November 12, 2017
In this episode, I spoke with Brian Caswell from the Art of Acupuncture in St Pete, Florida... Winner of 2016 & 2017 “Best Acupuncturist” in Creative Loafing’s Best of the Bay Awards. The lineage that he comes from is of Jeffrey Yuen, 88th generation Daoist priest of the Jade Purity School, Lao Tzu sect. He studied at Daoist Traditions in Asheville, NC which is a Classical Chinese medical school Classical Chinese medicine explains why points and channels in Traditional Chinese medicine work and where they come from. We discussed elements of Chinese medicine and healing the body, mind, and spirit.
Brian explains: "I strive to blend Eastern medicine and philosophy with Western science. What does “blending” mean? One of my teachers answers this question wonderfully. Master Jeffrey Yuen, an 88th generation Daoist priest, introduced me to the concept of the “three treasures.” In order to achieve optimal health for every individual, the body, mind, and spirit must find unity. Through copious training, regular research and study and individualized assessment, I apply this “three treasures” concept with all of my patients--and throughout all of my life.
Each patient is approached individually; no two patients will ever be treated or diagnosed the same. The uniqueness of our situation is the same as our fingerprints. Every person I meet with is special and continually evolving; your treatment should be the same! No situation is ever helpless. I thrive on treating conditions and diseases that other forms of medicine have given up on. I specialize in pain, depression, anxiety, mental-emotional conditions, weight loss, and autoimmune diseases. Have something different? I always welcome new challenges. "
November 12, 2017
In this episode, I spoke in depth with Anat Baniel, founder of the Anat Baniel Method®, about how the body can heal itself through specific movements. People suffering from various physical limitations are able to find relief with her method. I have tried it myself and must say her method really works. In this interview, Anat gives listeners the opportunity to do an exercise at home...try it and you'll experience her work first hand!
Anat is the author of two highly acclaimed books, Move Into Life: NeuroMovement® for Lifelong Vitality and Kids Beyond Limits. Anat was trained as a clinical psychologist, dancer, and was a close professional associate of Dr. Moshe Feldenkrais for over a decade.
Anat Baniel was born in Israel to a scientist father, and a poet and garden architect mother. She went to graduate school at Tel Aviv University to become a clinical psychologist. At the same time she pursued her passion for dance. She worked as a psychologist for the Israeli Army for a number of years.
While in graduate school, she began studying with Dr. Feldenkrais. After graduating from his training program in 1977, she began working full time as a teacher in His Method. While still living in Israel, Anat began teaching the work in the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance; taught for Dr. Feldenkrais in his Tel Aviv Institute and in his professional training, and developed her own practice.
In 1982 Anat Baniel moved to New York City where she quickly developed a practice working with babies and young children; with musicians; with athletes and with adults suffering back pain, injury, etc. She also began teaching seminars and professional training programs worldwide.
In 1986 she founded her own training organization and has been involved in training over 1000 practitioners during her career. Between 1985 to 1989, she worked with the Tanglewood Music Center. She taught a program for the San Francisco Symphony musicians beginning in 1994 for over six years.
Anat Baniel website: http://www.anatbanielmethod.com
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