Aaron’s Acupuncture Column in Om Magazine

Dear OM magazine, I have been practising yoga for about a year now and have started to take a very keen interest in complementary and alternative healthcare and medicines, as well as many other things surrounding the world of yoga. One thing in particular that has always intrigued me is acupuncture. I do not have […]

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Spring Qi Gong

Our latest Qi Gong video is a simple yet powerful practice for balancing and energizing the liver and gall bladder meridians, the organs associated with spring in Five Element acupuncture. These first few weeks of spring can be a vibrant time of growth and rejuvenation. Qi Gong like acupuncture can do wonders for releasing blocks, […]

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A Tree is a Cathedral

    Over the weekend, while I wandered in Hyde Park, Thich Naht Hanh’s wonderful description of trees and nature kept coming to me, so I thought I would share his words alongside a few of my photographs… By Thich Naht Hanh A tree to me is as beautiful as a cathedral.  Even more beautiful. I look into […]

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Balance is Beautiful

For a long time I thought about moving out of the city and into nature. I was looking for a place of ease and quiet, peace and balance. Then I realized that the simplicity I was looking for doesn’t in fact come from nature, it comes from me. Yes, being in nature feels great for […]

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How does acupuncture work?

The exact mechanism for how acupuncture works is a bit of a mystery. This sounds quite disturbing of course and is a major reason why western medicine has difficulty with it. Although not all aspects of western medicine are fully understood (general anaesthesia being one), it is understandable that there are doubts about the ‘truth’ of […]