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Autumn: Season of the Metal Element

October 29th, 2010

Chinese Medicine associates each season with an element and its related organs. Autumn is Metal element. The yin Metal organ and meridian is Lung. The Lung’s yang counterpart is Large Intestine. During autumn, the Lung and Large Intestine are more susceptible to imbalances. With the change in temperature, one is more prone to respiratory conditions, such as colds and flu. Wei qi is the type of qi associated with the Lung. It is defined as protective qi, qi that protects us from exogenous pathogenic factors, such as wind, cold and damp. This type of qi can become challenged during autumn.

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Workshop: Companion Animal Massage I with Pat Button

August 20th, 2010

Animal health and behavior issues can both be addressed with massage therapy. The basics of Tellington Touch (TTouch) will be taught as well as using flower remedies to help assist healing. Students will be working on dogs; prior approval for your animal to attend the class must be received. Prerequisite for Companion Animal Massage II [...]

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A Short History of Nature Cure and Natural Therapeutics

March 23rd, 2010

The use of nature for healing began in the dawn of human history. Primitive peoples thought that illness was a form of punishment sent by the gods. They performed ceremonies to placate the gods so that their suffering would be removed. Eventually, gifted individuals turned to nature for answers.

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