TCM

Acupuncture for Weight Loss

What is health and what does it mean to be healthy? The World Health Organization defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental, and social well being and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity.” This is actually a great, holistic definition of what health is. Often health...

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ORA UPDATES

Enhanced COVID-19 Safety Protocol

Updates to our COVID-19 Safety Protocol and Holiday Schedule Dear ORA Community, At ORA, we have always prioritized your health and wellbeing. We want to remind you of our updated COVID-19 safety protocols in light of the current news of the Omicron variant and want to update you on the...

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TCM

Winter Seasonal Wellness Starts with the Kidney Qi

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, all of nature, including ourselves, are governed by the Five Elements. These elements naturally exist within us and there is a season associated with each one. Each seasonal change affects our health and this transition from fall to the winter season is a...

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TCM

Introducing The ORA Acupuncture Facial / ORA

The ORA Acupuncture Facial: TCM Principles Combined with Modern Technology While facial acupuncture and gua sha has been trending, we have been perfecting our ORA Acupuncture Facial which is an integrative approach combining eastern practices with modern technology. And, we’re excited to announce that it’s finally available.  What exactly is...

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TCM

What are Zang-Fu organs?

Zang-Fu organs and their importance serves as the foundation to Traditional Chinese Medicine diagnosis, physiology, and explains how our body is a connected as a whole.    Each Zang-Fu organ pair is a representation of a Yin organ, associated with a corresponding Yang organ. This is a good reminder that...

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ACUPUNCTURE

TCM healing for LGBTQIA+ community

Whether it’s reproductive health or emotional well being, ORA is here to support the LGBTQIA+ community with all of our Traditional Chinese Medicine healing and expertise.   Emotional Health Stress, anxiety, or overthinking can continuously take a toll on the body. Specifically the Jing-Luo, or otherwise known as the meridian...

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TCM

Why men need to think about their kidneys, when it comes to health

While chronic pain and stress are some of the more common reasons for men to seek acupuncture — sexual health, erectile dysfunction (ED), infertility, and premature hair loss are additional concerns that can see incredible results. This is through a combination of various TCM treatments. To understand how this works,...

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MENTAL HEALTH

How TCM supports Insomnia, Burnout, and Stress

At this time our modern society is suffering from more anxiety, stress, and insomnia than ever before. Part of this can be due to how deeply integrated we are as human beings attached to technology.  This is something our ancestors knew nothing about, especially within the realms of Traditional Chinese...

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AROMATHERAPY

Find Your Zen: The Mental & Physical Benefits of our Bath Salts

While a shower might be a part of your regular day-to-day routine, a bath is a complete mind, body, and soul wellness practice that is often overlooked. Showers might clean the body, but bathing comes with many benefits, like combating all sorts of symptoms and offering a plethora of vital...

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ACUPUNCTURE

E-Stim: The Electric Extra Here to Help You Heal

Here at ORA, we combine ancient Chinese medicine with a more modern experience. And, with that, we keep a pulse on emerging and innovative modalities that can help us harness our vital energy (or “Qi”). That’s why we’re excited to introduce our all-new acupuncture add-on called E-Stim.  Video Player 00:00...

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LIFESTYLE

Those who nuture: Danielle Duboise – Sakara Life

What does being a nurturer mean to you?  Holding space for others.  What are your self-care rituals to stay grounded throughout the day?  Kundalini breathing exercises, even a quick breath of fire, and taking time to sit and enjoy my Sakara Life meals that nourish me through busy days.   ...

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LIFESTYLE

Those who nuture: Nicole Gonzalez – Lillies and Leon

What does being a nurturer mean to you?  Someone who makes you feel truly safe, loved, and accepted.    What are your self-care rituals to stay grounded throughout the day? I love diffusing oils and lighting incense. I try and exercise regularly as it helps me so much emotionally. I...

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