Healing the Mind – Yoga, Ayurveda & Jyotish as Tools of Transformation| Online Training Series

I’m very excited to announce this new online four week training series! Join Dr. Christie Smirl of Healthier Vibrations and I as we explore the healing modalities of Yoga, Ayurveda, and Jyotish for healing / balancing the mind and emotions. Follow the link for registration details! https://www.healthiervibrations.com/healing-the-mind.html

Boost Your Immunity Health With These 8 Foods and Herbs – Craig Williams, LAc in conversation with Plum Dragon Herbs

"In light of all the concern over preventing COVID-19, we wanted to speak with Craig Williams, a licensed acupuncturist and practitioner of East Asian Medicine, to explore the many foods and herbs that he recommends for building immunity health. It’s our hope that we can help more people feel empowered to protect their health during … Continue reading Boost Your Immunity Health With These 8 Foods and Herbs – Craig Williams, LAc in conversation with Plum Dragon Herbs

Lungs and Longevity (A Multidisciplinary Discussion) – Craig Williams, LAc in conversation with Dr. Christie Smirl

Healthy choices are key to lung health. This conversation ties together the relationships between immunity, longevity, food as medicine, digestion, zinc, vitamin D3, rasayana herbs, emotions and pranayama. https://youtu.be/_DpzEViHeIg Links discussed 1. Pranayama Breath Practices ** Kapalbhati breathing exercise: https://youtu.be/Bz1SMXmM5KU ** Dirgha pranayama: https://youtu.be/ZwOv8_gr0kY ** Alternate nostril breathing: https://youtu.be/OvBNFYwLdlY ** 1 hour class on breath … Continue reading Lungs and Longevity (A Multidisciplinary Discussion) – Craig Williams, LAc in conversation with Dr. Christie Smirl

Sacrifice and Opportunity – Keeping Up with the Fast Pace of Contemporary Life | Osler Medicine

This morning I gave a Continuing Education lecture to a group of incredibly smart coaches and trainers and was asked many fascinating questions. One that stuck out for me was: “Do you have any advice on how to keep up with the rapidly expanding volume of nutrition / medical research while sustaining a busy practice … Continue reading Sacrifice and Opportunity – Keeping Up with the Fast Pace of Contemporary Life | Osler Medicine

Two Common Trouble Areas in Nutrition and Dietary Plans | Clinical Pearls

Questions concerning nutrition and dietary plans are the most common questions consistently heard in my clinic. I always refer to myself as a nutritional agnostic. I do not hold any views on nutrition as sacred and consistently try to educate patients about the diverse array of options when discussing any question on nutrition and diet … Continue reading Two Common Trouble Areas in Nutrition and Dietary Plans | Clinical Pearls

Eat to Perform – Craig Williams, LAc in conversation with Plum Dragon Herbs

“We have to think about what we eat physically, but we also have to think about what we eat psychologically. And so that's a big idea that I kind of always try to instill in all my patients, is you might take a food inventory, but I say, ‘Well, what are you eating mentally?" It … Continue reading Eat to Perform – Craig Williams, LAc in conversation with Plum Dragon Herbs

Ayurveda and Gnostic Transformation – Craig Williams, LAc in conversation with Dr. Christie Smirl

It was a privilege to have a chance to talk with my friend Dr. Christie Smirl on the Healthier Vibrations Podcast: Today I was honored to speak with a mentor and friend Craig Williams about Ayurveda and Gnostic Transformation. In this podcast Williams shares his view on the role of Ayurveda to catalyze Gnostic alchemy for … Continue reading Ayurveda and Gnostic Transformation – Craig Williams, LAc in conversation with Dr. Christie Smirl

The Strength of Traditional Chinese Medicine – A Conversation with Ayurveda Austin’s Craig Williams, LAc

Ayurveda Austin's Craig Williams joined The Strength of TCM podcast for Episode 36: "Craig Williams is a returning guest on the podcast.  A Traditional Chinese Medicine & Ayurvedic practitioner, Craig resides in Austin, Texas. In this episode, we delve into Craig's recent writings, why Dry Needling and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence … Continue reading The Strength of Traditional Chinese Medicine – A Conversation with Ayurveda Austin’s Craig Williams, LAc

A Clear Instruction on Your Spiritual Journey – Q&A with Ayurveda Austin’s Craig Williams, LAc

The following Q&A was conducted by Sandra Radja for Ayurveda World and originally published in 2015: A spiritual life takes time.  In fact, I bet it takes all the time you have.  In fact, I can see that once you get the hang of it, the time at the beginning of when you decided to … Continue reading A Clear Instruction on Your Spiritual Journey – Q&A with Ayurveda Austin’s Craig Williams, LAc

How Can Dry Needling Compete With TCM?

The topic of dry needling is one of the most controversial topics in the field of contemporary Chinese medicine and acupuncture. In this column installment originally published in Acupuncture Today I will discuss some important ideas for practitioners of TCM and acupuncture to ponder in relation to the often perceived "threat" of dry needling. Not … Continue reading How Can Dry Needling Compete With TCM?