Meet Dan Tian Wellness
Dr. Edith Ubuntu Chan, L.Ac. is a practitioner of Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture known for her extraordinary success helping athletes achieve optimal health & high performance. She's also a Level III practitioner of Reconnective Healing & The Reconnection, as well as one of only 300 Certified High Performance Coaches in the world.
In addition to Holistic Medicine, Dr. E has devoted her entire life to exploring the frontiers of our human potential, with focus on personal growth, breathwork & meditation.
Dr. Edith's academic background includes a Doctoral Fellowship at Five Branches University (specializing in Endocrinology and Neuromuscular Medicine), a four-year graduate degree from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and a bachelors in Applied Mathematics with magna cum laude from Harvard University.
As a TCM practitioner, she has worked and trained in a variety of hospital and clinical settings. Her manual therapy skills were founded upon a rigorous four-year apprenticeship with Master Yu-Tai Fu, award winning Qigong master and traditional "bonesetter" from Beijing. Throughout the years, Dr. Edith was fortunate to study with other legendary Masters, while leveraging her scientific background to demystify this beautiful ancient medicine for her patients. In addition to her medical training, Dr. Edith's practice is also informed by her background as athlete & coach, her passion for Yoga, Qigong, and Breathwork, her training in The Work of Byron Katie, and the powerful, mystical gifts of long-term Meditation practice. Read full bio »
Note: Vidya recently relocated to Germany, but will be returning to DTW once every 3 months.
Vidya studied with Scottish osteopath Hugh Milne, in the lineage of Dr. Robert Fulford, a protégé of Dr. Sutherland. Her post-graduate work has included some years of assistant teaching with Hugh Milne in the Visionary Craniosacral Therapy Training in Los Angeles, Big Sur and San Francisco Bay. While being greatly impressed by the benefits and results of craniosacral and osteopathy in deep personal healing of adults, children and infants Vidya continues to nurture and expand her own private practice in San Francisco and Marin.
In addition to private sessions, she offers instruction in small group settings. Vidya offers private sessions using an eloquent combination of technical and intuitive healing. Visit Vidya's Site »
To schedule please call her directly at 415.717.4336.
Kristen's approach to healing integrates the philosophies of acupuncture and Chinese Medicine with her experience as a therapeutic bodyworker and knowledge of yoga asana. She holds a Master of Traditional Chinese Medicine from the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and a Bachelor of Applied Mathematics from the University of California, San Diego. She participated in the Advanced Study Program in Traditional Chinese Medicine in Hangzhou, China, and has studied for 4 years with Dr. Edith Ubuntu Chan, DAOM, L.Ac., who is best known for her exceptional work as a holistic sports medicine practitioner.
Kristen has over 1000 hours of training in various Eastern and Western bodywork modalities. Her formal training began at the Thai Massage School of Chiang Mai in Chiang Mai, Thailand, after which she continued to study both Shiatsu and Tui Na at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Most recently, she has been inspired by the work of Ortho-Bionomy, a gentle system of healing developed to support the body in its own process of self-recovery.
Kristen is a dedicated student of yoga and an experienced yoga instructor, drawing upon her diversed background, including Iyengar, Astanga, Forrest and Restorative.
For more information about Kristen's offerings, and to schedule Acupuncture and Bodywork appointments with her, please visit: www.KristenChew.com »
Heather Huber, L.Ac. offers holistic East-West integrative medicine, acupuncture, and bodywork therapies. She has over 15 years experience as a bodywork/manual therapist, with advanced training in a variety of modalities (including Sports/Deep Tissue, Acupressure, Reiki, TuiNa, Shiatsu, Pre/Post Pregancy Massage) in addition to her graduate training in Traditional Chinese Medicine at American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Her healing work is both technical and intuitive.
Heather's educational background includes a BA in Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, over 1500 hours training in advanced bodywork therapies, in addition to her graduate studies at American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine and studying with Dr. Edith Ubuntu Chan as practitioner intern for 3.5 years.
Please call Heather directly to make an appointment (310) 592-4986 or visit her website www.ProteaAcupuncture.com
On paper, Lynn's titles include Licensed Acupuncturist, Herbalist & Massage Therapist. In person, she meets you and takes your health to the next level. Lynn listens to the wholistic intelligence of the body and advocates the power of a conscious lifestyle. Lynn's patients love her ability to synthesize practical modern science with traditional healing wisdom, facilitating effective treatments with profound results. Her tui na bodywork and abdominal massage (Chi Nei Tsang) sessions are highly intuitive and sought after.
In early 2017, she returned from a 1-year sabbatical in Guatemala, Peru and Bolivia, working with native healers to learn indigenous perspectives regarding the causes of illness and maintenance of strong health. Previously, Lynn maintained both a successful private practice in San Francisco (since 2007) and was an associate acupuncturist in a fast paced, high volume wellness clinic specializing in complex auto-immune syndromes and chronic degenerative disorders. To date, Lynn has given over 10,000 acupuncture treatments. Lynn's professional training includes a Graduate degree from American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (w/ Dr. Edith!) and a specialized Bachelors’ degree from San Francisco State in Holistic Health & Traditional Chinese Healing. Lynn is an Associate Instructor with the Universal Healing Tao, founded by Grand Master Mantak Chia and is Reiki Certified.
Lynn's areas of specialty include pain management, treatment of gastro-intestinal imbalances, psychological/emotional conditions, and fertility. Ask her about “Happy Baby” treatments for pregnant moms-to-be and her programs for resetting healthy food and lifestyle choices. For more information & scheduling, please visit Lynn's website: clearpathwayshealth.com. Or call/ text her directly at (415) 971-7166.
Edith Nuñez Baza L.Ac. is a licensed Acupuncturist by the State of California and a doctoral candidate at The American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She has extensive experience in acupuncture, positional release, tuina, shiatsu and herbal therapies. With this broad knowledge and experience she creates personalized treatment sessions to guide each unique individual back to health. Each treatment heightens relaxation and awareness, decreases pain, increases mobility, and restores overall well-being. Her areas of expertise include rehabilitation of acute injury, chronic pain, stress management, gastrointestinal health, and facial acupuncture.
Inspired by the beauty and natural healing abilities of the human body and a desire to better understand her own health and injuries, Edith made the decision to follow her heart by practicing medicine. In 2011 she left her career in corporate retail merchandising and has been a dedicated student and practitioner of medicine ever since. She is driven by a desire to provide compassionate care and facilitate personal growth and development for people on their paths to greater health. When she’s not seeing patients, Edith enjoys yoga, breath-work, meditation practices, and traveling. She loves spending time outdoors, soaking in the sun, and watching the skies.
To schedule an appointment please contact Edith directly at (805) 878-9646 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Shannon O'Sullivan, Office Manager
Our office manager Shannon O'Sullivan brings to DTW the perfect combo of brains, brawn, and heart - including 8 years of office management experience, a love of personal growth, and passion for holistic/natural wellness.
When she's not running the DTW office, Shannon's also a gifted Doula & counselor in private practice. Shannon is at DTW on Wed/Fri/Sun to support you!