Rhythms of Life: Accountability Dialogue

Podcast Highlights: Accountability Dialogue The point of accountability is observation without judgment. If someone judges us or gives us feedback, our first response, may be it’s gross or very subtle. Our first response is generally a little bit of resistance. If it’s truly someone holding us accountable, then the only appropriate response to that is to […]
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Weekly Update 2-10-21: PMS, Lymphatic Cleanse and Liver Flush

Podcast Highlights: How herbs and acupuncture can help relieve PMS symptoms Importance of doing a lymphatic cleanse Alameda Acupuncture 14-day lymphatic group cleanse Importance of a liver flush to further healing. Podcast Notes: 00:00  Hello and welcome to The Balancing Point. I am Kathryn, here with Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM for another Weekly Update. […]
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Recreate Life: Creating a Vision Statement & Importance of Vision Partners

Learn how to: Write an ideal vision statement Work with a vision partner to have it come to pass. Podcast Notes: Hello there, this is Dr. Nieters again, and last week we started to do, Kathryn and I, who is here with me, started to do a little work on what one could call coaching, […]
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Podcast Rhythms of Life

Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM, discusses Winter – Rest/ hibernate. Sleeping 11-12 hours a night. Warm, hearty foods. Light/ moderate exercise Spring – Green vegetables, high antioxidant, high fiber, sleep 8 hours, increase exercise/ move/ stretch. Summer – Time to work on projects, Eat lightly, Minimal alcohol, hot spices, 5-8 hours of sleep. Autumn – […]
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Balancing Point Weekly Podcast 1/30/21

Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM, discusses What to do Post-COVID for lingering symptoms, and preventing future problems. Importance of Functional Medicine in diagnosing anemia Are steroids the best option for treating Asthma? Podcast Notes: 00:00 Intro. Recreating radio call in show. Inviting the public to email (healthandwellness@pacbell.net) or ask any questions they would like to […]
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Podcast is BACK! Recreate Life in a More Powerful Way: The Art of Intention & Ability to Create It

Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM, is back on the air with his podcast. You will be able to find him on YouTube, iTunes and TheBalancingPoint.net. This podcast will talk about some specifics that relate to where we are as a people and a culture. He provides ideas to help start and recreate life in powerful way […]
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Red Tongue Tip – What Does It Mean?

Did you know the tongue can reveal quite a bit about what is going on with your health. If the tip of your tongue is redder than the rest of the tongue, this can indicate you are experiencing a lot of stress, anxiety and/or insomnia. Symptoms could include: Over thinking Agitated Uneasy feeling Easy Anger […]
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Insomnia and Acupuncture

Insomnia is when you have difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep. Insomnia side effects could include – fatigue, mental sluggishness, brain fog, irritability, depression, anxiety, excessive worry, difficulty focusing, and even accidents. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) sees insomnia as an imbalance of energies (or Qi) throughout the body. Insomnia can be from Qi Stagnation – […]
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Sherlock Holmes: The Case of the Hepatic Hypothesis

Dr. John Nieters, L.Ac, DAOM discusses a case study from his practice of a man who was experiencing chronic cellulitis, delirium tremens, cirrhosis and fatty liver. Hear how the symptoms were presented and treatments given. Dr. John Nieters has been serving the Bay Area community for over 35 years. In his practice at Alameda Acupuncture, […]
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Tai Qi: Separate Left Foot

The next phase of the 24-Tai Qi Series – Separate Left Foot. Dr. John Nieters reviews the previous moves, then demonstrates the Brush Knee and Twist movement. Dr. John Nieters began studying Tai Qi with Master YC Chang almost 50 years ago. He also studied Wing Chun and small circle Jiu Jitsu. He started his […]
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Finding the Right Acupuncturist

Dr. John Nieters was recently interviewed on Holistic Medicine Gurus. Transcript: It is exciting to have Dr. John Nieters, L.Ac., DAOM of Alameda Acupuncture in Alameda, California on our show Holistic Medicine Gurus as Dr. Nieters covers the topic of finding the right acupuncturist in Alameda and the surrounding areas. Dr. John Nieters gives viewers […]
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Tai Qi: Brush Knee & Twist

The next phase of the 24-Tai Qi Series – Brush Knee and Twist. Dr. John Nieters reviews the previous moves, then demonstrates the Brush Knee and Twist movement. Dr. John Nieters began studying Tai Qi with Master YC Chang almost 50 years ago. He also studied Wing Chun and small circle Jiu Jitsu. He started […]
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Sherlock Holmes comes to Alameda Acupuncture

The Curious Case of the Drunken Teetotaler Doctors are perplexed and a wife doesn’t know what to do when her husband displays erratic behaviors. Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM is often known as the Sherlock Holmes of Acupuncture. Hear an actual case study where his specialized skills are utilized to help this family. Synopsis: Male […]
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Opening Car Door… Tai Qi Style

Did you know you can apply Tai Qi movements to everyday tasks? Dr. John Nieters demonstrates how using your core to open the car door can be effortless and reduce the chance of injury. Dr. John Nieters began studying Tai Qi with Master YC Chang almost 50 years ago. He also studied Wing Chun and […]
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Tai Qi: The Source of the Force

Dr. John Nieters discusses the the Tai Qi principles on the importance of alignment and applying all movements through the core. Dr. John Nieters began studying Tai Qi with Master YC Chang almost 50 years ago. He also studied Wing Chun and small circle Jiu Jitsu. He started his studies with Peter Ralston – who […]
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Qi Gong Observations

More insight into Qi Gong and ways to practice it throughout your life. How to practice and not stress: Know it will take a long time to learn the Tai Qi set Key is to NOT STRESS! Takes about 4 months, of 2 days a week practice to learn a Tai Qi set Different way […]
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Otzi the “Ice Man”

Have you found health benefits from your tattoos? Dr. John Nieters L.Ac, DAOM talks about how the tattoo’s found on Otzi match the acupuncture meridians. Through this knowledge, they were able to explore more on health problems he may have dealt with.

Tai Qi 3: Pie in the Face

3rd phase of 24 set Tai Qi series, “Pie in the Face” Dr. John Nieters began studying Tai Qi with Master YC Chang almost 50 years ago. He also studied Wing Chun and small circle Jiu Jitsu. He started his studies with Peter Ralston – who won the full contact World Championships held in China […]
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Different Types of Needling Techniques

Dr. Jenny Nieters L.Ac, DACM, talks about how different needling techniques should be used based on the athletes current needs. Acupuncture does not need to be painful. Most of Dr. Jenny’s patients report barely feeling the needles, yet seeing amazing results. Excerpt taken from UC Berkeley Guest Lecture Zoom Presentation – April 20, 2020. To […]
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