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Featured Classes + Events

Boundaries: A Heart Centered Approach

The NCCAOM updated their PDA requirements starting January 2016 from 4 hours of PDA in Ethics or Safety to 2 hours in each of Ethics and Safety. This online class meets the updated requirement, and will offer a unique, dynamic and highly effective heart-centered approach to boundaries. We draw from many perspectives, including Taoist alchemy, the Five Elements and Spirits, and Western psychology to gain an understanding of the benefits, pitfalls and challenges of the therapeutic relationship. Finally, we offer tools that create and maintain safe, healthy boundaries in the clinical encounter and beyond.

ICCM 2017 Congress – Live in Tel Aviv

March 21 - 24, 2017

ICCM – International Community for Chinese Medicine in Israel is the professional home for Chinese Medicine practitioners and businesses in Israel working in the fields of Acupuncture, Herbal medicine, Shiatsu, Tuina, Energetic Nutrition, Tai chi and Qi-Gong. Since 2007, the ICCM Congress has been the biggest event for Chinese Medicine in Israel, bringing world-renowned professionals […]

Super Qi Summit – Live at Omega

Healing Ourselves, Healing Others

May 26 – 29, 2017

Cultivating, storing, and expressing qi – the vital energy of life – leads to improved health and overall well-being. Lorie is honored to be among the masters who will bring their profound expertise in healing to this Super Qi Summit. Each master shares insights and practices to help you enhance your own well-being as you […]

From the Blog:

Alchemical Activism 101: Getting Beyond “I’m Right, You’re Wrong”

February 2, 2017

If I’m entirely honest with myself, the truth is I’m fundamentally intolerant of fundamentalism. I read one oppositional comment too many on social media and the adrenalin push is in full throttle – heart racing, blood boiling, the rant in my head unrolling, I’m ready to put fingers to keyboard and defend what I know […]

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Meet Lorie and Benjamin

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Lorie Dechar

Alchemical Acupuncturist and Healer,
Author, Teacher

Benjamin Fox

Founding Director of A New Possibility,
Astrologer, Bodyworker

Welcome! We are committed to transformational healing rooted in the belief that all change begins for humans with the willingness to look within, and that healing within ourselves and in our relationship to others creates change on a global scale.

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Five Spirits, the book

The Five Spirits have been capturing the hearts and imaginations of practitioners and patients all over the world since the publication of Lorie’s book in 2006. Five Spirits introduces readers to the little known Taoist “chakra” system and returns the sacred to the domain of healing. Through myth, symbols, dreams, and real-life case examples, the Five Spirits will open you to Chinese medicine as alchemy and offer a view of your body and our planet as vessels of spiritual transformation.

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