Acupuncture is one prong under the umbrella of Chinese medicine. Qi gong is another, which uses breathwork to move energy. Here is the Inner Smile qi gong exercise, that is used to support the body and “thank” the organs for all of their hard work. … [Read more...] about Balancing Qi Gong Exercise
2021...... What. A. Year. It’s hard to believe that the end of 2021 is upon us. COVID-19 has brought truly unprecedented times that no one could imagine. Seemingly overnight, the world as we knew it changed. Age, wealth, race, religion, politics and all the things that make us who we are as … [Read more...] about Reset 2022: A Prayer of Gratitude For The New Year
During 12 years of practicing acupuncture, I have counselled hundreds of people on the importance of healthy diet, supplements and exercise as a means of creating and maintaining wellness. Chinese medicine is not just acupuncture alone, but rather includes a large part of participation of the … [Read more...] about Mindfulness: The Missing Piece
As I sit here reflecting , I am very grateful that, over the years, I have developed a “toolbox” to support me in both good and difficult times. In the past 2 months I have been challenged in ways I would not have imagined - much like everyone. This time has also shown me that I have … [Read more...] about 4 Pillars of Good Health
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?
Traditional Chinese Medicine recognizes the cycles of nature and the importance of living in harmony with them. TCM identifies winter as Yin because yin is cold and during the winter months, living things become more inactive. An introspective, restful approach with meditation is needed to store … [Read more...] about Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine During the Winter Months