Acupressure for low back pain

Acupressure for Low Back Pain: One Key Acupoint

Bladder 40 is used to relieve low back pain Bladder 40 is the Command Point of the back. Command Points are one of many categories of acupoints used in Chinese medicine. As the Command of the Back, Bladder 40 is an essential point to add into your sessions aimed at relieving low back pain. Regardless…

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prevent a cold or flu using meridian massage

How to Prevent a Cold or Flu using Meridian Massage

Zip up your Qi Jacket! Many of us were taught to put on a jacket to prevent us from catching a cold or flu. These physical jackets work very well to block out the cold and wind. Imagine adding an energetic layer of protection – that is exactly what a “Qi Jacket” is! Defensive Qi…

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Eye strain at the computer

Acupressure Points for Eye Strain

Relieve eye strain with acupoints. Tired or strained eyes can benefit from gentle massage to acupressure points (also know as acupoints or just points) located around the eyes. Being gentle is critical! Acupoints around the eyes can be very sensitive, so only use gentle pressure for about 20 – 30 seconds on each point. Never…

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Soothing Adrenal Fatigue

How to Relieve Adrenal Fatigue using Meridian Massage

The Yin and Yang of Adrenal fatigue Meridian Massage looks at conditions through the lens of Chinese medicine. First, we always understand a condition from the Chinese medicine framework. Next, we support the return to balance and health, using hands-on contact to the meridians and acupoints combined with lifestyle adjustments for the client. Adrenal fatigue…

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Neck Pain

How to Relieve Neck Pain using Meridian Massage

Neck pain acupoints There are many causes of neck pain. Fortunately, there are some great acupoints that you can try using to relieve the pain. Below are my “go to acupressure points” that I use for relieving neck pain. Gallbladder 20 Gallbladder 21* Bladder 10 Bladder 31, 32, 33, 34*     Meridian Massage approach…

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Sensing or Seeking?

“The answers are within.” How many times have we all heard this statement? I have spent much of my life seeking answers. I have spent much of my time pursing methods to find my answers within. Seeking implies finding that which is not yet attained. A fortunate moment arrived upon me recently, while I was…

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Meridian Massage, Opening Pathways to Vitality

Meridian Massage Book Wholesale

Meridian Massage Wholesale Accounts! Meridian Massage, Opening Pathways to Vitality, is being very well received by experienced bodyworkers, educators, and life long learners.  I wanted to let you know that you or your local bookstore can order the book wholesale. Massage Therapy instructors are recommending Meridian Massage to their students. I am so happy that…

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How to Relieve Stress Using Meridian Massage

Relaxation is the cure for stress The Meridian Massage approach to stress is simply to encourage relaxation. Keep in mind that “simple” is not always easy. Stress, in the modern world, is understood to be a platform for many chronic and acute disease states. These conditions range from systemic conditions such as high blood pressure,…

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8 extraordinary vessels closer to source qi

8 Extraordinary Vessels – what are they?

8 Extraordinary Vessels – extraordinary indeed! Most people who are familiar with Traditional Chinese medicine are familiar with the twelve meridians, but are not so clear about the 8 Extraordinary Vessels. There are many layers to the meridian system of Chinese medicine. The 8 Extraordinary Vessels are said to be deeper than the 12 meridians.…

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How to do yoga

How to do yoga

First, be yoga. Yoga means “to yoke.” We see that sentence all over the place. What does it really mean? The act of yoking, or bringing together, forms a union of separate things. Union: of Breath and Body of Body and Mind of Soul with Creation of Many with One Yoga does not mean postures. Asana…

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