Qigong and Asian Bodywork classes for Radiant Health provided on an ongoing basis.
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.
*Battlefield Acupuncture for acute and chronic pain. Semi permanent needles are placed in the ear to alleviate pain. An extremely quick and effective treatment first used in military settings.
_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 an ancient Taoist healing practice that encompasses Traditional Chinese Medicine theory, esoteric breathing practices, meditation and abdominal massage techniques. Among the many benefits of CNT are that it:
Zen Shiatsu is a traditional Japanese style of massage intended to open and move precious energy or (chi) along the meridians. It is a true art devoted to bringing about total relaxation and mindfulness in the recipient.
Shiatsu, translated as "finger pressure", utilizes stretching and gentle joint rotations while stimulating specific points or "tsubos" on the body. Shiatsu creates a deep feeling of well-being, vitality and balance. It is a very effective tool in preventing illness and disease. Shiatsu has been used in China and Japan for thousands of years, but today is gaining acceptance all over the world.
_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.