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4 Health Perks Of Lotus & Reverse Prayer

From an acupuncture perspective lotus pose (Padmasana) is one of the best poses for the mind and the body. Add in a reverse prayer (Pashchima...

Amber Scriven, M.S., LAc
September 18 2012

10 Tips to Reduce Stress From Chinese Medicine

Stress causes severe muscle pains, shrinks the size of our brains, and even causes heart disease. Traditional Chinese Medicine works as a great...

Robert Piper
September 2 2012

How to Learn and Grow From Our Injuries

Name an injury, and I have either had it, or taught someone with it, with the emphasis on the former. Currently, in fact, I have 4 torn muscles, those...

Lauren Imparato
August 29 2012

What's the Difference Between Eastern & Western Medicine?

Every once in awhile someone will ask me the difference between Eastern and Western medicine. The common answer given is that Eastern medicine is...

Emill Kim, LAc
August 20 2012

Why Ginseng Is the Ultimate Body Booster

Ginseng is a well-known herb that looks like a twisted little old man, but makes you feel like a smooth skinned 20-year-old. It’s twiney appearance...

Amber Scriven, M.S., LAc
August 10 2012

East vs. West Medicine (Infographic)

Check out this interesting infographic on the differences between Eastern and Western medicine. (Thanks to our resident Functional medicine expert,...

Jason Wachob
August 4 2012

4 Yoga Poses That Pair Perfectly with Acupuncture

Ever wondered if blending acupuncture and yoga would be a benefit? Here’s what certain yoga poses are doing to help your acupuncture treatments!

Amber Scriven, M.S., LAc
August 3 2012

Don't Be Scared: You're Already Meditating

Have you been meaning to meditate, but can’t quite get past the sitting still part? Or maybe you’ve already tried and can’t seem to get your mind to...

Mary Sabo, LAc, DACM
July 2 2012

How Acupuncture Improves Your Relationships

You may know that acupuncture can help you with your headaches or digestive issues, but did you know it could help you to have a better relationship?...

Kate Sciolino
June 22 2012

How to Know if Your Fire Element Is Out of Balance

Summer is officially underway. The sun is shining, and it’s time to be out and about, to visit with friends, go to concerts and parties, to enjoy the...

Kate Sciolino, LAc
June 21 2012

Finding Messages & Meaning in Chronic Pain

As with most creative people, I have a vivid, very active imagination. I am aware that I have the capacity to feel things very differently and much...

Melissa Rousseau
June 12 2012

Food Energetics: Traditional Chinese Medicine's Best Kept Secret

Why do we eat? Have you given it much thought? I know why most people skip breakfast... if you were stuck in rush hour, attempting to devour a pastry...

Michelle Moore
June 6 2012

Sickness as the First Step Toward Optimal Health

For many people, relatively good health is something that is taken for granted. If you are physically and mentally able to function on a day-to-day...

Lindsay Christensen
May 28 2012

10 Sleep Tips From Chinese Medicine

Lack of sleep leads to a whole host of possible health problems - such as heart disease, obesity, depression, and ulcers. It also reduces how...

Robert Piper
May 21 2012

Finding God Within

I grew up as a kid going to church every Sunday with my parents and brother. As I got older I realized my lack of connection with a religion that did...

Jeannine Walston
April 26 2012

Yoga Poses & Sequence for Fertility

My second round of Yoga for Fertility classes at the Reproductive Medical Associates started this past Tuesday evening. About 10 percent of...

Kristin McGee
April 24 2012

5 Superstar Spring Foods for Your Liver

According to Chinese Medicine, spring is the season flush toxins from your liver and to cleanse your body in general. Why? Because nature is already...

Kate Sciolino, LAc
April 18 2012

How Acupuncture Cures Spring Illnesses

The ancient Chinese observed their environment and noticed that the same basic energies that manifested in the world were also reflected in human...

Kate Sciolino, LAc
April 17 2012

Flexibility, Inside and Out

During my decade long daily practice of Ashtanga, yoga was so much a part of my existence that it never ever occurred to me one day life might change...

Carré Otis
April 11 2012