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Jed Michael, M.S., L.Ac. has maintained apprenticeships with modern masters of traditional East Asian medicine for over half of his life, while remaining clinically grounded under the guidance of a master MD since 2002.

AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine

Anthony has entered a doctoral program for acupuncture and Chinese medicine. The degree is a DAOM (Doctorate of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine). He attends AOMA (Academy of Oriental Medicine in Austin), traveling to Austin, TX every seven to eight weeks. Spring 2017 marked the halfway point...



Anthony has studied martial arts for over twenty-five years, including Aikido, Iaido, Classical Yang style Tai Ji Quan, and both Daoist and Buddhist Qi Gong.  He is a senior student of Fifth Dragon Tai Chi Institute, Toms River, NJ.  His teacher was Sifu Alexander Kiupe, the founder and chief...

Spring Onion & Date Soup

20 red dates (Chinese)

5 scallion heads (white)

2 Tbsp. sesame seed

Boil w/one cup water; simmer until water is almost gone.  Eat daily.

Barley & Date Soup

15 red dates

Chinese medicine does not consider the condition of ‘allergies’ to be a separate disease. Chinese medicine recognizes both the external causes of contagious and environmental diseases, as well as the role of each individual’s constitution in illness.

From the 5th century through the 14th century CE, Shaolin Quan Fa (boxing methodology) was refined and developed to a great extent; many forms and styles evolved during this period.

Peaceful Spirit Acupuncture is located at 422 Taylor Place Ithaca, NY | 607-272-0114.

In 2000, Anthony and his family moved to Ithaca, NY, where they established a private practice, naming the business Peaceful Spirit Acupuncture.