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 […]
Winter Solstice Meditation
The winter solstice is a time of quiet reflection and an opportunity to look within yourself and focus on what you want and need. It’s a time to examine, let go, and make changes within yourself. Try this simple solstice meditation to tap into your inner self and set goals and intentions for the coming […]
Holiday Hacks For Stress Relief
It is easy to get overwhelmed by the extra to-dos and frantic energy of the holiday season. Planning, organizing, cooking, gifts, travel, house guests, family – it can all be too much, even when we plan to keep it simple. Instead of pushing through all the preparations, try these easy ways to keep the stress […]
Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Blatnik, L. Ac.
Alumni Spotlight: Jennifer Blatnik, L. Ac. in Asheville, NC (2014 graduate) You’ve lived in a lot of different places, but built your practice in Asheville, how did you come to that decision? I met my partner midway through school. They had just begun a graduate program too, so I knew I needed to settle in […]
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 […]
Faculty Spotlight: Kristen Lambertin, L.Ac.
Kristen graduated from Daoist Traditions in 2015 with a Masters in Oriental Medicine. Before attending DT, she attended Penn State University after which she lived in Chonju, South Korea on a Fulbright Scholarship. She has also taught English with the Peace Corps in Africa and ESL in Massachusetts. Kristen has also worked as an Immigration Specialist […]
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 […]
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Kathy Robinson
Kathy Robinson graduated from UNC Chapel Hill School of Medicine in 1989. She did her residency in family medicine at Duke University. She worked in private practices and then went on to teach in the family medicine residency program at Duke. She has worked in public health, taught healthcare at local prisons, and she serves on the Ethics Committee […]
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 […]
What’s Blooming at DT?
Happy first day of summer! The heat and rain have really made the gardens burst in the past few weeks. In the Daoist Traditions herb garden, we’ve seen a lot of color this season and have several medicinal plants in full bloom. Our lovely Mimosa Tree is in full bloom and the flowers smell amazing! […]