We hear it every time we are about to take off on a flight: in case of emergency, place your oxygen mask on first before assisting others. Thank goodness near no one has to make that decision in their lives in an actual emergency, but how many of us, day by day, put on our […]

Nov 21, 2019

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By Aurora Hutchinson, Meditation Teacher Naturally, it is delicious when what is arising in the present moment evokes the sensation of pleasure, relaxation or bliss.  But what about those sensations of frustration, disappointment or sadness?  Even in the labeling of these sensations, feelings or thoughts there might be judgment, and a notion that the experience […]

Nov 6, 2019

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Having trouble falling or staying asleep? Nodding off after lunch?  Chinese medicine holds the answers to patterns in our sleep, mood, and health through the notion of an organ clock. A quick primer on Qi (pronounced “chee”) A blog post on The Legacy of Taste traces all Chinese wellness therapies to the notion of qi, or […]

Oct 22, 2019

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You’ve seen it in the news. You may even have seen it for sale at your grocery store. But what is CBD? And why take it?  Cannabidiol, or CBD, is the new cannabinoid in town, and is making a name for itself as a natural way to treat pain and inflammation. But what are cannabinoids […]

Oct 10, 2019

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By Dr. Kachina L. Smith, D.Ac., L.Ac. Chinese medicine is deeply rooted in nature. Each element is associated with a a season (there are five, the fifth being late summer) and uniquely shows up in the natural world and is associated with an element as well as an organ in the body and even with […]

Oct 3, 2019

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Dry brushing is an ancient practice that has jumped on the wellness scene lately. It is a simple technique that involves brushing the skin in specific patterns using a brush made of natural fibers to assist in detoxification through the lymphatic system and exfoliate the skin, leaving it smooth and stimulated. Traditionally a self-care ritual, […]

Aug 25, 2019

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By Kachina L. Smith, D.Ac., L.Ac. The wisdom of Chinese medicine has consistently provided remarkable, even miraculous results for people worldwide. Among the many modalities within Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture, cupping, and gua sha (pronounced gwa sah) are used for for a variety of modern day conditions as they are proven to improve circulation, reduce […]

AcuGlow Treatment The Still Point Facial Cupping

Aug 1, 2019

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Get cozy and enjoy a decadent boost to the dark days of winter with our special seasonal Hot Chocolate Facial. After a thorough cleanse, experience a soothing facial massage with a warm TOMA customized Facial Hydrate oil. Next, our warm custom blended hydrating mask made with organic cocoa, rose, and white tea, work its magic […]

Nov 30, 2018

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We are excited to incorporate CBD hemp products into our massage services! Various forms of the cannabis plant have been used therapeutically around the world for thousands of years, and using the oil on our largest organ, the skin, has proven health benefits. With the legalization of cannabis use medically in many states, including DC […]

Nov 5, 2018

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Check out this great opportunity for a comprehensive self-care program at an amazing price! Hard working women this program is for you!  Has taking care of everything and everyone overrun taking care of YOU? Is your energy sapped, your stress high, are you numbing out with food and alcohol and maybe even feeling physically unwell? If you […]

Sep 18, 2018

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