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"Omar Freilla" by Frank Hebbert, used with permission under CC BY 2.0. Source.

I Am Teaming Up With Audre Lorde Project’s 3rd Space Healing!

First off, thanks to those who came out to the Sunday’s BMW Guggenheim Lab’s “Free Community Health Care Day” on Sunday.  It was incredible!   It was held in an airy space at the corner of Houston and 2nd, where East Village meets Lower East Side.  Complete with wide and open brick alley feel, long flowing curtains, metal […]

September 30, 2011 Acupuncture, New York City, Reiki | No Comments

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Upcoming Event: Free Community Health Care Day at Guggenheim Lab

BMW Guggenheim Lab will be hosting a “Free Community Health Care Day” this Sunday.  I will be one of the acupuncturists performing community acupuncture there, as part of workshops and demonstrations led by Third Root Acupuncture. The BMW Guggenheim Lab is “a mobile laboratory traveling to nine major cities worldwide over six years… the Lab […]

September 24, 2011 Acupuncture, New York City | No Comments

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Battlefield Acupuncture Gains Popularity

With the recent commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 – in New York City, and across the globe – we are reminded about how important easing stress and (physical and emotional) pain surrounding a traumatic event can be.  This includes our troops, their spouses/partners, and those of us civilians who bore witness or experienced […]

September 19, 2011 Acupuncture | No Comments

How To Release Unconstructive Metal Patterns This Fall

Fall is a time of harvesting, changing leaves, pumpkins, great squash and root dishes, dressing in layers, and in knit scarves (or cat-eared hats if you’re a New York hipster!)  No, I am not including a Fall recipe this post around; but do look out for my post of Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins soon!  (And, […]

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Why Acupuncture Is a Form of Self Defense

When people think of self defense, visions of flying crouching tigers and hidden dragons, dancing from bamboo stem to bamboo stem, wielding deadly weapons to whoosh enemies out of existence, often comes to mind.  However, self defense encompasses many aspects, not just in the physicality a la Karate Kid, or what’s mirrored in movies. As […]