How to Keep Your Liver Healthy—by Janet Lee, L.Ac.

Janet Lee, L.Ac., is an acupuncturist and freelance writer in Los Angeles who contributes to Consumer Reports on a range of health-related topics. She has been covering health, fitness, and nutrition for the past 20 years and has worked as an editor at several magazines.

Kaiser San Leandro & Fremont class dates set. Register now!

Introduction to Qigong, a 2-hour sample class, will be held on Thursday, August 17, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, at Kaiser San Leandro, followed by regular 8-week Level 1 Qigong classes, covering movements 1-34, starting on Thursday, August 24.

August: Fall Qigong Classes Gearing up now!

The fall semester starts early for qigong students. Lots of new fall classes are starting in August. Click each site below for details.

10124 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530

(510) 524-1057  •

6 classes (1st & 2nd Set)


"Chinese Medicine & Cancer" podcast available soon via The New School at Commonweal website
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Price of Lifetime Senior Pass increases from $10 to $80 after August 28, 2017

The price of a Lifetime Senior pass to National Parks & Federal Lands will increase from $10 to $80 after August 28, 2017.

"Walking my talk," by Kirstin Lindquist, L.Ac., Energy Matters

Many thanks to contributing author, Kirstin Lindquist for emphasizing the connection between the daily choices we make (consciously or unconsciously) and wellnes in body, mind, and spirit.  Bravo, and... let's go buy books!

Try camping or day-use this year at WWS Summer Retreat in Ben Lommond (Aug 10–13, 2017)

Campsites and sleeping bag floor space are still available, or just come for the day. $120 (No-lodging/Day-use) rates include programs and 3 meals for that day.

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Don't miss this great opportunity to mingle and practice with the broader Wen Wu School community. Summer retreats are offered every two years.

WWS, El Cerrito offers (9-wk) 1st Set DYQG Classes year round—Summer classes start in August

Wen Wu School, 10124 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito, CA 94530, offers Dayan Qigong classes for beginning, intermediate, and advanced students on a year-round basis (see 2017 calendar below). New 9-week summer classes start in August.

  • Free 1-session sample classes offered 4 fimes a year
  • 4 convenient 2-hour class times: Sunday, 8:00 AM; Sunday, 10:15 AM, Monday, 4:30 PM, and Tuesday, 7:00 PM.
  • Part 1A, 9-week Beginner classes
  • Part 1B, 9-week Intermediate/Advanced classes
1-hr Tuesday class at Redwood Heights Recreation Center starts on August 8, at 1:30 PM

Join Cynthia Eaton's 1-hour Dayan Qigong class on Tuesday afternoons at the Redwood Heights Recreation Center, in Oakland. This weekly class begns on August 8, and runs from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm. 

5 First-Set Classes starting in August at Energy Matters, Oakland






Judith Shields — 2018 Emeritus Professor of the Year

Judy Shields pictured with Irvine Valley College President Glenn Rocquemore (L) and Dean Cathleen Greiner (R).


Lots of outdoor summer practices. Join WWS on Saturday mornings at Codornices Park during July & August

Enjoy practicing outdoors on a nice flat surface with tall trees completely surrounding you. These practices are led by certified-WWS teachers who are happy to continue a long-standing tradition, started more than twenty years ago by WWS's Grandmaster Hui Liu, who now leads practices on an intermittent basis.

Whispers...from Dr. Alex Feng at Zhi Dao Guan, in the Laurel District of Oakland

Morning Meditation at WWS (M, W, F — 7:00 AM to 7:45 AM)

Free of charge. No donations accepted.