Using the Five Elements to Optimize Your Health

My patients are receiving postcards from me this week. Not only is this a chance to connect and maintain my relationships, it is a reminder that seasonal transitions, like the one we are in now (spring to summer) offer an opportunity to take advantage of the power of Five Element acupuncture to not only treat […]

The Fire Element: Warmth in Your Body, Your Relationships, and Your Heart

The heart is the organ most easily and often used as an emblem for the function of the Fire element in the body. Our physical warmth, cardiovascular health and the mobility of the neck and shoulders are governed by the four meridians that relate most directly to the Fire element: Heart, Small Intestine, Triple Heater, and […]

Three Tips to Optimize the Flow of Qi

When the flow of qi in our bodies is optimized, we experience physical well-being, mental and emotional clarity and calmness, and feel centered in our spirit. There are three things you can do to improve your flow of qi immediately. 1.Awareness of your breath – even if you suffer from allergies or asthma – will […]