Our services include individual treatment sessions that promote better health and well-being. William J. The first session, which includes evaluation and treatment, is typically one and one-half hours and subsequent visits, if necessary are usually one hour each. Both the issues to be addressed and the treatment methods used are explored and agreed upon before each session.
Typically most patients minimally receive acupuncture and the Sandlin technique, providing a deeply relaxing experience. Unlike a typical acupuncture session in which the practitioner leaves the room during needle retention minutesWilliam stays with each patient providing the maximum healing benefits in each session. Drawing on the vast experiences and education of healing disciplines for each session, people from all over the world have found relief from emotional and physical imbalances that interfere with the enjoyment of life.
As part of his holistic approach and his dedication to health and well-being both in his personal and professional life, William makes the high quality products from Sunrider International, Multi-Pure Corporation, Health Concerns and Ecoquest International available at reduced prices. Link to: www.
In addition to the services mentioned herein, William also provides referrals to his patients to practitioners with other specialties to give his patients the best possible care.
William is often consulted by practitioners as well for referral information in the areas of healing and martial arts. Eyhraune Jau-Saune Dr.
Jau-Saune is a Naturopathic Doctor N. His diagnostic methods which include Sclerology and Iridology are extremely accurate making his individualized treatment programs highly successful. Each session is typically one and one-half hours and is very comprehensive.
Although Dr. Jau-Saune treats a wide range of health challenges, he is widely known for his uncanny ability not only to diagnose but successfully treat very serious and complicated medical problems.William has helped thousands through his individual treatment sessions as well as through his many classes.15 minute Seated Qigong Routine - Qigong 8 Pieces of Brocade - Qigong Exercises for Seniors
Individual sessions combine eastern modalities like acupuncture, acupressure, tui na, herbs, moxibustion, cupping with western mind-body therapies like the Sandlin Technique, hypnotherapy, counseling and aromatherapy. The logo created to symbolize the system is an Asian dragon. The dragon is a reminder of the power, strength and wisdom found within each of us.
This mythical creature is made of different parts, for example the horns of a deer strength and couragea body of a snake transformation and wisdom and claws of an eagle creation and power. Like a dragon, we are made of different parts. After returning to the U. William was plagued with a congenital weakness and a laxity in his ligaments throughout his body. Early manifestations of this problem were evident with his teeth and knees. Despite the various challenges he faced as a child, he loved to run and play.
He was especially passionate about martial arts and studied Jiu Jitsu and Karate. In addition, William spent several hours a day playing basketball and other sports on the streets of New York. He quickly became aware that tar and concrete were much less forgiving than dirt and grass.
Getting hurt and continuing to play became the norm, until a devastating injury playing soccer changed everything. Following that injury, a series of sports injuries and accidents followed that left William unable to walk without the aid of an ankle brace, knee braces, crutches, and canes.
At the age of 17, he was told by several medical doctors that he would never walk again without the aid of at least a cane. One doctor said that he would be crippled with arthritis by the age of His original ambitions to be a nuclear physicist and martial arts instructor gradually turned to psychology and the power of the mind.
These practices would lay the foundation and became anchors as he began his journey of recreating himself. A trip to China in would open his mind further to other more optimistic options and prognoses. His personal philosophy resonates closely to Daoist Taoist and Buddhist philosophies of self-cultivation and living in harmony in this world.
Through self-awareness and by taking responsibility for ourselves we cannot only find meaning in our lives but our individual path to transformation and happiness. Despite our inherited weaknesses, early conditioning and traumas, as adults, we have a choice.
We have a choice to focus on the positive or negative. Starting with ourselves, we can live by example and hopefully inspire others, in turn, helping the whole one part at a time. He has a B. As a licensed Acupuncturist, William has combined his training in the above mentioned disciplines to provide relief and often profound healing to those suffering from various physical and emotional imbalances.
Besides helping the body heal itself at an accelerated rate, these methods are excellent for stress management and deep relaxation and may prevent the onset of serious disorders.
William has also traveled and studied abroad in China, India, Nepal and Tibet to enhance his knowledge and experience. Health Care and Fitness Facilities. William J.
The Dragon. Early Beginnings. Training and Educational Background. Teaching and Lecturing Experience. June I know some of you, especially those in the north eastern U. Astronomers and calendar makers here in the west, tell us that spring begins later in March. Of course, this makes sense to us, because we see the leaves of the trees and the blossoming of the flowers. We see the return of the insects and the birds and feel the temperature getting warmer.
When we look at this from the Chinese yin and yang perspective, the energy of spring has begun reaching its peak. Spring is the time for new beginnings. Early spring is a good time to plan what you would like to manifest for later spring and summer. In January, we are still in the heart of winter, and it may be a little too early to come out of hibernation.
This could be one of the reasons it is difficult for us to be consistent with our resolutions. If we begin in the spring, we may have the energy of the universe backing us up.
The spring is associated with the wood element, which corresponds to the liver, gallbladder, and tendons of the body.
It is also associated with the color green, foods that taste sour, the emotion of anger and the virtue of kindness. It is said that the wind is the cause of over diseases. In Chinese medicine there is an understanding that our bodies are a microcosm of the macrocosm. What this basically means, is that whatever elements are in nature can also be found within our bodies. For example wind, cold, damp and heat are all both outside and within us.
The gusting winds of springtime can enter our bodies through the pores of our skin and cause a variety of imbalances. For example, if the wind gets inside you, you may wake up with a stiff neck or feel tightness in your joints.
You may also feel pain in various parts of your body. For example, you may have pain in your neck, then your shoulder, then your back and then your knee and not know what is happening. Pain that moves around to different parts of your body is often connected to the invasion of the wind. Wind will often team up with other climates like cold or heat and cause a variety of symptoms in the body. This can manifest as headaches or having the sniffles.
Or perhaps you experience sudden pain and stiffness when you bend over to pick something up or reach for something.While learning these healing movements, you will be taught the martial arts applications and the guiding principles to a stress-free life.
Kaplanidis, L. Thursdays from pm Please contact Dorene at dorene. Having [multiple] emotions about anything is expected and not something to feel guilty about. Explore the emotion sadness from Developmental, Psychological, and Chinese medicine perspectives. Look at the different types of sadness and how it affects the organs from body, mind and spirit perspectives. Explore self-care, prevention and treatment approaches to help release, channel and transform sadness for better health, finding inner balance and improving relationships.
Autumn Retreat at Omega Institute. Join me for a magical weekend to explore the connection between the mind and body and how emotional wounds manifest physically and inhibit your ability to reach your full potential. Deepen your awareness of the body-mind-spirit connection and learn practical East-West methods to nourish, heal, and transform yourself to better health and inner peace.
Find the insight and courage to transform your life and move towards true freedom and happiness. Learn a fusion of Eastern and Western methods to nourish, heal, and transform yourself with Acudragon Wellness System creator William J. In this workshop, you will learn simple and effective East-West methods to feel more calm, grounded and be better equipped to care for yourself and others. By the end of this workshop, you will discover the root and branch causes of patterns and habits and feel empowered to source your healing and transformation.
Counseling Develop listening skills and healing techniques using hypnosis and guided imagery. Ethics and Clinical Boundaries: Crossings vs.
Violations at Pacific Center for Lifelong Learning. Stress Management Learn various techniques to cope with life stress and find your inner peace.
Acudragon Classes Offered. Weekly Classes in New York City. New York Open Center. October 27, - Acudragon Wellness System tools to quickly balance body, mind and spirit with an emphasis on anxiety, trauma and yin yang of the mind.
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Something went wrong. Please try your request again later. William J Kaplanidis L. His own early traumas and near death experiences providing the motivation to seek the best ways to rapidly heal himself and help others do the same.
As a licensed practitioner of Chinese medicine and counselor in New York City with advanced degrees and training in the fields of psychology, East Asian medicine and martial arts, William is an innovator on how to integrate and heal the body, mind, and spirit. Are you an author? Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.
Learn more at Author Central. Previous page. Kindle Edition. Next page. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Get free delivery with Amazon Prime. Books By William J Kaplanidis. Have you ever wondered why you make certain negative choices about things, like with food or relationships, even though you know better?
Have you ever felt depressed, scared, anxious or self-critical at a time when things were actually going well for you? Have you experienced chronic pain or feeling that you are missing something in your life? In Chinese medicine your Heart is your King or Queen. Any traumas or insults to your Inner Ruler during the spring season of your life, can break your heart into pieces leaving you with several, very powerful wounded inner children.
The information, reflective questions and self-help tools provided in this book, not only guide and inspire you on how to be a great parent to your inner child, but will help you heal your body, mind and spirit. Other Formats: Paperback. More Information. Anything else? Provide feedback about this page.
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