Community Health Resources:

Holistic Education and Health Network - Bringing healing and complimentary medicine through education to Austin's African American community.

SIMS Foundation - Helping Austin Musicians Stay in Tune

The Wright House Wellness Center - Improving the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS, Cancer and Hepatitis C through integrated wellness therapies, education and compassion.

People's Community Clinic - Improving the health of medically underserved and uninsured Central Texas children and adults by providing high quality, affordable health care.

The Wildflower School and Blackland Learning Project Local Herbalist Nicole Telkes has an herb program in bioregional, sustainable use of local medicinal herbs - some work trade and payment plans accepted. Nicole offers limited sliding scale herbal consults. The Garden Project works to provide food and medicine for work trade in the garden. Go to for more information.

Acu - Resources:

Peoples Acupuncture TX - Sliding Scale acupuncture in the heart of Houston. (Montrose area). First time treatments $40-$60. Returning visits $20-$40. - good source for O.M. news

TCM & Science:

Oprah & Dr. Oz - Acupuncture is now official!

Web MD - effectiveness of acupuncture confirmed by researchers

Tufts - more fascinating scientific theories

Neurobiology - beyond placebo

Qi Gong (Energy Cultivation):

Sheng Zhen Society of Americas - Qigong of Unconditional Love

Academy of Oriental Medicine in Austin - Classes open to the public

Tao Health Center - Classes and seminars in Tai Chi, Qigong, Shiatsu....

Lindsay Kohn 5 Element Acupuncture Teaches Hun Yuan Gong