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Welcome to the #PracticeWithClara Podcast where Clara and Stephanie discuss philosophy, yoga, and all things related to the practice. In this episode, we interview Japanese Acupuncturist, Alix Jean, on the subtle and physical energy systems of the body.
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More about our guest:
Alix Jean Website: https://www.blackspruceacupuncture.com/
Alix on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blackspruceacu/
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Watch the full episode: https://tinyurl.com/pwc-podcast
Visit Clara Roberts Oss Website: https://www.clararobertsoss.com/practice-with-clara-podcasts/
Music by Pete Wonder: https://open.spotify.com/artist/2VrPlfk05gv9KwCCM5She5

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More about this episode:
0:51
Introducing Alix Jean
Alix joined us on the podcast to talk about TCM and her specialty of Japanese acupuncture and how it differs from Chinese acupuncture.
9:29
Hara Diagnosis in Japanese Acupuncture
Alix explains the key difference between Japanese and Chinese acupuncture through Hara diagnosis, which is a reading of the gut and abdomen palpitations.
15:58
The Root Branch & Common Ailments
Alix shares some of the common ailments that show up as related to stress, postures, and some of the ways she works with the pain via the root branch.
21:00
Subtle Energy and Neurobiology in Acupuncture
Alix shares how acupuncture blends  Western and Eastern practices of the subtle energy body through the chakras and the neurobiology through fascia lines.
24:39
How We Heal Through Our Bodies
Alix and Clara share their favorite part about working with others as seeing the transformation and healing process of people in their bodies.
28:26
Fascia and the Nervous System
Alix and Clara share how the fascia lines of the body and nervous system are affected and change with the practice of yoga and the art of acupuncture.
38:16
Three Practices to Include in Your Day
Alix shares a few simple practices to help create harmony based on Eastern Medicine and the balancing of Yin and Yang energies.
40:29
How the Body Organs Correlate to Emotions
Alix delves into the elements, emotions, and qualities associated with each of the seasons and the body’s organs.