There were many tasty dishes at the potluck that took place during the August DAOM weekend, notably several traditional and medicinal dishes made by Yo San's own staff and faculty. Recipes from the event are included in the full article.
The August DAOM weekend was a great success including a fully-costumed play, in Dr. Yueying Li's TCM Classics course. Cohort 5 members Michael Maguire and Jan Hunt teamed up to entertain and educate their classmates, as they told the story of China's most famous surgeon, Hua Tuo (110 - 207 CE).
Annie Budhathoki, L.Ac., is a licensed acupuncturist in the state of Utah and a nationally certified Diplomat of Acupuncture. She is currently a full time acupuncturist at the Huntsman Cancer Institute Wellness and Survivorship Center. She is a graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in San Diego, California with a Master's of Science in Oriental Medicine specializing in Orthopedics, Pain Management and Geriatrics..
In a recent trip to Taiwan, Dao took a morning to visit Sheng Chang Pharmaceutical Company in Taoyuan County. Sheng Chang is the parent manufacturing company of Qualiherb USA, the supplier for most of the concentrated herbal granules used at the Yo San Community Clinic.
The 2014 Los Angeles Green festival was held at the LA Convention Center the weekend of September 12th-14th. According to Festival organizers, “Green Festival is America’s largest and longest-running sustainability and green living event. Yo San interns who participated were able to sharpen critical networking and consumer interaction skills.
There was energy and excitement in the air on August 29th. The weather was gorgeous and sunny as Yo San welcomed our entering fall 2014 class at the New Student Orientation.
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Located a few short blocks from Jerry Brown’s State Office, folks assembled at the downtown convention center to endure a long Tuesday’s worth of testing. Representatives from several other acupuncture schools were also present, as well as Marilyn Allen from the American Acupuncture Council, who generously hosted a free luncheon for all test takers.
So how does one go from being a Banker to a Kinesiologist to an Acupuncturist & TCM Practitioner? Life started out normal for Sonia as a kid who was active in elite-level sports. After completing her Bachelor’s in Economics & Psychology, at the age of 21 she went on to have a successful career as a Commercial Account Banker. During this time, Sonia was still competing internationally in elite rhythmic gymnastics. Though she grew up playing many sports, she also battled severe allergies and asthma from the age of 8.