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Honoring Yin and Yang

Yin and Yang combine to create all beings Yin and Yang are interrelated, dependent upon one another, emerging and dissolving into one another. Yin and Yang are in a constant dance of definition and communion. Yin is quiet, stillness, being, and nighttime; while Yang is loud, moving, doing, and daytime.  Yin and Yang Extremes At…

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Acupressure Chart for Meridians and Acupoints

Meridians and Points Poster! This is a clear poster of the 12 meridians and the acupoints used in Meridian Massage. I created this poster to be used as a reference by anyone interested in the meridians and points of Chinese medicine and Meridian Massage. 108 Acupoints Chinese medicine, the theoretical basis of Meridian Massage, uses…

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Potential

Clear light of Yang The clear light of Yang is easily known in contrast to the manifested. The five senses discern the manifested. How is it that we know and trust our clear unmanifested potential? Tao Te Ching One The Tao that can be told is not the eternal Tao. The name that can be…

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All About Meridian Massage Online Certification

Potential of Meridian Massage Meridian Massage combines the theory of Chinese medicine with hands-on healing. Usually, Chinese medicine is only equated with Acupuncture. However, there is a lot more to the story. Chinese medical theory was created thousands of years ago and it is the foundation for many practices including herbology, meditation, massage, nutrition, Qi Gong, Taiji,…

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12 Organs of Chinese Medicine

Organ System Attributes of Chinese Medicine

Organ Systems Chinese medicine has a unique perspective of our organs. Organs such as the heart, liver, and large intestine are understood to be part of a larger web of relationships within the body-mind. Because of the difference between western science and Classical Chinese medicine, I refer to “Organ Systems” rather than “organs.” Below are attributes…

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Stress relief – a lifestyle approach to inner peace

Habits of health Stress is the basis for many ailments ranging from headaches to cardiac disease. I imagine that you’ve heard the buzz about these stress related conditions and many more. If you are like me, you might be wondering how to support your health naturally, how to relieve stress naturally, and how to ensure…

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Relieve back pain using Master Points

Two points for back pain Small Intestine 3 and Bladder 62 used together are a great addition to any treatment for back pain. Both of these points are “Master Points.” Master Points are acupoints on meridians that regulate, or activate, the 8 Extraordinary Vessels. Let’s take a closer look at each of these points. Small…

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Learning from experience – the wonders of Meridian Massage in-person classes

Experiential learning The opportunity to learn in person is precious. April has been a busy and joyous month of Meridian Massage in-person classes. The combination of studying online and then working together in person provides powerful learning and self-transformation. Level 1 & 2 in Micanopy, Fl I had the great pleasure of leading Meridian Massage Approach:…

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Acupressure to calm heart palpitation

Pericardium 6 for heart palpitations There are many reasons for heart palpitations. Of course, if you are experiencing a racing heart, it’s best to consult with a health practitioner to understand the cause and hopefully find a solution. While you are waiting for help (your heart may still be pounding or racing), acupressure is worth…

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Spleen Qi Deficiency – what is it?

Spleen Qi Deficiency – OMG! I am often asked what to do about Spleen Qi deficiency. It is a common diagnosis by Acupuncturists and Chinese medical Herbalists. Like any diagnosis, being told that you have a Spleen Qi Deficiency can leave you feeling concerned and confused. Take a deep breath, and let’s investigate… The Spleen in Chinese…

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