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How to Make Jook: Video

Dennis demonstrates how to make one of the most nutritious breakfast dishes, Jook or Congee. Jook is a type of rice porridge or gruel popular in many Asian countries. When eaten as plain rice congee, it is most often served … read more >

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Winter-to-Spring 4 CEU Pulse Reading Class

Start your Chinese New Year’s Day off by earning 4 CEUs learning the pulse qualities that are in harmony with the changing of the season. This class hones the skills of the practitioner as they increase their awareness of their … read more >

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How to Spend Your Summer Solstice

Thursday is the Summer Solstice. So you’re thinking “What do I do to celebrate based on my Element Type?” Here are some thoughts to help you get the most out of this auspicious day. Pick a couple, and enjoy! Fire … read more >

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Mai Jing: Dennis to Teach a Class About Reading Seasonal Pulses, May 11, 2013

Regardless of a patient’s current state of health or the activity level in their work and personal lives, changes in the season are always present in the pulse. Students will learn to distinguish these important changes in accordance with the “Mai Jing”, the pulse … read more >

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Water: The Single Most Effective Way to Prevent the Common Cold and Flu

Most people are aware of the need for extra water when exercising and during the hot days of summer. Sweating is a clear loss of significant amounts of fluids. But in what less obvious ways do we lose water? How … read more >

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Sleep Extension and Peak Performance

Over the many years of practicing Chinese medicine there have been countless times when a patient will respond to my inquiry about their sleep stating, “I do fine with six hours sleep. I do perfectly well with that.” My response, … read more >

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