Daoism, Health and Longevity - with Livia Kohn


Livia Kohn is Professor Emerita of Religion & East Asian Studies at Boston University. Her specialty is Daoism and the study of Chinese longevity practices. A long-term practitioner of taiji quan and meditation, she is also a certified instructor of yoga and qigong.

One of the world’s foremost scholars, Livia is expert at placing each practice in its historical and cultural context, relating its current application and effectiveness to modern Western living.

Topics in this hour include: the Daoist Tradition – its basic principles; the Three Jewels of the Tao; the Three Pure Ones; how Daoism is practiced; how Daoism relates to our health; energy; taiji quan, meditation, yoga and qigong; Daoism in the West; Chinese longevity practices; Dr. Kohn’s books; how Daoism help us relate to others;  Caer’s Tip for your Spiritual Toolbelt that you wrap around yourself each day.

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