One of the most widely known practices within the scope of Chinese medicines is Acupuncture. Utilizing thin and sterile needles, stimulation is facilitated at specific points and regions on the body. This process elicits a response, ultimately leading to a reduction of pain and inflammation.
The study of herbology is, perhaps, one of the earliest forms of scientific research. In every area of the world, the use and care of plants for healing purposes has been utilized. Both Western and Eastern herbalists share common ground with a fundamental understanding of botanical intelligence in the formulation of plant-based remedies. Unique to Chinese herbalism is a variety of plant, animal, mineral, resin, and food components within its diverse materia medica.
ASIAN BODYWORK & CUPPING THERAPY
Asian Bodywork & Cupping are complementary therapies that mobilizes blood flow to promote healing for a variety of ailments. Tuina utilizes meridian therapy, acupressure, anatomy, and physical assessment. Cupping employs glass, plastic, or silicone cupping tools to create suction and release tension, reduce rigidity, and increase tissue circulation and oxygenation. Guasha provides instrument-assisted unidirectional press-stroking for the purpose of eliminating noxious elements
Food is the first medicine. From the moment our tiny bellies rumble with that first intuitive hunger. Early on, the connection between plant and person is established through the act of eating. Overtime, we learn how to nourish ourselves and our communities through each and every meal. Through this wisdom, we begin to understand the valuable healing energy stored within food, which can be utilized to grow and sustain our overall health.
SELF CARE CONSULTATION
A Self-Care Consultation is our signature 1-1 program, open only a few times during the year, that utilizes Chinese medicine-based wellness modalities. This 90-minute consultation is conducted over the phone or Skype, where we will discuss self-care strategies that fit your individual needs + goals. Your session will provide access to personalized journal prompts, a meditation, food and acupressure recommendations, and detailed follow up notes.