Click here for video Mars Hill Professor of Religious Studies Marc Mullinax talks about on Wu-Wei and harnessing the power of un-learning in higher education. This talk was given on June 24th, 2021 at Heaven’s Cloud Event Center to students and faculty of Daoist Traditions College of Chinese Medical Arts. To order a copy of […]
New Year, New You. For Real!
The start of the new year means new years resolutions for all. A time for contemplating and enacting changes that we feel will enhance our lives. Yet, a study conducted by researchers at the University of Scranton found that 23% of people quit working on their resolutions just two weeks into the new year. And […]
Alumni Spotlight: Gillian Rose, L. Ac.
Alumni Spotlight: Gillian Rose, L. Ac. of Twelve Rivers Medicine, in Seattle WA (2014 graduate) Hi Gillian, please tell us about your practice. I started my practice, Twelve Rivers Medicine, about 6 months after graduating from DT, in my hometown, where I hadn’t lived for 8 years. It’s a solo practice, but I share a […]
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 […]
Alumni Spotlight: Greg Casey
Greg Casey graduated from Daoist Traditions in 2014, he also holds an Associate Degree in Mathematics and Sciences from SUNY: Adirondack. He is certified by NCCAOM and is licensed to practice Chinese medicine in NC. He has also practiced in the state of RI as a licensed Doctor of Acupuncture. He recently returned to DTC as […]
Alumni Spotlight: Karen Litton
Karen Litton is a 2008 Daoist Traditions graduate and practicing acupuncturist in North Carolina. She maintains a practice with the Chinese Acupuncture Clinic as well as her own clinic, Mountain Therapeutic, in Bryson City. She has been an instructor at Daoist Traditions for seven years. Teaching at Daoist Traditions I have taught several courses […]
Study Help: How can you keep all of the new information straight?
Acupuncture school is full of new discoveries – but the volume of material that needs to be memorized can be overwhelming. Understanding how you learn best helps, but sometimes it takes a while to figure out how to study these new subjects. Here are a few tips: Study cards, quizzes, charts, even ridiculous mnemonics […]
Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Nolff, L.Ac.
Daoist Traditions students work exceptionally hard throughout their 4 year program, but what happens to them after graduation? Our Alumni Spotlight aims to highlight our graduates and the great work they are doing. Amanda Nolff, L.Ac., graduated from DTC in 2014 and has been providing acupuncture care to the Matthews, NC community ever since. We ran […]
Herbal Medicine: Winter Wind
You can feel the coming of the winter in the coldness of the early morning and in the evening wind. Chinese Medicine emphasizes the benefits of living in harmony with our environment and its cycles. With coldness and increased darkness, winter encourages us inward – to slow down, give ourselves time to reflect, replenish our […]
Chinese Medicine for Pain Management
Pain is an epidemic in the United States: it affects more people than heart disease, cancer, and diabetes combined. It is the predominant reason Americans seek health care, and costs the U.S. up to $635 billion a year according to a study by Johns Hopkins University. Pain is a complex and debilitating condition that has […]