In Spring, Earth comes alive, and we experience it with all of our senses. Leaves slowly unfurl, flowers burst into bloom, and grass takes on a bright green hue. Birds sing, bees buzz, frogs croak, petals swish through the air in the breeze. Even the scent in the air has changed. Have you noticed?
For all of this to happen, all of Nature must cooperate. The moon works in cooperation with the seasons just as it works in cooperation within our bodies. Its patterns affect all living things and the earth we inhabit, including the rising and falling ocean tides, as well as the breeding and hatching of various types of wildlife.
Did you know that certain species of sea turtles have evolved to become highly attuned to the rising and falling of the tides? They lay their eggs in the sand and time the hatching to coincide with the tides that will give their offspring the best possible chance of survival. What an incredible influence our moon has on life!
How does the moon’s invisible energy reflect within you?
On Monday April 26, 2021, at 11:33 PM EST, April’s full moon will reach its peak. This moon, dubbed the Full Pink Moon, is also the first in a series of two supermoons, which occur when the moon is in perigee—the closest point to Earth in its orbit.
Early Native Americans gave the Full Pink Moon its name, because its light illuminated rosy flowers, known as wild ground phlox, that blanketed the fields in Spring. Tribes that lived along the coast often referred to this month’s moon as the Full Fish Moon, as this was the time fish swam upstream.
Tap into the power of the full moon to burst forth and bloom what is rising within you. Connect with the consciousness of the supermoon and the energy of others from around the world. Hold the Qigong meditative posture, The Dragon Stands Between Heaven and Earth, at 10:00 PM EST on April 26.
In the video below, Grand Master Nan Lu shares the power and purpose behind this Qigong posture, a standing meditation that is central to our Dragon’s Way Qigong® program.
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