April Crowell

About April Crowell

AOBTA Certified Instructor & Practitioner Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN) Diplomate, Asian Bodywork Therapy (Dipl. ABT NCCAOM) Amma Therapy, Integral Asian Medicine, Holistic Nutrition & Herbs. Inspiration and education for healthy and sustainable living. I have been practicing and teaching since 1994. I maintain my private therapy practice in Boise, Idaho. I offer classes and consultations online.

Autumn’s Energetics–The Season Of The Metal Element

Autumn's arrival shifts the Qi that had been expanding outward (Yang) in the Summer to begin to shift inward (Yin).  We glide through Late Summer at the equinox and [...]

By |2020-09-11T18:19:43+00:00September 11th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, Autumn, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons|0 Comments

April’s Online Autumn Special

April's Online Autumn Special Autumn is coming and we are in an unprecedented time.   As tired as we may be of Covid-19, it is still a significant threat and [...]

By |2020-09-14T00:18:07+00:00September 11th, 2020|Announcements, BLOGS, Specials|0 Comments

The Energetics Of Pumpkin Pie Spice

Autumn is here which means pumpkins and pumpkin pie spice.  So what makes up the sweet warm combination that spice lovers seem to lose their collective minds over each [...]

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Pumpkin pie spice is simply a mixture of our most beloved warming, sweet spices. It's fantastically simple to put together yourself whether you use ready ground herbs or grind them yourself.

By |2020-09-06T13:48:03+00:00September 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Concerns About The Coronavirus – And When I Can Treat Again

April's Update - September 11, 2020 I will rest my hands a little longer.  As tired as we may be of Covid-19, it is still a significant threat and [...]

By |2020-09-11T18:30:59+00:00September 1st, 2020|Announcements, Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|Comments Off on Concerns About The Coronavirus – And When I Can Treat Again

Grapes! Understanding The Energetics Of Grapes

Summer is surrendering to Late Summer and Autumn. The grapes are ripening for harvest. As a child on my grandparent's small farm, I delighted in this season. The chill air [...]

Bodacious Borscht

Vibrant in color and flavor, borscht is a classic middle European soup with nearly as many variations on the recipe as there are languages in [...]

By |2020-08-31T17:05:43+00:00August 30th, 2020|0 Comments

Late Summer Salad With Squash

Winter squash are one of my most recommended foods, as they are staple for the healing and maintaining the Stomach and Spleen–the Earth element organs. [...]

By |2020-08-31T17:04:26+00:00August 30th, 2020|0 Comments

Chocolate Zucchini Cake

By mid summer I often find myself overrun with zucchini, even from one meager plant. Bless its zeal! What better way to use up some of the summer squash [...]

By |2020-08-26T20:49:47+00:00August 25th, 2020|0 Comments

Summer Squash Saute With Blossoms

Summer Squash Saute With Blossoms - Sauté of Summer Squash Squash are members of the gourd or melon family and come in two main categories--summer and winter. Summer squash (including [...]

By |2020-08-26T20:42:04+00:00August 25th, 2020|0 Comments
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