Health is the proper relationship the microcosm, which is man
and the macrocosm, which is the universe. Disease is a disruption of this relationship. Dr. Yeshe Donden, Physician to the Dalai Lama
Sarah E. Firmage, who prefers going by Sally, was raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. She obtained her BA degree in psychology from the University of Utah in 1986.. She graduated from Awakening Spirit Massage School in 1998 and obtained her masters degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine from Five Branches University in Santa Cruz. CA in 2005. She completed her yoga teacher training through In Body Academy located in Salt Lake City in 2016.
She has also studied Therapeutic Touch, Jin Shin Jyutsu, Craniosacral Therapy and completed a one-year internship in Yin Tuina.
In addition to her private practice, she teaches nutrition, shiatsu, pathology and anatomy/physiology at a local massage school.
Her practice is focused on holistic healing, emotional balancing and spiritual growth. She offers a safe environment and welcomes everyone regardless of race, gender, religion or sexual orientation.
She is also available to speak and teach on topics related to personal wellness, spirituality and health as a fundamental birthright.
In her free time she enjoys hiking, spending time with animals. She is currently studying for ministry.
Q: Who is best suited for the types of therapies offered in this clinic?
• Those who describe themselves as sensitive, easily overwhelmed
• Those with anxiety, stress, headaches, chronic pain
• Those seeking support through grief, trauma or major life transitions
• Those with injuries that never fully healed
• Those who have tried multiple modalities without success
• Those seeking greater emotional balance
• Those committed to personal growth and spiritual awakening
Q:What are your fees?
A: My current fee is $75.00 for a one-hour session or $105.00 for a 90 minute session.
Q: Do you accept credit cards or bill medical insurance?
A: I do not accept or bill insurance at this time. However, if you request I can give you a receipt for you to submit to your insurance provider. It may also be possible for you to submit a receipt to your flex account/cafeteria plan. I do accept cash and credit cards.
Q:Is this a substitute for medical care? Should I go off of my medications?
A: No, while many people do experience a resolution of health related issues, this is not a substitute for medical diagnosis or treatment. The therapies offered in this clinic are designed to be supportive of health and the body's natural inclination towards healing. They are not about "fixing" symptoms. All clients are encouraged to discuss health-related concerns with their medical provider.We do not offer medication advice in this clinic. Coming off medications can be challenging and in some cases dangerous. All medication decisions should be made and monitored with a qualified provider of your choice.
Q:Are these therapies safe for pregnant women?
• Yes. All of these therapies are safe in pregnancy. In fact they alleviate some of the discomfort that may arise as well as aid in preparing you for birth and parenthood. As they help in balancing the emotional realm they can be enormously helpful in the transformation that is occurring. However, there are a handful of acupuncture points that are contraindicated during pregnancy. If there is any chance of pregnancy be sure to tell me before the session begins.Eastern philosophy as it applies in Chinese Medicine and 5 Elemeand impact our health. Our personal health is intimately connechilosophy. Layered in meaning, it takes years to master. It’s wisdom is profound, its application endless. I encourage you to use this information as a stepping-stone for deeper exploration and your journey of healing and transformation.
Sarah E. Firmage, L.Ac., Dipl. O.M.
Licensed acupuncturist and certified yoga instuctor
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