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.

10-12 Day Juice Fast

Personally, this is my favorite cleanse, and I've done it most springs ever since I started practicing. The only exceptions were when I was pregnant or nursing.   It take [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Common Conditions, My Blogs, Spring, Spring recipes|0 Comments

Instructions For Coffee Or Licorice Root Enemas

Enemas are great tools to have in your healthcare toolbox. Often misused and misunderstood just mentioning them often triggers a reaction in people.  At one end of the spectrum a [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|0 Comments

Yin & Yang–Understanding Opposites

The principles of Yin and Yang, a foundational theory of Asian medicine, is both profound and very simplistic.   The two represent the dynamic opposites seen all throughout nature.  They are not [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, My Blogs|0 Comments

The Nutrient Qi Cycle

Ever wonder why some physical complaints seem to pop up at a certain time? Understanding the Nutrient Qi Cycle or Cycle of Tides might be helpful. Qi (pronounced "chee"), a [...]

By | March 5th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|1 Comment

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 know [...]

Before You Go-Tips & Herbs To Take With You When Traveling

We love vacation and travel!  And nobody wants to be sick while they are hiking in the mountains or exploring a new country. It makes sense to both prepare yourself [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs, Seasons|2 Comments

Managing Allergies

Red, itchy eyes, sore throat, sinus congestion, running nose, puffy face, congested ears, swollen lips, headaches. Although it may be true that certain seasons have a propensity to bombard us [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|1 Comment

Helping Children Grow & Thrive Class–May 20 & 21

May 20 & 21- Saturday,9-5 & Sunday, 9-4 pm $280 By request-- This class is designed to help parents and practitioners incorporate the rich wisdom and principles that Asian medicine (Chinese [...]

By | February 19th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Classes|0 Comments

The Patterns Of Disease–May 6 & 7

May 6 & 7-  Saturday, 9-5pm  and Sunday, 9-4pm $280 What's the difference between Liver Yang Rising and Liver Fire Blazing? What's a Gu pattern? How can obstruction of cold [...]

By | February 18th, 2017|Classes, My Blogs|0 Comments

Yang Is In The Air

You've probably noticed the growing sense of urgency and the desire to move, go faster, do things quicker in the air lately.  People seem a little more anxious, a little less [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|My Blogs, Seasons, Spring|2 Comments