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Why Free Acupuncture on May Day?

Community acupuncture clinics in Seattle and across the continent offer free treatment this Wednesday. Linda and Manu will both be giving free acupuncture 1-5pm (appointments here). It’s Purple Dragon’s anniversary but there is a greater reason why our services are free on May Day. Our colleague Lisa Baird of Guelph Community Acupuncture in Ontario, Canada sums

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Purple Dragon Welcomes Acupuncturist Manu Saxena

Our newest staff member, Manu Saxena, LAc, EAMP, is taking over the Wednesday afternoon shift 1:00-4:00 so that we can add more evening hours to our clinic. Linda now works Wednesday evenings 4:00-8:00. Since Wednesday is also $5 Acu Happy Hour day, why not drop in

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: The Key to Staying Healthy

If you live in Seattle or another rainy area, the odds are pretty good that your automobile will develop some body damage over its lifetime.  Does this mean that you never wash your car because it’s going to rust out anyway?  Of course it doesn’t.  If you care about your car, it means that you’ll fight extra hard to protect

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: Large Intestine 11- Why You Often Get Needled at Your Elbow

This is an acupuncture point at your elbow that we use often at Purple Dragon. Read the following article by Sara Calabro to learn why this point is effective and how you can utilize this point at home.

Why Are You Doing That Point? Large Intestine 11

By Sara Calabro

This installment of “Why Are

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Seattle Community Acupuncuncture: Shared Acupuncture A Surprisingly Spriritual Experience

Wondering if community acupuncture feels different than acupuncture in a private room? Whether you are treated in Purple Dragon’s community room or a packed gymnasium, your experience would be much different than one in a small private room.

Meryl Davids Landau, author of the spiritual women’s novel ‘Downward Dog, Upward Fog,’ did a fine job of describing her community acupuncture 

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: Community Model Improves Access

This is an excellent piece about community acupuncture from Acutakehealth.com. It features an interview with my mentor Lisa Rohleder, co-founder of the community acupuncture movement. A good read if you want to learn more about this style of acupuncture and why it is growing in popularity.   – Linda Phelps, LAc/EAMP

Back in 2006, John Weeks, editor of The

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Seattle Community Acupuncture: Preparing the studio

Opening soon in Ballard!

Our acupuncture studio is a cozy 1923 house. We are currently remodeling, painting, and collecting furnishings, fixtures, non-medical supplies, and decor items all from Ballard secondhand stores and Craigslist. We’re saving money so that we can save YOU money! At the same time, we’re helping to keep perfectly good items and building materials out of the

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