A Point for Sacrum or Throat Pain: The Landscape of Your Body #10

https://leilaninavar.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Kidney-6-Video-May-2021.mp4 I always know when I’m on this point because it’s so tender. Likely, anyone else with sacrum or tailbone injury or pain will feel that too. It’s also tender for many people dealing with throat pain or difficulty swallowing. A little more help finding Kidney 6 (a.k.a. Zhao Hai, or “Shining Sea”) on your…

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A Point for Gut Health & Stamina: The Landscape of Your Body #9

https://leilaninavar.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/Stomach-36-Video-May-2021.mp4 This is a big one. Big in size (making it harder to miss), big in that it’s full of Blood and Qi, and big in importance. If you’ve had an acupuncture treatment before, Stomach 36 might look familiar. This point (a.k.a. Zu San Li, “Leg Three Miles”) is one of the most commonly needled…

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A Point for Pelvic & Digestive Health: The Landscape of Your Body #8

https://leilaninavar.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/SP6-April-2021-50.mp4 Feeling good here with loving self-massage on Spleen 6, together with hip circles to free up energy in the pelvis. (NOT a point to be used during PREGNANCY if it’s not yet time to go into labor. Pick a different point to love on yourself with.) This point is so often tender to pressure,…

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A Point Used for Clearing Heat and Relieving Headaches: The Landscape of Your Body #7

https://leilaninavar.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/HT-8-April-2021-50.mp4 A palace in the palm of the hand, pressed to clear “heat.” That “heat” might be showing up as agitation, insomnia, or as actually feeling hot (especially in the palms). Pressure here can help when there’s heaviness or a feeling of stuckness in the chest, with the urge to sigh frequently, or the sense…

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Episode 26: Owl Feathers, Stilettos and Other Footprints to Track in Our Dreams (a conversation with Bambi Corso-Steinmeyer)

Do you track the details in your dreams? Bambi Corso-Steinmeyer talks with me about why to track the recurring details in our dreams. Those themes are like footprints left behind by the qualities moving through our dreamscape – and we’re well-served by following their trails. Bambi and I cover a lot of dreamscape ground in…

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