Practitioners

 

Maria Portnaya, L.Ac., MSAcOM

Maria’s intention is to facilitate harmony within the body, ridding it of physical and/or emotional restriction, providing the capacity for transformation to take place in the body and promoting the free flow of Qi.

Maria received her masters education at Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine (SIOM), where in a period of three years, she studied Classical Chinese Medicine. Maria is trained in traditional Chinese acupuncture, Japanese acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine, Auricular therapy (ear acupuncture), scalp acupuncture, Tui Na (Chinese medical massage), cupping therapy, facial rejuvenation acupuncture, Qi Gong (exercise), and Chinese medical language.

Certifications:

Masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MSAcOM)
Licensed Acupuncturist in Washington State
Diplomate of Oriental Medicine (NCCAOM)
National Association for Detox Acupuncture (NADA) certification
Advanced Constitutional Facial Acupuncture Renewal certification

 

Nicole Bulow, PT, DPT, CFMT, ATC, CSCS

Nicole’s focus is on addressing the human body as a whole system of integrated parts. She strives to identify why the human body is responding the way that it is. In doing so she is able direct her treatment at addressing the underlying dysfunctions thus allowing the body to be restored to its most efficient state.

Nicole earned her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise and Sport Since from the University of San Francisco. She then went on to receive her Doctorate of Physical Therapy and Masters of Athletic Training degrees from Shenandoah University in Winchester, VA. Nicole’s drive for excellence inspired her to pursue an advanced manual therapy certification through the Institute of Physical Art, becoming a Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT).

Certifications:

Certified Functional Manual Therapist (CFMT), with distinction

Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Masters degree in Athletic Training (ATC)

Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach (CSCS)