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

Prescription for Wellness

A tired man with a neat part, suit and tie, holding his heart, sits upon a doctor’s table and confesses: Doctor, I don’t feel well and I’m not sure why. A bored doctor in a white lab coat’s pen stalls … Read More

South Bay Yoga Conference Passes

Win a free pass to the South Bay Yoga Conference! This pass is good for any 5 classes over the weekend ($150 value). Post on our Facebook page how acupuncture has made a positive change in your life and be entered … Read More

Quick Curried Lentils and Rice

We’re all busy… busy being busy, as my friend likes to say.  Several years ago I posted a recipe for an Indian dish called kichari.  While healthy and delicious, it admittedly takes a relatively long time to prepare.  Here is … Read More

How to Choose an Insurance Policy with Acupuncture Benefits

One of my patients is switching insurance policies and asked me which one she should choose to get the best acupuncture coverage.  I get this question from time to time, so decided to write a blog about it.  Below is … Read More

U.S. Military Using Acupuncture

Here is an article from NPR about the US Military using acupuncture for PTSD and pain


When I look inside and see that I am nothing, that’s wisdom. When I look outside and see that I am everything, that’s love. Between these two my life turns. -Sri Nisargadatta The Meditation Edition The confluence of Kim’s  trip … Read More

A Daughter’s Intuition

This past weekend I stopped at the clinic to pick something up with my 2-1/2 year old daughter, Kaya.  She wanted to play pretend in one of the treatment rooms, so she was being the doctor and I was the patient … Read More

Affordable Acupuncture Memberships now at L.A. Wellness!

We just launched our new Wellness Memberships today which has created quite a buzz.  It is an easy and affordable way to get yourself onto a regular acupuncture routine.  Learn all about it on the Wellness Membership page.

Five Cold & Flu Prevention Tips

I want to first of all wish you all a happy and healthy holiday season. With this being the holidays, which seems to be synonymous with the “Cold & Flu Season,” it’s important to stay healthy so you can enjoy … Read More

Healing Emotions

As exciting and fun as the holidays can be, we all know it is typically also quite emotionally stressful… Getting more than a typical month’s work done in only three weeks… Trying to be all things to all people and find the … Read More

NIH Consensus Statement on Acupuncture

A consensus panel convened by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) concluded there is clear evidence that needle acupuncture treatment is effective for a variety of health concerns.  Postoperative and chemotherapy nausea and vomiting, nausea of pregnancy, and postoperative dental … Read More