Healing Through the Layers
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Links and Resources
In My Building:
Rebecca Herrin, LAc~Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine
Inner Balance Chiropractic ~Chiropractic Care
Gresham Balance BodyWorks ~Swedish & Barefoot Massage
Paeonia Wellness LLC ~ Acupuncture and Massage Therapy
Mt. Hood Family Medicine & Midwifery ~Primary Care Naturopathic Doctors & Midwives:
Gather- Professional Counseling Services with Melissa Harbert
Montavilla Community Acupuncture ~ community & private appointments with excellent providers.
Tom Takehuchi, DC: 503-255-5011 - Gateway area, Portland
Metro Area Thai Bodywork Providers and Teachers:
The Naga Center- Excellent Thai medicine & massage school. Right here in the metro area.
David & Janice Weitzer - Inspiring teachers and massage therapists in Beaverton, OR.
Portland Thai Massage ~Lauren Ferreira, LMT; SE Portland
Ākāsa Thai Healing Arts- SE Portland/Division
Erin Wright, LMT- North Portland/Mississippi
Stephanie Paley - Lake Oswego, OR.
Thai Bodywork Providers and Teachers located outside Portland:
Woven Body Healing Arts - Bodywork, Reusi Dat Ton, Education: Damion Bond, LMT; Eugene, OR
Jim Madras, LMT- Eugene, Oregon
Montana Bodyworks- Jennifer Vanderburg, LMT; Missoula, Montana
Iron Bird Bodywork- Jessica Dafni, LMT; Brunswick, Maine
Thai Medicine Resources:
Traditional Thai Medical Theory for Bodyworkers
Available at Powell's Books or online at Amazon.com.
A Thai Herbal:
Updated edition 2014.
Available online or in store at Powells Books or online at Amazon.com.
Reusi Dat Ton
Woven Body Healing Arts - Damion Bond, LMT; Eugene, OR
Wells Yoga --David Wells, teacher of Indian Yoga and Reusi Dat Ton and painstaking researcher.
Lanna and Traditional Thai Medicine Society:
Learn a little more about the foundations of the tradition and support traditional healers.
Other Health Resources:
Pregnancy & Postpartum Topics:
Death By Delivery-- Video Newscast Covering Significant Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality
Black Mamas Matter -- Advancing Black Maternal Health, Rights & Justice
The First Forty Days -- A Modern Take on Traditional Chinese Postpartum Practices
*Ice Delays Recovery by Dr. Gabe Mirkin (the doctor who coined the term R.I.C.E)
Ice Is For Dead Things - Chinese Medicine's View (which tends to agree with Thai medicine's view).
A very incomplete list, but it will get a person started.
A Buddhist version of AA. A nice alternative for anyone wanting a different approach to a similar process.
Help Animals in Thailand! The word "soi" refers here to an alley. This organization takes stray dogs off the streets, gives them health care and when possible, homes.
Helping individuals, couples, and service-based businesses confidently manage their money.
Animal tracking and naturalist skills
Oregon Metro Nature Education -
For adults & children
distributing the wealth of area fruit from participating private properties
Snow Cap -
Feeding the hungry just down the street from our office.
Photography on this site by:
Dave Herbertson Photography
Sarah Carl & Friends
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