What Is Cupping Therapy?

August 10, 2016

What is Cupping Therapy? Early on in traditional Chinese medicine, animal horns were actually used for cupping, and then more recently segments of bamboo were utilized. Modern cupping usually involves the use of a plastic suction cup or alternately a thick glass therapy cup is applied to the skin. Both create suction therapy to the…

Read More

The Art of Living Through The Seasons 2016 Tea Hikes

April 4, 2016

The Art of Living Through The Seasons is a unique educational program offered by Glenn Kazmierski, LAc, introduced as a Tea Hike Series open to the public in 2016. The first tea hike was in the Spring and was covered by Good Times. The second event will be held in Fall 2016. Check back for updates as…

Read More

­Get Knee Pain Relief with Acupuncture in Santa Cruz

March 15, 2016

­Knee Pain Relief with Acupuncture Sports Injury Acupuncture in Santa Cruz by Glenn Kazmierski, LAC Call (831) 459-6005 A successful acupuncture treatment for knee pain depends on the cause of the pain.  Sports injuries that result in knee pain are very common and take careful and accurate diagnosis to differentiate their cause.  Through careful assessment you…

Read More

Get Lower Back Pain Relief with Acupuncture

February 12, 2016

Acupuncture for Lower Back Pain Relief Acupuncture in Santa Cruz by Glenn Kazmierski, LAC Call (831) 459-6005 In the historic 2007 German Acupuncture Trials (GERAC) for chronic low back pain, acupuncture was proven to be beneficial on such a level as to be placed – for the first time – alongside traditional western style treatments.   In the “largest and most…

Read More

It’s Summertime! Open your Heart with The Best Healthy Food

July 14, 2015

The Best Healthy Summer Food Summer is the season of heart & cardio vascular health. Invigorate your blood! Sweat out the old and bring in the new with the abundance of juicy fresh ripe fruits and vegetables and leafy greens. It is the time to open the pores which connect to the outdoors. This is…

Read More

It’s Springtime! Time to Burst Forth!

May 7, 2015

Springtime Healthy Food Spring has sprung! If your liver chi hasn’t as well it’s really unpleasant for you and everyone around you. This is the time of year to do some spring cleaning in your body, particularly your liver. This does NOT mean an intense liver cleanse. You can generate the changes through diet an exercise….

Read More

Acupuncture Insurance Coverage

February 12, 2015

Acupuncture Insurance Coverage FAQs Do Covered California insurance plans include acupuncture benefits? Yes. Covered California has listed acupuncture as an essential health benefit so all individual and small group health plans will include acupuncture coverage for conditions deemed by the insurance companies as a medical necessity. What is health insurance covering when it comes to acupuncture?…

Read More

Chai Tea Recipe: A Winter Warmer

December 18, 2014

Chai Tea Benefits – Why Drink Chai Tea? Even though Chai is a known health beverage from India, the energetic qualities can be broken down using the lens of Chinese Medicine. The main four ingredients are  Ginger, Cardamom, Clove and Cinnamon.  According to Chinese herbal medicine, these herbs warm the interior and tonify the yang. The yang…

Read More

Inside Chi & The Energetics of Beer

November 14, 2014

Beer is a refreshing & enjoyable beverage because it has an elegant way of moving the body’s energy, which is governed by the liver. Once the liver chi moves euphoria follows

Read More