Five Seasons Photo Shoot

Tweet Recently, we had the great fortune of having photographer, Esther Horvarth, visit Five Seasons. She is currently a student of the International Center of Photography and was interested in documenting the inner workings of an acupuncture office. We were so glad she chose us and produced some gorgeous photos as a result. Thank you all for your cooperation.   You can view Esther’s website here. Thanks, Esther!  Read More

Creating a Calm Mind Workshop

Tweet Creating a Calm Mind: Holistic Workshop to Reduce Anxiety Using Acupuncture, Yoga & Talk Therapy Dear all, As a follow up to the stress reduction workshops I led in May, I am pleased to announce that this fall, I am again teaming up with mind-body psychotherapist, Susan Lambert, and Iyengar-influenced yoga instructor, Robin Simmonds, to offer a collaborative workshop aimed at helping us develop tools to reduce anxiety. As... Read More

It’s Hot Out There!

TweetHope you’re enjoying a beautiful weekend and staying cool! This is definitely one of the hottest weekends we’ve had in New York this summer. When the temperatures soar like this, it’s important to stay hydrated. Sipping water with lemon or cucumber is a refreshing way to cool off. Be careful too if you go out in the sun—wear your sunscreen! You might also want to make sure not to leave food out for too long in direct light.... Read More

Great Article on Urban Gardening

Tweet In this morning’s New York Times, there was a great article about urban gardening. While city dwellers have been growing tomatoes and herbs in little planters for years, there has been a recent increase in home-grown fruits and vegetables. Though tax incentives have been a motivation for some, but it runs much deeper for many. Paula Crossfield, the managing editor of Civil Eats blog about sustainable agriculture, considers the 400-square-foot... Read More

Yoga and Tai Chi in the Park

TweetGreat news for anyone living or working in midtown: On Tuesdays and Thursdays this summer, Bryant Park will be hosting free yoga and tai chi classes! Practicing outside helps soothe the mind, body, and heart—all especially important in the summer season. Check the park’s website for a schedule of classes. To lear more about exercise and traditional Chinese medicine, visit the Five Seasons Healing website. You can also find a list of local... Read More

Meditation in the Park this Weekend!

TweetThis Saturday, May 9th the Chakrasambara Buddhist Center is hosting a Meditation in the Park with Kadam Morten. The event is scheduled from 1-3 pm in Central Park. Kadam Morten will guide participants in a meditation on the clarity of the mind, emphasizing in particular how we incorporate all the sounds of the park into our meditation. The meditation will end with a heartfelt dedication for world peace. The meditation itself is likely to go from... Read More

Free Introductory Classes at New York’s Open Center!

TweetThe New York Open Center is a non-profit holistic learning center offering evening events, full-day workshops, ongoing classes, and advanced trainings. There are some great upcoming free introductory classes. Thursday, March 12, 8 pm:Spring Detox and Rejuvenation with Drew DeVittorio“In this class we will take an in-depth look at how toxins can accumulate in our bodies and how to detoxify and regain our vitality. Springtime is a wonderful... Read More