April

April Crowell

About April Crowell

Diplomate, Asian Bodywork Therapy (Dipl. ABT NCCAOM) Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN) AOBTA Certified Instructor & Practitioner I have been practicing and teaching since 1994. I maintain my private therapy practice at Pulse Holistic Health offer Amma Therapy, Holistic Nutrition therapy sessions and classes for the public. In 2016, I started teaching Amma therapy apprentices again. I write regularly and offer classes in continuing education and for the public.

Rhubarb–Spring’s Clearing And Cooling Vegetable

Grandma June had a monstrous rhubarb plant that covered the edge of pathway leading to berry patches.  Every Spring we harvested the stalks for strawberry rhubarb pie, jellies, jams [...]

Cherries–Nature’s Blood Cleanser

It's time for cherries!  If you've ever picked cherries, likely you have an appreciation for how much labor goes into caring for and harvesting the delicate, tart orbs. You [...]

Rhubarb Compote

Rhubarb’s sour flavor is often overly tempered by too much sugar.  I prefer to keep it clearer, using either maple syrup or honey and controlling [...]

April’s May Special–3 Amma’s for $200

Julia's Zev, chilling. To help you adapt to the heat, I've brought back my most popular special.  Use them for yourself, gift them to friends and family. [...]

By | 2018-05-09T19:22:53+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Announcements, Asian Medicine Blog, Specials|0 Comments

Summer–Eating With The Seasons

Welcome to Summer!  Longer, warmer days encourage us to be more active, spending greater time outdoors. The sun's warmth encourages growth and maturation. Plants thrive and begin sharing their abundance with [...]

Summer’s Energetics–The Season Of The Fire Element

Summer, the season of the Fire Element, has arrived!  The days are long and the bright sunshine invites us outdoors to work in our gardens or play in the [...]

By | 2018-05-01T22:21:35+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Summer|0 Comments

Clara’s Summer Salsa

It seemed last summer, Clara was determined to make salsa every few days. Which was fine, as we had an abundance of tomatoes, onions and [...]

The 8 Branches Of Asian Medicine

“The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of [...]

By | 2018-04-30T17:41:31+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS|0 Comments

Class: Amma Apprenticeship With April

--Effective 2018--I will schedule a meeting in mid-late June to meet with those who are interested in becoming and Amma apprentice this fall. Purpose and Vision I have laid [...]

By | 2018-05-01T22:07:52+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Announcements, BLOGS, Classes|0 Comments

Nourishing Teenage Athletes

The first year that Clara was on a regional volleyball team I realized how very unaware some people are of the nutritional needs--especially those of the young athlete. We [...]

By | 2018-04-20T20:32:46+00:00 April 20th, 2018|BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments