>It was announced recently that Yo San University (YSU), Dean of Clinical Education, Albert Vaca, L. Ac., has earned a prestigious Fellowship position at the Tao of Wellness in Santa Monica, California. Vaca earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Sonoma State University, and he is a 2006 graduate of the YSU MATCM Program.
Crafted artistically by MATCM work-study student Andrea Cabanayan, the first course included a colorful humus wreath adorned with cherry tomatoes and red pepper strips. The second dish contained dozens of fresh strawberries festively ornamented with green grapes and marshmallows.
After graduating with honors in 2010, Alyssa Dazet exploded onto the acupuncture and wellness scene opening her own practice in Santa Monica and quickly attracted a growing list of VIP and celebrity clientele. She has grown her practice in to a 6-figure practice in 3 years.
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.