041: Seasonal living according to Traditional Chinese Medicine: Summer with Anne Woods LAc, MSTCM

The Other Way

May 22 2023 • 56 mins

Anne Woods is a licensed acupuncturist and herbalist in San Francisco. Her approach to modern medicine is gentle and empowering. Rooted in ancient healing modalities such as acupuncture and Eastern medicine, therapeutic movement, nutrition counseling, and herbal medicine, she believes we can teach the physical, emotional, and spiritual body to achieve balance. Anne has a passion for helping people with acute and chronic pain, digestive disorders, hormone imbalances, natural skincare, and stress. Her intention is to help people feel vibrant and alive in their bodies so they can live fully, with peace in their heart and mind. She has been teaching yoga for over 14 years in a variety of styles. When she is not in the clinic, Anne enjoys spending time in the ocean, tending her garden, ceramics, and cooking up nourishing dinners with friends and family.

💫 We cover :

  • Seasons living according to Chinese Medicine
  • Understanding the transition into summer
  • Summer: element, color, emotions
  • Imbalance vs. IN-balance for the summer season
  • Understanding the summer constitution: fire
  • Patterns in Chinese Medicine associated with the summer season
  • Foods for summer - including cold food (how much is too much?!)
  • Movement for the summer season
  • Skincare for summer

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