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The Joy and Necessity of Travel

The Joy and Necessity of Travel Travel is healing, travel is about exploring new places but also ourselves, travel is the best way to shake things up when things are stale or stressed. I recently just got back from Italy, namely Rome, Tuscany and Positano. My first time to Italy and my first BIG trip […]

cold and flues can be helped by acupuncture

How to prevent a cold this season!

How to prevent a cold this season! As my favorite season comes creeping in… “The forces of Autumn create dryness in Heaven and metal on Earth; they create the lung organ and the skin upon the body…and the nose, and the white color and the pungent flavor…the emotion grief, and the ability to make a […]

Cool down with some Watermelon Ice!

SUMMER Hair gets lighter. Skin gets darker. Water gets warmer. Drinks get cooler. Music gets louder. Nights get longer. Life gets better.   Ok, so maybe the summer in the Bay Area is not always warmer (depending on where you live)… but at least the nights get longer, and you may find yourself vacationing in […]

Reduce Stress with Acupuncture and Healthy Sleep Habits

While we enjoy the benefits of the most advanced technology in history, our modern society also experiences increasing levels of stress and sleep deprivation. Whether stress comes from work, family, health, or financial circumstances, it can seriously interfere with your mental and physical well-being. The Stress-Sleep Deprivation Cycle Stress and sleep deprivation have an interconnected […]

Combat Spring Allergies! (Berkeley-Acupuncture)

All the blossoming and blooming brings with it allergies! Classic symptoms we all know of include itching and watery eyes, nasal congestion, scratchy throat and what seems like the possible onset of a cold.  These symptoms are caused by a histamine release- our bodies attempt to combat allergens that irritate our system. So how can […]

Chinese New Year Dos and Don’ts!

Chinese New Year Dos and Don’ts! The Year of the Dog (an excerpt from dogtime.com) The Year of the Dog begins on February 16th, 2018 and ends February 4th, 2019, so any babies born between those dates will have the dog as their Chinese zodiac sign. This will be the first Year of the Dog in twelve […]

Join us for our Tao to Wellness Detox and Cleanse program! 

You’ve heard about cleansing or detoxing, but what does it really mean?   A week of nothing but juice?   Or weeks of nothing but maple syrup, cayenne and lemon?   No way! What:  Our program is a cleansing (detoxification) regime, based on whole foods and healthy eating, we do omit some of the foods that could be a potential […]