Opening at 116 W. Grand on March 3rd!

We will be opening our doors at the new location at 116 West Grand in El Segundo on Monday, March 3rd.  Come by and check out the new space.  We are thrilled with the way it has turned out and … Read More

Do We Think Ourselves Sick?

A commonly held belief among holistic healthcare practitioners is the notion that specific thought patterns can create corresponding health conditions.  As an example, some suggest that the fear of letting go of the past can induce (or at least contribute … Read More

We’re moving!

Today marks the beginning of a brand new year in the Chinese Zodiac – the year of the Wood Horse!  The Horse year characterized as one of high energy and rapid change – a time for decisive action that will … Read More

What is True for You?

The other day, I was having lunch with a close friend, and i was telling him that I would like to make a quantum leap in my practice to reach way more people but didn’t know how to find the … Read More

Meditation Helps Prevent Colds and Flu

According to a UW-Madison study, meditation can reduce the incidence, duration and severity of colds and the flu by about 30 percent to 60 percent. It seems strange that our society spends so much time and energy to prove what seems … Read More

Butternut Squash Soup with Ginger

Here is a delicious fall recipe for Butternut squash and ginger soup.  We Chinese medicine practitioners say that this soup helps “Tonify the Spleen Qi”, which translates into stronger digestion, greater energy levels, and increased ability to process information.  The … Read More

Metta Meditation

Metta is a meditation on loving kindness.  Below is a guided Metta meditation that I learned from the book World as Lover, World as Self, by Joanna Macy.  I have used it on many occasions when leading group meditations and … Read More

Boosting Immunity with Yoga

And now for the number one yoga pose for boosting immunity: supported setu bandha sarvangasana.  That’s a mouthful. It is also called supported bridge pose, or setu bandhasana. When I went through my yoga teacher certification program, I learned that … Read More

Dodge Colds & Flus: Part 2, Bone Broth

Virginia Prior, L.Ac., DAOM This is obviously not an option for vegetarians, but if you are open to the Traditional Food movement (ala Weston Price), this may be appealing to you, and it will certainly be appealing to your body, … Read More

Joe’s Bieler’s Broth Cleanse

by Joe Curcio, L. Ac. I was intrigued when I first learned of Bieler’s broth from Virginia Prior, our resident women’s health specialist.  I had noticed her prescribing the broth to other patients, but it wasn’t until she talked about it at our … Read More

Dodge Colds & Flus: Part 1, Bieler’s Broth

by Virginia Prior, L.Ac., DAOM Following this protocol can set you up for a fantastic fall with zero colds & flus in your household. Starting with Bieler’s Broth, a vegetarian soup that can be eaten during a “fast”, or can … Read More

Fortify for Fall

I am pleased to announce that I will be presenting at the South Bay Yoga Conference on the topic of boosting the immune system in preparation for the coming season.  Please join me on Sunday, August 12th at 2pm at … Read More