Spring is the perfect time for a little cleaning. From clearing out your closet to organizing your kitchen, doing a bit of housekeeping this time of year can put you on track for a great rest of the year. However, spring cleaning need not be limited to your home: Doing a little health cleansing can

Meditative Yoga Classes in Seattle

Wednesday, 11 October 2017 by

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Using Mindfulness to Enhance Creativity

Thursday, 05 October 2017 by

How much more could you create if your body felt calm and your brain was clear? In this lunch and learn, we will explore what mindfulness and mediation practices are and how you can use these tools to tap into your creative power. Many traditions explore the art of meditation. We will be discussing the

Lasting Resolutions

Tuesday, 24 January 2017 by

Happy 2017! Here’s to a new year and a new you! January marks a perfect time to examine our last year, and to review what went well and where we can improve. We often make resolutions in the New Year, drawing a line in the sand and setting out to do our best from this point forward. Have you ever

Three Healthy Holiday Recipes

Wednesday, 14 December 2016 by

Fall is here! It comes with cooler weather, warming spices, and holiday traditions. The holiday season provides us an opportunity to reflect and be grateful, as well as connect with our community, family, and friends to enjoy the bounty of the fall season. With unhealthy food often being the center of gatherings, it can be

Does Acupuncture Hurt?

Sunday, 30 October 2016 by

One of the most common questions we hear from concerned potential patients is, “Do acupuncture needles hurt?” Typically, patients barely notice the insertion of most of the needles. Many needles don’t hurt at all. However, there are nerve receptors at the skin and just below the skin so, occasionally, about one in 20 needle insertions, sensations

Nutrition Tips for Fall Season

Thursday, 15 September 2016 by

As the seasons change, so do your nutritional needs. In Chinese medicine, Autumn is the season of the Metal element. It is time to focus on lung and colon health to support a strong digestive and immune system as the weather gets colder. 1. Pungent foods cleanse and protect the lungs and colon by dispersing

Minerals act as catalysts for many biological reactions and are necessary for the transmission of messages and the uptake of essential nutrients. Most minerals are considered “essential”, meaning that our body does not produce them naturally. We can only obtain essential nutrients from external sources, mainly from a healthy, balanced diet. In this blog, I

These are our Seven Pillars of Natural Health. Stick to the basics! Health can come from small things we take for granted. We advocate the use of values from traditional Chinese medicine to help grow and facilitate health!

Did you know that United States is the biggest cosmetic market in the world with an estimated revenue of $55 billion in 2014. There is no question that we are a society obsessed with beauty. Though people generally depend on cosmetics to enhance their looks, I’d like to see something different. I want to see