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What is InnerDialogue?

By Sarah Clark, LAc InnerDialogue is a healing form that allows us to use body symptoms—our joint pain, our insomnia, our digestive distress, our anxiety–to access a deeper understanding about where we are out of balance. The practitioner and patient use the ancient, non-verbal language of mudras and kinesiology to explore what is truly at …

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The Water Element and the Power of Surrender: An Interview With Sarah Clark, LAc

Interview with Sarah Clark, LAc, by Lindsay Wilkinson, ND, LAc  Lindsay: Winter can be a tough season for a lot of people. Can you speak to that from a Five Element perspective? Sarah: Winter is the most yin time of the year. We’ve gone through the deathing season of fall, and now everything is in …

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Pain and the Heart as Compass – the Emotional Component of Health

Image by Leela Longson 2016 Pain and the Heart as Compass Addressing the Emotional Component of Health   Are you aware that there is an emotional component to your pain or illness, but you don’t quite know what to do about it?  For me it’s frustration. I know frustration is linked to my tight shoulders …

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Listening Deeply, Working With Trauma, and Being a Working Mom: An Interview with Sarah Clark, LAc

Interview by Kellyn Adams Kellyn: How did you make your way to practicing acupuncture? Sarah: My first introduction to acupuncture was through being a patient and experiencing a profound opening through receiving it. Kellyn: And you taught writing before you became an acupuncturist, right? Sarah: Yes, I was a writing teacher at the time, working …

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Stephen Higgins, L.Ac., on The Shen Hammer Pulse Diagnosis System and on the Healing Power of Inclusive Awareness

I recently had an opportunity to sit down with Stephen Higgins, L.Ac. He spoke about the importance of maintaining inclusive awareness with patients, how herbs can be our teachers, and of his study and practice of the richly precise and complex Shen Hammer pulse diagnosis system. Here is what he had to say.    Sarah: …

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What is TRE®?

by Sarah Clark, LAc Developed by psychologist and bodyworker David Berceli, TRE®, or Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises, is a series of simple and easily accessible exercises that activate the body’s natural vibrational healing. When we experience stress or trauma our bodies tend toward contraction. Most of us live in a state of relative nervous system hyperarousal …

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Acupuncture as a Conversation With the Body: An Interview With Joanna Present Wolfe, LAc  

Interview by Sarah Clark, LAc  Recently, I had an opportunity to sit down with Joanna Present Wolfe, LAc, at Kwan-Yin Healing Arts Center. She told me about the joy she takes in the creative process of being a healer, about the way she perceives and moves blocks in the meridians, and about the fulfillment she …

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D.A. Wiley on the Ancient Practice of Sound Healing

Interview by Sarah Clark, LAc. Last week, I sat down with D.A. Wiley, LAc at Kwan Yin Healing Arts. She told me about how the ancient practice of sound healing can reach deeply into the heart in a way that no other form of healing can, how obsidian stones can help us to ground, and …

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Dr. Meghan Larivee on Healing the Ecosystem of the Body

Interview by Sarah Clark, LAc Last week I spent some time with Dr. Meghan Larivee, ND, LAc, at Kwan Yin Healing Arts. We talked about the body as landscape, how honey bee venom therapy and neural therapy can help to re-establish balance within that landscape, and the importance of doctor patient rapport. Here is what …

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Justin Levy, LAc on Shamanic Healing

Interview by Sarah Clark, LAc. Justin Levy is a shamanic healer and acupuncturist at Kwan Yin Healing Arts. I had a chance to sit down and talk with him recently about his own initiation into shamanic healing, the deep healing power of clearing energetic blocks, and the grace spirit brings to his patients. Here is …

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