Among the various forms of Qi and Tai Chi training, the sword is an instrument of spiritual cultivation that equips practitioners to refine and master their energy and project their Qi. As an optional Qi Cultivation offering, the Fall 2013 swords course drew an enthusiastic group of advanced students who engaged the form as an integral component of the Harmony Tai Chi Chuan heritage of the Yo San Family.
Facilitated by Yo San University Director of Enrollment Management, Joslyn Williams, and her assistant, Yaneth Moreira, a series of University staff development sessions, titled The Face of Yo San, focused on subtleties of interpersonal interaction and human communication that that are likely to facilitate satisfaction and positive feelings on the part of students, clinic patients and other visitors to our busy campus.
"Long Beach has been my home since 2004 and I am grateful to have this opportunity to share this medicine with my local community. Acupuncture is an amazing tool for improving and maintaining our health. I have had the opportunity to treat a variety of issues including headaches, back pain, and the common cold, to shingles, Sjogrens, and kidney stones."
Yo San University (YSU) recently announced the award of the 2013 Alliance of Healthcare Professions Scholarship to Ms. Dawn Webster, a fourth year student in the MATCM program.
Dr. Li’s workshop was packed with enthusiastic students ready with questions for Dr. Li on how to make your skin look more beautiful and how to treat common skin ailments. Dr. Li began the session by talking about how to treat skin problems from a TCM perspective with acupuncture and herbs. How lifestyle and exercise play a huge part in the health of your skin and how to make your body stronger. Natural products like honey, sugar and milk can be mixed together to make a very effective facial scrub.
By: Jenn Schulman, Reproductive Medicine Candidate
You know how it is over the holidays. Everyone is eating pie, drinking eggnog, nibbling delicious pastries full of fat and gluten and meat. The layperson often assumes that TCM practitioners skip the tasty dishes of the season in favor of sunshine and mushroom tonics. But staying healthy over the holidays doesn’t mean skipping all the treats, it just means having a good excuse to eat them. Here are seven excuses for indulging this holiday season, based on Chinese Nutrition.
In order to further establish the basis for the place of Traditional Chinese Medicine in the currently emerging Federal Affordable Health Care Act, malpractice insurance guru, and legislative advocate, Marilyn Allen has urged TCM practitioners and students to publish case studies documenting their work with patients. That is exactly what 2011 DAOM graduate, Sharareh Daghighi, has done.
The contest announcements used descriptors such as “Big and Fluffy,” “Golden and Brown” and “Delicious” to stimulate a band of Yo San bakers to present the best products of their mixing bowls and ovens at the contest on November 21, 2013. At 3:00 pm On the day of the event the Bookstore was packed with “Yo Sanners” to view the six beautiful muffin treats and to greet the creators of the competing culinary treats.
“Have a realistic business plan, and enhance your practice of Qi Gong” are the words that summarize the advice rendered by three successful Yo San University graduates at a special well attended panel sponsored by the Yo San University Student Association (YSUSA) on Tuesday November 19, 2013. The alumni panel included George Lamoureux, Karen Gordon and Henry Lee.
Yo San University Co-Founder and Co-Chancellor, Dr. Daoshing Ni, was once again invited to deliver a series of lectures at the Tao Chi Institute in Zurich, Switzerland. The lectures delivered November 6, - 11, 2013 mark the second year in a row that Dr. Dao traveled to Europe to address the Tao Chi students, faculty and graduates and other European practitioners who traveled to Zurich for the lectures.