Qigong and Asian Bodywork/Acupressure classes available upon request.
Acupuncture and Asian medicine in St Louis
Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese practice of balancing the body's natural energy. Very fine needles are placed at specific points on the body to move the energy/Qi bringing circulation and improved health.
Acupuncture treats a wide variety of condition from pediatric health to the aging population Allergy, arthritis,asthma migraine headache, irritable bowel, autoimmune disorders, skin conditions, painful periods, fertility, menopausal issues, anxiety, depression, cold, flu and much more. Acupuncture needles are virtually painless and most people find their treatment to be deeply relaxing.
_Herbal Medicine is often used as either an adjunct to acupuncture or primary treatment for specific conditions. Chinese herbs and patent formulas are used for many conditions such as the common cold, flu, women's issues, and tonic formulas for health and many more. Herbal medicine includes food as nutrition. Dietary consultation is frequently a part of the therapy.
Chi Nei Tsang
Chi Nei Tsang is a Taoist healing practice that encompasses Traditional Chinese Medicine theory, breathing practices, and abdominal massage to increase blood flow and tonify the digestive system in combination with acupuncture.
Zen Shiatsu is a traditional Japanese style of acupressure intended to circulate qi and blood and calm the nervous system. It works with energy along pathways called meridians that release stored tension in the muscle and fascia layers. Shiatsu is usually done in combination with acupuncture.
_Qigong is a style of Chinese Health and longevity exercises which resemble slow, choreographed movements. It cultivates mindfulness and relaxation in the practitioner while utilizing deep breathing.
Qigong is an excellent form of exercise to give more energy to the practitioner improve strength and balance, lower blood pressure and correct musculo-skeletal imbalances such as low back pain, neck pain, headache, digestive upset, anxiety etc.