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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.

Boiling Down The Basics Of Molasses

My daughter Clara is studying abroad in Ireland. She's thriving and doing well and like most first year college students she's had some adjustments to make. After a particularly [...]

Autumn–Eating With The Seasons

Eating in Autumn Autumn corresponds to the Metal element in the 5 Element theory of Asian (Chinese) medicine and rules the Lungs and Colon.    To embrace Autumn choose [...]

Windy Conditions

My brief visit to Ireland reminds me of how lovely or problematic a blustery day can be. Never mind doing your hair, it's going to [...]

By |2019-09-25T02:26:04+00:00September 22nd, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Spring|2 Comments

The Energetics Of Alcohol

A blog by request - Just before the last holiday, I had several conversations with clients about alcohol. There was the usual question, "I know, alcohol is bad, right?" [...]

By |2019-09-25T02:35:02+00:00September 22nd, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|0 Comments

Buy 5 Get 1 Free – My Best Amma Deal

Add Amma to your healthcare routine. A classical Asian bodywork style that predates acupuncture. Amma - literally push-pull - is one of the oldest known Chinese words to describe [...]

By |2019-09-25T20:07:04+00:00September 22nd, 2019|Announcements, Specials|0 Comments

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 |2019-09-24T21:30:56+00:00September 20th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|3 Comments

Cranberry Zucchini Bread

During the cooler months it’s time to seek warmth, rest and introspection. Longer cooking methods like stewing and baking help to move our energy inward and [...]

By |2019-09-18T13:02:21+00:00September 17th, 2019|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 [...]

Playing With Pumpkins & Winter Squash

“Squash would be great for you to eat.”  It's a common recommendation that I make.  And for good reason. Pumpkins and winter squash are the perfect food for strengthening [...]

Baked Spaghetti Squash Parmigiana

A great way to use the season’s beautiful spaghetti squash. Spaghetti squash is also a great alternative if you can’t eat or need to avoid [...]

By |2019-09-11T14:27:22+00:00September 11th, 2019|0 Comments