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The Spring Season and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Spring is a of time growth, renewal, and increasing light, warmth, and energy. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) each season is associated with one of the classical five elements. Spring is connected to the Wood element. This element reflects the nature of trees and plants to grow upward and outward. In spring we see new […]

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Chinese New Year 2015

Happy New Year! February 19th was the first day of Chinese New Year. Last year was the year of Yin Wood Horse and 2015 is the year of Yang Wood Sheep/Goat. What does this mean? I am not claiming to be an expert astrologist, but I have studied with a number of Chinese medicine teachers […]

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Hidden Immortal Lineage Taijiquan

Taiji (also written Tai Chi) is a Daoist martial art, a form of Qigong. Qigong literally means “energy work.” It is a practice of moving meditation, in which you to work with your energy to increase your vitality and attain harmony within the body and with the outer environment. There are different forms of Taiji […]

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Chinese Medical Perspective: Preventing Cold and Flu

On the day of winter solstice, winter reached its peak in the northern hemisphere. Energetically the light is coming back as the days are getting longer. Yes, we have made it through the darkness. However, physically we are feeling the cold that the darkness has left behind. As the weather has turned freezing cold in […]

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Is Acupuncture for Me

Hi! My name is Yu Jin Lee. I am an acupuncturist at Today Integrative Health + Wellness. I would like to address some of the more common questions people have about acupuncture. If you have more specific questions about your health condition, you are welcome to schedule a free 15 min consultation with me. I […]

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