Practical Pressure Points: Ren Zhong

Ren Zhong
Acupressure DIY at Home Ren Zhong (人中), also known as Shui Gou (水溝), or Du 26, is the single most important Acupuncture point for restoring consciousness for fainting, or syncope. Du 26 is located on the face, above the upper lip on the midline, at the junction of the upper third and lower two thirds of the philtrum (the marked indentation found on the midline between...

Acupressure DIY for Heel Pain

Heel Pain
Heel Pain is a common complaint that affects many and can be caused by numerous different reasons.     Some common causes of Heel Pain can include: Plantar Fasciitis: A common cause of heel pain where the pain is caused by inflammation of the of the fascia tissue on the arch of the foot.   In cases of plantar fasciitis, the pain...

How to Alleviate Wrist Pain with Acupressure

Wrist Pain with Acupressure
Wrist pain is a fairly common complaint that can be caused by a number of different reasons.  it can be caused by an acute injury such as sudden sprains and it can be caused by long term repetitive motion and stress, gout, or more commonly, carpal tunnel syndrome, and arthritis. Carpal tunnel syndrome describes the condition in which swelling in the wrist squeezes...

FCIM’s 25th Anniversary Celebration and National AOM Day

FCIM held a campus-wide celebration on Oct 24th, National AOM Day for its 25th Anniversary!  The celebration's commencement ceremony was kicked off with a traditional Japanese Taiko drum performance by the Matzuriza Taiko group, followed by a traditional Chinese ceremonial performance of Lion Dance by the Orlando Young Lions group.  The event had over 30 vendors providing products and services...

When Cello meets Wing Chun, Unleash the power of one thought 《一念》

Forever Red Project: The Moment
THE MOMENT 《一念》: When Cello meets Wing Chun, Unleash the power of one thought Hong Kong Cellist Society (HKCS) presents a concert “Thought” featuring Cello music and Martial Art Wing Chun on 1 Oct 2015 in Concert Hall of Hong Kong City Hall. This multimedia concert, “The Moment” presented by Cellist Ms Clara Tsang, Pianist Zhang Zhao and Wing Chun...

Learn How To Enjoy A Japanese Ryokan with Hot Springs

A complete town famous for the Ryokan (Japanese style hotels that includes Onsen service). The Wakura-onsen Hot Spring is known as one of the best high-class hot spring resorts in Japan and as the “ocean’s hot spring.” It is located in Nanao City of Ishikawa, at the central part of the Noto-hanto Peninsula sticking into the Sea of Japan...

7 Chinese Herbs that Double as Culinary Spices

For thousands of years, herbalists and Chinese Medicine doctors have been cultivating health and healing ailments through the use of herbal medicine.  Chinese herbal therapy and Food therapy both follow foundational systems that include the Yin Yang and Five Element Theory, incorporating the five flavors and tastes, colors, properties and nature. Below is a list of 7 Traditional Chinese Herbs that...

Orlando Young Lions

Dragon Parade Lunar New Year 2015 Stage Performance at Orlando Fashion Square
Lion Dancing - A simple, but unique term given for something that envelops so much in history and is still with us today. By the sight and sound of it, you can picture a street scene with colorful figures with children frolicking around while elders look on with bright smiles and gleaming eyes. What is this Lion Dance that...

Asia Trend / YESS Center hosts “Heart to Heart” Seminar

Puxiao Cen, MD, FACC Cardiologist
Asia Trend / YESS center hosted the first free monthly health seminar <Heart to Heart Talk> with Dr. Puxiao Cen on May 17. Over 70 attendees received valuable information about heart disease prevention. Dr Cen also answered many questions in both Chinese and English. Free lunch was provided to seniors over aged 55, sponsored by Chan’s Chinese Cuisine and China Garden Restaurant, Winter Park. Social activities such as...

Get Your Health Back 5 Minutes at a Time

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What is one of the most devastating things you could do to the body? Not wearing a seatbelt, smoking, not flossing regularly, and weighing more than 300 pounds are all bad, but what if none of these apply to you? How about sitting for eight to twelve hours a day? Sit-osis is the new smoking and most people suffer...
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