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Laura Shin

Laura A Shin

Laura has a life-long interest in health and wellness, particularly alternative and complementary therapies. After years of self-learning, she left a career in the publishing industry to pursue acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine. She graduated from Toronto’s SSC Acupuncture Institute with a high honours diploma and has additional training in Cosmetic acupuncture and Japanese acupuncture. She has also developed and taught courses in cosmetic acupressure and insomnia relief for the Toronto District School Board’s Continuing Education program.


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Get cozy and stay warm

  The ancients who developed Chinese medicine believed that we should live in harmony with the seasons—so in winter we should focus on nurturing yin and subduing yang. It is a time to recuperate and revitalize, especially our Kidney energy (since winter is considered the season of the Kidneys). Canadian mothers were right to tell […]

Acupuncture for Fertility, Pregnancy, and Childbirth

Acupuncture might be best known for relieving musculoskeletal pain, but there are an increasing number of scientific studies showing acupuncture’s safety and effectiveness in alleviating other medical issues. For example, more and more, acupuncture is being as an adjunct therapy for fertility treatments, helping couples get pregnant sometimes even before IVF or ART. There are […]

Cosmetic Acupuncture

Cosmetic Acupuncture is a great non-surgical alternative to help reduce the signs of aging. The superficial insertion of thin Acupuncture needles can help to stimulate collagen production to fill in fine lines, firm up the skin and helps to improve facial colour by increasing peripheral circulation. Below are a list of many other benefits of […]

Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is one of the oldest continuous medical systems, with recorded history dating as far back as 2000 years. TCM is based on the Daoist belief that everything in the universe is interconnected. Daoism views the mind and body as entities that work closely together to form one system. Its belief is […]