June 20th Meeting: Exploring your Unique Spiritual Journey With James Powers, LAC

JamesPowersExploring your Unique Spiritual Journey Yoga, Acupuncture, and Meditation With James Powers, LAC

We are delighted to have ASP member James Powers, NY State licensed acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist, and yoga/meditation teacher, lead us on a journey of exploration of our personal spiritual landscapes via dialogue and experiential exercises. James will provide attendees the opportunity to utilize gentle yoga methods, including breathing exercises, in addition to ear acupuncture, and meditation to dive deep within to connect with their inner spiritual wisdom to shed light on their personal spiritual journey. 

All activities are optional, gentle, and do not require any special equipment or clothing. No prior experience in yoga or meditation is necessary.

The meeting will begin with a general discussion and sharing of our spiritual journeys including an examination of the destination of the spiritual unfolding process. We will also create our own creative, visual diagrammatic diary of our spiritual journey and the hindrances we have encountered on the journey. The next phase of the meeting will be experiential by utilizing very simple yoga movements/ breathing techniques, as well as ear acupuncture, and meditation to connect with our deepest wisdom to gain insight into our personal journeys and possible solutions to vexing obstacles in our spiritual progression. Finally, in the last portion of the meeting, we will share our collective experiences and insights to shed light and clarity on our unique spiritual journeys.

James Powers is a NY state licensed acupuncturist, Chinese herbalist, yoga and meditation teacher. He completed the 4 year Chinese medicine program at the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine. James Powers has had extensive clinical training and has had success in treating pain, PMS, menstrual issues, headaches,  insomnia, anxiety, stress, depression and other common disorders. In addition to studying Thai acupressure in Chang Mai, Thailand and Advanced Pranic Energy Healing in the Philippines, James was certified in yoga at the Vivekananda Ashram outside of Bangalore, India. Furthermore,  James has lived in Japan for 1.5 years and studied the works of Hiroshi Motoyama, a famous Japanese psychologist, Shinto priest, yogi, and scientific researcher. James Powers has been a meditator for 25 years and resided at the Dai Bosatsu Zen Monastery studying with the monks as a resident student for a total of 3 years. Currently, James Powers is particularly interested in collaborating with mental health professionals to explore the complementary benefits of utilizing acupuncture and Chinese herbs to facilitate the healing process for common mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and addictions thus synergistically creating with the mental health professionals new avenues of success and satisfaction for all involved in the healing process. He can be reached at healingpowersnyc@gmail.com or 212-340-4701 (voice mail only).




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