Qi gong is a form of gentle exercise that moves the Qi in the body, ascribing to Traditional Chinese Medicine understanding of how the body functions optimally. It can be done by anyone at anytime, with no experience, and there is a broad range of benefits. We will focus on the benefits of the … [Read more...] about Qi Gong for Physical & Mental Health
When I give thought to discussing Traditional Chinese Medicine dietary guidelines, it is important to review a few principles of TCM – as they lay the foundation for any dietary recommendations that we make as acupuncturists. The first principle is the principle of Qi Energy. Simply … [Read more...] about Chinese Dietary Recommendations to build immunity
As we all navigate this uncharted territory together, we can be certain of a few things: Our usual routine of self-care and support will most probably go by the wayside! We are going to feel a wide range of emotions – they may change minute to minute. We may be uncertain of how to stay … [Read more...] about Complimentary tele-health visits from our office to you!
Autumn is the time for root vegetables!! This delicious soup is a great way to get beets into your diet and have a hearty, delicious meal. To make a soup with a thicker consistency, add more tomato paste. Feel free to spice it up with other vegetables, spices or meat. Ingredients 2 medium … [Read more...] about Beet Borscht
Digestion is one of the most important functions in Chinese medicine. We ARE what we EAT! So much of Chinese medical treatment and recommendations are directed towards healthy eating and digestion. For most of us, these principles are difficult to adhere to during the holiday season. Here are some … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving: Tips for Eating Well During the Holiday Season
I have been in practice a long time – going on 20 years! It seems like my decision to start acupuncture school was yesterday. Fast forward to now! We have a busy practice with 5 acupuncturists and a CranioSacral therapist and collectively see over 200 patients a week! Our practice continues to grow … [Read more...] about The Benefits of Continued Acupuncture!