"Everyone from the emperor to the common man has
the desire to preserve health and live a long life"
The Yellow Emperor's Classic on Internal Medicine

Our Mission

The Barefoot Doctor’s Journal seeks to empower it's readers to take control of their own health by providing access to tools, information and community resources for living a healthy active lifestyle. Find your own inspiration, help create healthier communities and share the adventure with whoever is interested.

The Journal offers readers a unique synthesis of modern science and credible, healthy lifestyle recommendations from the ancient wisdom of traditional medicine.
You will find a wealth of information on topics including diet and exercise as medicine, t’ai chi, qigong, Traditional Chinese Medicine including acupuncture, herbal medicine, meditation, yoga, and more.

The objectives for the Journal are:

  • Provides access to accurate, actionable health information that focus on wellness rather than just fighting disease.

  • Supports life-long learning and skills to promote good health

  • To educate individuals on steps they can take in self-healing and prevention.

  • To build a supportive social environment in the community through art, music and physical activity.

  • To support the practice of authentic acupuncture, t’ai-chi, qigong, and Traditional Chinese Medicine.

  • To facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration between Western and Eastern medical communities.