Want to get stoned? Stone Medicine & Spiritual Cultivation

Stone Medicine has been used in Chinese Medicine for thousands of years. Many of us already practice Stone Medicine and don’t even realize it. We take our calcium and magnesium or other minerals as “vitamins.” But these vitamins are the mineral matter that make up stones. I just returned from an amazing workshop on Stone Medicine in Arizona on Spiritual Cultivation …

Why Chinese Medicine is Amazing for Arthritis

In order to understand why Chinese Medicine can help heal arthritis, it’s important to first understand the theory of why arthritis happens in the first place. This is a very simplified version for this blog post. I could write about this all day. Chinese Medicine theory believes that our bodies have a natural ability to expel most of the toxins we encounter. …

Radio Interview on Intuition and Chinese Medicine

I am pleased to post a radio interview I did last month with Servet Hasan for a podcast called Intuitive Ink. It’s a wonderful conversation about Chinese alchemy and how intuition works according to Chinese philosophy. We also end up talking about the different kinds of psychic abilities and what aspects of the “spirit” it comes from. http://letaherman.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Apr-3-2016-Intuitive-Ink.mp3 Servet Hasan is …

When I’m 49 (read 64 for men)!

Yesterday I turned 49, which is the most important year for women in Chinese Medicine. Women mature in 7 year cycles, and 49 is 7 x 7! Men, on the other hand, mature in 8 year cycles. It makes sense doesn’t it? Think of a 14 year-old girl vs. a 16 year-old boy. We all see it. Men mature more …

Ancient Healing for Modern Times – Leta’s Trip to China

Photo of the roofline at the LuoFu Shan temple In 2010, I visited China with a world renowned Chinese Medicine teacher and 88th-generation Daoist priest, Dr. Jeffrey Yuen. This year (2015) I have returned to China with Master Jeffrey Yuen to continue our studies of ancient Chinese Medicine philosophies and treatments. Our amazing group of healers from around the world …

Listen to our Gua Sha podcast!

We’re pleased to announce the GUA SHA WHMP podcast interview with Leta Herman and Jaye McElroy from last Saturday is available on line. Listen, learn, and then join us this Sunday in Northampton for a Gua Sha Workshop. Use Gua Sha to help yourself with repetitive stress pain, pain from physical exertion, or even the “I just woke up with …