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Traditions of Chinese Massage Healing

What is Chinese Massage Therapy?

In terms of massage therapy techniques, the Chinese have historically been ahead of their time by applying age-old methodology to the human body. Massage – known in Chinese as ‘an mo’ or ‘tui na’...

Confessions of an Acupuncturist

Thirty years ago, I was one of the first nationally certified acupuncturists in the United States and went on to open two offices in New Hampshire. Was so successful that the medical board felt compelled to come after me for practicin...

Learn About the Benefits of Chinese Massage

Practitioners have developed and refined

Chinese Symbols for a Happy Home

The Eight Auspicious Buddhist Objects:

If you wish to insure complete good fortune to all your household, you may want to display all eight auspicious objects together to seal your intent for good times and good fortune for your...

Daoist Contemplation and Chinese Medicine, Part 1: History and definition of contemplation in Daoist texts

Different forms of contemplative practices have been one of the key elements in Daoist tradition. This essay will appear in four parts dealing with:

1. History and definition of contemplation in Daoist texts

2. Contemplati...

Dao Flow Yoga for Fertility

Dao Flow Yoga for women’s health and fertility is a practice that I developed to help boost the whole menstrual cycle by doing very specific yoga practices that act directly on the Chinese medicine fertility acupuncture meridians. Dao...

Short history of the Chinese term for ‘nerve’

The following is a syndicated post from the blog “Aowen Chinese Medicine 奧文中醫: Chinese medicine in words and pictures,” by Nicolaas Herman Oving (practitioner, translator, and educator in the field of Chinese Medicine). It originally ...

This Ancient Medical System Cannot Offer A Superficial Relief — It Gets to the Bottom of Health Issues

The year was 1986, and the Chicago Bears were preparing for the Super Bowl. But their star quarterback, the outspoken Jim McMahon, had a left buttock and hip bruise that hampered his throwing and running.

Nothing had improved hi...

Taking a Pulse

Perhaps one of the great traditional pillars of TCM is the art of pulse diagnosis. The evaluation of the pulse gives insight into the inter-relationships of every level of the meridian system.

Taking the time to properly palpate...

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