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Acupuncturist and Alternative Medicine Doctor in San Francisco, CA

Bria Larson, MS, LAc

Bria Larson, MS, LAc photo
Acupuncture, Yoga and Chinese Herbal Medicine
For Balanced Bodies and Minds
Bria Larson, MS, LAc, serves as an ally in wellness and healing. Taking her cue from nature, Bria’s practice respects the ever-changing landscapes of our bodies and minds, and uses Chinese medicine and yoga to help patients navigate these shifts with greater ease and awareness. Her approach considers patients’ individual needs and health priorities in order to increase vitality, reduce suffering and prevent illness.

Using the varied tools and therapeutic modalities from two ancient, time-tested traditions- Chinese medicine and yoga- Larson Acupuncture welcomes patients who seek relief from pain and suffering, and support in creating sustainable wellness in their lives. Bria has experience and a special interest and training in treating the following areas:

Mental Health and Stress Management
Women’s Health
Pain Management
Dermatology
Constitutional Facial Rejuvenation
Auricular Acupuncture
Practice Areas
 Acupuncture / Alternative Medicine  Classical Acupuncture (Van Nghi)  Lifestyle Counseling
 Auricular Acupuncture  Classical Acupuncture (Yuen)  Massage Therapy
 Bodywork  Cosmetic Acupuncture  Shiatsu (Acupressure)
 Chi-Akra / Facial Acupuncture  Cupping  Traditional Chinese Acupuncture
 Chinese Herbal Medicine  Dietary Therapy and Nutrition  Tuina
 Classical Acupuncture (Five-Element)  Electro-Acupuncture
Certifications
 Licensed Acupuncturist (L.Ac.)  Master of Traditional Medicine (MSTOM)
 Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
Education/Training
Bria completed her Master’s degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine (ACTCM) in San Francisco, and is licensed as an acupuncturist in the state of California. She also holds national certification in acupuncture and Chinese herbology from the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM). Her clinical training includes internships at the California Pacific Medical Center’s Stroke and Rehabilitation Center as well as the ACTCM Community Clinics. Advanced studies include Constitutional Facial Acupuncture Renewal with Mary Elizabeth Wakefield and she is currently pursuing a post-graduate specialization certificate in Traditional Chinese Medicine Dermatology. Bria also completed her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training Program in 2005 at The Yoga Loft, San Francisco, where she teaches public classes. She earned her BA in Art History from Williams College.
Other Languages
Spanish, Portuguese
Payments Accepted
Cash, Check, Insurance, Credit Cards
License:AC13947 CA
Location
1996 Union Street, Third Floor
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