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.

Roses – A Fragrant, Cooling Delight at the Table

That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful. Rumi [...]

When Yang Collapses – Rebuilding The Fires

Yang collapse - sounds pretty severe, right? In Asian (Chinese) medicine it is a very serious condition that often has a long, slow and difficult path to recovery.  Yang [...]

By |2019-05-25T03:15:41+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|1 Comment

Fireworks Noodles

A simple, spicy noodle recipe. Enjoy it at Asian New Year celebrates or as a cheerful summer dish. Noodles represent longevity-and we all want that, [...]

By |2019-05-25T03:37:56+00:00May 22nd, 2019|0 Comments

Class: Healthy Lunches – August 1st

Summer Quiche Thursday, August 1, 5:30-7:30pm, $60 Includes companion booklet "What's for lunch?" Whether it's ourselves or our children, too often we find ourselves trying to plan [...]

By |2019-05-22T18:59:45+00:00May 21st, 2019|Announcements, BLOGS, Classes|0 Comments

Class: Everyday Living With Asian Medicine & Holistic Nutrition – 9 Week Program Begins Sept 4th!

9 Wednesdays 5-8pm, September 4th - October 30th. $975 Space is limited to 25 students. This 9 week program is designed to bring the practical and [...]

By |2019-06-18T14:12:31+00:00May 17th, 2019|Announcements, Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Classes|0 Comments

Class: Questions & Answers About My Everyday Living Program

Everyday Living Begins, Wednesday, September 4th! This is a new program, and it's brought up a few questions. I thought I'd take a few moments and answer the most [...]

By |2019-06-12T18:35:09+00:00May 14th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Classes|0 Comments

Summer – Eating With The Seasons

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

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 |2019-05-15T15:46:06+00:00May 12th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Summer|0 Comments

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 [...]

Building Blood

Blood is blood is blood, right? Nope...Asian medicine's definition of Blood is a bit different than that of Western medicine's of blood (I'll use the lower case b when [...]