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 and Sotai, 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

 

Angela Renzetti, L.Ac., MSAcOM

Angela studied at the Seattle Institute of Oriental Medicine for a Masters of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.  Her studies included Chinese herbal medicine, acupuncture, bodywork, nutritional therapy and Chinese translation.  In the past decade she has also spent time cultivating training in Western herbalism, Ayurveda and Mandarin Chinese language and has lived in China and Taiwan for a few years.

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She likes to focus with patients on creating daily routines of eating well, exercise & taking herbs to have less frequent illness and more balance day-to-day.   She has found over the years, the best way to stay healthy is through the simplest activities – the simpler the better is her philosophy!

Some areas Angela has experience treating (but not limited to) include digestive-related issues, stress & anxiety, general female health (menstrual, fertility, PMS), LGBTQIA+ health, and care for the elderly.

Certifications:

Masters degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (MSAcOM)
Licensed Acupuncturist in Washington State
200-hour Hatha RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher)

 

 

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)