There are so many fun, interactive techniques that you can share with your kids to help support their immune system. Here are some easy, peasy tips to keep your kiddos healthy and calm. Pediatric Gua Sha Gua what?!? Gua Sha or scraping massage is a great technique to use on kids 4 years and … [Read more...] about What Can You Do To Boost Your Child’s Immune System?
Chinese Medicine was created in a time when we were living more in alignment with nature. Our bodies are a reflection of nature and we use elements to describe the qualities of how our bodies function. The five elements of chinese medicine are wood, fire, earth, metal and water. … [Read more...] about The Six Healing Sounds of Chinese Medicine
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
Here in Michigan we are awaiting a winter storm. It will be cold, with a dark sky & a blanket of ivory over everything. In Chinese Medicine, this time of year reflects the Kidney energy, which is the body's deepest and most vital energy source. The Kidney energy is literally in our DNA and … [Read more...] about Honoring the season of winter in body, mind, and spirit
Imagine that someone tells you that there is a type of medicine that can proactively help support your body in healing itself. In addition, this type of medicine can prevent illness from occurring. Imagine being told that you will feel better and build a foundation of health and … [Read more...] about Amazing Acupuncture! Good for what ails you!