Author: Beth

Let me plant a seed in your ear, literally!

Auriculotherapy is the practice of stimulating acupoints on the external ear surface to promote healing. The ear is believed to be a microsystem of the entire body, much like the foot in reflexology. Typically, ear points are stimulated with acupuncture needles, electrical stimulation devices, or ear seeds. With ear seeds we traditionally use the seed Read More …

Much Ado About Cupping

The ancient practice of cupping was brought to the spotlight during the Olympics when several athletes, most notably swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympic athlete of all time, were seen competing with the tell tale round cupping marks on their bodies. While many people had never heard of cupping, it has been practiced for Read More …

No Mud…No Lotus!

The beautiful lotus photographs on my services page were taken at the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens by local photographer (and my wonderful sister) Linda Parker. To see the entire collection of photographs or buy a print you can view her gallery. The lotus is used as a symbol of spiritual growth in many cultures. It is Read More …