Season’s Greetings!

As we begin the month of December, we are entering into the “hustle and bustle” of the holiday season. Remember to slow down and reflect on what the holiday season really means to you and begin to prepare for the start of the New Year. Thursday December 21st is the Winter Solstice, the longest night of the year and the official beginning of the Winter season. Don’t forget to come in and get your Seasonal Acupuncture on Saturday December 23rd   from 9-5pm. These treatments help align your energy with the season- giving your immune system a big boost- very important as we head into cold/flu season! Along with the Seasonal Acupuncture there will be opportunities to have Spiritual Readings by the Akashic Team & Hand Reading Analysis by Linda Salazar Our wonderful store is stocked with last minute gifts and yummy snacks! Please join us for festivities galore!

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What is Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine?

By Kathleen Kenneally, L.Ac.

 

            Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) emphasizes a holistic approach that treats the whole person, unlike Western medicine, which attempts to separate the disease from the person. The practice of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is rooted in ancient Taoist philosophy which views a person as an energy system in which body and mind are unified, each influencing and balancing the other.

          The ancient science and philosophy is based on the idea that Qi (pronounced “chee”), or energy, flows in rhythms throughout the universe.  Energetic pathways, known as meridians, conduct Qi throughout the body.  Stimulation of points along the meridians triggers endorphins, which are the body’s natural pain relievers, relaxes muscles, increases blood circulation and opens the energetic pathways.  This heightens the function of all body systems and increases vitality and well-being.  As the body’s energy becomes balanced, it can begin to heal itself and most conditions can be corrected or improved.

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December 2017 Events

Hope Gathering with LeeAnn Taylor       Tuesday, December 12, 2017  7-8:30PM  $20.00

Are you ready to hear a message of hope and light?  Join LeeAnn as she opens her lessons from Spirit on the concept and power of Hope, during this very special gathering.  During this group mentoring session, she brings forward easily-applied precepts to release the worry and fears of daily life.  Experience Divine Hope, and receive a personal message of Grace with LeeAnn.

  

Winter Seasonal Event                           Saturday, December 23, 2017  9AM-5PM

Experience a Seasonal Acupuncture treatment, customized to target specific organs, which in Chinese Medicine, are associated with the Winter Season.  This helps boost the immune system, reduce allergies, relieve stress, and overall balance the body.  In addition to the treatments, we will be offering Scientific Hand Analysis and Akashic Record Readings, and many inspirational gift items for sale.  For more information, or to book an appointment please call our office at 661-252-4100.

November Classes & Events

Introduction to Ho’oponopono with Alyse Korn Saturday, November 4th, 4-5PM $25.00

What is Ho’oponopono?  Ho’oponopono is a powerful indigenous process, where you speak aloud to your subconscious mind, and access your superconscious mind to affect personal change.  Remove unwanted and unconscious programming, and fill the space it once occupied, with Divine Light.  Use this powerful energetic process to clear hidden and observable blockages.  Join us for this powerful class!

 

Hope Gathering with LeeAnn Taylor Tuesday, November 14th, 7-8:30PM $20.00

Are you ready to hear a message of hope and light?  Join LeeAnn as she opens her lessons from Divine Spirit on the concepts and power of Hope, during this very special gathering.  During this group mentoring session, she brings forward easily-applied precepts to release the worry and fears of daily life.  Experience Divine Hope, and receive a personal message of Grace with LeeAnn.

For more information, or to reserve space, please call 661-252-4100

Emotions and Our Health

From a Chinese medical point of view the emotions play a big part in a person’s total health and well-being.  There are five main emotions considered when diagnosing an illness – anger, joy, worry, sorrow/grief, fear and each emotion is connected to a particular organ system. The environments we live and work in also play a part in supporting our health. 

Emotions have a way of affecting the way we feel on a physical level.  For example, when we feel good our body releases endorphins, hormones and enzymes that boost our immune systems.  The opposite is true when we are stressed, angry or ill. Have you ever considered the possibility that the thoughts you are thinking, not only effect you, but also the people around you?

When we are surrounded by toxic thoughts and negativity it can have a negative impact on our health and impair our body’s resistance to illness.  Even excessive expression of a positive emotion such as “joy” can create an imbalance in our system.  Emotions also have a way of “holding” illness in our bodies.  In many chronic health conditions, there is often an emotional element combined with a physical trauma that has triggered the illness.      

In this age of mass communication and computers we are faced with a whole different set of stressors than in earlier times. Through the media, everything going on in the world- the good, the bad and the ugly, is now in our living rooms.  Every human being is affected by these events on an emotional level.  Collectively as a society we are experiencing a range of emotions from anger to anxiety to even joy.  From a biochemical standpoint, the hormones adrenaline and cortisol are released into the system when faced with stressful situations, putting the body into “high alert”.  Over a period of time, this too can weaken the immune system and the body’s ability to heal.

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October 2017 Events

Special Event October 6, 7, 8                       Yumi Lashes by Roshni

Call our office for more information 661-252-4100

 

Monday, October 16th      6:30-7:30PM   Eating with the Season for Health & Wellness ~ Fall Season $10

Join Kathleen Kenneally, L.Ac. for a fun and informative look at food as medicine from a Chinese Medicine perspective. Each season has a unique energy. To keep our bodies healthy, we must eat with the season adding specific foods, spices and remedies during these various times of they year. We will be sampling some recipes which support the grounding & supporting energy of Fall, plus Kathleen will be sharing other tips to stay in harmony with the season.

 

 

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September 2017 Events

Welcome September!

The Indian Summer continues with our record heat, sudden showers and winds!  As the month progresses, we make out way into the Fall season on September 22nd.  The Fall Equinox is the counter point to the Spring Equinox where there are exactly 12 hours of daylight to 12 hours of darkness at the equator.

During this season, the temperature begins to cool, the light begins to change, and we begin the journey into the quieter times of the year.  We have reaped the harvest and start the process of fortifying our stores for the winter.   During this time of year, the energy moves inward and downward as we prepare for the resting winter months. Nature illustrates this beautifully as the leaves fall from the trees. It is time to let go of the old energy to make room for the next cycle of life.

Fall Seasonal Event

Be sure to join us on September 24th from 9am-5pm for our annual Fall Seasonal Acupuncture Event.  The seasonal treatments are a great way to try acupuncture for the first time, boost your immune system, and to feel more balanced and in harmony with the energy of the season.

In Chinese Medicine, each season is connected to a particular element and organ system in the body. Fall is connected to the Metal element and related to the lungs and large intestine.  The associated emotion is grief, the taste is pungent /spicy, and the color is white. During this time of year, Seasonal flare ups such as allergies, sinus issues, coughing, constipation, and skin rashes can become more prevalent. Be sure and get your Seasonal boost, and enjoy the energy of the coming months!

We will also be featuring intuitive readings, raffles, mini far- infrared bio-mat chair sessions, and inspirational gifts from our store! All store items will be marked down 10-50% off retail price!

 

Tuesday, September 12th & Wednesday, September 27th     7-8:30PM Hope Gathering $20

As she opens her lessons from Divine Spirit, LeeAnn will share the nature of hope, how higher wisdom and pure light are ascending our planet now, and how each one of us can access it freely. Her presentation includes a powerful group Mentor Session where every participant will receive a personal message from the Divine.

 

Sunday, September 24th           9AM-5PM Fall Seasonal Event!

Experience a Seasonal Acupuncture treatment, customized to target specific organs, which in Chinese Medicine, are associated with the Fall Season. This helps boost the immune system, reduce allergies, relieve stress and overall balance the body. In addition to the treatments, we will be offering Spiritual Readings and many inspirational gift items on sale. For more information, please call our office at 661-252-4100.

Health Benefits of The Amethyst Bio-Mat

The Amethyst Bio-Mat is a medical device that uses a combination of Amethyst stones and fabrics to generate far infrared rays that are then transferred to the body as heat. Far infrared rays warm the body on the inside, increasing blood circulation and lymph flow. Negative ions are also generated by the layer of natural Tourmaline stone, which help neutralize the harmful effects of Electro-magnetic pollution and relieve stress.  The temperature ranges between 95 F- 158 F.

If our body maintains a temperature of around 97 F or above we will usually have sufficient immune function and healthy enzyme activity within the body.  Studies have shown that if our core body temperature should drop by only one degree, our immune function will begin to decline. If we increase our core temperature by only one degree, the opposite is true. Enzyme production increases by 40 %, thereby strengthening our immune function.

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Chinese Facial Diagnosis

How Does The Earth Element Show on Your Face?

 

The ancient art of Chinese Facial Reading is one of the techniques used to diagnose illness, to evaluate the flow of life force energy and to assess the spirit of an individual.  The practice of facial reading  can help us understand a person’s true nature, by revealing “the Original Face” or their basic inherited constitution. 
 
Some of the qualities of the Earth personality are – warm, caring, nurturing, and  supportive.  When in balance, there is a healthy energy of giving and receiving. How does the Earth Element reveal itself in our faces?
 
Some things to look for when there is a strong element of Earth present:
·       Round face and/or full lower cheeks
·       Full hips/roundness to the body/ round stomach
·       Full lips
·       A generous mouth
·       A yellowish hue to the skin
·       Big calf muscles
·       Large breasts in women/ big muscles in men
 
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August Events 2017

AUGUST 2017 EVENTS

 

Tuesday, August 1st & 15th   7-8:30PM                               Hope Gathering

What if Hope was the gateway to awakening higher Truth and Possibility?  Join LeeAnn Taylor, as she opens her lessons from Divine Spirit, on the power of Hope, in our world, and in our daily lives.  Come receive a powerful group message, as well as a personal message (on the topic of your choice,) from the Divine, for each participant.  $20.00

 

Wednesday, August 9th  7-8PM              Global Wellness in the Wireless World

According to Dr. Andrew Weil, “Electromagnetic Radiation may be the most significant form of pollution human activity has produced this century.”  So, how can we thrive in this wireless age?  Discover the only 21st Century Health and Wellness Company that is educating and empowering families, with patented solutions that address this 21st century Wi-Fi global health epidemic.  This is a FREE EVENT!

 

Thursday, August 17th   6:30-7:30PM                  Eating with the Season  for Health & Wellness  ~  Late Summer Season

Join Kathleen Kenneally, L.Ac. for a fun and informative look at food as medicine from a Chinese medicine perspective.  Each season has a unique energy.  To keep our bodies healthy, we must eat with the season adding specific foods, spices and remedies during these various times of the year.  We will be sampling some recipes which support the grounding and supporting energy of late Summer,  plus Kathleen will be sharing other tips to stay in harmony with the season!   $10.00

 

Saturday, August 26th 10:00AM-11:00AM   Primordial Sound Meditation with Danica Lynch

What time is better than now to renew our passion, peace & creativity in our life~ lets join together as we set intentions for our life’s journey

~Practiced for thousands of years, meditation is a tool for rediscovering the body’s own inner intelligence. Primordial Sound Meditation uses individually selected sounds of nature called mantras to disconnect us from the activity of life.

~Meditation is a simple yet powerful tool that will take you to a state of relaxation and renew your creativity and passion for life.  Meditation calms the mind, and when the mind is in a state of restful awareness, the body relaxes as well. $20

Practicing Primordial Sound Meditation will help you:

  • Manage stress & reduce anxiety • Create inner peace
  • Improve your relationships       • Enhance your sleep patterns

*Please Dress comfortable ~ sitting pillows will be provided                                                                                   (If you have a sitting meditation pillow of choice, please feel free to bring)

 *Avoid heavy eating & exercise an hour before class

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