Alumni Spotlight: Julie Burke Lic.Ac.

Julie Burke has served the Asheville community as a well-respected healer for the past ten years.  In 2008, she graduated from Daoist Traditions College  and opened her practice, Deep Alchemy Acupuncture. In 2012, she became a Reiki Master and is now certified to teach others. Ms. Burke enjoys sharing her clinical and life experiences as she … Read More

7 Myths of Chinese Medicine – Debunked

There are many incorrect stereotypes when it comes to Chinese medicine even though it is regulated, studied, and scrutinized with the same critical lens as western medicine. In this article, we address some common myths about Chinese medicine and how these ideas are incorrect: 1. Chinese Medicine is Unregulated Chinese medicine is regulated by a … Read More

Acupuncture used as Primary Treatment for Sleep Apnea

A new study shows that acupuncture is a successful primary treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. In six randomized controlled trials with 362 subjects, researchers at the Tongji Medical College of the Huazhong University of Science and Technology in China compared manual acupuncture and electroacupuncture against a control group to measure the effects each treatment would … Read More

What it’s like to Have a Degree in Acupuncture

88% of our graduates are currently practicing Chinese medicine Getting a Master’s Degree in Chinese Medicine Earning a master’s degree in Chinese medicine requires four years of study, complete with clinical experience in the last two years. A master’s degree in acupuncture and Chinese medicine from Daoist Traditions​ stands apart from other master’s degrees, though – … Read More

Chinese Medicine Treatments for Nausea

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These Chinese medicine treatments can be easily self-administered any time you experience motion sickness or nausea: Pressure Points Acupressure, like acupuncture, works with points along your body’s meridians. Targeting specific points through these meridians can alleviate energy blockage which can be causing illness and pain. Pericardium 6 Pericardium 6, known as the Inner Gate or … Read More