A Thought Provoking Article on Reframing Well-Being

• Holistic by jurvetson • “I (William Bloom) recently published in the BHMA’s Journal of Holistic Health about the well-being debate. You may want to forward this article to your friends and colleagues who are interested in complementary medicine and its mainstream integration. REFRAMING THE WELL-BEING DEBATE – It’s Political not Scientific. Journal of HolisticContinue reading “A Thought Provoking Article on Reframing Well-Being”

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What to Expect in a Shiatsu session

• • Much of the stress that we encounter today is not from an immediate and identifiable source — it is in the background, constantly niggling away. With this persistent, low-lying stress, the body is on the alert a lot of the time. As a result, the systems are always on the defensive, and aContinue reading “What to Expect in a Shiatsu session”

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Qi Gong Massage Brings Touch to Autistic Children

• Qi Gong Massage Brings Touch to Autistic Children. It looks more like a game, with its patting and jiggling movements, but the qigong massage treatment for children on the autism spectrum provides healing for a serious ailment. Autism spectrum disorder is a leading cause of communication and behavior problems and the most prevalent childhoodContinue reading “Qi Gong Massage Brings Touch to Autistic Children”

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Dr Oz Speaks on Shiatsu and its Cardiovascular Benefits

• A testimonial for shiatsu: (video approximately 9 minutes) • Dr.Oz Dr. Oz is best known as a guest on the Oprah Winfrey Show. He is a professor and Vice Chairman of Surgery at Columbia University in New York City. Dr. Mehmet Oz is also the Director of the Cardiovascular Institute, and founder and DirectorContinue reading “Dr Oz Speaks on Shiatsu and its Cardiovascular Benefits”

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Slow Movement with Awareness (like Qi Gong): Better than (Hard) Exercise? | Psychology Today

• Slow Movement with Awareness: Better than Hard Exercise? | Psychology Today. Slow Movement with Awareness: Better than Exercise? How you move is as important as how much you move Published on July 6, 2010 Cardiovascular exercise is now known to be essential for health and well-being. If exercise is your only form of movement,Continue reading “Slow Movement with Awareness (like Qi Gong): Better than (Hard) Exercise? | Psychology Today”

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An Oriental Medical Perspective

• The Philosophy behind Oriental Medicine The philosophy underlying most forms of Shiatsu comes from Taoism. The Western viewpoint is that things, if left to their own devices, will get more chaotic. Taoism explores the way in which some systems naturally start to re-balance themselves when they move away from equilibrium. The Western viewpoint isContinue reading “An Oriental Medical Perspective”

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