Mod Mountain

Cultivating groovy inner peace & adventurous spirit while studying Chinese Medicine, the mountains, and me.

Day Dreamin’

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While I’m day-dreaming of my birth mother in between these first few days of school,Canadian-American, Cree, folksinger, songwriter, composer,visual artist, activist,and did I mention Badass, Buffy Sainte Marie, just gets all up into my soul! Here’s her 1969 spaced out gem, Illuminations, which includes one of my all time favorite tracks ever, Keeper of The Fire.

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Author: Joy Rosa

I am happy to be a new member of the Portland community. Looking to radically transform alternative healthcare modalities by making acupuncture & herbal remedies affordable & comprehensive holistic care to a broader community. I am very excited to continue learning more about Chinese Medicine at the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine during my residency in Rose City. I began my journey with Chinese Medicine over 6 years ago, as a patient with acute injuries. Upon graduating, I took a position at the Women's Health Educational Consultants, based out of Durham and Chapel Hill, NC. I also began working at a small acupuncture clinic in Greensboro, NC, where I delved into the nurturing and healing properties of herbs & acupuncture while tending to the Chinese herbal pharmacy, and managing the clinic for over two years. Taking an active role in one's own health & well being is very important to me, and extremely necessary to educate and empower ourselves so that we may enable broader community health & wellness. Other activities that bolster my well-being include crafting, communing in nature, collecting vinyl records, and jamming out with Greensboro's radical southern-styled-samba core,Cakalak Thunder, whenever I can.

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