According to Chinese medicine, seasonal adaptation is a significant component of cultivating health and nourishing life. The same forces that govern all life cycles on the planet also direct our internal biorhythms. Harmonizing our physiology with the ecological ebbs and flows throughout the year promotes a long, healthy life.
Zia Atayan, L.Ac. is a doctoral student at Yo San University, specializing in Longevity and Healthy Aging. He completed his undergraduate work at UC Berkeley where he received his B.A. in Public Health.
In his early career, he traveled to numerous locations in Latin American to practice Oriental Medicine.
25 Years of keeping a promise to heal and educate future healers can never be explained with only words.
On the subject of the clinic, President Green indicated that considerable effort is going into building clinic volume in response to the larger-than-expected group of interns.
In reality students are serious about their education, understand the implications of borrowing and want to manage their debt responsibly. I say this because Yo San students attend the Loan Repayment Workshops offered each trimester in large numbers and fully engage the content.
At a young age, Bita and her family moved from Iran in 1979 and planted their roots in Los Angeles, California. Bita’s passion for learning and teaching began to sprout, and she continued her education at UCLA, where she graduated with a B.A. in Sociology and Education.
My own experience with acupuncture in 1991 was life changing. I changed from a person who wrote checks while driving and thought that was the best way to get things done, to a person who was calm and focused. I said to myself: “I have to learn how to do this medicine so I can help other people!”
Even with all of the ups and downs that come with owning your own business, I wouldn’t have it any other way! My goal is to ultimately open my own practice here in Los Angeles and execute my dream of helping others heal with a strong integrative approach of Eastern and Western medicine, as I am a firm believer in the “it takes a village” mentality – not only in raising children, but in healing our bodies too!
Friday, November 7, 2014. All proceeds from this year's event will benefit Yo San University's community service projects which provide nearly 21,000 free and subsidized acupuncture and Chinese medicine treatments annually.
What I am learning and embracing more and more though is the more I dive into and become the medicine. The more my studying just becomes my life in a beautiful exciting way.