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Covid-19

Early Summer Greetings and Wonderings

There is a phrase that has been in my mind constantly for the last three months. This is happening. It comes up when I pump …

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Chinese Medicine

Is It The Acupuncture? Is It The Herbs?

These two questions I get a lot. Patients often report very strange reactions to their first acupuncture treatment or to their first dose of herbs …

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Health & Wellness

On The Mat And In the World: The Practice of Appreciation (Guest Post)

Scene: Santa Barbara City College. I’m nineteen, a part-time student, a full-time retail employee at Anthropologie, sitting in my night class: Cultural Anthropology. It’s the …

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Health & Wellness

Temperature: G-Y-N Post #5

I’m a yoga teacher first and foremost. My yoga background is much newer than my acupuncture training or my doula work or my new fascination …

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Life Choices

The Gift Of Asking For Help

Some of the brightest moments in life are when things go wrong and we ask others for help. We all have had the experience when …

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Five Poses You Need at Home During the Holidays (and Wherever You Travel)

Yoga classes are a must in the month of December. My gentle classes get bigger this time of year and the anxiety level of the …

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Body Awareness

Injuries

This is not a joke. In the last few years the major injuries I have sustained happened while making the bed, getting ice cream out …

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Painful Periods Chinese Medicine

Cramps: G-Y-N Post #4

Even men know that a mainstay of painful periods is the notorious cramps. What most women experiencing painful periods don’t know is that it is …

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Body Awareness

Boundaries: The Martyrdom of Giving Too Much

Years ago when I first started my business I received a referral for a full price client. Mind you at this point in my teaching …

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Body Awareness

5 Travel Tips For Wellness

Every year we leave our homes numerous times to visit family and friends and we check our health at the departure gate, not just our …

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Body Awareness

Duration & Frequency: G-Y-N Post #3

Apparently everyone does want to talk about periods. I am getting great feedback and lots of questions about what is healthy and what needs some work. …

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Body Awareness

Blood: G-Y-N Post #2

This is the point in the intake when most people get squeamish and acupuncturists start looking like vampires. Tell me about the blood. Truth be told …

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Passionate Lifestyle

Listening To What The Body Has To Say

I posted an article on WoH’s facebook page the other day about the difference between listening and hearing. It explored how hearing is a safety mechanism so we …

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