Understanding Qi: Portland Massage Therapist Provides Insight

What is Qi & its Relationship to Traditional Chinese Medicine? A fundamental concept of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) dating back over 3,000 years, qi (pronounced “chee”) is the Chinese word for energy, which also carries with it connotations of “air,” “breath,” and “life force.” In TCM, it is understood that everything from humans and animals […]

What are Cupping & Gua Sha in Chinese Massage?

Our Portland massage therapist, Meagen Alm, specializes in Chinese massage. Here we offer helpful info on Gua Sha and Cupping – just two of the healing modalities we offer.