Tuesday, September 9, 2014

How Acupuncture Came to Nike

 Acupuncture and Nike

"Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.” "
--- B.K.S. Iyengar.

Acupuncture, Yoga, and Nike have what in common?
 It’s not the beginning of a joke or a script for a movie. Those three aspects have Tiffany Cruikshank as the answer. Tiffany is a Los Angeles based yoga teacher that has also been trained in Chinese medicine. Tiffany has a pre-med Bachelor’s degree in Medicinal Plant Biology & Nutrition and a Masters degree in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and a specialty in sports medicine & Orthopedics. She, in her relative short time here on earth, has accomplished a great deal and one of the notable aspects of her career is she became the first acupuncturist for Nike. Yes, that’s right, Nike! She was in the right place at the right time and basically designed their respective Wellness Program that included nutrition, yoga, and acupuncture.

An international yoga teacher, author and health & wellness expert Tiffany is known as a teacher’s teacher and has written for and graced the cover of many prominent publications. Internationally acclaimed due to her ability to combine over two decades of dedicated yoga practice & study in Holistic Medicine with over a decade working with patients to create an effective training method training teachers to use yoga as medicine. She has treated hundreds of people with all sorts of physical problems and challenges. Her practice in Yoga Medicine has opened the doorway for herself as well as the countless people she has helped with her combined modalities.

Tiffany is dynamic teacher, healer, and lecturer. She brings a tremendous amount of energy to her classes and to her practice. She can be found integrating Yoga and acupuncture theory in her teaching. She is a stickler for posture and anatomy. Her courses reflect her passion for knowledge as well as her desire to be sure people are working their bodies in the correct manner. She also loves to have fun in her teaching and lectures and her vivacious personality shines through with an infectious smile.

You can find out more about Tiffany Cruikshank at Yogamedicine.com

"Yoga is like music: the rhythm of the body, the melody of the mind, and the harmony of the soul create the symphony of life.” ― B.K.S. Iyengar "

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