By Jessica Klein – Licensed Acupuncturist at Exhale Central Park South The weather is cooling down, the leaves are beginning to change, and pumpkin spiced lattes have entered our lives once again! This all sounds great — until your allergies arrive — and you’re left reminiscing on all those times you took simply breathing for granted. You may also be experiencing sneezing, congestion, red & itchy eyes, runny nose…not exactly our favorite fall fashion! These symptoms are our body’s attempt to eject the allergens from our system, and while antihistamines & decongestants may be giving you symptomatic relief, it’s not treating the cause!

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BY: DR. ROBERT MACDONALD, exhale’s National Director of Healing It might not seem like it in some parts of the country, but spring is here! During the 4 seasonal transitions, there is often a spike in colds, flues, seasonal allergies, etc. That’s because it’s easy for our bodies to get out-of-sync with seasonal changes. Sometimes that’s because of the artificial environment we live in. We’re glued to our devices and our desks, and not spending enough time letting our bodies adjust. So, here are three simple ways to get your body in sync with the change of season! Reconnecting with nature and the seasons.

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By: Robert MacDonald, exhale’s rockstar acupuncturist and National Director of Healing

Change. Can you feel it? Things are changing. Days are getting longer, nights becoming shorter. We’re moving towards spring! The entire world, along with every tiny microcosm and every massive ecosystem, is moving toward change as we pass from one complete seasonal cycle to a whole new year. And so are you! On some level, consciously or unconsciously, you can feel it. This change is written in your DNA.

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  More inner calm. More outer strength. More head-to-toe, mind-body satisfaction.   No matter what your more is, we can give it to you — however and whenever you want it. Whether you’re looking to focus on fitness, sink into spa, or bask in a balance of both, you have the freedom to customize your overall experience. To help you build your perfect Exhale experience, we are breaking down all our membership options.  

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Spring is the season for cleaning out and sprucing up. That’s why we want to encourage you to give your stomach a little cleansing TLC.   Eastern healing meets Exhale-style rejuvenation with the Acu-Organ Detox. This healing therapy releases toxins, relaxes your abdominal muscles and improves your digestive movement. Now, let’s get down to bodily business and break down the details of the acu-organ detox. Exhale’s Director of Healing, Dr. Robert Macdonald, shares his insight into the ancient healing practice.

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Author:Jessica Klein – Licensed Acupuncturist at Exhale Central Park South   Poking yourself with sharp objects might not seem like the best way to relieve stress, but looks can be deceiving! Stress is a part of our everyday lives, but our reaction to these stressors is what determines the course of our future health.   Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) looks at stress from a different perspective than you would find in western medicine. Stress has a direct connection to the energy of your Liver, which functions to promote the smooth circulation of your energy (called qi in TCM) throughout your body.   The Liver qi of the body wants to run wild like a gypsy…Imagine cruising down the highway, taking in the scenery & jamming out to your favorite tunes…and then you hit traffic. You’re not feeling so free spirited anymore, right? Maybe experiencing some anger and frustration?

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