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Water to Wood – Lessons from the Birth of Spring

  The five elemental phases, also known as the five elements, are a key theoretical structure of Chinese medicine. The five phases are: Water / 水 / Shui Wood / […]

3 Vitals for Beautiful Skin – Part 2 – Collagen

3 years ago by

  One of my favorite parts of my job as a skin therapist, is to educate people on current skin trends and why they may or may not matter to […]

WW Podcast episode 13 – Eric & Amanda talk about non-judgment in holistic healthcare

3 years ago by

  In this episode, I sat down with Amanda to talk about judgment, and non-judgment, in the holistic healthcare environment. In particular, we examine some of the things that commonly […]

Should you come to your acupuncture appointment when you’ve got a cold?

3 years ago by

  Occasionally a patient won’t be able to come to an appointment for one reason or another, because life is complicated. However, there is one kind of cancellation that I […]

Treating the common cold with Chinese herbal medicine, or on when not to reach for Yinqiao san

3 years ago by

  My Chinese herbal lineage focuses on deep understanding of the most venerated text of Chinese herbal medicine, the Shanghan za bing lun. The first, and most well known, part of […]

Looking at the effects of testosterone through the lens of classical Chinese medicine

4 years ago by

Hormone supplementation can be a very helpful tool for some transgender people to live full and authentic lives. There is also a great deal of fear-mongering about the side effects […]

Nervous about your first yoga class Astoria?

4 years ago by

  Believe us – we understand that entering into a yoga studio as a student for the first time can be overwhelming! Far from feeling relaxed and de-stressed, you might […]