Breathe Free! Herbs and Other Remedies for Respiratory Allergies

Spring brings joy to the heart after months of winter cold. It also brings blossoming trees, flowers, and grasses, which for some people can mean weeks of sneezing, itching, and wheezing. Fortunately there are many herbs, foods, and supplements that can offer great relief!   In this class, licensed acupuncturist and herbalist Amanda Lewis will […]

Food Combining: The Foundation for Healthy Digestion

Properly combining foods is essential to assimilating the nutrients available in what we eat.   In this class, licensed acupuncturist and herbalist Amanda Lewis, L.Ac. will cover these key points of food combining   (1) food groups that combine well (2) food combinations best to avoid, and (3) ideal sequencing of foods eaten in a […]

Treating Pain and Inflammation with Natural Remedies

There are so many herbs, foods, and supplements that reduce inflammation that it can be hard to know which to choose. While you could use the “shotgun approach” and take lots of different things you’ve heard are good for inflammation, it’s more effective to use specific diagnostic differentiation to determine what is best take. In […]

Finding Calm and Improving Sleep

It can be hard these days to slow down and quiet the body and mind. Many people often feel stressed or anxious, and have trouble falling or staying asleep. While we may not be able to change our job or basic daily responsibilities, we can modify our food choices, use medicinal herbs, adjust our routines, […]

Rejuvenate with Cleansing and Fasting: Benefits and Guidelines

Periodic cleansing and fasting are considered fundamental practices in almost every healing tradition. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, Spring is a particularly good season to consider doing some type of liver and gallbladder cleanse.   In this class, licensed acupuncturist and certified herbalist, Amanda Lewis, L.Ac., will discuss various aspects of cleanses and fasts, including: […]

Restoring Digestive Health

Join local acupuncturist and herbalist Amanda Lewis for a lively presentation on remedies (including food, herbs and supplements) for common digestive issues such as indigestion, gas and bloating, acid reflux (GERD), constipation, diarrhea, and IBS.   Listen to the entire class!      

Virtual Rejuvenation Sessions

  In addition to being available for individual phone consultations and mailing herbal medicine directly to your home, I’m also offering Virtual Rejuvenation Sessions. There’s actually so much you can do from the comfort of your home!   In these treatment sessions, you’ll learn healing techniques for relaxation, releasing anxiety, and restoring balance.   Choose a […]

Virtual Rejuvenation Sessions Continue . . .

Virtual Rejuvenation Sessions Continue!   Saturday, April 11, 2020 12:30-1pm Settling & Descending the Chi (Qi) (anxiety, insomnia, stress, headaches)   Monday, April 13th 12:30-1pm Spreading & Clearing the Chi (pain, distention, and inflammation)   Thursday, April 16th 12:30-1pm Raising & Strengthening the Chi (fatigue, depression, immune system support)   Email me for a zoom […]

Introduction to TCM and Acupuncture

Monday, September 23, 2019 1:00 - 1:30PM Join me at the Equinox festival hosted by Origins Cafe in Cooperstown, NY! I’ll be giving a  10 minute introduction to TCM and acupuncture, followed by 20 minutes Q/A. Lots of great events and presentations happening all day!   Listen to another class on this topic for […]

Acupressure for Self-Care 

Earth Medicine Gathering Saturday, June 12 2021 2:45-4pm Six Circles Farm in Lodi, NY ___ Acupressure is a method of applying pressure to specific points on the body to bring about a desired result. There are so many points on the body that are very effective and easy to find! In this class, we will […]