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.

Dutch Baby (Puff Pancake)

A wonderfully fun breakfast dish–great for a lazy Saturday or Sunday. Serve with fresh berries, a little fresh lemon, powdered sugar and maple syrup. […]

By |2020-03-28T14:23:01+00:00March 24th, 2020|0 Comments

April’s Stormy Weather Special

April's Stormy Weather Special We are in an unprecedented time right now. There is fear and unknowns. Unfortunately, I cannot use my hands-on skills as an Amma therapist to [...]

By |2020-03-24T21:48:19+00:00March 24th, 2020|Announcements, Specials|0 Comments

Potatoes – The Energetics and Nutrition of Our Favorite Root

"What we need is a few good taters."  "Po-ta-toes! Boil them, mash them, stick them in a stew. Lovely big golden chips with a nice piece of fried fish." [...]

Concerns About The Coronavirus/COVID – 19

Update 3/22/2020 I hope you are all safe and doing well.  As you know, the corona-virus that causes COVID 19 is spreading rapidly. We are in an unprecedented situation [...]

By |2020-03-22T01:45:40+00:00March 20th, 2020|Announcements, Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|Comments Off on Concerns About The Coronavirus/COVID – 19

Clearing Sinus Congestion

If you've ever had a treatment at Pulse, you've likely smelled the wonderful, clearing Kwan Loong or other oils we use during treatment. Besides soothing sore muscles the fragrances [...]

By |2020-03-19T16:30:27+00:00March 19th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Class: Everyday Living Program, 6 Wks – April 27th – June 8th

6 Mondays, 5:30 - 7 pm, April 24th - June 8th, $255 We will skip May 25th for Memorial Day.  Space is limited to 12 students. Classes are live [...]

Spring’s Energetics–The Season Of The Wood Element

Welcome to Spring! When does Spring really begin? For most Western cultures, we correlate the start of spring with the spring equinox, around March 20-21st.  But all of us [...]

Countering Coughs

Have a cough? They are pretty common right now and this time of year I get a fair number of emails or calls with clients that have suddenly come [...]

By |2020-03-16T00:54:10+00:00March 15th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|3 Comments

Spring–Eating With The Seasons

Spring's natural energy is to lighten up and move forward, shaking off the deep, slumbering and contemplative state of winter and the foods of spring perfectly support this.  They [...]