Author Archives: Christina Ness-Hawks, LAc

Class: Peace of Mind Is An Inside Job

I’m excited about the class I am hosting at the end of January with my incredible coach Julie Gleeson from the Art of Living, Inc.  She’ll be helping you get in touch with your inner resiliency and peace of mind; and she’ll be … Continue reading

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How to Keep the Spring in Your Summer Step

Summer Wellness Plan, Part 2 June 21st to September 4th The Spirit of Expansion, Growth, Joy, and Intuition The Heart, mind, spirit, and Small Intestine are ruled by the fire element of Summer, so priority should be given to these important … Continue reading

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Are You in Balance this Summer?

Summer Wellness Plan, Part 1 June 21st to September 4th The Spirit of Expansion, Growth, Joy, and Intuition According to Chinese medicine, human beings are microcosms of the natural universe.  We are subject to the same cycles that occur in … Continue reading

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Radio Interview: Natural Ways to Reduce Stress

I had so much fun on the radio!  I got to chat about one of my favorite topics with one of my favorite local women movers and shakers Jen Julius. Jen is an amazing life coach who is curious, enthusiastic, … Continue reading

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Open House and Patient Appreciation Party April 30, 2014

I can’t believe it’s been another year already.  Thrive has been part of the Santa Rosa community for 2 years now and I’m so grateful for everyone who is part of the Thrive Family. Let’s celebrate you!  Come enjoy free … Continue reading

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Asian Avocado Salsa

If you came to the acupuncture open house and patient appreciation day there’s one thing that was a hit with everyone—the Avocado dip!  Lisa Malmstadt is one heck of a massage therapist (her free chair massages were a hit too!) … Continue reading

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Business and Personal Wellness Workshop, May 15, 2013

Are you a business owner or do you know any who are looking for something more…more success, profit, satisfaction, joy, calm, time to breathe? Check out or tell your friends about this upcoming business and life wellness checkup I’m co-leading … Continue reading

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Open House and Patient Appreciation Party, May 21, 2013

Thrive Acupuncture and Wellness is turning one years old and I’d like to say Thank You for being a part of my practice and making me excited to come to work everyday! Bring your friends and family to come celebrate … Continue reading

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Acupuncture Can Help You Quit Smoking

The third Thursday in November is the Great American Smokeout, a national day on which the American Cancer Society encourages smokers to make a plan to quit smoking or try being a non-smoker for a day.  Why do they want people … Continue reading

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Mini Stress Reduction Acupuncture Vacation

What’s got you down?  Work, family, or money stressing you out?  Ready to head to a tropical beach and grab a cocktail with an umbrella in it?  Or hole up in the woods for a 10 day silent meditation retreat?  … Continue reading

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