Dr. Laraine Crampton has taught several Ni family qigong forms for twenty-three years. She considers qigong one of the most valuable self-care assets in her own life, as well as in the lives of her patients and students. She graduated from Yo San University in 1998, and completed Yo San’s DAOM in Healthy Aging in 2014. Dr. Crampton is Dean of the Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine program at Yo San, and a member of Yo San’s Qi Cultivation, academic and clinical faculties. Since 2006, she has directed and taught Clean Needle Technique courses/exams for the CCAOM for Southern California campuses. She is editor and co-author of Chinese Medical Herbology and Pharmacology, and series editor for Chinese Herbal Formulas and Applications and other texts from the Art of Medicine Press. Dr. Crampton has a private practice in Santa Monica.