All About Sleep

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Friday March 16th was World Sleep Day, an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep, including medicine, education, social aspects and road safety. This post will wake you up with an invigorating discussion on different aspects of sleep. The National Sleep Foundation […]

Fermenting Workshop

        How to Make Fermented Vegetables and Kefir What are fermented foods? What are the benefits of eating them? How can you make them at home? Fermented foods include milk kefir, coconut water kefir and all kinds of vegetables, from cabbage to cucumbers to mixtures of everything, from kimchi to sauerkraut. Regular […]


        Muscular tension can be a significant factor in many health complaints. Sotai is a body therapy from Japan designed to release muscular tension in a gentle way. The core idea of Sotai is that you don’t try and fight stiffness and resistance in the muscles directly. Instead, you stretch in the […]

Finished the Documentary!

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[framed_video column=”one-fourth”][/framed_video] A short documentary about training with the renowned blind acupuncturists in Japan With a fifteen minute documentary on Toyohari finally completed, Oran writes a few words about the back story. Filming since 2002 I did my initial training in Toyohari in Europe in 1999 -2000. Ever since my first trip to Japan in […]