hypertext Notebook and Webpages

 

 

 


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Webpages and Hypertext Notebooks of Mike Garofalo

 

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18 Form Chen Style Taijiquan

24 Form Yang Style Taijiquan 

32 Form Standard Sword Taijiquan 

36 Form Eight Immortals Cane - Yang Style Taijiquan

37 Form Yang Style Taijiquan 

73 Form Sun Style Competition Taijiquan

74 Form Chen Style Taijiquan

108 Form Traditional Long Yang Style Taijiquan

 

Above the Fog   Short Poems by Mike Garofalo

Acupressure Massage, Self-Massage  

Advice from Wise Pesons: How to Live a Good Life

Air, Clouds, Sky

Aging Wisely

Agnostics

Alphabetical Subject Index to the Cloud Hands Website   

Ancient Goddesses - Quotations, Poems, Sayings, Prayers, Songs

Ancient Greek Philosophy

Animals 

Animal Frolics (Wu Qin Xi): Tiger, Bear, Crane, Deer, and Monkey

Annual Flowers

April Gardening Chores

April - Quotations, Lore, Poetry

Arthritis Therapy - Exercise: T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Chi Kung    

Atheism - Bibliography, Recommended Reading

Atheism - Epicureans

Atheism - Four Horsement of Free Thought in 2009

Atheism - My Personal Views

August Gardening Chores

August - Quotations, Lore, Poetry

Autumn -  Quotations, Lore, Poetry

Autumnal Equinox, Mabon, Alban Elfed, September 21st  

Awe, Wonder, Enchantment, Liminal


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B


Ba Duan Jin Qigong (Eight Section Brocade Ch'i Kung)       

Bagua Zhang (Eight Trigrams Boxing)    

Balls - Taiji and Qigong Exercises, Medicine Balls

The Bear: The Five Animal Frolics (Wu Qin Xi)    

Beauty 

Bibliography - Ch'i Kung (Qigong)

Bibliography - Philosophy

Bibliography - Stoicism

Bibliography - Taijiquan (T'ai Chi Ch'uan)     

Bibliography - Taoism (Daoism) 

Bicycling in Northern California    

Biodiversity, Complexity 

Bird (Crane) - Five Animal Frolics (Wu Qin Xi)  

Birds

Blog:  Cloud Hands Blog  (2005-2015) by Mike Garofalo. 

Blyth, Reginald Horace (1898-1964) 

Bodybuilding for Seniors    

Body-Mind Practices, Somaesthetics, Embodied Cognition

Book of Changes (I Ching) and Qigong (Dao-yin)

Books, Reading, Libraries

Breathing Practices: Bibliography, Links, Resources, Quotes    

Broadmindedness, Openness 

Broadsword - Chen Taijiquan    

Broadsword (Dao, Saber)

Buddhism 

Buddhism, Virtues, and the Martial Arts    

Buddhism - Tibetan: Shambhala Warriorship

Buddhist and Taoist Scriptures

Buddhist Ethics - Zen

Buddhist Ethics - Dhammapada Sutta, Dharmapada Sutra by the Buddha


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C


California (Northern) - Mount Shasta 

California (Northern) - Photography by Karen and Mike Garofalo    

California (Northern) - Red Bluff  

California (Northern) - T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Qigong Directory: Instructors, Schools, Information 

California, Oregon and Washington - Day Hiking and Camping

Camping and Day Hiking in Northern Clifornia, Oregon and Washington

Cane and Walking Staff

Cane (Wood), Zhang - Taijiquan

Casting the Circle 

Central Equilibrium, Vertical Powers, Zhong Ding, Gravity Forces, Rooting, Centering

Chang San-Feng (circa 1200 CE), Taoist Master

Chan Ssu Chin - Silk Reeling   

Chapter and Subject Index to the Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu

Character, Personal Lifestyle, Life Values, Virtue Ethics 

Cheerfulness 

Cheng Man-Ch'ing  (1901-1975)    

Cheng Man-ch'ing (1902-1975): Chronology

 

Chen Style Taijiquan    

Chen Style Taijiquan Bibliography

Chen Style Taijiquan 18 Movements Form of Grandmaster Chen Zhenglei 

Chen Style Taijiquan Index, Valley Spirit Taijiquan 

Chen Style Taijiquan Learning

Chen Style Taijiquan Old Frame, First Form (Lao Jia)

Chen Style Taijiquan Broadsword (Saber Dao) 23 Movements Form

Chen Style Taijiquan Short Forms (18,19,35,36,38, 56) 

Chen Style Taijiquan, Silk Reeling (Chan Ssu Gong)

Chen Style Taijiquan Sword (Jian) 49 Movements Form

Chen Style Taijiquan Weapons

Chen Taijiquan    

 

Ch'i - Breathwork  

Chih - Taiji Ruler

Ch'i or Qi

 

Chi Kung, Qigong, Dao Yin, Yangsheng Gong, Chinese Yoga   

Chi Kung (Qigong) and Yoga Classes, Red Bluff, California.  Instructor:  Mike Garofalo.

Ch'i Kung: Bibliography and Links    

Chi Kung Blog Posts  

Chi Kung Eight Section Brocade (Ba Duan Jin)

Chi Kung for Seniors

Chi Kung Subject Index

Chi Kung: Temple Qigong

Chi Kung: Valley Spirit Center     Red Bluff, California

Chi Kung: Wild Goose Qigong

 

Children

Chinese Massage  

Chinese Yoga, Qigong, Chi Kung, Dao Yin, Yangsheng Gong   

Chinese Yoga - 12 Animals

Ch'i or Qi and Taijiquan     

Circle Garden, Sacred Circle, Red Bluff, California

Circle Walking - Bagua Zhang (Eight Trigrams Boxing)    

Class Schedule, Taijiquan, Instructor: Mike Garofalo, Red Bluff, California  

Class Schedule, Hatha Yoga, Instructor: Mike Garofalo, Red Bluff California   

Classes, Valley Spirit Taijiquan, Instructional Program

Classics of T'ai Chi Ch'uan     

Clichés and Gardening

 

Cloud Hands Blog by Mike Garofalo

Online with Blogger from 2005-2016. 
Mind-Body Movement Arts, Philosophy, Somaesthetics, Walking, Gardening, the Eight Ways. 
Over 700,000 blog pages served.  Index to my webpages. 

 


Cloud Hands Website: T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Ch'i Kung     

Cloud Hands Website Subject Index

Cold Mountain: Han Shan (Circa 700 CE)  

Cold Mountain Poets

Complexity 

Community 

Concrete and Visual Poetry     

Concrete-Visual Poetry Directory - Title Index

Concrete-Visual Poems by Michael P. Garofalo

Confucius (K'ung Fu-tzu)  (551 - 479 BCE)    

Contemplation, Reflection, Thinking    

Contemplation, Meditation

Contentment, Satisfaction

Correct Taijiquan Practice Principles

Critical Thinking

Crane - Bird - Five Animal Frolics (Wu Qin Xi)

Cuttings: Haiku and Short Poems by Michael P. Garofalo

Cuttings: Above the Fog  

Cyrenaics and Epicureans


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D

 

Dalu, Push Hands, Two Person Drills    

Dao De Jing by Laozi    Over 25 English translations of 81 Chapters and Detailed Indexing

Dao De Jing by Laozi  -  English Language Translators Index

Dao De Jing by Laozi - Spanish Language Translators Index

Dao De Jing by Laozi - Chapter and Subject Index

Dao De Jing by Laozi - Introduction

Dao De Jing by Laozi - Bibliography

Dao De Jing by Laozi - Blog Posts

Daoism (Taoism) Website 

Daoist Perspectives

Dao (Saber, Broadsword)

Dao-yin (Qigong, Chi Kung)

Dance and Taijiquan       

Dayan - Wild Goose Qigong 

Day Hiking in Northern California, Oregon and Washington 

Death, Dying

December

Deer: The Five Animal Frolics (Wu Qin Xi)    

Desires, Pleasures

Dhammapada Sutta, Dharmapada Sutra by the Buddha

Diabetes Therapy - Exercise: Taijiquan and Qigong   

Dictionary of Internal Martial Arts (Nei Jia Quan)

Dingdian, Fixed Point, Movement or Posture Icons, Static Pose

Direction of Movements in Taijiquan and Qigong

Disclaimer of the Cloud Hands Website  

Dragon Qigong

Dragon Qigong: Spiraling, Rotating, Turning, Twisting

Druids and Neo-Pagan Spirituality

Dying, Death


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Earth

Ecstatic Postures

Eight Animals Qigong

Eight of Wands: Magick

Eight Ox Herding Songs -  A Ch'an/Zen Parable

Eight Rivers Qigong

Eight Section Brocade Ch'i Kung (Qigong)       

Eight Silken Treasures Qigong    

Eight Trigrams Boxing (Bagua Zhang, Pa Kua Quan)    

Eight Trigrams of the I Ching

Eight Trigrams and Taijiquan          

Eight Ways of Walking Qigong       

Embodied Cognition, Somaesthetics, Body-Mind Practices

Embrace the One - Zhan Zhuang - Standing Like A Tree

Emptiness Experience During Standing Meditation (Wu Ji)  

Emptiness in Full Bloom    

Emptiness, Sunyata, Interdependent Arising

Energy - Quotations    

Energy, Vitality, Vigor 

Enlightened Self Interest, Hedonism, Epicureanism

Entering Tranquility (Ru Jing) Meditation      

Epicureanism, Epicureans, Cyrenaics, Hedonists, Hellenistic Ethics  

Epicurus (341-270 BCE)  

Equanimity, Serenity, Tranquility

Essentials of Taijiquan Movement Art

Ethics - Bibliography

Ethics - Buddhist - Dhammapada Sutta, Dharmapada Sutra by the Buddha

Ethics - Stoicism

Ethics - Philosophy

Exercise - Diabetes Therapy - Taijiquan and Qigong   

External and Internal Aspects of Chinese Martial Arts


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F


February

Feedback, Kudos and Reviews for the Cloud Hand's Website     

Feeling, Senses, Five Senses

Feeling, Touching, Handling

Fingers, Hands, Touch, Digital Manipulation  

Fire-Sun

Five Realms

 

Fitness and Well Being Website
      Gardening, Meditation, Walking, Yoga, Strength Training,
      Fitness for Older Persons, Aerobics, Relaxation, Stretching,
      Tai Chi Chuan, Chi Kung, Massage, Exercises  

 

Fitness and Well Being    

Fitness for Older Persons     

Five Animal Frolics (Wu Qin Xi) Qigong: Tiger, Bear, Crane, Deer, and Monkey 

Five Classical Elements 

Five Elements (Wu-Xing) and Taijiquan   

Five Fists of Hsing I Chuan 

Five Precepts of Buddhism     

Five Senses, Feeling, Senses

Five Stepping Movements of Taijiquan   

Fixed Point, Dingdian, Movement Icon, Static Posture/Form 

Flexibility and Stretching Exercises     

Five Classical Elements: Air, Earth, Fire, Water, Void

Five Elements (Air, Earth, Fire, Water, Metal)

Flourishing, Happiness, Contentment, Satisfaction

Flowers

 

Forms - Taijiquan (Tai Chi Chuan) 

Four Horsement of Free Thought in 2009 - Atheism

18 Form Chen Taijiquan

24 Form Yang Taijiquan

37 Form Yang Taijiquan 

108/88 Form Yang Taijiquan

 

Flowers in the Sky     

Friendship, Companionship, Brotherhood


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Gardening Clichés

Gardening History Timeline

Gardening Jokes and Humor

Gardening Links

Gardening: Quotes, Poems, History, Sayings

Gardening: Quips and Maxims by Michael P. Garofalo

Gardening in Red Bluff, California

Garofalo, Karen   Reiki Master (Ushi Shiki Rhoho Reiki Master)

 

Michael P. Garofalo, M.S. (1945-) - Brief Biography        

Michael P. Garofalo - Cloud Hands Blog

Michael P. Garofalo - Fitness Classes

Michael P. Garofalo - Fitness Instructor Qualifications

Michael P. Garofalo - Green Way Research

Michael P. Garofalo - Home in Red Bluff, California

Michael P. Garofalo - Hypertext Notebooks Subject Index

Michael P. Garofalo - Internal Martial Arts Qualifications      

Michael P. Garofalo - Private Lessons in Mind-Body Arts

Michael P. Garofalo - Resume     

Michael P. Garofalo -  T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Qigong Practice 

 

Generosity, Hospitality

Glossary of Taijiquan Terms in English and Chinese (Pinyin)

 

Goddess - Bibliography

Goddess - Iconography

Goddess - Quotations, Poems, Sayings, Prayers, Songs    

Goddess - Mother Earth, Devi

Goddess - Nature Spirits 

Goddess - NeoPagan

Goddess - Shakti, Devi, Hindu

Goddess - Tara, Drolma, Tibetan Buddhism

 

A Good Life: Advice from Wise Persons 

Good Life and Virtues Website

Goose - Wild Goose Qigong             

Grasping the Sparrow's Tail    

Gratitude  

Greek Philosophy - Ancient 

The Green Man

 

Green Way Research
   
Research, Indexing, Online Publishing, Hypertext Notebooks
     By Michael P. Garofalo
     Red Bluff, California 

 

Green Way Research    

Green Way Research Subject Index

Green Wizard: Druids, Neo-Pagans, Witchcraft, Earth Religions   

The Green Wizard's Reading List

Gun Quan Short Staff, 50" Walking/Martial Staff

Gushen Grove, Sacred Circle, Red Bluff, CA 

Gushen Grove Sacred Circle Eightfold Worlds Correspondences 


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H


Haiku and Short Poems  

Haiku by Mike Garofalo

Haiku Poetry Directory - Title Index

Haiku Poetry Directory - Author Index

Halloween, Samhain, Day of the Ancestors, October 31st

Hands, Fingers, Touch, Digital Manipulation

Han Shan (Circa 700 CE)

Happiness, Contentment, Flourishing, Satisfaction  

Happiness - Quotations

Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga Classes, Red Bluff, California, Instructor: Mike Garofalo

Health and Fitness - T'ai Chi Ch'uan    

Hearing, Listening, Silence, Sound

Heart

Hedonism 

Hellenistic Philosophy and Ethics (300 BCE - 200 CE): Stoicism, Epicureanism

Hexagrams and Trigrams of the I Ching (Book of Changes)

Hidden Tiger, Beginning Program, Level 2, Valley Spirit T'ai Chi Ch'uan   

High Blood Pressure Reduction and Practicing Taijiquan and Qigong

Hiking and Camping in Northern California, Oregon and Washington

History of Gardening Timeline

History of Ideas, Intellectual History

Home - Selling Our Home in Red Bluff

Home and Garden: Our Sense of Place

How to Live a Good Life: Advice from Wise Persons

Hsing I Chuan   

Hsing I Chuan   Five Fists

Humor and Jokes - Gardening

Hypertext Notebooks of Michael P. Garofalo


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I


I Ching (Book of Changes) and Taijiquan and Qigong

Imbolic, Mid-Winter, Brigid's Day, Candlemas, February 1st

Index to Green Way Research

Index to the Cloud Hands Website

Index to the Hypertext Notebooks of Michael P. Garofalo   

Indians of Northern California, Oregon and Washington

Indoor Cycling, Stationary Bicycling, Spinning   

Instructional Program, Valley Spirit T'ai Chi Ch'uan 

Intellectual History, History of Ideas

Interdependence, Web of Life, Complexity  

Internal and External Aspects of Chinese Martial Arts  

Internal Martial Arts (Nei Jia Quan) Dictionary  


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January Gardening Chores

January - Quotations, Lore, Poetry

Jian, Chen Style Taijiquan

Jian or Gim, Sword Weapons

Jian - Wu Dang    

Jin, Correct Strength Movement, Controlled Power

Jo Short Staff, 50" Walking Stick, Way of the Jo

Jo Do: Way of the Short Staff: Jo Do, Aikijo, Jojutsu, Gun Quan

Jokes and Humor - Gardening

July 

June


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K


Kindle Index Version of this Webpage

Kindness

Kinhin -  Walking Meditation    

Koans - Zen

Kriya Yoga    

Kudos for the Cloud Hands Website

Kudos for Gardening

Kundalini (Coiled Serpent) Energy

Kwang Ping Taijiquan of Kuo Lien Ying     


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L


Labyrinths and Mazes   

Lao Tzu (Lao Zi): Tao Te Ching

Learning, Education

Lifestyle Advice from Wise Persons 

Light, Sun, Heat  

Links and Bibliography: Qigong    

Links and Bibliography: Taijiquan       

Listening, Hearing, Speech, Sound

Living a Good Life: Advice from Wise Persons

Long Form 108 Yang Style Taijiquan     

Looking, Vision, Seeing

Loosened   Relaxation (Sung, Song) Softened   

Lughnasadh, Lammas, Midsummer Feast, August 1st  


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Mabon, Autumnal Equinox, Alban Elfed, September 21st  

Magic Pearl Qigong, Medicine Ball Exercises

Magick - Eight of Wands: Magick

Mandarin Tai Chi Form by Gray Miller

March

Martial Arts - Virtures

Massage, Self-Massage  

Master Chang San-Feng  (circa 1350)       

Master Cheng Man-Ch'ing  (1901 - 1975)    

Master Han Shan  (circa 750)    

Master Kuo Lien Ying   (1895-1984)     

Master Sun Lu-Tang  (1861-1932)   

Master Yang Cheng-Fu  (1883-1936)   

Mastery, Self Control, Self Mastery, Choices, Will Power, Strength of Character 

May  

May Day, Beltane, Walpurgis Nacht, May 1st

Medicare Supplements

Medicine Balls: Magic Pearl Qigong

Medicine Balls, Taiji and Qigong Exercise Balls

Meditation - General

Meditation and Breathing

Meditation and Walking    

Meditation Instructor: Michael P. Garofalo in Red Bluff, California        

Meditation Methods and Techniques  

Meditation Quotations    

Meditation - Standing Like A Tree  

Meditation - Standing - General

Meditation - Wu Ji - The Edge of Emptiness     

Memory, Recollection

Michael P. Garofalo  SEE  Garofalo, Michael P.   

Mindfulness, Concentration, Focus, Meditation

Minding the Breath

Moderation

Months and Seasons 

Months of the Year: Quotes, Poems, Links     

Mountain Biking in Northern California    

Mount Shasta, California  Legends, Lore, Hiking, Travel

Movement Direction Instructions for Taijiquan and Qigong Forms  

Movement Principles of Tai Chi Chuan

Moving Hands Like Clouds:  T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Qigong    


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Native American Notes

Native Americans of Northern California, Oregon and Washington

Natural History of Northern California, Oregon and Washington

Nature Mysticism  

Nature Mysticism in the Garden

Nature Spirits - A Glossary

Nature Studies in Northern California, Oregon, and Washington

Nei Jia Quan (Internal Martial Arts) Dictionary

Neo-Pagan Celebrations and Holidays

Neo-Pagan Spirituality 

Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm (1844 - 1900)

Northern California T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Qigong Directory: Instructors, Schools, Information  

Northern California:  Hiking, Camping, Travel

Notebooks of an Old Philosopher 

November


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O


Oak Tree in the Courtyard    

October

Old Druid's Final Journey

Older Persons Exercise and Wellness Programs   

A Old Philosopher's Notebooks

Olives

One Old Druid's Final Journey - Notebooks of the Librarian of Gushen Grove

Open Minded, Broadminded

Opening the Four Gates

Organized Religions - My Personal Opinions

Oregon T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Qigong Directory: Instructors, Schools, Information   

Oregon, Washington and California - Day Hiking and Camping


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P


Pagans, Druids, and Neo-Pagan Spirituality

Pa Kua Chang (Eight Trigrams Boxing)     

Paramitas, Virtues, Ethics, Buddhism  

Patience

Pathways in the Green Valley Blog

Personal Lifestyle, Life Values, Character, Virtue Ethics 

Philosophy - Epicurus (341-270 BCE)  

Philosophy - Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm (1844 - 1900)

Philosophy - Notebooks of Mike Garofalo

Photography by Karen and Mike Garofalo    

Photography Gallery

Pilates: Links, Bibliography, Resources, Quotes, Notes   

Playfulness   

Pleasures - Quotations

Pleasures, Satisfaction, Sensuality 

Pleasure - Epicureanism

Poetry by Mike Garofalo

Pole Weapons, Chen Style Taijiquan

Political and Social Commentary and Recommendations

Post Standing Postures:   Standing Meditation (Wu Ji)  

Pranayama: Breathing Techniques from Yoga     

Principles of T'ai Chi Ch'uan Movement Art

Principles of Taijiquan by Taoist Master Chang San-Feng

Private Instruction by Michael P. Garofalo, Instructional Programs

Process Philosophy

Psychology, Self-Help, Biblio-Therapy, Self-Improvement 

Pulling Onions: The Quips and Maxims of a Gardener

Push Hands - T'ui Shou   

Pyrrhonism, Sextus Empiricus, Ancient Skeptics


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Q


Qigong, Chi Kung, Dao Yin, Yangsheng Gong, Chinese Yoga   

Qigong and Yoga Classes, Red Bluff, California.  Instructor:  Mike Garofalo.

Qigong Ball Exercises, Medicine Balls, Taiji Balls

Qigong: Bibliography and Links    

Qigong: Bibliography and Links 2007 

Qigong Blog Posts  

Qigong - Breathwork

Qigong, Ch'i Kung - Chinese Mind-Body Exercises    

Qigong - Eight Section Brocade (Ba Duan Jin)

Qigong for Seniors

Qigong Instructor Qualifications: Michael P. Garofalo in Red Bluff, California      

Qigong Practice: Tips, Suggestions, Lessons

Qigong Ruler - Taiji Chih 

Qigong: Temple Chi Kung

Qigong: Valley Spirit Center  

Qigong Walking      

Qigong-Yoga Exercise Cycle

 

Qi or Ch'i and Taijiquan   

Queen Mother of the West, Xi Wangmu, Chinese

Questions and Answers in Cloud Hands Blog  

Quiet and Solitude

Quotes for Gardeners - Thematic Index


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R


Raja Yoga   

Rants, Social and Political Commentary

Reading, Books, Libraries

Realms of the Dragons

 

Red Bluff, California - Gardening

Red Bluff, California - Notebooks

Red Bluff, California - Qigong Classes

Red Bluff, California - Sacred Circle 

Red Bluff, California - Photos in the Cloud Hands Blog

Red Bluff, California - Photos of Our Gardens (1998-2008)

Red Bluff, California - Valley Spirit Center    

Red Bluff, California - Valley Spirit Taijiquan

Red Bluff, California - Weather

Red Bluff, California -  Yoga Classes   

 

Reiki

Reiki (Ushi Shiki Ryoho) - Karen Garofalo, Reiki Master    

Reiki: Valley Spirit Center    Red Bluff, California

Relaxation and Taijiquan   

Relaxation (Sung, Song) Loosened  Softened   

Religion and Nature

Religious Views - Atheism 

 

Religious Views of Mike Garofalo

Resolve, Will. Willpower, Self Control, Self Discipline   

Resume of Michael P. Garofalo

Reviews of the Cloud Hand's Website     

Riddles, Puzzles, Dilemmas, Paradoxes  

Riding the Ox - A Zen Parable   

Ripening Peaches: Daoist Studies and Practices 

Roman Hearth Neo-Pagan Religion 

Rooting, Central Equilibrium, Vertical Powers, Zhong Ding, Gravity Forces, Centering

Royal (Raja) Yoga

RSS Feed for the Cloud Hands Blog  

Ruler, Chen Style Taijiquan

Ruler - T'ai Chi   


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S


Saber - Chen Taijiquan    

Saber (Dao, Broadsword)  

Sacred Circle Garden, Red Bluff, California

Sacred Circles and Spheres 

Samhain, Halloween, Day of the Ancestors, October 31st 

San Shou, Push Hands, Two Persons Applications Drills

Seasonal Celebrations  

Seasons of the Year

Seeing, Vision, Looking

Self-Help, Psychology, Biblio-Therapy, Self-Improvement 

Self Control, Self Mastery, Choices, Will Power    

Self-Massage

Selling Our Home in Red Bluff

Senior Citizens Fitness Programs  

Senior Fitness - Red Bluff, CA

Senses, Feeling, Five Senses

Sensing Hands: Push Hands - T'ui Shou   

September 

Serenity, Tranquility (Atraxia), Peace of Mind 

73 Standard Competition Form, Sun Style Taijiquan

Sexual Magick

Shambhala Warriorship: Tibetan Buddhism    

Shifu Miao Zhang Points the Way

Shoong, Sung, Song  - Loose, Relaxed, Open, Yielding, Responsive     

Short Form, Chen Style: 18, 19, 36, 38, 56

Short Form, Yang Style, Beijing Simplified 24  

Short Poems and Haiku by Mike Garofalo

Short Staff Martial Arts: Jo Do, Aikijo, Jojutsu, Gun Quan  

Silence and Listening

Silk Reeling, Chen Style Taijiquan

Silk Reeling (Chan Ssu Gong), Chen Taijiquan    

Simplicity  

Simplified 24 From, Yang Style Taijiquan       

Sitting

Skeptics, Septics

Skilled Strengths, Jin, Correct Strength Movement, Martial Skill, Controlled Power

Smell, Odor

Soaring Crane, Intermediate Program, Level 3, Valley Spirit T'ai Chi Ch'uan

Social and Political Commentary and Recommendations

Softened   Relaxation (Sung, Song) Relaxed Loosened  Softened   

Solitary Druids, Hedge Druids, Solitary Neo-Pagans

Solitude

Somaesthetics, Body-Mind Practices, Embodied Cognition

Soulful Gardening 

Sound, Hearing, Listening

Speaking to the Spirit Meditation  

Spear Weapons, Chen Style Taijiquan   

Spiraling, Rotating, Turning, Twisting, Silk Reeling

 

The Spirit of Gardening
    3,500 Quotes Arranged by 150 Topics, History, Guides,
     Psycho-Spiritual Aspects of Gardening 

 

The Spirit of Gardening  

Spirit of Gardening Reading List  

Spiritual Exercises of Stoic Philosophers

Spirituality

Spirituality and Gardening 

Spring  

Staff Weapons: Chen Style Taijiquan

Staff Weapons: Jo, Bo, Cane, Staff, Spear    

Standard 32 Sword (Jian) Form - Yang Style   Bibliography, Links, Quotes, Notes.

Standing Like A Tree - Zhan Zhuang

Standing Meditation (Wu Ji)   

Standing Meditation - General

Sticking Hands - T'ui Shou   

Sticking Hands - T'ui Shou   

Stoicism, Stoics, Hellenistic Ethics

Strength Training    

Strength Training for Seniors    

Stretching and Flexibility Exercises 

Strings on Your Fingers

String Figures, String Art, String Games  

 

Subject Index to the Cloud Hands Website

Subject Index to Green Way Research

Subject Index to the Hypertext Notebooks of Michael P. Garofalo

Subject Index to the Internet Publications of Michael P. Garofalo

 

Summer (June, July, August, September): Quotes, Sayings, Poems, Lore

Summer Solstice, June 21st, NeoPagan Celebration

Sun Lu-Tang's (1861-1933) Chronology   

Sun Lu-Tang's (1861-1933) Biography

Sun Lu-Tang (1861-1933): Baguaquan, Hsingyiquan, and Taijiquan Grandmaster

Sun Style Bagua Quan     

Sun Style Internal Martial Arts Glossary

Sun Style Hsingyi Quan   

Sun Style Qigong   

Sun Style Sword

Sun Style Taijiquan     

Sun Style Taijiquan Index  

Sun Style Taijiquan Online Videos

Sun Style Taijiquan, 73 Standard Competition Form

Sunyata, Emptiness, Interdependent Arising

Sword, Chen Style Taijiquan

Swordsmanship and T'ai Chi Ch'uan     

Sword 32 Standard Sword (Jian) Form - Yang Style  

Sword - Wudang Style  


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T'ai Chi Ch'uan (Taijiquan)

T'ai Chi Chuan Blog Posts  

T'ai Ch'i Classics      

Tai Chi for Arthritis

Tai Chi for Diabetes   

T'ai Chi Ch'uan Ball Exercises, Qigong Balls, Medicine Balls, Exercise Balls

T'ai Chi Ch'uan (Taijiquan) : Bibliography and Links    

Ta'i Chi Ch'uan Cane (Wood), Zhang

T'ai Chi Ch'uan - Chen Style

T'ai Chi Ch'uan for Seniors  

T'ai Chi Ch'uan Subject Index

T'ai Chi Ch'uan Instructor: Michael P. Garofalo in Red Bluff, California      

T'ai Chi Ch'uan: Links and Bibliography    

Tai Chi Chuan Movement Principles

T'ai Chi Ch'uan, Red Bluff, CA  

T'ai Chi Ch'uan Short Form, Beijing Simplified 24, Yang Style     

T'ai Chi Ch'uan Ruler (Stick, Chih)

T'ai Chi Ch'uan Short Staff

T'ai Chi Ch'uan Staff     

T'ai Chi Ch'uan Sword (Jian)     

T'ai Chi Ch'uan 24 Yang Form

T'ai Chi Ch'uan: Valley Spirit Center  Red Bluff, California

 

Taijiquan (T'ai Chi Ch'uan)

Taijiquan: Bibliography and Links  

Taijiquan Blog Posts  

Taijiquan - Breathwork

Taijiquan Classics      

Taijiquan For Good Health, Fitness and Vitality         

Taijiquan Glossary

Taijiquan Instructor: Michael P. Garofalo in Red Bluff, California        

Taijiquan Jian (Sword)     

Taijiquan - Principles of Practice

Taijiquan: Valley Spirit Center    Red Bluff, California

 

Taming the Ox - A Zen Allegory or Parable     

Tantric Yoga   

Tantric Buddhism: Shambhala Warriorship

Taoism (Daoism) Website 

Taoism, Nature Mysticism, Alchemy      

Taoism - Wudang Qigong    

Taoist and Buddhist Scriptures

Taoist and Eastern Classics, Making This Life Significant Series

Taoist Perspectives

 

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu    Over 25 English translations of 81 Chapters and Detailed Indexing

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu  -  English Language Translators Index

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu - Spanish Language Translators Index

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu - Chapter and Subject Index

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu - Introduction

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu - Bibliography

Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu - Blog Posts

 

Tara, Drolma, Star Goddess, Tibet 

Taoist Mystics 

Tarot: Studies, Research, Magick and Practices  

Taste, Flavors

Teaching and Learning Taijiquan, Qigong and Yoga 

Tehama Family Fitness Center, Red Bluff, California

Temple Qigong - A Nine Movement Exercise Set     

Thirteen Postures: 8 Gates and 5 Steps      

Thirteen Treasures Walking Qigong 

32 Standard Sword (Jian) Form - Yang Style        

The 300 Missing Poems of Han Shan (Circa 700 CE)      

Tibetan Buddhism: Shambhala Warriorship, Yoga, Tantra

The Tiger: The Five Animal Frolics (Wu Qin Xi)    

Tiger, Hidden Tiger, Beginning Program, Level 2, Valley Spirit T'ai Chi Ch'uan

Time 

Tips, Suggestions and Lessons for Qigong Practice  

Tolerance

Touching, Hands, Fingers, Digital Manipulation

Tranquility (Atraxia), Serenity, Peace of Mind 

Tranquility in Solitude

Travel in Northern California, Oregon, and Washington

 

Tree of Life, Yggdrasil

Tree Qigong - Zhan Zhuang - Standing Like A Tree   

Trees - Quotations, Poems, Lore, Wisdom  

Trees - Lore, Magick, Myths, Magick    

Trees - Spirits

 

Trigrams and Hexagrams of the I Ching (Book of Changes)  

Tui Shou, Push Hands, Two Person Taijiquan Drills

Twelve Animals of Hsing I Chuan (Xing I Quan) 

Two Person Taijiquan Drills, Dalu, San Shou

24 From, Yang Style, Standard       


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Utilitarianism, Benefits for Society, Hedonism, Practical Civil Decision Making


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Valley Spirit Center
  
Michael and Karen Garofalo
     Red Bluff, California

 

Valley Spirit Center    Red Bluff, California

Valley Spirit Blog

Valley Spirit Fitness and Well Being Website   

Valley Spirit (Gu Shen) Concept

Valley Spirit Idea

Valley Spirit Journal by Michael P. Garofalo (May 2003-July 2005)     

Valley Spirit Journal by Michael P. Garofalo (August 2005- )     

Valley Spirit Labyrinths  

Valley Spirit Qigong

Valley Spirit Photography Gallery - Old      

Valley Spirit Photography Gallery - New      

Valley Spirit Taijiquan, Red Bluff, California

Valley Spirit Taijiquan Instructional Program    

Valley Spirit T'ai Chi Ch'uan, Qigong, and Yoga    

Valley Spirit - Tao Te Ching 

Vegetables

Vernal Equinox, Spring, Ostara, Rebirth, Athena-Minerva, Resurrection, March 21st

Vertical Powers, Zhong Ding, Central Equilibrium, Gravity Forces, Rooting, Centering

Via Positiva

Virtue Ethics

Virtues and a Good Life Website

Virtues: A Reading List, Bibliography, Links  

Virtues in the Martial Arts

Virtues, Paramitas, Ethics, Buddhism

Vision, Seeing, Looking

Vitality, Health and Qigong   

Vitality, Vigor, Energy

VSC = Valley Spirit Center, Red Bluff, California

VSCL = Valley Spirit Center Library, Red Bluff, California, Library of Michael P. Garofalo


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Walking and Labyrinths

Walking and Taijiquan    

Walking Blog Posts 

Walking - Eight Ways of Walking Qigong       

Walking - General Fitness Exercise   

Walking - Meditation

Walking - Quotations   

Walking Staff and Cane

Walking: Valley Spirit Center     Red Bluff, California  

War Powers Authorization by Public Vote - 28th Amendment Proposal

Washington, Oregon and California - Day Hiking and Camping

Washington T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Qigong Directory: Instructors, Schools, Information  

Water 

Waving Hands Like Clouds:  T'ai Chi Ch'uan and Qigong    

Way of the Short Staff: Jo Do, Aikijo, Jojutsu, Cane, Gun Quan

Ways of Walking 

Weeding

Weightlifting Training for Seniors    

Wheel of the Year, Seasonal Celebrations 

Who is the Green Wizard?

Who is the Librarian of Gushen Grove?

Wild Goose Qigong

Will Power, Determination, Grit, Self Control, Self Mastery, Choices, Strength of Character   

Winter (December, January, February, March) - Quotations, , Lore, Poetry 

Winter Months

Winter Solstice, Yule, New Year, Saturnalia, Christmas, December 20th - January 1st

Wintun Native Americans, Nomolaki Tribe, Red Bluff, California

Wizards   

Working in the Garden

Wudang Mountain - Taoism, Taijiquan and Qigong    

Wudang Mind/Body Arts    

Wudang Qigong    

Wudang Sword    

Wuji Qigong    

Wu Ji - Standing Meditation   


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Xing Yi Quan   

Xing Yi Quan   Five Fists  

Xing I Quan (Hsing I Chuan) - Twelve Animals 


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Yoga Class, TFFC, Red Bluff, CA   

Yang, Cheng Fu (1883-1936): Chronology

Yang Family Taijiquan Genealogy     

Yand Style Push Hands and Da Lu   

Yang Style Saber

Yang Style Staff

Yang Style Sword    

Yang Style Traditional Taijiquan Long Form 108 Movements   

Yang Style of Taijiquan  

Yang Style Taijiquan - Notes and Comments     

Yang Style Taijiquan Short Form 24 Movements       

Yin-Yang Sensitivity Training: Sticking Hands - T'ui Shou   

Yoga  

Yoga Blog    

Yoga - Chinese - 12 Animals

Yoga Class, Red Bluff, CA - Instructor: Michael P. Garofalo

Yoga and Qigong Classes, Red Bluff, California.  Instructor:  Mike Garofalo.

Yoga - Breathwork   

Yoga - Hatha   

Yoga - Kriya     

Yogalates: Links, Bibliography, Resources, Quotes, Notes    

Yoga - Red Bluff, CA

Yoga -Tantric

Yoga - Taiji Index 

Yoga - Valley Spirit Center 


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Zen Buddhist Quotations   

Zen/Chan Buddhist  Poetry       

Zen Koans

Zen Poems: "Above the Fog" by Mike Garofalo

Zen Poetry: Bibliography, Links, Quotations, Resources

Zhang Sanfeng (circa 1200 CE) 

Zhan Zhuang - Standing Like A Tree

Zhong Ding, Central Equilibrium, Vertical Powers, Gravity Forces, Rooting, Centering

Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu, Zhuang Zhou, Master Chuang, Kwang-dze)  369—286 BCE


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Michael P. Garofalo

 

Short Biography of Mike Garofalo

Resume of Mike Garofalo

Poetry by Mike Garofalo

Pulling Onions: Aphorisms, Quips, Observations

Reviews, Awards and Feedback for the Spirit of Gardening Website

Reviews and Feedback for my Haiku and Zen Websites

Reviews and Feedback for the Cloud Hands T'ai Chi Ch'uan Website

 

Cloud Hands Blog by Mike Garofalo

 

Yoga, Qigong and Taijiquan Instructor

Substitute Teacher

Our Red Bluff, California, Garden and Home

Our Family and Garden Photographs

Send E-mail to Michael P. Garofalo

 

Michael P. Garofalo

 

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Teaching

 

Cloud Hands Blog by Mike Garofalo

Yoga Instructor - Class Schedule

T'ai Chi Ch'uan Instructor

Qigong Instructor - Class Schedule 

Private Instruction by Michael P. Garofalo

Fitness and Well Being

Substitute Teacher - Tehama County, California

Valley Spirit Center, Red Bluff, California


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Contact Information:

Michael P. Garofalo

Green Way Research

Red Bluff, Tehama County, North Sacramento Valley, California, USA

Contact Mike by Email


This webpage was last modified or updated on May 24, 2016.
 

This webpage was first published online in January of 1999.