Meet The Team

Zen Tuan, MTMC, L.Ac. | Acupuncturist, herbalist & Clinical Director

Zen Tuan, California board-certified physician of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine such as Cupping, Moxibuxtion and Gua Sha that have been used to cure millions of people in China.  Zen has studied with specialists in pain relief, infertility, gynecology, digestive disorders and mental instability.

Ramy Saleh, MTCM, CFMP, L.Ac. | Acupuncturist & Herbalist

Ramy Saleh studied at Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine, which afforded him the pleasure of studying with a great many teachers who are leaders in the field. He has studied in areas of Japanese acupuncture, Qi inducing needle manipulation, the art of herbal compounding and formulary, Gua Sha and cupping. 

Andrea Valencia, L.Ac. | Acupuncturist, Herbalist & Yoga Instructor

As an East Asian medicine practitioner, Adrea’s goal is to help our community reconnect and reclaim their embodiment. Andrea utilizes traditional and modern schools of medicine to treat ailments and provide you with tools for well-being. She continuously strives to create a compassionate space to manifest your wellbeing.

Dr. Sonya Bhakta, DACM, L.Ac. | Acupuncturist & Herbalist

Dr Sonya Bhakta aims to cater to the individual needs of the patient by utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach; offering acupuncture, herbal medicine, adjunct therapies along with nutritional and lifestyle advice. Her holistic approach to wellness ensures the consideration of the whole spectrum of physical, mental, and environmental influences.

Holly Alvarado | Front Desk

Holly is a Pasadena resident who comes to us with a background in Journalism and Communications. With having a recent ankle fracture in the past year and turning to acupuncture to relieve the stress, she now understands the importance of needle therapy for the body. Therefore, she loves to help guide our patients through the process of acupuncture. She currently hosts her own podcast show and freelance writes for her colleges online site and magazine, while also writing for local Los Angeles music publications. You can find Holly at a concert, watching The Office, reading a book at a local coffee shop or eating ramen.

Dina Gonzalez | Front Desk

Dina is our newest addition to our front desk staff.  She occupies her weekends hosting and organizing events and services for students, while taking time to counsel them as well.

With a passion for self-care, Dina hopes to assist others in their journey in self-care as well. She will also further her knowledge in aesthetics and hopes to become a licensed esthetician by the end of 2020.


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