Josie Zhuo comes from a family of four generations of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Tai Chi/Qi Gong practitioners. She is a licensed acupuncturist and holds a Master in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) from the Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She also served as an apprentice with renowned Chinese medical doctors, Dr. Xie Sun Shen and Dr. Tan Cun Sun. When she was ten years old, she began her traditional martial arts and Qi Gong training. Later she was awarded the Champion for Women’s Sword at the First Beijing College Martial Arts Tournament in China. In 1991, she received the Educator of the Year Award by the Association of Teachers in New York.
Josie’s unique style of acupuncture and herbal therapy combines her knowledge of Traditional Chinese Medicine with healing elements of Tai Chi and Qi Gong practices. She works with patients to improve their overall health, not only by eliminating pain and illnesses, but also by promoting wellness. Dedicated to strengthening the flow of Qi energy, she educates patients about the connection between mind and body, and encourages preventive and self-healing techniques, such as food therapy, self-acupressure, self-massage, meditation, and energy healing exercises.
Patients and students express their appreciation of Josie’s vast reservoir of Traditional Chinese Medicine expertise, her life experiences, her compassionate care, and her everyday commitment to the art of energy healing.
Tai Chi, a centuries-old Chinese martial art form, enhances slow breathing, balance, relaxation, and tranquility. Emerging research indicates that the meditative practice of Tai Chi is beneficial for diseases, such as hypertension, heart disease, asthma, chronic pain, anxiety, and depression.
Qi Gong, or “vital energy exercise,” promotes the conscious cultivation and nourishing qualities of Qi, or vital energy. Qi Gong, a self-healing art, combines gentle movements with deep breathing, self-massage, and meditation. Core movements are simple yet powerful. The energy exercise movements are designed to get energy flowing smoothly through pathways to promote vibrant health.
Master Josie Zhuo incorporates Tai Chi and Qi Gong into her acupuncture practice. She teaches her patients how to open their bodies and minds to Qi, the vital energy, according to their individual needs.
Tai Chi/Qi Gong teachings cover these five key elements: