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
According to TCM principles, there are Five Elements in nature with corresponding seasons, organ systems and emotions. We are all a reflection of both the Five Elements and nature, by embodying the same relationships within ourselves that occur in nature. Each individual's physical and mental … [Read more...] about The Water, Wood and Metal Elements: How Do They Interact During Times of Stress?
We know many of you, like us, are seeking information to stay balanced in the weeks ahead. Many of you have reached out to us with questions about how to keep healthy and strengthen your immune system. With this in mind, we will go live on our Facebook page at 12 noon EST with important information … [Read more...] about Facebook Live for our Community!
We are in a time of uncertainty about how to best take care of our health and keep our body and immune system strong. We hear many risk reducing suggestions, including thoroughly washing your hands, covering mouth and nose when coughing and sneezing, avoiding large crowds and staying home when … [Read more...] about Acupuncture and TCM can support prevention and risk reduction of viruses and respiratory disorders
When I first moved home from acupuncture school in California, I worked at a well known hospital in Michigan. At this time, very few staff were familiar with acupuncture. As a way of education, I provided A LOT of treatments to doctors, nurses, and front desk personnel. After receiving their … [Read more...] about Get Your Daily DOSE of Well Being!
Traditional Chinese Medicine offers a whole-body approach to health and wellness. In TCM, our physical health and our emotional health are interwoven. We often see a correlation between how a person is feeling physically and how they are feeling emotionally. When we work with our patients, we work … [Read more...] about Emotional Balance with Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine