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Cynthia McMullen

Cynthia has been relieving pain since 1999. She is one of the creative minds behind the Massage Therapy Program at the Oriental Healing Arts School of Massage Therapy. Cynthia has been teaching introductory Oriental medicine classes for more than 20 years with a special emphasis on understanding Traditional Taoist Five Elements, Traditional Qi/Energy Healing and Medical QiGong.

She brings to her students her vast knowledge and experience in specialty techniques such as energetic assessments, auricular therapy, cupping, and moxa therapy. Complementing these skills she teaches the advanced Oriental Bodywork series including Points and Meridians and Theory of Oriental Medicine, followed by an experiential Lab class where her students go through the process of customizing an Oriental medicine based bodywork treatment which they both give and receive throughout the course, receiving noticeable healing results.

She is the creator and instructor of the Traditional Taoist Five Element Nutrition course, teaching how to heal using whole foods as medicine and cooking with Chinese herbs. This includes but is not limited to weight loss, weak digestive system, candida type symptoms, safe cleansing diets to heal the internal organs, and mysterious aliments such as lack of appetite and digestive discomforts especially when conventional medicine is unable to determine a specific diagnosis.

She is our expert in using the highest quality organic therapeutic grade essential oils for internal and external applications with formulas based in traditional Oriental medicine principals. These customized blends are used to balance and heal the body mind and soul. Cynthia is Internationally Certified in Aromatherapy by the Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy. See her essential oil services list.

Cynthia thoroughly enjoys taking traditional Chinese herbs to the next level by creating wonderful and tasty ways to incorporate them into your diet with healing soups, salads, healthy wines and teas. She has been to China twice (1999 & 2002) to study Tui Na Acupressure Massage and Tai Chi.

Having studied extensively with Master Healer Tao Shih Pei Wo Lun she previously taught Tai Chi classes to the community for 5 years and since has taught Qi Gong classes for the past 10 years. Cynthia is the author of “Three Centers Meditation: A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation” published in 2008, and also the popular YouTube video “Taoist Temple Seated QiGong” originally published in 2001.

Cynthia sees clients for a large variety of health situations. She provides consultations and treatments based in Traditional Taoist Medical QiGong, Massage Therapy, Five Element Nutrition and Herbs, and Essential Oils. She is also very proud to have many wonderful students that accept her referrals.

For an appointment: 907-279-0135

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