A Point for Breathing, Sleeping & Grieving: Landscape of Your Body #12

https://leilaninavar.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Lung-1-Video-September-2021.mp4 Here’s a need-to-know point on the body landscape when dealing with breathing concerns, sadness or grief, or waking up between 1-3am.  This is the first place that the Lung Channel rises to the surface of the body. We call it Lung 1 in English and Zhong Fu (Central Palace) in Mandarin. We also know…

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Which Emotions Connect with Gut Health Most?

More Chinese Medicine wisdom on how worry & grief relate to digestion & elimination. I’m so excited to see many of you tomorrow for Acupressure for Gut Healing! If you’re not signed up yet – I’ll be teaching self-massage on my Top 5 points for gut health. You’ll learn a full self-care treatment routine AND…

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A Point for Calming & Opening the Chest: The Landscape of Your Body #6

https://leilaninavar.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Ren-17-Video-Jan-2021.mp4 Sometimes, when I find this point, it’s so tender I can barely press on it. Other times, it feels fine. It all depends on how my back is doing (especially my spine, directly behind this spot), and whether I’m going through anything that brings heartache.  In English, it’s usually called Ren 17, sometimes translated…

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A Point for Stress Relief: The Landscape of Your Body #5

https://leilaninavar.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Liver-3-Video-Jan-2021.mp4 You’ll have to take your shoes off for this one. It’s worth it. Liver 3, aka “Tai Chong,” aka “Great Rushing,” located in a valley on your foot, is important for people dealing with stress. (Should I simply say “for people”? Is anyone NOT dealing with stress?) Watch the video above to learn how…

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A Point for Calming and Uplifting: The Landscape of Your Body #4

https://leilaninavar.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Du-20-Video-Jan-2021.mp4 Sometimes Yin and Yang are easy to understand: Where is the most Yang place on your body? The top! The uppermost point on your body, Du 20 (aka Baihui, aka “Hundred Meetings”), has everything to do with Yang. We use this point either to send excess Yang back down, or lift deficient Yang back…

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