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  • 01/01/2018 1:01 PM | Asiya Shoot (Administrator)


    Asiya received her Masters of Science in Acupuncture & Chinese Herbal Medicine from Bastyr University. She is also a licensed RN, licensed Massage Therapist, certified Birth-Doula, and a Nurse Practitioner - Midwifery student. 

    She has completed hospital externship studies in Chengdu and Shanghai, China 2013 and 2015, placement at Lutheran Hospital Brooklyn, NY, with Claudia Citkovitz PhD, LAc. integrating Chinese medicine on the Labor and Delivery unit, and works with Acupuncture Relief Project - Nepal, volunteering as a primary care practitioner in the remote clinics south of Kathmandu.

    Asiya is passionate about integrative medicine & reproductive healthcare for all.

  • 01/01/2018 1:01 PM | Jamil Shoot (Administrator)

    Vice President

    Mandy earned her Master of Science in Acupuncture and East Asian Medicine at Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA. She has received rigorous hands-on training in acupuncture and complimentary modalities, as well as Chinese herbal medicine. Mandy has special interest in all aspects of women’s health, including fertility, pregnancy, post-partum and menopause, as well as stress management, oncology and pediatrics. 

    Mandy has had a life-long passion for natural medicine and healing. She devoted many years to training in martial arts, where she was introduced to concepts central to East Asian medical philosophy. After starting a family and moving to the west coast, Mandy decided to pursue her dream of becoming a healer and went back to school to study acupuncture and East Asian medicine. Mandy enjoys working with all age groups, from children to the elderly and strives to bring a nurturing, gentle and balanced spirit to her practice. 

    Keng Acupuncture

    12911 120th Ave. NE, Ste. B50
    Kirkland, WA 98034

  • 01/01/2018 1:01 PM | Jamil Shoot (Administrator)


    Lindsey specializes in acupuncture for women’s health issues including fertility, pregnancy and postpartum care.  She received her masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine 1999, Bastyr University, Seattle. She did Advanced Herbal Training in Women’s Health, at Chengdu University, China. She has taken additional coursework in pregnancy and postpartum care from teachers such as Debra Betts, Sharon Weizenbaum, and Cindy Micleu. She also completed doula 1 and 2 trainings through Bastyr University.

    Lindsey owns Glow Natural Health Center and Seattle Fertility Acupuncture specializing in fertility, pregnancy and postpartum care. 

    Glow Natural Heath Center
    2719 E. Madison St Suite 203
    Seattle, WA 98112

  • 01/01/2018 1:01 PM | Mandy Keng (Administrator)


    Samantha Chin obtained her Doctor of Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine and Master’s of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degrees from the Seattle Institute of East Asian Medicine. Her doctoral project researched the use of acupuncture during labor and delivery in a hospital-based setting whilst developing an acupuncture labor delivery protocol using a new treatment method. Samantha also completed externships in Integrative Medicine at the China Medical University Hospital in Taichung, Taiwan and in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Wafangdian No. 3 Hospital in Dalian, China.

    Samantha enjoys working in her private practice in downtown Seattle. She is passionate about working with her patients to attain their best health. In addition to general care, she has a clinical interest in fertility and pregnancy and sports medicine.

    Lumos Acupuncture
    509 Olive Way, Suite 1358
    Seattle, WA 98144
    (253) 237-2476

  • 01/01/2018 1:01 PM | Asiya Shoot (Administrator)

    Board Co-Founder

    Patrice Hapke received her Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude, in Women's Studies from the University of Minnesota, and her Masters Degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Northwest Institute of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.  In 1999 she started her private practice in Seattle, where she specializes in women's healthcare, maternity care and fertility management for women and men.

    Deeply committed to natural healing, she enjoys working with people of all ages to improve their overall health and well-being. She is especially passionate about maternity care and promoting acupuncture as a safe and effective tool for optimizing health and ease through pregnancy and childbirth.

    Patrice is a mother, artist, and healer who loves to celebrate the joy of pregnancy, childbirth and motherhood through all of its stages. She also loves traveling and adventures in the great outdoors and connecting with the natural world.  She is a long time student of yoga and has also studied shamanic healing rituals and is interested in ceremony as a way to honor the experience of living.  

    Patrice Hapke has co-authored the following papers:
    "Acupuncture for Birth Preparation and Delivery" with Doctor Remy Coeytaux and Doctor Peter Curtis of the University of North Carolina, published in Sage Medical Journal, Complimentary Health Practice Review.

    “Patient Reported Benefits of Acupuncture in Pregnancy” with Elizabeth Soliday of WSU published in Complimentary Therapies in Clinical Practice, 5/29/13.

    “Characteristics of a U.S. Obstetric Acupuncture Clinic Patient Sample” with Soliday, published in A Journal of Science and Healing.

    “Research on Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbirth: The US Contribution” with Soliday, published in Medical Acupuncture.

    “Acupuncture Clinic Patients Treated for Labor Preparation: A Preliminary Observational Study” with Soliday, presented at SAR conference in Beijing.

    Acupuncture for Pregnancy
    340 15th Ave E #304, Seattle, WA 908112

  • 01/01/2018 1:01 PM | Asiya Shoot (Administrator)

    Board Co-Founder

    Roxane Geller, MS EAMP, LMP is a licensed Acupuncturist Washington (NCCAOM) and California (CAB). Her interests are in Women’s Health, Emotional and Mental health, Chronic pain, Chronic illness, Neurological conditions and Spiritual and personal growth and development. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from U.C. Davis in 1994 and her Master’s of Science in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Bastyr University in 2001. Roxane completed a Women’s Health internship at Conmaul Hospital in Seoul, Korea, the first woman owned Traditional Medicine Hospital and clinic in Korea. Conmaul is known for treating infertility, supporting natural childbirth and women’s health. She also completed a Gynecology and Internal medicine internship in Chinese herbology at Shanghai TCM University and Hospital.

    Upon graduation, Roxane worked in research for the University of Washington on two NCCAM funded studies: Acupuncture and the Treatment of Fibromyalgia and Reiki and the Treatment of Fibromyalgia. She then began private practice and also worked for the Group Health Center for Health Studies as an acupuncturist for an acupuncture study in the treatment of back pain. Currently she is an acupuncturist for an NCCAM funded breast cancer study, Acupuncture for Joint Symptoms related to Aromatase Inhibitors in Women with Early Stage Breast Cancer. She owns Union Center For Healing in Seattle, Washington where she practices Chinese medicine and evolutionary spirituality.

    Union Center for Healing
    2100 E Union St, Seattle, 98122

  • 01/01/2018 1:01 PM | Mandy Keng (Administrator)

    Amy has been licensed to practice acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine since 1990. She trained in CA where she was first licensed as a primary care provider. Amy graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brandeis University, and earned her MS in Chinese Medicine from ACTCM IN 1989 and her Doctorate in Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine and Integrative Medicine from the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in 2017. She apprenticed with midwife and acupuncturist Dr. Raven Lang OMD for two years. She has been in private practice in CA and MA for over 27 years. Amy was the staff acupuncturist at Cradle Maternal Wellness Center and is co-owner of The Wellness House in Northampton, a multidisciplinary healing center. Amy is a trained birth assistant & childbirth educator through Informed Birth and Parenting and trained CLC. She has most recently completed her doctorate in acupuncture and Chinese medicine apps of the College of Oriental medicine, and became a fellow of the American Board of Oriental reproductive medicine this year. She serves as vice chair of the American Society of Acupuncturists and secretary of the Acupuncture Society of Massachusetts as well as a board member at large of the Maternity Acupuncture Association.

    Amy has been published in the books Parenting From the Heart and Round the Circle as well as on Huffington Post. She has a bi-weekly radio segment with Bob Flaherty on WHMP, "Healing Outside the Box, Inside the Heart". She serves on the Board of the ASM and as Vice Chair of the American Society of Acupuncturists.

  • 01/01/2018 1:01 PM | Mandy Keng (Administrator)

    Chaiya earned both her Master’s, and Doctorate degrees, in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine from Bastyr University in Kenmore, WA and her Bachelor of Arts from Shimer College in Chicago, IL in Classical Western Philosophy, where she wrote her thesis on qi and hands-on healing throughout medical history. She completed her doctoral clinical rotations at Harborview Medical Center with the Acute Pain Service team in Anesthesiology and Pain Management department and has also interned in Oncology at Providence-Everett and in family care at NeighborCare and the Bastyr Clinic for Natural Health (BCNH). She has been a massage therapist since 1998, trained as a birth doula in 2011, and received her Master Reiki Certificate in 2012. She has also completed further acupuncture training in orthopedics, hospice care, and works in trauma relief with Acupuncturists without Borders.

    Chaiya currently works in the Chinese herbal dispensary at BCNH and is finishing her doctoral dissertation on the connection between emotional trauma and chronic pain. She has a private general practice in Shoreline where she helps patients with any concern from fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum to autoimmune conditions to orthopedic injuries and is a safe space for LGBTQ, all faiths, and genders. And nerds. 

    AcuNerds, PLLC
    18532 Firlands Way North, Ste C
    Shoreline, WA 98133
    (Located inside Crow Hollow)

  • 12/01/2017 8:26 AM | Anonymous

    With gratitude we thank our former board members who helped shape and forge this new organization.