Profile: Susan Shane

Susan Shane graduated magna cum laude from Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine in Los Angeles and has been a licensed acupuncturist since 1994. She is also a Diplomate in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbology with the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. She holds a B.A. in Theater Arts and Dance and a 2nd degree black belt in taekwondo. Susan has participated as a long-standing member of the Community Advisory Board at the Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine in La Jolla, completed post graduate studies in gynecology with Dr. Yitian Ni and has been a wellness lecturer at college campuses and corporations, ranging from UCSD to Qualcomm. She has appeared on the American Entrepreneur segment of the Financial News Network and has been interviewed by 'New Body,' 'Men’s Guide to Fashion,' and 'Mature Health' magazines. Her professional affiliations are with the American Association of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine and California State Oriental Medical Association; she has belonged to the National Sports Acupuncture Association, Aerobics and Fitness Association of America and the International Association of Yoga Therapists. Susan is passionate about teaching how to be vital and healthy, and currently lives with her husband, two children, and the family vizsla, Amber, in San Diego, California.

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Ayurvedic Medicine: A History

Similar to the origins of Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine has both mythological and historical beginnings. According to myth and religion, the god, Brahma, was in charge of creation while the god, Vishnu, was responsible for preserving creation, and the god, Shiva, had the ability to destroy creation. All of these gods represented one Ultimate God and created the first man, Manu.
This NoteStream covers the rich and ongoing history of Ayurvedic Medicine from this very early legend all the way to its modern day role as the largest medical organization in the world.
Excerpted from the book Vitality Fusion: A Comparative, Interactive Survey of Western, Chinese and Ayurvedic Medicine. © Copyright 2013
Originally posted in (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Category: Health

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