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Yoga and Acupuncture Winter Session 2/12/17 4-6pm

Join Ginny Kauffman and Kim Boldrini-Senn, Licensed Acupuncturist and Chinese Medicine Practitioner,
to prepare the body for its winter needs.

WHEN BOOKING BELOW CHOOSE YOGA ACUPUNCTURE CLASS WINTER SESSION and MAKE SURE TO CHOOSE SUN GATE STUDIO AS THE LOCATION.
QUESTIONS? CALL ME 917-456-6385

 

 

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Winter Session!

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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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Sick and tired of being Sick and tired?

Doing your best, but just feeling exhausted? Stress of managing life-work balance getting you (and your loved ones) down? Is your 9-5 affecting your health? Wishing you were doing what you loved, but accepting the comfort and stability of a job you don’t?

If you answered yes to any of these questions ask yourself how life would be for you if things continued so FOREVER… What would you gain and lose? How would you feel about life in 5 / 10 / 20 years?

Then ask yo...

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Yoga and Acupuncture workshop – this Saturday! 12-2

Come join my dear friend and amazing yoga instructor, Ginny Kauffman, and I while we do some great work getting the body ready for spring!! Yes, Portland, the sun is a-coming!

Open those sides, hips and your mind and get ready to break new ground just like a plant does as it comes thru the earth.

Yoga first, Acu after. Wear comfy, loose fitting clothing.
All ages and levels welcome!

Super great for those who get a little stressed this time of year!

Just one space left so jump on board if you want it!

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Acupuncture for Chronic Pain Research

Article: Acupuncture for chronic pain: individual patient data meta-analysis

“Patients receiving acupuncture had less pain for back and neck pain, osteoarthritis, and chronic headache respectively. These results were robust to a variety of sensitivity analyses, including those related to publication bias.

Acupuncture is effective for the treatment of chronic pain and is therefore a reasonable referral option. Significant differences between true and sham acupuncture indicate that acupuncture is more than a placebo.”

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Pediatric Acupuncture Research

This month Medical Acupuncture Journal focused the entire journal to pediatric Acupuncture.

Here are a few PDF links to the research!

Acupuncture and Integrative Medicine for Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux and Functional Dyspepsia

“reduction of nausea and reported reductions in pain… successfully weaned off proton pump inhibitors. The patients in this cohort tolerated acupuncture very well.”

Acupuncture as an Anesthetic Adjuvant for Pediatric Orthopedic Patients- A Pilot Study and Protocol Description

“Acupuncture was associated with smooth postoperative courses, including low levels of pain and nausea, and relatively rapid recovery from anesthesia and surgery...

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Pediatric Tuina and herbs for common conditions

Our baby, Oliver, has just turned 10 months today!! It brings such joy and has breathed a new-found respect for Chinese Medicine and all that it has to offer.

Like all parents I want to make sure he is healthy, happy, and safe. He just cut his 3rd tooth and boy, oh boy was it looking rough for a minute. But my skills as an herbalist were able to bring him some much-needed quick lasting relief. What I used: Blue Poppy’s Tender Teeth as well as a clean washcloth soaked in a homemade tea of nettles, chamomile, and saffron which he sucked on. The nettles are anti-inflammatory, chamomile cooling and soothing, and saffron (or hong hua safflower if you have it) moves blood and pain. Within minutes screaming stopped! Yay!!

I also massage him every night before bed, just to keep all his blood and...

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Acupuncture and Yin Yoga Workshop

Quinn and Kim present a day of ULTIMATE RELAXATION with a combined YIN YOGA and ACUPUNCTURE SESSION.

Sunday, Nov 22 12-2pm & Saturday Dec 19 12-2pm

The Float Shoppe | 1505 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR

2 hr Workshop $45. Purchase tickets here.

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Come relax with Quinn Shuff (Yoga Instructor) and Kim Boldrini-Senn (Chinese Medicine Practitioner).

Take time to give back to yourself. Allow your mind and body to unwind & let go.

A great session to dip your toes into both practices.

First-timers highly encouraged. Pregnant mommas welcome.

Small, intimate class size. No experience necessary.

Allow QUINN and KIM to take you into a deep state of RELAXATION to help you SHED your leaves and RESTORE.

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Androgenetic Alopecia

Androgenetic Alopecia: Exploring causes and psychological effects of pattern-baldness with a Western and Chinese Medicine approach.

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Are you new to Chinese Medicine/acupuncture?

What is a treatment like?

Normally a treatment consists of a one and a half hour session. There is an intake with tongue and pulse reading, general questions, and palpation. I will work on a treatment plan for the issue at hand as well as any underlying ailments.

I use treatment tables for your comfort. The needles should feel comfortable. Sometimes there is a dull ache which means the qi is flowing to an area that needs it. If anything is uncomfortable please let me know. Feedback is key.

First time, what should I do?

Wear loose fitting clothing.

Have a light meal or snack before the treatment to prevent any lightheadedness.

Drink an adequate amount of water prior to treatment as well as drink more afterwards. Hydration is key to flush your body of toxins.

Bring a list of any medications ...

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Meet my friend Judy and her mandalas

Aloha folks –

Meet my friend, Judy Haselton. She has a new website up and running and is showcasing her wonderful array of healing mandalas!! Her caring personality and amazing artistic skills have added so much love and light into our school- they’re just absolutely wonderful!

The mandalas are available for purchase and I highly suggest getting one because waking up to a vision of healing is most profound!

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Atherosclerosis

These are some papers I have written during my graduate studies at World Medicine Institute. I am including them for your educational pleasure:

Atherosclerosis: The link between sugar, stress, high cholesterol, and the formation of atheromas (plaques).

Androgenetic Alopecia: Exploring causes and psychological effects of pattern-baldness with a Western and Chinese Medicine approach.

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