AROMATHERAPY

Winter Transition

According to the 5 elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Winter represents the Water element and is associated with the Kidney-Bladder organ system. This is also a time to hardness the Yin energy of these darker days and colder nights. In ancient times, this would mean sleeping longer because there is...

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ORA’s Holiday Guide

The perfect gift for everyone on your list. ORA is here for the healing this holiday season. Our experts have curated a few gift sets for you to add to your secret stash. Designed to boost immunity, relieve stress, promote balance, and easily prioritize wellness on the go, our Holiday...

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TCM

TCM Perspective on Autumn

Autumn has officially arrived. And as the colder weather starts to kick in, it’s time to talk about tips for a healthy fall.  This season is ruled by the element of metal, meaning that the fall season is marked by  organization, order, communication, the mind, setting limits, and protecting boundaries....

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ORA @ Home

Hey Hamptons. Feel better without leaving the pool chair. You can now have our premium, personalized acupuncture treatments in the comfort and privacy of your own home. With everything going on, we want to make sure people who left the city to quarantine safely can keep their acupuncture practice going....

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SEXUAL HEALTH

What is Libido?

How is libido connected to Eastern medicine? Meridians/channels of the body? Energy or chi? Libido refers to our natural feel-good state, the one that catapults us into remembering who we are and inspires us to live passionately. To feel your libido is to feel the wave that passes through you...

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#WFH Tips

Working from home is a different experience for most of us—and our bodies, just like us, are adjusting to our new environments.  Whether you’re emailing from your home office or taking Zoom calls from your child’s bedroom, it’s important to keep balance at the top of your daily priority list....

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ACUPRESSURE

Acupuncture vs. Acupressure FAQs

What’s the difference between acupuncture and acupressure? Acupuncture involves the insertion of needles into specific points in the body by a licensed acupuncturist. Acupressure uses firm pressure to massage those points, with similar effects.     Can you do acupressure at home? Yes.  While acupuncture generates stronger stimulation of strategic points...

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COVID-19

COVID-19 Safety Protocol

Say hello to more mellow. Plus new protocols for sanitary safety.    Dear ORA Community, Balance is a benefit many of us need now more than ever, and we are thrilled to announce that ORA will reopen our doors on June 23rd. ORA has always prioritized your health, safety, and experience, but...

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ORA With Friends

For your weekend plans: ORA With Friends Spend time disconnecting—by connecting with friends, family, or co-workers. Choose from fun (and healing) session options: ORA in the Kitchen: Get TCM dietary recommendations curated to the specific season—and what your body needs now. Beauty Fix: All things acupressure and facial massage (Guasha) for relieving tension in...

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VIRTUAL SESSION FAQS

What’s the difference between a Virtual Consultation and a Virtual Session? A virtual consultation is a free 15 minute conversation with one of our acupuncturists to answer any questions you might have about our virtual sessions or eastern medicine. Our virtual session is a 30 minute deep dive into the...

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Let’s Get Virtual

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT A VIRTUAL SESSION At ORA, we believe everyone deserves to feel their best. Which is why we’re extending our offerings to wherever you may be. Whether you need an immunity boost, suffer from migraines, or find yourself struggling to cope with the world at...

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Using Acupressure to Calm the Mind, Relieve Stress and Improve Sleep

Looking to feel calm, soothe the mind, treat a headache and improve sleep? Acupressure can be an effective way to get some of the benefits of acupuncture when you aren’t able to come in to ORA for a treatment. See below for a few of our favorite acupressure points. DU...

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