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Shahrzad Taavoni, BS, MATCM, Dip. OM, L.Ac

I trained and excelled in the one of the most rigorous Acupuncture programs in the country. I received her Masters degree in California which has the highest standards for education and examination in the country. I completed my 4 years Masters degree in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine from Yo San University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Los Angeles, California in 2006. I have completed 191 units with a total program of 3,375 hours.

I am a Diplomat in Oriental Medicine from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. I have also received extensive training in traditional Chinese herbology with over 450 hours of course education from Yo San University and have been trained in Five Element Acupuncture from the Tai Sophia Institute in Laurel, Maryland.

I received my Bachelors of Science in Psychology from the University of Maryland College Park. I’ve been practicing Acupuncture for over a decade and come from thirteen generations of medical doctors and practitioners. I have had extensive training in qi cultivation including Tai Qi, Qi Gong, Pranic Healing and Reiki.

I am passionate about inspiring others to live more fully by helping them achieve optimal holistic health.