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May and June Classes and Clinic updates

Here’s an update on what’s happening here in May and June.

Thursday, May 12 6-9pm. What drives our decisions – love or fear? I am co-teaching a class with Grief Counselor, Georgena Eggleston, and Life Coach, Kerstin McInnis.

Experiential workshop using grief therapy and healing touch through Rubenfeld Synergy work; Acupuncture, energy work, and Qi Gong; and, live coaching and personal growth exercises. You’ll gain awareness of your body and where emotions get stored so you can clear them out, learn how to clarify your values, and create boundaries to keep yourself sane and healthy.  You’ll leave empowered, happier, and healthier. Acupuncture session included.

More info and sign up here.

What s Driving Your Decisions- Fear or Love.

Saturday, June 18 12:30-2:30. Summer session Yoga and Acu Workshop...

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Four Pillars of Health

Four pillars of health

In Chinese Medicine there are four pillars of health. A good practitioner will start from top and work down, guiding the body to heal itself. Chinese Medicine is all natural, using your body’s immune system to help heal itself. There are no side effects or complications from complicated drug interactions. It may take longer, but the benefits are well-worth it!

Freedom

1. Perspective/spirituality/emotions

When the spirit is calm and the heart taken care of, health will persevere.

2. Food and nutrition

What we put in our bodies is incredibly important. What our bodies need and do not need affects the function of organs, blood, qi, and essence.

Books I recommend: The Tao of Food by &  “Healing with Whole Foods” by Paul Pitchford.

healing with whole food One suggested diet change: ...

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The 12 Main Meridians

meridian-channelsChinese Medicine 

is based on an intricate system of meridians. These meridians are similar to energy highways or rivers flowing throughout our body. There are 12 main meridians and eight extraordinary/spiritual meridians. The eight extraordinary meridians are spoken about here.

The 12 main meridians are:

  • Lung
  • Large Intestine
  • Stomach
  • Spleen
  • Heart
  • Small Intestine
  • Bladder
  • Kidney
  • Pericardium
  • San Jian (Triple Warmer)
  • Gallbladder
  • Liver

Each meridian is responsible to attend to a specific part of the body, to maintain health and homeostasis, and move qi, blood, or jing (essence). If congested, like a blocked river, the meridian will cause physical, emotional, or spiritual disease...

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