The Science of Energy Medicine
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Having recently explored the biomedical aspects of acupuncture on the show, this conversation takes an interesting counterpoint to examine how this modality also walks in the world of energy medicine. In addition to the more physical facets of healing, the power of your body's own intelligence and consciousness plays a very significant role in the process. Dr. Jill Blakeway works with patients to ground in their physical bodies and connect to their energy field as a means to holistic healing. Her insights guide us into an exploration of ways that we can prompt our bodies to self-healing abilities. On Today’s Episode of A Healthy Curiosity: How acupuncture fits into the energy medicine picture Why a lot of chronic diseases she sees result from miscommunication What role the placebo effect can play in acupuncture Why removing the sense of separate self is crucial to helping patients heal  An example of a practice to help cultivate a connection with your own energy field Jill Blakeway is a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (DACM), a licensed and board-certified acupuncturist (LAc), and clinical herbalist practicing energy healing for over 20 years. Jill founded the Yinova Center in NYC in 1999 and acts as Clinic Director. Blakeway is the co-author of Making Babies: A Proven 3-Month Program for Maximum Fertility, the author of Sex Again: Recharging your Libido and recently published her third book Energy Medicine: The Science and Mystery of Healing. Jill was the first acupuncturist to ever give a TEDTalk, at TEDGlobal in 2012. Links: Electric Frog Face video Episode 189: The Evidence for Acupuncture with Dr. Mel Hopper Koppelman Episode 203: How Acupuncture Works - The Science Behind the Healing with Mark Whalen Episode 206: Chronic Pain, Migraines, Brain Injuries - Acupuncture & Functional Neurology with Dr. Ayla Wolf Connect With Jill Blakeway: Website Books Blog Instagram Facebook -- Use code "friendofthepod" for a discount on courses like 12 Treasures Qi Gong course or the Basics of Chinese Medicine! Learn more about Brodie's Classes and Meditations Reach out to Brodie with your questions! Learn about working with Brodie 1-on-1
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