Spinning Dragon Orbit: Effortless Alchemy. My new, powerful Tao meditation, from 39 years research….
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Chinese dragons, unlike Western
dragons, are a sign of Imperial power, and are often depicted either
chasing or guarding a Pearl. Why?
My theory: Chinese dragon spirits over the ages have learned to
interact with Taoist internal alchemists, who transform their personal
essence into a pearl -like elixir to achieve immortality.
Dear Lovers of Effortless Chi Flow,
The first and most famous Taoist method of Inner Alchemy meditation is
known in the West as the Microcosmic Orbit. The Chinese call it ?the
Small Heavenly Round? (xiao hou tian). It has other names, like
Embryonic Breathing, Warm Current, etc. It was first written about over
2000 years ago. It was originally described as a method of bringing
sexual essence up the spine to recharge the brain.
After studying dozens of Orbit variations taught in China over the last
30 years, and testing them on myself, I have recently developed what I
am confident is the most powerful form of the Orbit. One reason I am so
confident of this is because I?ve also tested dozens of different orbit
methods on my Western students, and observed their response. I?m a
spiritual scientist, and favor ?what works now? over ?what worked for
the Chinese in the past?. This doesn?t lessen my deep gratitude to the
Taoist tradition, the root of my inspiration.
But when you do a practice long enough, it reveals deeper secrets to
you. Experimentation is at the very heart of the alchemical process.
Inner Alchemy is just simple way of describing evolution. Alchemy keep
things simple by working directly with the 3 streams of the Life Force.
Negative, positive, and neutral; or yin, yang, and yuan in Taoist
I call my new method the Spinning Dragon Orbit. It?s my evolution of
the highly secret oral-only Wudang Mountain spinning pearl orbit method
that I used to teach. Two things are required to master this new orbit
method: the mechanics of the method itself, and a transmission, which is
essentially how it feels.
The transmission, which I give on the second day of my workshop on
Medical and Spiritual Qigong Fundamentals 1 & 2, involves inviting
in a dragon spirit to inhabit and spin inside one?s personal elixir, or
Inner Pearl. So you first need to know how to form that Pearl, and make
Gold dragon, from my private collection of Chinese silk scroll paintings.
But inviting in dragon spirits? Dragons
in Western mythology are generally regarded as extremely dangerous
creatures. Most Western adults make them “safe” by not believing dragons
are real. That is partly because their childhood power of imagination
was beaten out of them by adults. The culture does that in order to make
kids grows up into well-behaved social and economic robots.
Perversely, Western culture DOES believe in the Devil, as it wants you
to sell your soul in exchange for a few creature comforts.
I know for myself that dragons are real;
they just aren’t “physical”. Like most spiritual beings, they live in
the astral or etheric planes, invisible to ordinary sight. But pretend
for the moment that ?dragon? is a metaphor for a ?natural spinning
force?. Even the most nerdy scientist can observe that the spinning
force is the dominant power in this Cosmos.
Electrons and protons spin around
neutrons. The earth spins on its axis. The planets spin around the sun,
the sun spins around the zodiac, and the zodiac spins around some hidden
super-galactic center, whose mega blackhole spin is so powerful it
swallows all gravity and light as it burps out 100 trillion stars.
Electron microscope still photo of
egg & sperm hot to unite. Photo fails to show the spin of the egg
from the collective soul force of the sperm readying the egg for
Men and women spin around each other, in endless sexual play. When
human sperm fertilize an egg, they must first gang up and get the giant
(to them) egg spinning rapidly, so the incoming soul can “spin into
matter”. So spin is the key to fertility (hint, hint, if you’re having
trouble with that). Spinning is THE process necessary at the moment of
conception, beyond all the egg-sperm chemistry. The vibratory spin of
your soul is your signature, so Source can track you. All the world?s a
spinning theatre?, to paraphrase a famous bard.
But how many of us ever figure out where that spinning force comes
from? Or why there has to be a still space of ?no spin? in the center of
it? If you did, you?d get the Nobel Prize for figuring out perpetual
motion. Nature is not stupid; it spins for a good reason. Some
meditators foolishly dream they can stop the spin, but Creation seems to
keep on spinning despite their ambitions to achieve an Absolute. If you
could capture the spinning force, you would have the greatest power in
all Creation at your ?psychic fingertips?. Hopefully you would put this
spiral power to spreading love, balance, and harmony.
For a lover of Tao, learning my new Spinning Dragon Orbit simply means
you are empowered to EFFORTLESSLY create deeper harmony and balance in
your life. That?s my experience. You don’t need to effort with your
everyday mind to cause the spin. The spinning Dragon force, once you get
it going, is effortless, alive and intelligent. The Taoists call this
spin the True or Original Yin-Yang force. Its balanced spinning Chi
silently overflows into your health, your relationships, your career. It
deepens your spiritual path by internally grounding you. It guides your
destiny like an internal spinning gyroscope. The orbit supports your
unique virtues and your soul’s natural loving presence to flow in
graceful spirals out into your everyday life.
If you are into the yogic model, you know that “chakra” means “spinning
wheel”. The Spinning Dragon Orbit method creates a super-chakra whose
spin embraces and balances all the other chakras simultaneously. I
taught kundalini yoga for many years, and loved it. But I find that
opening a single whole-body orbit is far more efficient than trying to
“open” each individual chakra.
Or consider the metaphor of a car. Once you get it started, it drives
wherever you steer it, at whatever speed you choose. The difference
between a car and the Orbit is that now you are driving the ?car of your
body-mind?, and the fuel source, the Life Force, is free and infinite.
Your rate of internal spin determines how much Chi you will draw in from
the greater field. You don?t need to pay for gas or new tires.
What could be more valuable than this? Do you treasure your body-mind?s
car as much as you love your metal & plastic-molded automobile?
Unfortunately, a lot of people treat their car better than they do their
body. But it’s never too late to wake up and enjoy a life of increased
spiritual power. Are you open to receiving assistance from powerful,
harmonious dragon spirits, and to effortlessly spin your Way to health
I invite you to my live workshops in Asheville this fall (schedule
below, with more cool photos). The cost hasn’t gone up in 12 years;
eventually inflation will make them virtually free. But don’t wait that
long. If you cannot attend , consider importing these valuable practices
into your home via DVD and audio CD home study (links below).
Spinning internally with the Tao,
Winn meditating at famed alchemist GeHong’s temple, Hangzhou. Beautiful chi!
ps. Stay tuned for the next newsletter, with details about China Dragon
Year Dream Trip. We’ll invite Tao Immortals atop Mt. Hua in China to
“spiral in” to our special ceremony and celebrate a new cycle of love.
? Oct. 14, 2011 (Fri. eve. 7:30 ? 9:30 pm): Asheville, N.C.
INNER SMILE: Free Evening Meditation & Talk with Michael Winn.
evening is part of the weekend workshop, even though it is open to the
public. We will mostly smile together silently, relax from the
“heart-mind” (xin) level of smiling in the body until the deeper “inner
heart” or soul (ling) level of smiling spontaneously arises. I will
facilitate this with a transmission of that frequency of unconditional
acceptance at the soul level.
a simple, fun, and powerful evening. The Inner Smile is the Alpha and
Omega, beginning foundation and highest end practice of the Tao.
Location: At Lighten Up Yoga, same venue as weekend workshop. No pre-registration required, free to all.
Tao is about spirals within spirals…..within us!
- Oct. 15 – 16, 2011 (Sat/Sun): Asheville, N.C.
MEDICAL & SPIRITUAL QIGONG FUNDAMENTALS 1 & 2
with Michael Winn
Day 1: Inner Smile, Five Animals Qigong, Six Healing Sounds, Taoist qigong & alchemy theory.
Visit http://www.healingdao.com/ckf1.html#top (Fundamentals 1 page with full benefits & description of practices, testimonials, etc.)
Guided Micro-Cosmic Orbit. This famous Tao meditation unifies all energy
centers/chakras into a flowing whole. Process is made simple and
physically tangible with the powerful “Open Qi (Chi) Flow in the Orbit”
movement qigong. Chi transmission is given to help you open chi flow
spiraling in an orbit around your torso.
oral transmission of the powerful Wudang Mountain “Red Dragon” internal
method of circulating the orbit (NOT taught in standard Healing Tao
curriculum). THIS IS THE MOST POWERFUL & EFFECTIVE ORBIT METHOD I’VE
FOUND ? during my 30 years search.
for self healing, spiritual centering and balance of all yin-yang
meridians of body, and balancing blood and chi. The orbit is also the
main pathway used for cultivating spiritualized sexual energy as you
progress in your practice.
More info on Fundamentals 2: http://www.healingdao.com/ckf2.html
two days are packed with powerful practices that can make major shifts
in your health and energy level. They are Lifetime Treasures, simple
enough to easily share with family and friends.
everyone. This course is THE main pre-requisite to Fusion, Healing
Love, Kan & Li. This is the best course to begin with, but suitable
for advanced adepts wishing to go deeper.
This is where you go when you practice Primordial Qigong/ Tai Chi for Enlightenment.
- Nov. 12 – 13, 2011 (Sat/Sun): Asheville, N.C.
PRIMORDIAL QIGONG / TAI CHI for ENLIGHTENMENT
with Feldenkrais for Effortless Super Learning.
Led by Michael, plus recorded guidance by Joyce Gayheart.
powerful 800 year old lineage qigong ceremony (a.k.a. “Tai Chi for
Enlightenment”). Integrates the magic square of feng shui, the dynamic
inner coupling of Taoist alchemy, the healing benefits of medical
qigong, and the earthly transmission power of China’s original tai chi
gather the directional chi of Heaven and Earth in graceful spirals. This
is one of my favorite forms, but requires deeper commitment (20 min.
practice length). Combined with Feldenkrais, it opens up many levels of
healing energy and ease of movement amazingly quickly.
For more about the form, see www.taichi-enlightenment.com
Cost: $185. ($90. deposit). Reviewers: $125.
Note: The course is the certification course for
Wuji Gong/Tai Chi for Enlightenment. You receive a teaching certificate
from Healing Tao University. Those seeking certification should have
been practicing the form well in advance. The course also now counts
towards Healing Tao instructor certification, after Mantak Chia adopted
the form. It counts towards the 70 hours of live training required as
pre-requisite for Associate Instructor certification. Email if you have
Location: Lighten Up Yoga in downtown Asheville.
- Dec. 3 – 4, 2011 (Sat/Sun) Asheville, N.C.
MEDICAL & SPIRITUAL QIGONG FUNDAMENTALS 3 & 4: Internal Chi Breathing and Bone Rooting with Michael Winn
Learn the 3
types of Taoist breathing: natural, reverse, and counter-force.
Powerful “empty” or neutral force breathing method can be done anywhere,
standing, sitting, lying. Opens belly center/dantien, the key to good
chi circulation and self-healing. Standing and moving postures to open
core channels of body. My simplified version of Iron Shirt Qigong.We
will also learn the Ocean, Sky, & Great Heart Breathing: Blissful
Breathing Qigong. This form activates the Mystical Power of Three, that
unites physical breath with subtle body breath in all three dantian. A
short 5-minute form that packs a tremendous wallop.
focuses on bone marrow breathing, rooting power, and simple bone-to-bone
tapping. Excellent for grounding, preventing & healing chronic
illness due to blood deficiency, osteoporosis, and many others.
Stabilizes stillness for meditators, develops root for all movement
artists (dance or martial arts). This bone work is the prelude to
completing bloodline ancestral issues.
See http://www.healingdao.com/ckf3.html for more details.
all, no prerequisites. Useful to have Fundamentals 1&2 BEFORE
3&4, but they can be taken in reverse order as well. Cost: $144.
weekend. $90. for Sat. only, or reviewers (both days).
Looking deep into the window of your soul,
“Who takes Heaven as his ancestor, Virtue as his home,
the Tao as his door, and who becomes change — is a
Sage.” — Chuang Tzu, Inner Chapters
“The Tao is very close, but everyone looks far away.
Life is very simple, but everyone seeks difficulty.”
— Taoist Sage, 200 B.C
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