Ancient Health Strategies for a Cold Winter-
Winter is element of Water and is the season of the Kidney Energy (referred to as life essence in Chinese Medicine) It.is the foundation of our immune system and healthy aging.
Traditional Chinese Medicine teaches that the Kidneys (called the Storehouse of the Vital Essence) operate like a pilot light that can spark light within the entire body, mind, and spirit and should be guarded and cared for to prevent our life essence from dissipating resulting in rapid aging and chronic illness. Kidney Fire vitalizes the system and separates the pure aspects of Water from the impure.
Symptoms Associated With Imbalances in Water include lower back pain (chronic or acute), knee pain and weakness, problems with urinary retention, fatigue and shortness of breath, vertigo or dizziness, sexual problems, including lack of excitement, premature ejaculation, vaginal dryness, anxiety and excessive fear, high blood pressure and/or headaches, inflexibility and resistance to change
JOIN US FOR A 1-DAY CLASS – SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7th, 2019
In this one-day class we will explore major strategies to maintain healthy living in winter which includes herbal medicine, a balanced winter diet, specific nutritional supplements, and internal exercises for both stress reduction and body circulation.
Drew DiVittorio is a nutritional consultant who maintains a private practice in Chinese Medicine and the Taoist Healing Arts. He is currently the founder and primary instructor at the New York Institute of Herbal Medicine & Nutrition, a one-year professional training program in classical Chinese herbology and nutrition. Drew was an adjunct associate professor at the University of Bridgeport Acupuncture Institute for 10 years, is currently on the teaching staff at the New York Open Center, and teaches in the Green Medicine program. He lectures nationally on nutrition and Chinese medicine and has been featured on Good Day New York, Fox News Channel, MSNBC, and Alive & Wellness with Carol Martin. Drew is also a popular speaker at colleges, hospitals, senior communities, and Fortune 500 companies. His speaking credits include Xymogen, Metagenics, New YorkUniversity, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York Medical College, Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Ronald McDonald House and Gilda’s Club
Richard Anton Diaz the Director of the Taoist Healing Arts and co-founder of the Traditional Chinese Healing Arts Academy. He is a certified teacher and educator in the Universal Tao system founded by Mastr Mantak Chia and is also a certified with the Trinity School of Natural Health as a Professional Health Coach and Practitioner. Additionally, he is the North American representative for Alphay, a Chinese-based world leader in organic medicinal mushrooms that are formulated in the 5 Element system of traditional Chinese medicine. Anton provides the basic QiQong and Tai Chi practices as well as the Taoist healing arts training which include both Six Healing Sounds and Inner smile, the Microcosmic Orbit, s well as the solo Sexual Cultivation practices known as the Healing Love.
Saturday, December 8th, 2019
Time 10am – 4pm
Teas & Organic Coffees Served
301 West 55th Street, #4 (Corner of 8th Ave)
Go to Columbus Circle Station (A,B,C,D,1,N,Q,R,W)
Telephone (917) 385-7948