Expanding Perspectives with Chinese Medicine 

Food is a form of medicine from the perspective of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Similar to herbs, each type of food has their own special function to help balance the yin and yang of the body.  I have highlighted Bok Choy in my latest video.  Bok choy is translated fr...

Ever wonder how your acupuncturists arrive at her diagnosis or treatment?  Understanding the yin and yang is the foundation for traditional chinese medicine. Check out this brief video on the relationship and transformation of yin and yang and how it relates to nature...

Bone Broth is highly healthy, nutritious and rich in micro minerals, collagen and flavor.  Many traditions use bone broth as a base for many of their soups as well as part of their daily meals. It hydrating, nourishing and affordable for the whole family.  If possible,...

During these uncertain and potentially stressful times, it is even more important to have a strong foundation for immune health and resilience. Traditional Chinese Medicine recommends living within the rhythm of the day with increase activity (most productive time for...

Acupuncture originated from Chinese Medicine centuries ago in order to help people maintain optimal health. Modern science has confirm the efficacy of acupuncture in reducing pain and stress in the physical body as well as for mental health. It also helps to improve di...

December 10, 2016

As many of you have heard about the tragic news of the Oakland Ghost Ship Fire that took many precious lives on Friday night of 12-2-16.  The fire was about one mile from our clinic here at Cotton Mills Studios.  Many people were impacted by this lost including me, the...

December 7, 2016

Black sesame is a tonic for winter, if you crave ice cream during this season, might as well eat one that is good for you.

November 24, 2016

It is easy to get caught in daily life, in the stresses of work, caring for family, the political state of our world, the list can go on. In order to snap out of the autopilot of tension and stress, give yourself a gift of ease even for a moment. Here are some quick an...

November 22, 2016

More than ever this is the time to be centered within your body and connected to the earth for strength and wisdom. Everything that is happening with Standing Rock and the "ethnic cleansing" talk of political powers of this nation - essentially is the historical and pr...

November 11, 2016

Watch my latest video on Self Care Tips for the next four years of new president elect Trump and any other difficult times. Click image below to watch. Please share to those that may benefit from this message.  Thank you!

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