Healing with Raymond & Billy

Healing with Raymond & Billy

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A. Raymond Johnson (shiatsu therapist) and Billy Janes (acupuncturist) take you on a DIY journey through the body and how our approach to healing is shaped by the stories we tell in our culture, to ourselves and each other. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/raymondandbilly/support


8: Eat Kidney Beans
Jul 16 • 56 min
This episode focuses on Kidney, the Yin meridian of the Water Element and the filtrator of our bodily fluids. We talk about restorative postures you can do in the late afternoon, what to eat to tonify your energy, how the 7 year cycle impacts the body,…
7: Urgency & the Abyss
Apr 16 • 61 min
Hi folks, we’re back from winter break! We took time off that got a little extended - you may have heard about this global pandemic?! The conversation was recorded last fall, so there will be no mentions of current events. This episode begins our descent…
6: How did we get here?
Aug 23, 2019 • 33 min
A small episode in honor of the illustrious Small Intestine. Some say the way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, but the Small Intestine may be the real gatekeeper. Sifting and sorting to determine what is true and allowed to pass. A highway…
5: The Heart of the Matter
Jun 26, 2019 • 65 min
The Heart is one of the few organs in the Western world that has as many metaphoric meanings as biological ones, how does it compare to the meaning of the Heart meridian in East Asian medicine? Raymond & Billy talk about how the Heart fits into the cycle…
4: What’s Your Spleen Spiel?
May 21, 2019 • 49 min
“Soups and Stews”, “Transporting and Transforming”, this episode is all about the Spleen: the yin companion to Stomach. We talk about the concept of Dampness in Chinese Medicine, cooked vs raw food, boosting your Spleen qi, and why eating ice cream makes…
3: Don’t Fear Your Appetites
Mar 26, 2019 • 47 min
The Stomach channel is the next stop on our journey through the body, in this episode we talk about digestion from the start of the cycle, as well as how our emotions and desires play into physical and metaphoric appetites and digestion. —- Support this…
2: Letting Your Sh*t Go
Jan 3, 2019 • 59 min
Let’s talk about our bowel movements! And other issues related to the Large Intestine, like letting go and processing grief. The words ‘poop’ ‘stool’ and ‘sh*t’ get used a lot in this episode, and while we have a sense of humor about it, we avoid being…
1: So You Want To Go On a Healer’s Journey
Sep 21, 2018 • 59 min
Raymond & Billy talk about how they became healers, what histories & theories inspire their work, and give a brief tour on how the meridians of the body operate. Then we start off the healer’s journey with the Lung and information on breathing,…