About me

Lori Anne Kamer, R.Ac (she/her) I began this journey back in 2008 when I stepped into my first yoga teacher training session and as cliché as it seems I knew that life as I knew it would never be the same. I can remember sending my family an email detailing how excited I was to…

Acupuncture

I think its fair to say that a large portion of people in Canada have at least a heard about acupuncture at this point but how much do you personally know about this ancient Chinese Medicine philosophy and technique. For instance, did you know that acupuncture is widely used as a preventative medicine to encourage…

Cosmetic Acupuncture

From a Chinese Medicine perspective, beauty, although largely objective comes from the inside and this is the major premise behind cosmetic acupuncture. There are many tenants that explain that when you are healthy on the inside you too will show good health on the outside. Further, in any diagnostic process in Traditional Chinese Medicine skin…

Cupping

If you haven’t tried cupping I highly recommend it especially for muscle and joint related aches. It can simply feel miraculous in how well it works to ease your pain. Cupping is another Traditional Chinese Medicine technique that is used to promote qi and blood circulation. The process involves uses a cup (made of glass,…

Tuina

Tuina is a hands on treatment that uses the same theories as Traditional Chinese Medicine. It can be considered as an ancient Chinese medically based massage. Practitioners use a number of techniques such as traction, kneading, pressing, vibrating, etc. with the hands, fingers, elbows, wrists and knees on meridians and acupuncture points to stimulate and…

Reiki

Reiki is a healing technique that has its origins in Japan. Similar to Chinese Medicine reiki works with the meridian system however instead of using acupuncture needles, cupping or massage for example to affect the flow of qi reiki energy is used. Its hard to imagine how something that you cannot see can be real…

Thai Massage

Thai massage combines principles of the life elements earth, water, wind and fire along with Sen Sib Theory (similar to meridian theory) to create a balanced flow of energy throughout the body that promotes optimal health. On a physical level these massage and stretching techniques help to improve blood and lymphatic circulation, muscle strength and…

Meditation

Through the years I have decided that I want nothing more than to live as authentically as I can so honesty has become a really big part of my life. With this is mind I find it challenging to marry what my idea of what I want to represent in my website and what a…

Yoga

Its no secret to anyone that knows me that I LOVE yoga. It has by far been the biggest turning point in my life and I am so thankful for the wisdom it has instilled in me. Through yoga I have learned so much about who I am and what makes me tick and it…

Understanding Yin & Yang

5 Secrets to Understanding the laws of Yin and Yang in order to Achieve Emotional Balance By Lori Anne Bryant #1 The OPPOSITION of Yin & Yang    EVERYTHING exists because of the opposition of yin and yang. You cannot have left without right or an up without a down. You cannot know sadness unless you…