Acupressure for Winter Health
Do you ever wish you could hibernate during the winter months?
Do you feel run down and more prone to getting sick?
Do you have more aches and pains, especially in the lower back?
In Chinese Medicine, winter is governed by the water element. Water is linked to introspection, the need for more rest, the lower back, dreams… Discover ancient practices to take care of yourself during this time.
Date: Sunday, December 9, 2012
Location: East Bay Osteopathic Medical Center, 3099 Telegraph Avenue (entrance on Prince). Note: the building has 7 steps and is not wheelchair accessible.
Cost: $25 early bird (if register by 12/3), $35 if register after 12/3
Facilitators: Jenny Brav and Aline Prentice, certified acupressurists
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During this three-hour introductory workshop, you will learn:
- The meaning of the water element in Chinese Medicine
- Acupressure points to boost the immune system and fight off flus and colds;
- Simple exercises to nurture the kidney and bladder energy; and
- Winter nutritional tips.
Jenny Brav is a Certified Acupressurist/Massage Practitioner. She has a private practice in South Berkeley, and also does EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) and Shamanic work. To know more: www.jennybrav.com.
Aline Prentice is a Certified Acupressurist. She offers acupressure at the Berkeley Community Acupuncture Clinic (bcaclinic.com).