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Acu-Yoga: An Integration of Acupressure & Yoga for Wellness

A 15-Minute Full Body Routine for Relieving Common Ailments and for Maintaining Your General Wellness Learn a powerful healing routine for relieving many concerns: Lower Backaches, Shoulder & Neck Problems, Upper Back Tension, General Stress, Thyroid Imbalances, Chronic Fatigue, and Insomnia. I am going to give you instructions on how to use...

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Acupressure on Sp 4 for Digestion, Foot Cramps or Cold Feet

Acupressure on Sp 4 for Digestion, Foot Cramps or Cold FeetSp 4, known as the “Grandparent - Grandchild” point, is also good for balancing hypoglycemia, inhibits the herpes virus, and energetically harmonizes the Stomach, Spleen and Pancreas. Sp 4 invigorates your digestion. This is also an excellent point for curtailing food cravings. This is...

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Self-Acupressure Interview Heighten your Health & Spirituality

Self-Acupressure InterviewHeighten your Health & SpiritualityWatch this lively conversation with Michael Reed Gach, Ph.D., and CJ Liu, in this three-part Self-Acupressure interview. Michael shows Acupressure points for a variety of common ailments, such as depression, stress, headaches, and back and neck pain. The focus of this exchange is to...

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Acupressure Guidelines & Precautions for Beginners

Acupressure points can stimulate your self-healing abilities. If you're an acupressure beginner, you may find the guidelines below helpful for relieving any apprehensions, fears, or doubts about using Acupressure for yourself. They will also answer some of your basic questions about how to apply pressure to the Acupressure points. Follow the five...

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Insomnia & Sleep Disorders: Acupressure Points & Tips

Insomnia & Sleep Disorders Acupressure Points & TipsI want you to know that Acupressure is effective for sleep disorders. I'm going to give you two special ankle Acupressure points to calm and relax your energy for counteracting insomnia, plus tips to help you get to sleep, or get back to sleep. Acupressure Points K 6 and B 62 These...

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Acupressure Points for Sleepiness, Drowsiness & Narcolepsy

This article covers a Drowsiness & Narcolepsy routine including an easy how-to video and fully illustrated text. Further down this page, you'll find instructions on Daily Exercise and Dietary Considerations. Many people become sleepy at inappropriate times. This could be at school, at home, or even at work, when you need to concentrate or you...

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Spiritual Acupressure Point (GV 20)

Spiritual Acupressure Point (GV 20)I love the spiritual aspects of using Acupressure points, which can open to wondrous depths of life and increased awareness. Gently touching another human being in this way is one of the greatest gifts I know. Acupressure can help with emotional healing and also transform emotional pain into beautiful spiritual...

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Acupressure Points for Ankle Pain, Sprains, Stiffness, or Swelling

Self-Acupressure and for Healing OthersI’m confident that I can demonstrate how you can get relief. If you read further and watch my video, I’ll give you the details necessary for getting good results. This Acupressure point GB 40, also improves the health of your ankle joint by strengthening it. Thus, it can prevent ankle problems as well as...

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An Acupressure Point for Calming Anxiety & Stress

An Acupressure Point forCalming Anxiety & StressLearn how to use an Acupressure Point to Deepen your Breathing,Relieve Anxiety and Stress, and Cultivate Emotional Healing Most people are faced with tremendous stress which can stem from unhealed hurt, relationship pressures, disabilities, career or economic problems, mental stress,...

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Acupressure for Addictions

Breaking your Habit -- Using 3 Resources I support you in moving away from old habits that work against you, so that you can live a better life. I encourage you get help and support in many ways, so I'm going to provide you with three significant resources for counteracting addictive patterns with eating, smoking, drugs, alcohol, or other...

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Gout Acupressure Points for Big Toe Pain Relief

Gout Acupressure Pointsfor Big Toe Pain ReliefLv 3, the most potent Acupressure point for gout pain is located on the top of the foot, in between the bones that attach to the large and second toes. This point balances the energy level within the Liver Meridian, and is good for both preventing gout, plantar fasciitis and relieving pain in the big...

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Acupressure Weight Loss

Dieting alone is not enough for effective weight loss. Focusing on a specific diet with fewer calories and more fiber can achieve temporary weight loss, but diets are not sustainable in the long term. When people go off the diet, they tend to gain back the weight. This is because dieting does not get at the causes of food obsessions, cravings,...

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Master Acupressure Point K 27 for Back Pain, Stress Relief & Deep Breathing

Everyone should know this important healing point! According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Acupressure point K 27 increases your ability to breathe deeply, which is key to releasing endorphins, the neuro-chemicals that relieve pain. It's an especially effective point for relieving throat, chest, and back pain. K 27 is such a versatile,...

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Back Pain – Acupressure Yu Points

Back PainAcupressure Yu PointsIn my 50 years of experience using Acupressure and yoga therapy, I have found that the best exercises and healing techniques stimulate a series of special Acupressure points along the spine on both sides. These spinal points are so therapeutic because they benefit all of your internal organs. The proper use of these...

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For Back, Knee & Ankle Pain from Injuries: Acupressure & Ice

Relieving Knee, Ankle, and Lower Back Pain and Injuries When I have back pain, it's usually caused by strain and injury due to lifting. This often results in pain hours later, from inflammation. In addition to using Acupressure points in the painful area, as well as above and below it, I apply ice packs every two hours, for about 15 minutes each...

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Tinnitus: Acupressure Points for Ringing in the Ear

Acupressure Points for Tinnitus & Ringing in the EarIn Traditional Chinese Medicine, ringing in the ears, or Tinnitus, is an alarm that the energy in your Kidney Meridian is low or deficient. Most ear ringing conditions, unless caused by injury, are related to excessive stress or trauma, which depletes the energy flow to your kidneys. Besides...

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Allergy Relief Acupressure Points for Allergic Reactions

Acupressure Points forAllergy Relief & Allergic ReactionsAcupressure Allergy Relief While not a cure for allergies, Acupressure can be effective for both preventing and relieving many symptoms of allergic reactions, by balancing your body’s energy system. Self-Care Instructions I'm giving you both a video and then written instructions below it....

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Acupressure Points for Thyroid, Spirituality and Long Life

Acupressure Points for ThyroidSpirituality and Long LifeWhen chronic tension settles into the neck, it can literally strangle your aliveness or spirit, and block Acupressure points in the neck region. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, these spiritual points are called the Windows of the Sky. In my video, I'm going to show you three powerful...

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Vertigo, Dizziness & Endocrine Balancing Acupressure Points

I was asked, "What Acupressure points are good for vertigo or dizziness?" Use GV 26, pressing firmly above your upper lip onto the gum. Hold for 2 minutes. Then press CV 17, located on the center of your breastbone, and breathe slowly and deeply for 2 more minutes. Do this 2 or 3 times a day for both prevention and relief of vertigo and...

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Longevity & Less Stiffness Stretches + Dietary Tips

Longevity & Less StiffnessStretches + Dietary TipsDaily Stretches for Health and WellnessI'm going to teach you a series of easy-to-do daily stretches. Some of them also include Acupressure massage on specific points. Just follow along with my video -- they are easy to do! These exercises are for increasing the quality of your life, relieving...

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Acupressure Points for Stiffness & Knee Pain

Acupressure Points forStiffness & Knee PainHaving stiff muscles is not enjoyable. Counteracting stiffness was a major challenge for me, so I know what it's like. I'm here to give you easy tips, including Acupressure points and dietary guidance, to both relieve stiffness and prevent muscular problems and knee pain. The Acupressure points for...

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Facial Beauty Point for the Acupressure Face Lift

The Acupressure techniques I practice daily for wellness have such value. So I feel inspired to show you the Acupressure Facial Beauty point to help you look your best. This point tones the facial muscles and increases blood and energy circulation throughout your face. That means it's a gateway for both the life force, the Qi or Chi, and also the...

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The World of Touch in Healing

Every human being has the potential to heal and be healed. It can start with something as simple as a few deep breaths, which can clear your head and make you feel renewed and energized. Or maybe it’s through a friendly glance or a smile, or the kindness of going out of your way to help someone. Healing can even come from a few sips of water,...

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Discover a Mental Clearing Point

Would you like to know a simple way to transform negative thoughts and emotions? By using a special mental healing point, GB 14, you can reprogram your mind towards a more open, positive attitude. Holding this point lightly while breathing deeply, several times a day, can release mental stress and cultivate mental health. People of all ages can...

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To All of My Acupressure Students

I send blessings to all of the thousands of people I’ve taught over the past 40+ years. Whether you’re a student or graduate of the Acupressure Institute, or you participated in another Acupressure program of mine, including my many online trainings & courses – welcome to you all! Staying in Touch Since much of the time I taught at the...

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Our Acupressure Healing Community

Learn Acupressure Fundamentals Within Our Online Healing CommunityAcupressure for Beginners Healers, Massage Therapists & Health Professionals Welcome to the ancient art of Acupressure for healing yourself and others. Whether you're a healer or beginning to learn Acupressure, this website will support you with discovering points, techniques,...

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Headaches, Neck Pain, Stress & Pain Relief

Headaches, Neck PainStress & Pain ReliefSo many people have asked me how to hold this pain relief point. It's the Gates of Consciousness point, GB 20, located underneath the base of the skull. I'm excited to share this video with you, where I give you clear instructions on where and how to press this Acupressure point. I'll show you how to...

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Acupressure for Fibromyalgia Relieve Soreness, Aches & Pains

Acupressure for FibromyalgiaRelieve Soreness, Aches & PainsSoreness is a common symptom of Fibromyalgia. I’ve had good results relieving soreness, aches and pains, stiffness, and also stress, worry, overwhelm, and difficulty sleeping by using Acupressure and deep breathing. When you hold potent Acupressure points, plus practice simple...

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Hypertension, Insomnia & Emotional Healing Acupressure Points

Do you know those knots between your shoulder blades? Those knots are blocked Acupressure points. Releasing them can bring healing energy to benefit your lungs, heart, and emotions.   Physical Aid for the Heart These Acupressure points, located on both sides of your spine, can relieve hypertension and help balance your blood pressure....

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Self-Acupressure for Chronic Fatigue, Grief, Depression and Anxiety

Self-Acupressure for Chronic Fatigue Grief, Depression and AnxietyDo you know anyone who’s stuck, especially due to a loss, exhaustion, sluggishness, depression, anxiety, or overwhelm -- or someone who is just plain despondent? These are signs of an energy imbalance that needs attention. How can your body open up if it's holding pain, or if your...

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