Acupuncture at Centered on North

You can schedule acupuncture with me at Centered on North in Old Town on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The Pilates studio is located on the southwest corner of North Ave and Hudson Ave. There is parking on both streets and it is just 2 blocks from the Sedgwick Brown line CTA station. Ring the doorbell, leave your shoes[…]

Cups, Spoons, Needles

  What method of healing uses these as tools? Chinese Medicine does. Cupping, a technique using suction, draws deeply held stagnation of blood, lymph and toxins to the surface of the skin. I use this for sore and strained muscles, painful periods, deep coughs, seasonal allergies, and early stage cold symptoms. Cups come in a variety[…]

Restart with the Chinese New Year

If you want a re-do on New Year’s resolutions start February 3 with the Chinese New Year – Year of the Rabbit. We know the Rabbit is gentler than last year’s Tiger; it’s a year to catch your breath and calm your nerves. Support and cleanse your liver and calm the sleep issues that accompany[…]

Herbal Tea Class

Learn how the tea you already drink helps your body and energy Learn how to choose teas, tisanes and combinations to treat a variety of symptoms We will focus mainly on Chinese medicinal herbal traditions Elemental Health                    2225 W. North Ave                         Chicago RSVP and prepay $25[…]

Coconut Kefir Class

Learn the basics of making coconut kefir and how to use to create other drinks Kefir is chock full of probiotics-all the good bacteria your digestive tract needs. Much of your immune system and serotonin production is housed in your gut. Reestablishing the microflora ecosystem will help you feel healthier, happier, more balanced. Promotes Healthy[…]

Cranberry Memories

My days of concocting in the kitchen began in preschool. I remember taking turns with classmates shaking a milk carton until it became butter for us to slather on saltines, but the recipe that stuck with me was cranberry relish. Cranberry relish. My pride beamed every year with my contribution to the family Thanksgiving meal.[…]