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The Five Element Theory (part 1)

Imagine if you took a day to observe the workings of Nature in the Spring. You are walking through the woods on a beautiful April day, watching the first blooms appear and bright green take over the mountain covered with forest. You can smell the air, observe the birds move. What are you feeling?...
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The Yin Yang Theory

There are very few of us that have never heard of Yin Yang. The Taoist symbol for it was spread around the world in the ‘70 and still surround us  in form of millions of bumper stickers, wall posters and bad tattoos. The theory is less familiar to most of us but not any...
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The “Qi” Theory

The Theory of Life Force (Qi) is at the core of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). It proposes that everything in Nature is made of energy called Qi (“chee”). This energy animates live things but also inhabits material world (matter is described as “Qi taking shape”). In addition to being an “ingredient”...
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Acupuncture Theory

Acupuncture and The Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a result of thousands of years of study and observation. Like Western Medicine, it is a product of many different schools of thought and many different influences, among others: Taoist, Buddhist and Confucian. In the West, our approach to life has been to conquer the Earth and...
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What can Acupuncture heal?

Our bodies know how to heal themselves and Acupuncture works by connecting and directing that power. Our bodies and minds are exposed to detrimental influences of our surroundings and weather every day of our lives and our bodies do an amazing job of adjusting and protecting themselves. However, when these influences are too powerful,...
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Why Acupuncture?

If you are here, it may already be clear to you why we should learn and / or practice Acupuncture. If its not clear yet, here are a few reasons: Acupuncture treats the whole body – not just the symptom. It will not just remove your migraine, it will also remove all of other symptoms...
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Another Acupuncture Blog!?

What is going on here? Don’t we have hundreds of Acupuncture sites and dozens of blogs? Is enough ever really enough any more?! I am sorry to disagree but while there is tons of great stuff out there, I can’t seem to find THE site I like going to to get the basic and simple...
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