Minya is a NY State licensed acupuncturist and graduated from a three year Master Degree program at the Swedish Institute of Acupuncture (now part of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine in NY) and studied previously for one year at the International College of Oriental Medicine in the United Kingdom. Her training at the Swedish Institute was focused on Classical Chinese Medicine which was implemented and taught under the guidance of Jeffrey Yuen, an 88th Generation Daoist Priest.
She has continued her acupuncture education in the field of pain management, sports injury recovery, and Chinese Dietary therapy. She has also studied Chinese Medicine for breast cancer support as well as taken the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center course in Acupuncture for the Cancer Patient.
She is a NY State licensed massage therapist and studied at the Cayce-Reilly School of Massage Therapy.
Philip Brown, L.Ac.
Philip graduated from the Tai Sophia Institute in Laurel MD in 1997. Tai Sophia was the first accredited acupuncture college in the US. The training he received there included not only a thorough grounding in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), but a primary focus on a style of acupuncture known as Five Element Acupuncture.
He has been in private practice for 17 years. He also incorporates zero balancing, Tui Na (a massage like technique from China) and Cranio-Sacral therapy into his work when called for in both his private practice and at the Omega Institute Wellness Center where he has worked since 2009.