Through The Funnel

by Malerie Giaimo

Welcome to Through the Funnel, where we demystify Chinese Medicine, make sense of Western medicine, and connect with our humanity!​ Together we will journey through one of the oldest, most mystical, yet simple, medical resources in the world. Everything from pathology and Western science to nature, human behavior, emotions, and spirituality can be put through the funnel of Chinese medicine. In each episode,  ... 

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Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • Facial Reading with Travis: Part 2

    Facial Reading with Travis: Part 2

    Travis is back to share more about facial lines and how they relate to Chinese medicine and our mental-emotional state. Be sure to listen to Part 1 too! If you're interested in a facial reading or want to take a class, email Travis at

  • Parasites & Worms

    Parasites & Worms

    Parasites and worms are everywhere! In this podcast, I share my recent experience with parasites and worms, what they are, where we get them, how they survive in our bodies, and how to do a parasite cleanse and recover. Click here for more information about my parasite cleanse As mentioned in this episode, a thick white coat in the rear of your tongue can be a symptom of parasites. Watch the episode on Tongue Diagnosis here or listen here.

  • Transitional Moments

    Transitional Moments

    In this episode, we tap into the brain and nervous system to access one of my favorite practices for reducing stress and overwhelm. This practice will help you feel more in control, confident, prepared, and organized. If you enjoyed this topic and want more, check out my Level 1 Thought Work class. We dive deep into how to take control of your thoughts, decrease rumination, self-criticism, and get unstuck.

  • Heart Connection with Randine Lewis

    Heart Connection with Randine Lewis

    In this episode, I am joined by world-renowned physician of Chinese medicine, Randine Lewis. Randine shares her connection with Qi Gong, the cosmos, and how they relate to our Heart. Randine is a PHD, licensed acupuncturist, and herbalist. She is well known for her work in women’s health using Chinese medicine. She has helped hundreds of women regulate their menstrual cycles, get pregnant, find ease through menopause, and alleviate the body of cysts, fibroids, and endometriosis. If it has to do with women’s health, Randine Lewis is the best resource. Randine teaches at my alumni, Daoist Traditions College of Medical Arts, for their Integrative Medicine doctoral program. She has written several books including The Infertility Cure (2005), The Way of the Fertile Soul (2007), Spirit of the Blood (2022), and Birthing the Tao (2023). Randine’s Website: Randine’s Yin Qi Gong: For practitioners wanting to learn from Randine, please visit:

  • Muscle & Joint Health

    Muscle & Joint Health

    In this episode, I give you an inside look at the Chinese medicine perspective on your muscles and joints: how they work, what causes pain, and what to do to keep them healthy and pain-free. I also share what works for my own muscles and joints, as well as my clinical experience working with athletes, physical injuries, arthritis, and general chronic and acute pain issues. Links to products and resources mentioned in this episode Watch My YouTube video, "Is Turmeric Right for You?" Dit Da Jiao | Topical Trauma Liniment Tiger Balm Glucosamine Sulfur/MSM